Pinnaplasty- surgery for prominent ears

Check out my blog from the Doctify.com journal:

https://www.doctify.co.uk/blog/articles/what-you-need-to-know-about-pinnaplasty

 

By |August 18th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

What are conventional Hearing Aids?

Check out this Blog from Adam Walker (Audiological Scientist) about conventional air conduction hearing aids!

What is a hearing aid?

A hearing aid is a device that amplifies sound according to the patient’s hearing levels, to provide access to the frequencies at which the patient does not hear as well as they should.  […]

By |July 31st, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Tongue Ties- do they need divided?

This article i wrote for the latest Spire Manchester Patient Newsletter may be of interest to Parents, Midwifes and Family Doctors…

By |April 19th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

What is Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implantation?

What is Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implantation?

A blog for Parents, Patients & Professionals.

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By |April 2nd, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Mucopolysaccharidosis: Top 10 facts about the airway

Airway involvement in MPS can be multilevel and progressive.
In MPS 4 tracheal narrowing can happen due to disproportionate growth between the trachea and the skeleton.
In MPS 1 & 2 airway compromise can result from the collection of GAG deposits in the lining of the airway.
Airway obstruction in MPS can involve anywhere from […]

By |March 16th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Audiology blog by Adam Walker: Making sense of OAEs, TEOAEs, DPOAEs & ABRs

Check out this blog from Adam Walker (Audiological Scientist) at Spire Manchester Hospital & Manchester Children’s ENT Clinic:

What is an Otoacoustic Emission (OAE)?

An OAE is essentially a measure of the function of the outer hair cells in the cochlea.  There are two methods of eliciting an OAE: […]

By |February 27th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Parents- Audiology blob about hearing and hearing tests

Adam Walker, Audiological Scientist

How do we hear?

Sound is actually vibration of air molecules, these air molecules are funnelled into our ear canal by our ‘external ear’ and they travel down the canal until they hit the eardrum.  This causes the eardrum to vibrate, which in turn causes the three little bones inside the ‘middle […]

By |February 23rd, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

OME blog 3: shared decision making and management strategies

In this third blog in the series about glue ear (OME) in children I will consider shared decision making, and management strategies in children with, and without, additional needs. Making the right decision for individual children with glue ear can be challenging, but is crucial if the potential negative impact upon childhood development is to be avoided. […]

By |January 27th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Audiology blog: hearing aids & assistive hearing devices

Adam Walker, Audiological Scientist, Manchester, UK

What is a hearing aid?

A hearing aid is a device that amplifies sound according to the patients hearing levels to provide access to the frequencies at which the patient does not hear as well as they should. […]

By |January 26th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments

Cholesteatoma blog 1: Not just bad skin behind the eardrum

Why does a cholesteatoma cause so much trouble…it’s only a ball of skin! This is a really good question…and YES it does cause significant problems if left untreated. The ultimate problem is that the lining of the middle ear space behind the eardrum should not contain skin.

Broadly speaking, cholesteatoma is either present from birth (congenital) […]

By |January 25th, 2018|2018, Blog|0 Comments