Our goal is to provide the best ENT care in the Hampton Roads region for people of all ages.
Tonsils and adenoids are masses of tissue that are similar to the lymph nodes or "glands" found in the neck, groin, and armpits.
Surgery to remove the tonsils. The tonsils help protect against infections. However, children with large tonsils may have frequent sore throats and ear infections, or have nightly breathing problems. In these cases, surgery to remove the tonsils may be helpful. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. This means your child will be unconscious and pain-free. Steps are taken to control bleeding, and the cut heals naturally without stitches.