Allergy (Skin and Blood test, Sublingual immunotherapy).
Sinus infection (endoscopic sinus surgery).
Blocked nose evaluation and treatment
Chronic sinus problems in children.
Foreign bodies in the nose.
Fractured (broken) nose treatment.
Surgical correction of nasal deformity (Rhinoplasty).
Chronic ear itch
Ear infections, discharge or pain
Lumps in the ear
Deafness in adults and children
Surgery for persistent ear discharge
Speech problems in children
Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
Giddiness and dizziness (balance testing and balance exercises)
Ear screening for pilots and divers
Sore-throat assessment and treatment.
Tonsillitis and Tonsillectomy
Throat and mouth ulcers.
Chronic throat discomfort and Cough.
Halithosis (bad breath).
Foreign bodies in the throat.
Head and Neck Surgery
Evaluation and treatment of all Neck Lumps.
Thyroid nodule evaluation and Surgery.
Salivary gland diseases.
Nose and Throat cancer evaluation and treatment.
Head & Neck Cancer surgeries.
Emergency management of Ear, Nose, Throat and Neck injury.
Evaluation of Snoring/Sleep Apnoea in adults and children.
Mouth breathing in children.
Surgical treatment of snoring and sleep apnoea.
Clinic procedures for snoring and mild sleep apnoea.
Cosmetic neck incisions for thyroid and parotid surgery
– Mini neck incision for thyroid surgery.
– Facelift incision for parotid gland surgery.
This technique can be used for selected patients. It results in less postoperative pain and quicker recovery.
Endoscopic resection of Nasopharyngeal Cancer (Keyhole surgery)
For recurrence of cancer in the nasopharynx after primary treatment with radiotherapy in selected patients.
Office treatment of blocked nose
This is a local anaesthetic office procedure for relief of blocked noses due to inferior turbinate hypertrophy
Office treatment of snoring and mild obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA)
Major Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
Surgeons performing these surgeries require high level of training and expertise.
Dr Hobbs has significant training and experience in this field.
Highly effective treatment for long term relief of nasal allergy symptoms.
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS)
Key-hole surgical treatment of chronic sinusitis and nasal polyposis.