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What is a MAC?

11th July 2018

What is a "MAC"?   Big MAC? Apple MAC? Raincoat MAC?   Actually, in a hospital environment, it stands for Medical Advisory Committee. It is a group of people who meet together, on a regular basis, to ensure the hospital is following various standards, governance, compliance and best clinical practice.    The MAC is essential…

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Love Your Breasts - Achieve Your Ideal Size, Shape and Proportion

By Mr Ram Prasad, Consultant Breast Surgeon, 9th July 2018

My breasts are one of the most prominent physical features of my body! Apart from various biological functions related to maternity, breasts are a symbol of my femininity. I have an average height with a not so athletic body. My work and family commitments leave little time for an exercise routine or an activity plan.…

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How I Got Rid Of The Wrinkles On My Face?

By Mr Ullas Raghavan, Consultant Facial Cosmetic Surgeon, 7th July 2018

How I got rid of my wrinkles?  “No longer am I sweet sixteen, no longer carefree. My skin is still soft, but it’s starting to feel dull and damaged. Maybe I should have used more facial product, skin creams and sun screens.” This is what I used to think about quite often. Whether in office,…

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Everything you wanted to know about Brow lift

By Mr Ahmed El Gawad, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, 2nd May 2018

A smooth, supple and relaxed face radiates energy and is the first part of the body to show the signs of aging! As one ages, we notice lines across the forehead and between the eyes. As these lines gradually deepen, the skin loses elasticity and the distance between the eyebrows & eyelashes reduce. As a…

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Lets Get Talking About Bowel Cancer

By Pall Mall Medical, 26th April 2018

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and an important opportunity to highlight some of the common symptoms to look out for and crucially, get more people talking about their toilet habits!   What are the facts? Bowel Cancer is the UK’s 2nd biggest cancer killer The disease takes 44 lives a day in the UK 1…

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How Does Stress Affect Your Health?

By Pall Mall Medical, 26th April 2018

Is stress good for you? Is stress an illness? Can stress make you ill? These are just some of the most popular related searches on Google, a place that many people turn to first for help and advice.   Stress is something that most of us experience during our lifetimes and some would say they…

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What Is a Nasal Endoscopy and Why I May Need It?

By Mr Ullas Raghavan, Consultant ENT Surgeon, 26th April 2018

Nasal endoscopy is a medical procedure consultants use to examine nasal and sinus passages using a thin flexible tube mounted with a tiny camera. Do you think the nose is a vital organ? It is! 18,000 to 20,000 liters of air pass through the nose everyday! The nose then processes the air as it gets…

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Who would want a Labiaplasty?

By Mr Ahmed El Gawad, Plastic Surgeon, 26th April 2018

Have you got elongated Labia? Don’t worry, it’s time to give a fair share of attention to the vaginal area and say no to tugging, pulling and stretching. It is said that one foot is bigger than the other, and there is no body part that’s symmetrical. Therefore, it's normal for your labia Minora to…

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9 Myths you need to forget about Bowel Cancer

By Mr Ayman Abdelrazeq, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, 23rd March 2018

Bowel cancer, or colorectal cancer, is an umbrella term given to a cancer that exists in the lining of the colon and/or rectum (or large bowel). Many cancers of the bowel start with small growths or polyps that develop in the inner lining of the gut. These may transform into malignant growths over time if…

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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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