Tonsillitis is an inflammatory process of the palatine tonsils, very common in children and young adults. If a process of tonsillitis is repeated more than three times a year, it is necessary to perform a tonsillectomy.
Dr. Díaz Caparrós is an experienced surgeon in the technique of coblation. It consists of the removal of the tonsils through a plasma device. This technology works at 60 degrees, favoring a better postoperative period and a lower risk of bleeding.
Snoring and sleep apnea are often related to the size of the tonsils, the palate and the base of the tongue, and it is possible to eliminate these troublesome symptoms through the use of various techniques. Sleep apnea is a serious health risk, and should be treated without delay.
Many children breathe through the mouth, and suffer otitis as a consequence. This is due to the adenoidal tissue behind the nostrils causing an obstruction, and by using coblation it is possible to remove the adenoids directly, making successful treatment far easier.
Rhinitis is sometimes the result of allergies, but whether or not this is the case the common symptoms are nasal congestion, mucus and frequent sneezing.
Apart from offering medical treatment, it is also possible to reduce the size of the nasal concha by means of various techniques such as radio frequency coblation or the injection of sclerosing substances: these techniques are used along with local anaesthesia.
Hoarseness is an alteration of the voice which is often due to the formation of nodules or polyps on the vocal cords, and this can be corrected using a simple laser treatment which does not require admission to hospital.
At Clínica Díaz Caparrós we use special treatments for singers, using techniques such as stroboscopy (slow motion cameras) and vocal analysis. Teachers, singers and voice professionals are those who benefit most from these treatments.
Doctor Díaz Caparrós was one of the pioneers in the treatment of the Eustachian tube in Spain using a balloon catheter.
The first system was the Bielefeld method in 2009, currently known as Tubavent, and the North American Entellus system is also used. Problems related to obstructed tubes can be treated by laser, while open tubes (trompa patulosa) are treated with fillers.
A simple earwax blockage can be corrected by microscopic dry ear cleaning.
Otitis is the Word used to refer to ear infections, which can be extreme (often in summer in the middle ear) due to the accumulation of mucus or to the entrance of germs through the nose.
Otitis can lead to hearing loss and should be treated as soon as possible in order to avoid such consequences.