The contraceptive implant is a highly effective form of contraception (approximately 99% effective). It is a small plastic rod, containing the hormone progesterone, that is inserted under the skin on the inner aspect of the upper arm. It works by thickening cervical mucus and can stop ovulation. The implant lasts for three years at which […]
Now that the weather is now warming up, people are spending extra time outside taking part in sports and other activities such as outdoor walks. Like all other parts of the body, feet require regular TLC and checkups by a state-registered podiatrist. We need to remember that healthy feet start with healthy skin and good […]
Written by Dr Firas Al-Niaimi for Doctify
The condition of our skin can often be a source of great anxiety. Spots lingering past puberty well into our thirties, psoriasis flare ups from stress or scars from past acne can all damage self-confidence. The good news? Dermatologists are working hard on ways to improve our skin and sometimes […]
Written by Nia Davies with Dermatologist Adam Friedman for Doctify oxygen
Oxygen is the element of survival, feeding every cell in our body, giving us life. However it is simultaneously one of the most destructive elements on earth, causing damage to cells through free radical damage – one of the main causes of ageing.
The health and beauty industry […]
Written by Dr Nilanjana Vajpeyi for Doctify
We all know that the winter weather can take its toll on your skin. Chapped lips, breakouts, dry skin, or a dull pallid complexion will affect many of us. But what isn’t widely considered is the effect that winter can have on healthy skin and the ageing process.
Winter weather […]
Written by Dr Anjali Mahto for Doctify
OK guys, it’s officially cold. It may only be September but we’re already breaking out our beanies and upping our scarf game. But our fashion choices aren’t the only thing we need to adjust – you also need to update your winter skincare routine. Because, as we all know […]
Written by Dr Tiejun Tang for Doctify
People are willing to do a lot to look younger. Vampire facials, chemical peels, bee venom – anti-ageing solutions seem to know no bounds. Those willing to go a little further can opt for face lifts, botox or fillers. But what if there were a way to roll back […]
Written by Dr Amjad Khan for Doctify
If it wasn’t you, it was another child at school, who always seemed to have a patch of dry skin in the crook of their elbow or was constantly itching their knees. Eczema can be a nightmare for parents with little ones who suffer from it, especially in summer.
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Written by Nia Davies for Doctify
Black Friday has been and gone. The Christmas shopping season has officially begun. But are you still wondering what to buy? The festive season doesn’t have to mean weeks of gluttony, so start your new year’s resolutions early with our healthy Christmas gift guide.
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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, […]