Tag Archives: Surgery

When is eye surgery the best and right choice?

Many people around the world struggle to accept the fact that they need surgery for their condition. It’s nothing unusual, to begin with, as it is a normal and natural reaction of many. However, the fear of surgery goes much deeper into one’s core, and it can have adverse effects on one’s wellbeing, especially if… Read More »

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients – Science Daily

Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Eighty-five percent of patients undergoing functional nasal surgery had at least partial improvement in their headaches, according to a research summary and update by Ahmed M. Afifi, MD,… Read More »

The four different types of obesity and why not all benefit from risky weight-loss surgery

Revealed: The four different types of obesity and why not all benefit from risky weight-loss surgery Study of 2,400 obese people found they can be divided into four subgroups Groups differ in everything from diabetes rates to prevalence of binge eating  There is no ‘magic bullet for obesity’ and personalised treatments are needed  By Alexandra Thompson… Read More »