How To Maintain Your Veneers for Long-Lasting Results

Veneers are thin, custom-fit porcelain or resin composites shells placed to the front of the teeth. Veneers are an effective cosmetic dental procedure for anyone wishing to improve their smile with a fast and long-lasting solution! They’re used to correct discoloration, fix fractures, treat gapped teeth or misalignment issues, offering you the beautiful smile you […]

How testosterone affects your looks

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. But what exactly is testosterone – where does it come from, what […]

How the wrong foods age us?

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. Now there is no problem with eating […]

What our skin can tell us about our general health?

Skin is the unsung hero of the body. And in the UAE, it has a lot to contend with: Sun, humidity, dust, air conditioning, and the list goes on. Even though skin is the largest of our organs, many people are still in the dark as to just how many vital functions it performs. Our […]

Dealing with the Downside of Massive Weight Loss

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

Choosing the best laser hair-removal clinic

A Guide for the Intelligent Consumer Consumers are bombarded with special offers on laser hair removal, but few know how to evaluate these offers as the price is only one factor out of many that should be taken into consideration. Who is supervising the treatments? A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon should be present on […]

How do you find a plastic surgeon you can trust?

Dubai has the largest number of plastic surgeons by population than any other city in the world. With all this choice, it’s no wonder potential patients are confused about what to base their decision on. You obviously can’t choose a surgeon based on price – your safety is important, as is getting the result right […]

Even more reason to avoid energy drinks

Researchers find that just one serving can harm your heart Doctors, dietitians and educators have long been warning anyone who would listen about the dangers of energy drinks, especially for children. While initially the warnings were over the obvious effects of their high caffeine and sugar content, growing evidence shows these drinks affect the body […]

HPV – the worldwide epidemic nobody is talking about

An astonishing 80% of sexually active people will get an HPV infection in their lifetime, according to the American Sexual Health Association. We don’t often hear these figures, however, because it’s a taboo subject; infection with HPV or human papillomavirus is falsely linked to promiscuity. It is important that we as a society talk about […]

Heart disease – the silent killer

Often the first symptom of heart disease is a heart attack. Take, for example, a recent patient of mine who came in to see me complaining of tiredness and a heavy chest. Surely, he believed, it was nothing more than a side effect of over-work and jetlag from recent travels overseas. It wouldn’t be anything […]