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Pediatric Sleep Center | What to Expect

Pediatric Sleep Center | What to Expect

>>Hi, I’m Dr. Laura Sterni and I’m Director of the Pediatric Sleep Center here at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. Snoring is common in children, and a significant number of children who snore have a problem called obstructive sleep apnea. If left untreated obstructive sleep apnea has serious consequences. It can affect the heart. It can …

Dr. Divya Srikumaran | Cornea and Cataract Specialist

Dr. Divya Srikumaran | Cornea and Cataract Specialist

>>Hello my name is Divya Srikumaran. I’m a cornea and cataract specialist at Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. I serve as the medical director of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Odenton, and in my role there, I take care of patients with a variety of complex corneal and cataract pathology. I do surgeries including corneal …

Cleft Palate and Jaw Surgery in Children | FAQ

Cleft Palate and Jaw Surgery in Children | FAQ

(dramatic music)>>The cleft lip and palate is probably the second most common birth anomaly. It occurs one in every 700 live births. We see quite a lot of infants here, at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. My partner, Dr. Rick Redett, and myself see a lot of babies that come in with the cleft lip and …

Your Night in the Sleep Laboratory

Your Night in the Sleep Laboratory

[MUSIC] Sleep studies. Your night in the sleep laboratory. A sleep study, also called a polysomnogram, is an overnight study of your sleep which takes place in a specialized laboratory. It is conducted by a trained technologist, and is designed to detect problems with your sleep. The goal of the study is to have a …

Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleep Apnea in Children

Sleep apnea in children. Sleep disorders in children range from mild snoring to a condition known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA. A child with obstructive Sleep apnea has partial or complete airway blockage during sleep, usually with loud snoring and breathing pauses. This breathing pause is called Apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious …

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

[MUSIC] Obstructive sleep apnea. 30 million Americans may suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA. It is more common than adult diabetes and asthma, affecting 24% of men and 9% of women between the ages of 30 to 60 years of age. OSA is even more common in overweight people and persons older than 60 …