Preservation rhinoplasty consists of remodelling the existing anatomy of your nose, using very few tissue resections and often no grafts, to achieve a more natural appearance of your nose. We asked facial plastic surgeon Mr Charles East what people want when they come to him for a rhinoplasty and how rhinoplasty techniques are changing for the better.
Lymphoedema is a condition characterised by the swelling of the limbs caused by fluid retention. Fluid retention occurs in patients with this condition because their lymphatic system is unable to properly drain the lymph fluid. In many cases, it is the legs, arms and fingers that become swollen. It can be a difficult condition to live with, as it can cause discomfort, pain and difficulty moving. Mr Damir Kosutic, a top plastic surgeon, details the treatments available for lymphoedema, which include surgery, liposuction, and combining it with breast reconstruction surgery.
Dupuytren’s disease or Dupuytren’s contracture is sometimes called the ‘Viking disease’ because it is most commonly found in countries which were invaded by the Vikings. It is a common disease affecting the hands, which usually presents itself in middle age or later in life and is more common in men than women. Mr James Nicholl walks us through this condition and how it can be treated.
Why should you consider gastric band surgery, what risks do you need to know about, and what is recovery like? We put patients’ most common questions to leading bariatric surgeon Mr Sanjay Agrawal.
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the median nerve in the wrist and hand, causing stiffness, reduced hand movement and discomfort. It is fairly common in adults and can be treated, either at home, or medically, depending on the severity. However, in some circumstances, diagnosis will show that what is suspected to be carpal tunnel syndrome, turns out to be another condition. Miss Tanaya Sarkhel, an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, discusses treatment options for hand nerve irritation.
Varicose veins and leg ulcers are both unsightly conditions that can cause pain, discomfort, and swelling. They often occur together, and evidence is emerging that treating varicose veins could help leg ulcers to heal. Leading vascular surgeon Mr Philip Coleridge Smith explains...
Many things can cause pain around the foot and ankle. One common problem responsible for pain in the heel and the sole of the foot is inflammation of the thick band of fibrous tissue on the bottom of the foot – the plantar fascia. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Rohit Madhav explains plantar fasciitis.
Botox™ injections – we have all heard of them and might even know someone who has had them. They have been hailed as the single greatest medical breakthrough for cosmetic medicine and provide an extremely effective treatment for smoothing age lines and facial contouring. Dr Nikola Milojevic, a top aesthetic doctor, answers some of the most commonly asked questions about Botox™ injections.
Dental implants can behave and look like a natural tooth, which means that they won't limit what you can eat! They may seem costly but the money is well spent as other types of tooth restoration may need to be replaced regularly. Leading cosmetic dentist Dr Shirin Parsno explains why she recommends dental implants...