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  • Is it time for Ear Tubes?

    date style, 2008

    As we enter the winter season, it is very common for children to develop recurrent episodes of ear infections, and invariably, parents begin to ask themselves, “Is it time for ear tubes?”  There are several indications for placement of ear tubes, or ventilation tubes as we like to call them. The first indication is for

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  • How are the tonsils removed?

    date style, 2008

    Patient’s need to have their tonsils removed for a variety of reasons including recurrent infections and obstructive breathing patterns.  Tonsil surgery involves removing the tonsils from the back of the throat and is typically performed under general anesthesia with the patient completely asleep.  Over the years numerous techniques have evolved, each one focusing on safety

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  • Will you please roll over?

    date style, 2008

    Tired of losing sleep because someone next to you is snoring?  Everyone snores on occasion, but trying to sleep next to someone who snores on a continual basis can be a disturbing problem resulting in relationship stress.   Snoring may also be a sign of underlying obstructive sleep apnea which imposes some serious medical concerns such as

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