Ear Infections

Why you need to look After your hearing when travelling

By Paula Cook, Audiologist & MD of Aston HearingEver thought about why people so frequently get ear infections or problems with their ears when on holiday? Since holiday season is coming up, we thought we would gently mention it’s not just your skin that needs looking after in the summer! THE MOST COMMON EAR PROBLEM [...]

Surf’s Up – but Wrap Up those Ears – Dude!

As well as all the obvious risks with watersports, there is a risk of deafness for all surfers, by a relatively unknown condition caused by the cold sea. It’s called Exostosis, otherwise known as’ Surfer’s Ear’. With more and more people taking up water sports, we are seeing all ages either suffering from the condition [...]

Taking Ear Infections Seriously

Ian Bottrill BM FRCS(ORL), Consultant ENT Surgeon Mr Ian Bottrill has been ENT lead consultant for Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust since 2007 consulting at John Radcliffe, Oxford and Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury. He works privately at The Chiltern Hospital, Great Missenden. Ian has a specialist interest in diseases of the ear. This includes childhood [...]

Spotlight on Cholesteatoma

SPOTLIGHT ON CHOLESTEATOMA Cholesteatoma Cholesteatoma is a condition that is very difficult to spot. It is often symptomless until it becomes more significant in size. If unchecked it can cause serious hearing and health problems. When we see the condition in our practice, it results in an immediate ENT [...]