Should my child’s tonsils be removed?

This is one of those questions that many parents face with inadequate information. Often times it is first-time parents who find themselves being asked to make a decision about a very young child’s health with what must seem like a poor understanding of possible risks and benefits of the procedure. Hopefully, this review and commentary will help you make the right decision for your child. Tonsils and adenoids are really just old-fashioned terms for a type of tissue called lymphoid … Continued

Dr. McClelland recognized as Clinical Associate Professor at Wingate University

Wingate University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies has recognized Dr. William A. McClelland as a Clinical Associate Professor for the Harris Department of PA Studies. The physicians at Cornerstone, Ear, Nose & Throat, P.A. have always provided their time and expertise to help in the education of future clinicians in the Union County area. For many years resident physicians in the CMC Union Family Practice Residency Program have rotated through the offices of Cornerstone Ear, Nose & Throat, P.A. to … Continued

Technology, Ingenuity & One Operation Erase A Lifetime Of Hearing Loss For This Young Patient

By the time Caitlin Echave was a high school sophomore, she and her family were resigned to the fact that her hearing loss, which began when she was 11 years old, would never get better. She had reluctantly started wearing hearing aids, but still hid that fact from everyone except for close friends. After moving to Charlotte, Caitlin never imagined that a trip to yet another otolaryngologist would change her life forever. Caitlin was referred to CornerStone Ear, Nose & … Continued