What is Sleeve Gastrectomy

Everything About Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure Excessive weight gain and obesity are plaguing the world, with approximately 39 percent of the adult population of the world being overweight. The statistics are even worse in children and adolescents as one in five children are overweight, worldwide. These issues need to be tackled Read more…

Limb Sparing Surgery

Limb Sparing Surgery – Overview Limb sparing surgery, also known a limb-saving or limb-salvage is a surgical procedure to save a limb that is at high risk of amputation. Limb sparing surgery may be required due to medical conditions such as bone cancer, diabetes, vascular disease and trauma. There are Read more…

Is your vision impaired? Tips to cope

If you have low vision or impaired vision from conditions like nearsightedness, cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration, you know this situation comes with many challenges. These may range from moderate (needing glasses to read or drive) to profound (losing your independence or the ability to see a loved one’s face clearly). Read more…

In Vitro Fertilisation

In vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a method of assisted reproduction in which a man’s sperm and a woman’s eggs are combined outside of the body in a laboratory dish. Once an embryo or embryos form, they are then placed in the uterus. IVF is a very costly procedure and as Read more…

Craniotomy

Craniotomy is a surgical procedure in which a section of the skull, known as bone flap is removed to access the brain and then replaced after the surgery. Craniotomy is carried out to treat medical conditions such as tumors, blood clots, traumatic brain injury and to remove foreign bodies, e.g Read more…

Endoscopic Ear Surgery

Endoscopic ear surgery is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that employs the use of the rigid endoscope to treat ear conditions such as osteoma, otosclerosis, ruptured eardrum, etc. Endoscopic ear surgery differs from traditional ear surgery in that surgeons access the middle ear through the ear canal rather than through Read more…