The rhinoplasty procedure

Rhinoplasty or nose surgery is one of the most common procedures performed on the face and should be performed by a surgeon with extensive training in both aesthetics and nasal functionality. There are several reasons why a person wants to undergo a rhinoplasty, such as: dissatisfaction with the nose with which they were born, changes … Read more

Keys to Understanding Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Otolaryngology is the subspecialty of Otolaryngology responsible for preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the nose, throat, and ears in childhood. Children have unique characteristics, so the development of a disease can vary substantially from adults; in addition there are diseases that occur exclusively in the first years of life. Therefore, specific skills, techniques … Read more

Hearing loss, hearing impaired

It is especially accentuated when those affected are in a noisy environment. Otolaryngology determines multiple causes for hearing loss. Usually there is a problem in the outer, middle or inner ear. The pathologies of the outer ear and the middle ear cause transmission hypoacusis since the arrival of sound to the inner ear is hindered. … Read more

Take care of your hearing, prevention is in your hands

THE MOST FREQUENT HEARING DISORDERS ARE DEAFNESS AND EAR INFECTIONS. MEDICINE CAN HELP YOU FIGHT THEM. The most common deafness, according to Dr. Emilio García-Ibáñez, director of the Institute of Otology García-Ibáñez in Barcelona, is a disease called otosclerosis, “caused by an osification of the stapes (ossicle of the ear) which, being the point where … Read more

Vegetations: symptoms and treatment

Vegetations are a growth of lymphoid tissue that appears at the back of the nose in an area called the rhinopharynx and are also known as adenoid hypertrophy or adenoids. It is a normal tissue that appears, above all, in the infant; the small child and that as it grows, the tissue is involuted, that … Read more

Hearing problems? Find out all about it

It is not only older people who suffer from hearing loss, but hearing loss is a risk that lurks at any age. However, there are treatments ranging from hearing aids, hearing implants to reconstructive surgery, with excellent results. Hearing loss is the name Otorhinolaryngology uses to refer to hearing loss. It can be mild, moderate, … Read more

Quality of life advice for the patient with vertigo

The balance maintenance system is one of the most complex in the organism. Not surprisingly, it has taken our species thousands of years to gain the ability to stand upright. It is therefore not surprising that vertigo, dizziness and imbalance are among the pathologies most frequently encountered in daily clinical practice: it is said that … Read more