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Mike Dilkes is a highly experienced 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

1 / The Basics

What are the tonsils?

What is tonsillectomy?

2 / Diagnosis

When might you need a tonsillectomy?

3 / Approach 

How do you get a tonsillectomy operation?

4 / The Procedure

Options for the Tonsillectomy Procedure

5 / Recovery

Post-operation recovery

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Welcome to our guide to tonsillectomy.

Tonsillectomy is a common operation which helps free people from pains associated with a r​ange of throat-based problems. Whether you are looking for tonsillitis treatment, suffering from tonsillititis and  inflamed tonsils or issues such as quinsy, tonsil stones, sleep apnoea 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.

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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 hope you find the guide helpful. If you need more information, please look at our website, or alternatively feel free to contact us to discuss your symptoms.

We start by looking at the basics of tonsillectomy.

The Mike Dilkes 


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