body reconstruction

Despite the considerable benefits, many patients are left with severe depression after they achieve their dream of a massive weight loss

By Dr Max Sawaf

While massive weight loss means patients’ risk for diabetes, heart attacks, high blood pressure, and brain strokes decreases dramatically, researchers have found many of these patients fall into severe depression, mainly because of their appearance. In some cases their loose, sagging skin looks worse to them now than their actual excess weight did.
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Healthy Skin

Skin is the unsung hero of the body. And in the UAE, it has a lot to contend with: Sun, humidity, dust, air conditioning, the list goes on. Read more

Man losing hair

You’ve probably heard of how the hormone testosterone affects everything from mood, concentration and energy levels, through to bone growth, libido and water retention. It should come as no surprise then that it also has a huge impact on the way we look. Read more

Pizza-unhealthy-food

Food – once eaten solely as a means of survival – is now deeply ingrained in every aspect of our lives. We eat food for pleasure, for comfort, for reward; in order to socialize; to help us unwind and relax; and so often simply because we are bored. Read more

legs-cellulitis

Orange peel syndrome, cottage cheese skin, hail damage… None of the terms commonly used to describe cellulite could be deemed flattering. And the medical names – adiposis oedematosa, dermopanniculosis deformans, status protrusus cutis and gynoid lipodystrophy – don’t make it sound much better either.

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