Considering having a tummy tuck but wondering what happens after surgery? One of our top plastic surgeons Mr Ian Grant explains what you can expect, from recovery time to scarring, and gives his advice to those who are on the fence about having the operation.
Dental implant surgery can be performed freehand or it can be guided with technology. With the aid of technology, a dentist can place the implant in a more precise and efficient manner, which ultimately provides benefits for the patient. Dr Olurotimi Adesanya, a highly experienced dentist, answers common questions about this procedure, including how guided surgery differs from traditional free-hand surgery and its success rate.
PCA3 is a urinary test that measures the concentration of the PCA3 molecules in the urine before and after a prostate exam. The PCA3 urinary test is particularly useful in men to provide a guide on whether there is a need for a second biopsy as a result of a high-risk of underlying prostate cancer. Urologist Mr Aza Mohammed tells us more about the PCA3 test and how it compares to other tests in the detection of prostate cancer.
Keeping your teeth in tip top condition can be key to a great smile. But sometimes, this involves a wide range of comprehensive treatments known as complex restorative dentistry. In this article, Dr David Bloom, talks us through what exactly complex restorative dentistry is and the type of treatments it might involve.
A fat transfer to the face is an upcoming technique being used to restore the volume and youthful appearance to the visage. Read more from our expert dermatologist Dr Aleksandar Godic on how it works and how long it lasts for.
Genital warts are caused by the low-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) which is passed on through sexual activity. They are quite common, but arguably many people believe they won’t ever be affected. So, what should you do if you think you could have genital warts and if so, what can you expect? Dr Moumita Chattopadhyay, a highly experienced dermatologist, explains the causes, diagnosis and available treatment options.
Noticed that your little one acts extremely nervous around other children, or are shy and awkward with their peers? It could be a case of social anxiety disorder. Top neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah explains how to recognise the symptoms of the condition.
The early signs of bowel cancer are not specific and are similar to many other conditions of the bowel. The presence of blood in the stools, in the form of either dark or bright blood, is the most common sign of bowel cancer. Mr Giovanni D. Tebala talks about bowel cancer symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Minimally invasive surgery is the use of special instruments and techniques to reduce the size of incisions when performing an operation. It usually refers to laparoscopy or thoracoscopy, which are techniques using ‘keyholes’ in the tummy and chest, respectively. Paediatric surgeon Mr Stefano Giuliani tells us about the advantages of minimally invasive surgery for children and what to look for when choosing a surgeon to operate on your child.