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Tonsillectomy: An Introduction

A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Your tonsils are located in the back of the throat and can become infected. Watch this video to learn more about why you need a tonsillectomy, how it can prevent infection, and what you should expect from this treatment.

Video Length: 4 minutes

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Tonsillectomy: The Procedure

Many patients undergo a tonsillectomy to improve their overall health. This is a routine and relatively easy procedure for your surgical team. Watch this video to learn about the two types of tonsillectomy, how long you’ll need to heal, and what to expect on the day of your surgery.

Video Length: 3 minutes

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Tonsillectomy: Your Recovery

Ice cream, anybody? Knowing some guidelines for recovering after a tonsillectomy will help a safe return to normal activity. Watch this video to learn which foods to avoid, how to manage pain, and when you can expect to resume your daily routine.

Video Length: 5 minutes