After losing a large amount of weight, you might be considering surgery to deal with any excess skin. A plastic surgeon can work wonders on your tummy, but they can also improve the look of your thighs through a thigh lift. We spoke to award-winning consultant plastic surgeon Mr Fulvio Urso-Baiarda about what a thigh lift involves and what recovery looks like.
Doctor Dora Lozsadi talks about epilepsy, a neurological disease that affects adults and children alike. Discover how epilepsy is diagnosed, when to visit a neurologist and how to treat seizures.
If you train your body pretty hard and have developed hip or groin pain that hurts when lying down, you may have a hip stress fracture. Thankfully, orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rishi Chana is on hand to explain the treatment required and how it can be prevented in the future.
A tumour is a scary prospect wherever it is on the body, but even more so in an area as sensitive as the nervous system. The spine and skull base are vulnerable to certain cancers. Expert neurosurgeon Mr Nicholas Thomas is here to talk about one rare type – chordoma.
Cochlear implants enable someone with profound hearing loss to be able to communicate and lead a normal lifestyle. We asked top ENT surgeon Professor Simon Lloyd to explain just how well the implants work and if hearing is fully restored.
If our children are frequently wetting the bed, lots of questions go through our minds. Is bedwetting normal? What causes it? What age do kids usually stop wetting the bed? We asked expert paediatric urologist Mr Andrew Robb, a specialist who looks after young people with problems with their waterworks, for answers to these questions.
Neck pain is highly common among individuals of all ages. Bad posture, hunching over a computer all day long and sleeping funny can all cause pain in the neck. Other times a pain in the neck may be a side effect of osteoarthritis or a symptom of an underlying health problem. To find out more about neck pain, what causes it and, maybe most importantly, what we can do to prevent it, we interviewed Mr David Bell of the London Neurosurgery Partnership.
Some people may experience extreme stabbing or an electric-shock type of pain at the throat, tongue, tonsil and ears. This condition is known as glossopharyngeal neuralgia. We've asked one of our top neurosurgeons Professor Keyoumars Ashkan to explain how the condition is treated.
It's more likely that you've heard of carpal tunnel syndrome, a trapped nerve in the wrist, over cubital tunnel syndrome, where the ulnar nerve is compressed in the elbow. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Nick Ferran explains the symptoms of both and whether it's possible to have the two conditions at the same time.
It's easy to feel overwhelmed with trying to decide what's the best laser eye treatment to opt for. That's why we've asked one of Hampshire's leading ophthalmologists Mr David Anderson to explain the differences between the major types of laser eye surgery that are available.