What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 4: Paediatric ENT

I still remember vividly the day I sliced open the trachea of a neonate who weighed less than my Apple Mac computer. Such tiny creatures with no necks. Such soft and delicate beings. Such a narrow airway. All my instruments were small. The retractors I used in the neck were actually eyelid retractors. And the … More What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 4: Paediatric ENT

What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 3: Laryngology

The finesse of the ear surgeon and the precision of the nose surgeon is matched by the throat surgeon’s light-handedness. Tremor can be hidden in most other surgeries, but not in laryngology. This one needs a real steady hand. A good laryngologist has a set of steady hands, a calm demeanor, an approach matching that … More What is an Otolaryngologist? What does an ENT surgeon do? Part 3: Laryngology