How intracapsular tonsillectomy – a new technique championed at CHOC, protects the muscle underneath, resulting in less risk of bleeding after surgery, vastly decreased pain after surgery, and a rapid return to normal diet.
Dr. Kevin Huoh
Rocio Macias was driving when her 4-year-old daughter, Isabella, coughed from the backseat. “Are you OK?” Rocio asked. “I’m OK,” Isabella answered with a giggle. While likely mundane for many parents, this exchange is the stuff dreams are made of for Rocio, the mother of a child with a devastating rare disease. “She’s doing well […]
Many children suffer from ear infections, often between six months and two years of age. Lifestyle factors may lead to more frequent ear infections in some cases, like attending group daycare or secondhand smoke exposure. Children with chronic or recurrent ear infections, or those for whom hearing loss or speech delay are suspected due to […]