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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

Ask the expert: All you need to know about Hair Transplant

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Written by Mr Greg Williams for Doctify

Hair transplantation involves harvesting donor hair and implanting it into thinning, balding or scarred areas. Two techniques are commonly used to harvest the donor hair: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Strip Follicular Unit Transplant (Strip FUT). Both have been around since the 1930s and whilst each has advantages and disadvantages, […]

By |October 18th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Ask the expert: All you need to know about Hair Transplant

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: 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