Vaginoplasty

Vaginoplasty (also known as vaginal rejuvenation) is a surgical procedure to tighten the vagina. The procedure is necessary following the treatment or removal of malignant growths or abscesses in order to restore a normal vaginal structure and function. Vaginoplasty can tighten the vagina or alter the appearance of the vulva. Read more…

7 Causes of Postural Defects

Causes of Postural Defects – Overview Poor posture is the posture that results from certain muscles tightening up or shortening while others lengthen and become weak, which often occurs as a result of one’s daily activities. Postural defects may lead to pain, injury, or other health problems. There are several Read more…

Spinal Stenosis Surgery

Spinal stenois is a medical condition whereby the spinal canal is abnormally narrow resulting in pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots. Symptoms of spinal stenosis include pain,  or numbness in the arms or legs. In severe cases, there may be loss of bladder control, loss of bowel control Read more…

Types of Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. There are different types of plastic surgery and it can be divided into two main categories namely: reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Reconstructive plastic surgery is performed to correct functional impairments Read more…

Le Fort Osteotomies

Osteotomy is the surgical procedure whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment. Le Fort Osteotomy refers to the group of osteotomies carried out to treat various degrees of maxillary fractures and deformities. Maxillary fractures account for approximately 6-25% of all facial fractures. Read more…

Can You Live without a Pancreas?

Can you live without a pancreas? – Overview The pancreas is both a digestive organ and an endocrine gland. As a digestive organ, it produces enzymes which break down carbohydrates, proteins and fats in the small intestine. As an endocrine gland, it produces the hormones insulin and glucagon which helps Read more…