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Understanding Middle Ear Infections and the Treatment of Grommets

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When a sore throat is more than a sore throat?

Sore Throat

Simple cold versus strep throat

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YOU SPIN ME RIGHT ‘ROUND - Causes and symptoms of Vertigo

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What’s Vertigo?

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Oh no, THEY’RE ALLERGIC

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Allergies in children have become a concern for many parents, especially those with young children. Research has found allergies in children have increased significantly in recent years, with allergic reactions the most common cause of childhood illness. [1]

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What was that? Causes of hearing loss

What was that? Causes of hearing loss

While the statistics show that hearing loss can be common in adults, many people who have lost their hearing may feel embarrassed to admit they can’t hear certain sounds.

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Snoring: Make it stop!

Snoring: Make it stop!

Snoring is a common problem for many adults and is characterised by a noisy breathing sound while sleeping. Although most people who snore sleep is unaware of the noise, heavy snoring can be unsettling and disturb sleep for both the snorer and those who share a bed with them.

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Research

Dr. Gunawardena is the chief author and has published two papers this year in leading surgical journals on the latest cell biology discoveries that are utilised to understand head and neck cancers. Please follow the links to the publications.

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Surgery: New techniques in ENT

Dr Gunawardena uses the coblation technique for many of her procedures. This is a technique that uses radio frequency energy and saline. Since it is not a heat driven technique the surrounding healthy tissue is preserved. The technique is used in tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, turbinate reduction surgery of the nose and tongue reduction surgery.

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