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What you need to know about a Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)

By Mr Ahmed El Gawad, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 21st March 2018

Eyes are the most beautiful, expressive and important facial feature of any person’s face. Unfortunately, they are the first areas of the face to show signs of aging - droopy lids, sagging skin, excess fat, bulging, etc! It is very much likely that the sag or the bulge around your eye may lead to a low self-esteem and…

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Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) Which option is most suitable for you?

By Mr Ahmed El Gawad, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 21st March 2018

What is the first thing people see when they look at your face? For some people it’s their smile, for others it’s their eyes, for most – it’s their nose! But what if there was a bump on it, or maybe your nose is small or big according to your face symmetry? It is suggested…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 21st March 2018

Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life cycle - a time when the oestrogen and progesterone levels decrease, the risk for certain conditions like osteoporosis or cardiovascular disease may increase. To manage its symptoms, every woman must maintain a healthy diet coupled with an exercise regime and a Hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT…

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Why do we get moles?

By Dr Vikram Rajkomar, Consultant Dermatologist, 12th March 2018

Moles, for many of us, are black / brown patches on our skin, which, most of the time, hardly even catches our attention. They differ in number, shape and size and appear on most people. On average, an adult has up to 30 moles which may be perfectly placed beauty spots as in the case…

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5 reasons you should have a virtual colonoscopy

By Mr Ayman Abdelrazeq, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon , 9th March 2018

A Virtual colonoscopy, or CT Colonography, is a technique that uses computerized tomographic (CT) to make a three-dimensional image of the interior lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. A virtual colonoscopy is able to show abnormalities outside the colon, which a traditional colonoscopy cannot show. A colonoscopy is an important diagnostic procedure usually recommended for…

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Sterilization the permanent method of contraception

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 1st March 2018

Sterilization is the most common permanent method of birth control that a man or woman may choose. When choosing a sterilization method, you should be completely certain that you do not desire a future pregnancy ever. Although sterilization, or a tubal ligation, for women and vasectomy for men can sometimes be reversed, the surgery is much more complicated than…

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Temporary methods of contraception choices

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 28th February 2018

What is contraception? Contraception or birth control is a broad term which covers a number of practises that assist in preventing pregnancy. There are many different types of contraception, but not all types are appropriate for every situation. Some of the factors relating to which is the most appropriate method of birth control depends are:…

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What is Menopause?

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 12th February 2018

Menopause is a natural biological process and is transitional period where a woman progresses from her childbearing years into the next non-fertile phase. It should not be considered a disease or a condition. It is important to note that this biological change does not occur overnight! As the ovaries get smaller and stop producing hormones oestrogen and progesterone (which…

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Review by Jodi Brigen, Breast Augmentation with Uplift

By Jodi Brigen, 6th February 2018

When and what made you consider about Breast Augmentation with Mastopexy? I have thought for a number of years about having breast surgery but always knew I should wait until I have children. My son is now 15 months old and I breastfed him until he was 5 months old. I have lost quite a…

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EarFold Treatment

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 5th January 2018

Prominent or protruding ears – are, to many people, a cause of embarrassment, misery and even self-centeredness! Believe me, it is affecting nearly 2% of the population in the UK itself. Name calling, tagging, bullying, being at the receiving end of the jokes are merely some of the social trauma suffered by people having protruding…

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