Childbirth trauma, of some degree, can occur in up to 85 per cent of all women who conceive vaginally. In this article, esteemed London-based consultant obstetrician, gynaecologist, and urogynaecology subspecialist, Dr Alex Digesu, explains in more detail what exactly can occur during childbirth trauma, and discusses the treatment options available to women who suffer childbirth trauma.
Women who have a large or uneven labia minora may choose to reduce its size and correct its symmetry through a labiaplasty, a common genital plastic surgery. Mr Muhammad Javaid, leading consultant plastic surgeon, provides a comprehensive overview of the procedure, explaining the growing demand for labiaplasty, sex after labiaplasty and feeling in the labia after labiaplasty.
Renowned consultant cardiologist Dr Kaushik Guha explains the most common symptoms and causes of heart failure in this expert guide to the condition. The leading specialist also sheds light on how heart failure is treated.
A facelift can most certainly be a life-changing experience, as it can greatly improve the appearance of one's facial skin. It is, however, important to know what potential side effects could be experienced after undergoing a facelift procedure. In this article, esteemed plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgeon, Mr Fateh Ahmad, outlines the main risks associated with the procedure, and tells patients what they should avoid doing in the immediate aftermath of their facelift.
Complex aortic disease is a vascular medical condition, often appearing without symptoms, that can lead to dangerous complications. Mr Michael Dialynas, expert consultant vascular surgeon, provides a comprehensive overview of complex aortic disease, explaining what are the different types, what treatments are available and when surgery is required.
Leading consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon Mr Stewart Tucker gives an expert guide to degenerative lumbar spondylosis, including the various approaches to treatment and when surgery is necessary.
If you're experiencing a chronic cough, the symptoms can be incredibly frustrating. If you can find the underlying cause, you may be able to clear it up quicker than you think. Here to offer expert advice on finding out what could be causing it, is leading respiratory expert Dr Neal Navani. Read on to find out more.
Bunions can cause serious discomfort and can disrupt a patient's ability to take part in many types of physical activity. Fortunately, non-surgical treatment methods can be very effective in easing the troublesome symptoms. Leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Shafic Al-Nammari offers expert insight on both surgical and non-surgical treatment methods for bunions in this informative article.
Stem cells, anti-VEGF injections and complement inhibitor drugs are among the most promising options for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Here to talk about the newest treatments currently underway for curing this retina disorder is Professor Adnan Tufail, leading ophthalmologist and clinical and research lead at the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital for AMD.
Laser eye surgery is one of the most commonly performed procedures across the globe and is extremely safe. It is important prior to any procedure to be aware of some of the potential complications that can occur. Leading consultant ophthalmologist and laser eye surgery expert Mr Alexander Ionides, who practises in London, highlights some of these risks but emphasises just how safe this surgery is.