These days, we are all obsessed with our smart phones. But just when does staring at our mobile phone screens become too much for our eyes? Leading ophthalmologist Dr CT Pillai offers his expert advice on screen time and what can be considered a healthy amount.
Having teeth problems such as gaps, pain and instability can be frustrating, especially when it affects things like what you can eat and the appearance of your smile. Luckily, you can transform your smile by having a full mouth rehabilitation, something that Dr Stefan Ciapryna, a skilled endodontist performs regularly. So what does a full mouth rehabilitation involve?
What is the best way to assess your fitness – and create a training plan personalised to your needs? We spoke to leading sports medicine specialist Dr Ralph Rogers about how metabolic performance testing works and what it can tell you.
Mr Niall Kirkpatrick is an award-winning craniofacial plastic surgeon based in London specialising in reconstructive craniofacial, head and neck surgery. He is highly recognised for both his clinical work, and his charitable work in Vietnam. We interviewed Mr Niall Kirkpatrick about why he decided to become a doctor and to specialise in his chosen field of plastic surgery.
Urethral stricture disease is a narrowing of the urethra or water pipe that mostly affects men and usually occurs near the bladder end of the urethra, but can also affect the urethra within the penis or the tip (meatal stenosis). Normally urine is carried freely from the bladder when you want to pass urine. If there is a narrowing or stricture, this affects a man’s ability to urinate. Urologist Nikesh Thiruchelvam tells us what causes urethral stricture disease and what can be done to treat it.
As we get older, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. Many men may experience problems with urination, including having less control. This can be due to a condition of the prostate called BPH (benign prostate hyperplasia/hypertrophy). Experienced urologist Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is here to talk about how common this condition is and how new minimally invasive treatments can help.
An apicoectomy is an endodontic surgical procedure which is carried out to remove the tip of the tooth's root, and the root end cavity is then filled with a type of biocompatible material. This might sound a little complicated, but leading endodontist Dr Federico Foschi is here to explain how exactly an apicoectomy is performed, why it is needed, and why it's different to a root canal procedure.
Whether shoulder pain is caused by a rotator cuff tear, tendonitis, a pinched nerve, or a frozen shoulder, there are options for treatment once the cause has been diagnosed. Mr Ioannis Polyzois, an orthopaedic surgeon at the top of his game, is here to explain.
VASER Liposuction is an increasingly popular minimally-invasive technique for treating patients with gynaecomastia. We spoke to experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr Hassan Nurein about how the procedure works and what patients can expect at each stage.