Professor Kotecha manages all Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) problems affecting adults and children including paediatric ENT problems such as glue ear, tonsillitis, rhinitis and allergies.
His main sub-special interest is in snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea. A list of common ENT problems and procedures is provided below. More detailed information can be found at ENTUK.
Grommets are ventilation tubes that are inserted through the ear drum. Grommets are usually inserted to treat secretory otitis media with effusion also known as ‘Glue Ear’. The purpose of grommet insertion is to ventilate the middle ear and help with hearing impairment and speech development in young children, they spontaneously extrude between 6-18 months after insertion.