We have a wider choice of anti-ageing products than ever, promising to keep your skin young or even reverse the signs of ageing. But what can they realistically achieve, and when is it time to look at other options such as surgery? We asked highly experienced facial plastic surgeon Mr Nizar Hamadeh to explain what you should do in your 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Meniscus tears are more common in people who play sports that involve a lot of pivoting and twisting, from football to tennis. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Paul Trikha what a meniscus tear feels like and how it can be treated.
Having children is a big decision and perhaps not one you are ready to make right now. However, circumstances might mean that you can’t wait, or perhaps you simply want to take precautions so that you will be able to have a child in the future. In this case, freezing your eggs could be an option. Fertility specialist Dr Malini Uppal explains.
Addison’s disease can be a life-threatening condition, but it is often not diagnosed until weeks or even months after the first vague symptoms present themselves. We spoke to one of the UK’s top endocrinologists, Dr Mark Vanderpump, to find out what symptoms patients should be aware of.
Has it been over a month and you're worried that your ankle sprain isn't healing at all? There could be more damage to the joint than what you realise. Expert orthopaedic surgeon Mr Dean Michael explains what to do if you're ankle injury isn't improving and when surgery is necessary.
It’s true that people who are in need of a knee replacement due to knee arthritis are often more concerned about the operation than those who need their hip replaced. While it is perfectly normal to have concerns before any operation, knee replacements, when performed by an experienced knee surgeon, will have reliable results. We asked Mr Manoj Sood about the different concerns that people have before knee replacement surgery.
Leading orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo explains the importance of regularly visiting the dental hygienist to ensure that you maintain a bright and healthy smile. Read more about the ideal amount of visits to have and also the risks of online whitening kits.
We've asked one of our top psychologists Dr Sue Peacock to discuss how a mental state of anxiety can make physical pain feel worse. Read more on how anxiety and pain are interlinked and what serious diseases that this has the potential of leading to if left untreated.
Professor Martin Anthony Birchall, renowned otolaryngologist, tells us more about subglottic and tracheal stenosis, a very rare condition that can prevent airflow to the lungs, making it hard to breathe.
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.