Mike Dilkes is a leading ENT consultant and laser surgeon based in London. Mike has performed thousands of tonsillectomy procedures and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the use of laser treatment.
Tonsillectomy Guide Contents
What are the tonsils?
What is tonsillectomy?
When might you need a tonsillectomy?
How do you get a tonsillectomy operation?
Options for the Tonsillectomy Procedure
Welcome to our guide to tonsillectomy.
Tonsillectomy is a common operation which helps free people from pains associated with a range of throat-based problems. Whether you are looking for tonsillitis treatment, suffering from inflamed tonsils or issues such as quinsy, tonsil stones, sleep apneoa or snoring, tonsillectomy can be a very effective treatment.
In this tonsillectomy guide, we provide the background information you need to understand the tonsils, consider whether tonsillectomy is the right approach to your tonsillitis symptoms and offer points to consider if you think you need a tonsillectomy.
We also look at the different options and approaches to tonsillectomy, give you details on the procedure and give information and tips for tonsillectomy recovery post-operation.
We start by looking at the basics of tonsillectomy.