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  • A new way of seeing diseases of the eye male blepharoplastyThe concept of “lens failure” is intellectually satisfying in giving ophthalmologists a new way of seeing diseases of the eye.
  • New laser treatment offers fast, efficient results for facial thread veins Laser thread vein treatmentAlthough thread veins are relatively common and medically harmless, they can look unpleasant and people can go to great lengths to hide them. Now laser technology is set to offer a fast, effective...
  • How long will a hip replacement last? Hip operationThe human hip comprises a ball and socket joint, with the rounded end of the thigh bone (called the femoral head) moving within a rounded socket in the hip (called the acetabulum). Both of these are...
  • Excessive Sweating Treatments excessive sweatingExcessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, is an uncomfortable and often embarrassing condition that affects around 3% of the UK population. In some instances, excessive sweating can have a...
  • What does a Chemical Peel treatment involve? Woman with beautiful skinA Chemical Peel is an intense exfoliating process, which uses chemical products to remove dead cells on the surface of the skin.
  • Breast Reduction: An overview of the procedure What is a Breast Reduction?There are many reasons why a woman may decide to reduce the weight and volume of her breasts. Excessively large breasts can cause pain, physical impairment and psychological problems.
  • Liposuction myths liposuctionWith reduced costs and safer methods, liposuction has become increasingly popular among the general population over the years. However, the number of facts and myths about the surgery has spread like...
  • Top 5 Benefits of Botox Increase in males seeking cosmetic procedures, says plastic surgeonTo delay the effects of ageing, both men and women may resort to Botox. Here are the top 5 benefits of Botox...
  • Treatments for scars burnsScars caused by burns, surgery or injury can often cause a great deal of distress for the person who is affected, both emotionally and physically. A scar isn't difficult to conceal if it is small,...
  • Five popular botox myths BotoxVistabel, or Botox as it is more commonly known, is the most effective skin treatment available to treat the appearance of deep lines and wrinkles on the skin. Botox relaxes the facial muscles and as...
  • The causes of snoring and some relevant treatments snoringSnoring is a medical problem that affects everyone occasionally, however if snoring starts to become a regular occurrence then it can start to affect the quality of yours and your partner's sleep.
  • Fat Transfer to the Breasts breast enlargementFat transfer techniques might not generate the same amount of headlines as surgical implants but they offer a great, manageable alternative to breast implants.
  • Preventing Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) Portland Hospital LogoI'm concerned that my baby is developing Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome). What can I do to prevent this? Is there a possibility that it may become permanent?
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery; how less is more Minimally invasive spinal surgery; how less is moreIn this article Mr Karmani discusses how advances in spinal surgery have made it possible to treat very serious spinal conditions through minimally invasive (keyhole) techniques, allowing quicker...
  • Sleep Apnea: What is it and can it be cured? Sleep disorders 'down to people being too busy'Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder which causes sufferers to stop breathing or to have abnormally low breathing for brief periods of time during sleep. The pause in breathing is known as an 'Apnea'.
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