Who better than one of our leading surgeons Mr Ahmed R. Ahmed to explain laparoscopic surgery, performed as the surgeon watches a TV screen monitor which guides them during the operation. We look at the skill set required by a surgeon and what challenges the procedure may pose.
Mr Seni Mylvaganam is a leading oncoplastic breast surgeon with expertise in breast enhancements, breast reconstruction surgery and breast reductions. Here Mr Mylvaganam explains what the latest advancements are in implant-based breast surgery and how a 'natural look' can be achieved.
Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular forms of plastic surgery in the UK, with lots of people wishing to improve the look of their own nose. Being able to measure patient satisfaction after having a nose-job is something facial plastic surgeons, like Mr Charles East, are looking to make possible.
Ms Lydia Badia is a leading facial plastic surgeon and expert in delivering facial rejuvenation treatments, such as Botox and fillers. However, achieving a natural appearance can be challenging, and here Ms Badia explains how she achieves this for her patients.
For many people, hypnosis is a magic trick performed by entertainers on TV or on holiday. However, it can also be a powerful tool in the world of pain management. Hypnotism in one form or another has been used throughout history to alleviate pain and suffering of patients with mental, physical, and emotional issues. Dr Sue Peacock gives us a brief history of hypnotism and some of the key figures in its development.
Having a baby is not always straightforward. Genetics and infertility can conspire to make starting a family seem like an impossibility. However, options such as IVF can help to maximise your chances. One such option is pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS), which can help to streamline the IVF process. Fertility specialist Dr Benjamin Abramov explains.
Migraines can be triggered by stress, sleep deprivation or even hormonal shifts. Expert neurologist Dr Stefan Schumacher holds a special interest in treating headaches and migraines, and explains why some people are more prone to them than others...
There are many psychological disorders that can affect our lives. While anxiety can just be a normal emotion that we feel in response to a difficult or dangerous situation, it can also be a very real problem if we start to feel anxious all the time, or experience extreme bouts of anxiety when the current situation doesn’t call for it. Leading psychiatrist Dr Abrar Hussain is here to reveal the truth about anxiety disorders.
When acid reflux and heartburn are making your life miserable thanks to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD) and other medications aren’t an option, your doctor might recommend anti-reflux surgery. In the third and final part of his series on GORD, hiatal hernias and anti-reflux surgery, Mr Zak Rahman explains the different types of surgery, the risks involved, and the recovery process.
The pollen levels over the summer have been extremely high in the UK due to the extreme weather. Many hay fever sufferers have therefore had a terrible time with this. Esteemed paediatric allergist Professor George Du Toit is here to explain hay fever and how sufferers can deal with it.