Treatments for head and neck conditions in Orlando
The tonsils may need to be removed in people who are suffering from ongoing inflammation of the tonsils, or tonsillitis. The tonsils are found at the back of the throat, and function as part of the body’s immune system. When inflamed, the tonsils may cause trouble during sleep, such as snoring. Some patients experience regular bouts of tonsillitis. When this illness occurs more than six times in a year, a tonsillectomy may be performed.
This treatment can be performed with advanced techniques to improve outcomes and reduce recovery time. At Orlando ENT Associates, our head and neck surgeons use the least invasive surgical techniques, geared to reduce bleeding risks. A tonsillectomy may also be necessary for patients with certain cancers. The type of surgery employed will reflect your condition. The recovery time is generally about four weeks, and you need to plan for one week of rest following the surgery.