Fallen on or hurt your wrist recently? An injury to the wrist can result in a range of symptoms from simple bruising to a fracture, but just when is it time to see a doctor? We've asked expert plastic and hand surgeon Mr Frederik Schreuder to explain how to recognise a serious wrist injury and when to get a medical opinion.
Operations leave scars and plastic surgery is no exception. Many patients may worry about going under the knife because of the marks they could be left with. How long does it take scars to settle and how can you look after them and help them to heal? We asked expert plastic surgeon Mr Rob Winterton our biggest questions about scar healing.
Labiaplasty is surgery that reduces the size of the flaps of skin on either side of the vaginal opening. Some women may opt for the procedure because of discomfort, and others for aesthetic reasons. We've asked consultant plastic surgeon Mr Nilesh Sojitra to explain who really makes an ideal candidate, and who wouldn't.
There are many treatment options for Dupuytren’s contracture, but the right treatment depends on the severity of the disease and whether or not you’re experiencing recurrence. We asked leading plastic surgeon Mr Oliver Harley to explain when treatment for Dupuytren’s contracture is needed and how the different treatment options compare.
After having a baby, the body can undergo many changes. Many women look for ways to return their body to how it looked before pregnancy. One option is a "mummy makeover". But what does this involve? What is the best age to have one? Is it worth doing if you want to have another baby? Expert plastic surgeon Mr Mo Akhavani has the answers.
Liposuction is a popular procedure to remove fat, with patients often choosing it for aesthetic motives. However, there are some misconceptions about liposuction and managing expectations is important before any surgery. We asked expert plastic surgeon Mr Navid Jallali the questions that anyone considering liposuction needs the answers to.
In the UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or a similar condition affecting the joints. Everyone with arthritis in their fingers and hands will be affected differently, while some may not experience much discomfort, others may find it difficult to carry out simple everyday tasks such as gripping or lifting things. Plastic surgeon Mr Oliver Harley tells us more about finger arthritis and what can be done to treat it.
There is no such thing as risk-free surgery. Even with the safest techniques, patients will occasionally experience problems as a result of their operation, and breast augmentation is no exception. However, there are ways to minimise these risks. Plastic surgeon Mr Ian Grant is here to explain.
Cosmetic surgery can mean many things, with various procedures that could be done for a number of reasons. Facelift and rhinoplasty are both popular examples that can have an anti-ageing effect. What do they involve? Experienced plastic surgeon Mr Paul Tulley is here to explain and offer expert advice.
An inverted nipple is a condition where the nipple dips inwards into the breast. Possible in men as well as women, they can cause distress due to the unusual aesthetic appearance and can cause worry about whether they will be problematic in breastfeeding. Leading plastic surgeon Mr Frederik Schreuder is here to answer these concerns.