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Selfie Surgery Safety

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Are there adverse long-term consequences of Selfie Surgery treatments?
Written by Nia Davies, featuring Dr. Mehta for Doctify

Selfie was added to the Oxford English Dictionary as recently as August 2013. As the concept of an online persona took off, so did selfies, and new techniques to appear more flattering on social networks emerged. Photoshop, […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Selfie Surgery Safety

Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

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See what’s faster, stronger, and lasts longer with leading dentist Dr Druttman
Interviewed by Dr Maryam Tribak for Doctify

Teeth whitening, is an obsession dating back to the Ancient Egyptians. The pursuit of a brighter smile has become a popular dental request. We asked dental expert Dr. George Druttman for the facts about teeth whitening and […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Teeth Whitening: How to Get a Whiter Smile

Ask the Expert: Melasma

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Written by Dr Justine Kluk for Doctify

What is melasma?

Melasma is a common disorder of facial pigmentation. It typically appears for the first time between the ages of 20 and 40 and is more likely to affect those with darker skin types or tanned skin. Ninety percent of sufferers are female and, in most cases, […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Melasma

5 ways to maintain the “pregnancy glow”

Pregnancy often brings with it the so-called “pregnancy glow”. Changes to circulating blood volume and an abundance of hormones result in thick, shiny hair and a bright, flushed complexion for many women.  These changes usually start in the second trimester and can be maintained by following some simple daily skincare tips.

1. Practice sun safety:  In some […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Parenting, Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on 5 ways to maintain the “pregnancy glow”

Ask the expert: Anti-ageing skincare

How important is cleansing in the anti-ageing skin care routine? What sorts of cleansers (e.g. wash? Oil? Milk?) are best for those concerned with skin ageing and what sorts of ingredients should we look for in anti-ageing cleansers?

A good cleansing routine is vital for keeping skin healthy and preventing disease. One of the main functions […]

By |August 9th, 2016|Skin & Beauty, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Anti-ageing skincare

Ask the expert: Guide to rosacea

What is rosacea?

Rosacea is a long term skin condition associated with facial redness and flushing. It often appears in the thirties and tends to occur more frequently in those with fair skin. Although it is common, it is still poorly understood. There are a number of factors believed to contribute to the development of rosacea. […]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Guide to rosacea

Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

Everywhere you look these days, skin cancer is in the news.  This comes as no great surprise to most dermatologists, as the number of melanomas we see each week continues to increase.  Data shows that over the last thirty years, rates of malignant melanoma in Great Britain have risen […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

Ask the expert: Everything you need to know about sunscreen

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

I often see people in my clinic with skin problems that could have been avoided by regular sunscreen use. Here’s my guide to what you should know.

Why should I wear sunscreen?
There are two key reasons all skin types can benefit from using SPF. Firstly, ultraviolet radiation is estimated to be […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Skin & Beauty, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Everything you need to know about sunscreen

Ask the Expert: Psoriasis

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

Leading dermatologist, Dr Adam Friedmann at The Harley Street Dermatology Clinic, has put together some information and advice on this commonly misunderstood skin condition.
What is it?

Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that causes thickening, redness and scaling. It can affect the whole of the skin including the scalp and […]

By |April 19th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the Expert: Psoriasis

Ask the expert: The Link Between Acne and Diet

Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify 

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions – I see people with it in my clinic everyday.  In fact, nearly 85% of people aged between 12 and 24 will suffer from acne at some point. It’s not just a problem for teenagers though: older adults get it too, […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: The Link Between Acne and Diet