Specialised laser ear surgery links and articles


Newspaper articles

Gloucestershire Echo - 28th December 2010
Surgeon Hailed for World-First Laser Ear Surgery Treatment

The Daily Mail - 11th May 2009
Surgeons lasered my ear to stop me going deaf at 17

Academic publications

NCBI PubMed - 26th March 2005
Efficacy of the KTP laser in the treatment of middle ear cholesteatoma.

NCBI PubMed - 31st September 2010
Systematic preservation of the ossicular chain in cholesteatoma surgery using a fiber-guided laser.

Other useful links

Functional cholesteatoma surgery

Details about John Hamilton's surgical course for senior doctors who wish to learn how to make best use of the laser in cholesteatome surgery.