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How do I choose the right surgeon/treatment provider?

How do I choose the right surgeon/treatment provider?

Chosing to have cosmetic surgery or other forms of cosmetic treatment is a big decision, and it is very important to choose the right treatment provider for the job. In this article we've tried to sum up the different steps that you should go through before chosing on a particular clinic or hospital for the treatment.
Regulation on Cosmetic Treatment

Regulation on Cosmetic Treatment

Before undergoing cosmetic surgery or other forms of cosmetic treatment at a private hospital or in a private clinic, you should know the rules governing the area. Most providers of cosmetic treatments must be registered with the Healthcare Commission, but not all. Get to know for yourself with this brief summary of the rules that clinics and hospitals must follow.
Wishing for smaller breasts...

Wishing for smaller breasts...

Read Lise's personal story about her greatest wish of all - The wish to have smaller breasts. The 23-year-old tells us her story of how she struggled with the both physical and psychological burden og having very large breast, why she finally choose to have surgery, and how her closest family reacted to this decision. Today, after having breast reduction surgery, Lise is immensely happy with the result, and she now helps other women who contemplate having breast reduction surgery.
Non-surgical options for the treatment of hair loss

Non-surgical options for the treatment of hair loss

The search for new ways to help those suffering from hair loss has captured word-wide attention. Some new non-surgical hair loss treatment techniques and products have been proven to be of benefit, while others have simply played on the emotional strings of those who suffer from the problem. Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, takes a look at the treatment options available.
» 17-11-2019

Labour pledges to scrap dental check-up fees

Proposals for England will cost about £450m a year and end band one charge of £22.70Latest election coverage – liveLabour has pledged to scrap charges for dental check-ups, giving everyone in England the right to a “free teeth MOT”.The proposals, estimated to cost £450m a year, will eliminate band one dentistry charges which were introduced by t...
» 17-11-2019

Labour pledges to scrap dental checkup fees

Proposals for England will cost about £450m a year and end band-one charge of £22.70Latest election coverage – liveLabour has pledged to scrap charges for dental checkups, giving everyone in England the right to a “free teeth MOT”.The proposals, estimated to cost £450m a year, would eliminate band-one dentistry charges, which were introduced by ...
» 15-11-2019

Former FDA advisory urges the agency to BAN LASIK eye surgery

LASIK corrective eye surgery has a complication rate of 10-30% and has been linked to suicides including that of Michigan meteorologist Jessica Starr last year. Dr Morris Waxler wants LASIK banned.
» 13-11-2019

David Manson obituary

My father, Dr David Manson, who has died aged 94, was a dentist, teacher, researcher and writer, whose groundbreaking textbook on the prevention of tooth loss became a key reference for practitioners worldwide. His Periodontics for the General Practitioner, published in 1966, put periodontology (the study of the supporting structures of teeth) a...
» 10-11-2019

Cotton-wool thinking: can I conquer my unusual phobia?

We’re familiar with a fear of spiders and heights, but what if you have a phobia of cotton wool? Chris Hall confronts his lifelong horror of the white fluffy stuff, and hears from others about their terror of bananas and buttonsMy family refer to cotton wool as CW when I’m around. It’s their little way of acknowledging my odd phobia and that I d...