Jan2023

Patient BlogWeight Loss Surgery

Apollo OverStitch and Gastric Sleeve: What’s the difference?

If you’re struggling with obesity and losing weight, you’re not alone. Affecting a large part of society, obesity is a disease that can seriously impact your health – both mental and physical. Not being able to lose weight despite diet changes or regular exercise can be frustrating. When being overweight poses a serious health risk,…

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Jan2023

GynecologyLaparoscopic SurgeryPatient Blog

When is surgery necessary if you have endometriosis?

Endometriosis can be a painful and frustrating condition. It’s important that you know when to seek treatment and what options are available. Many women affected by endometriosis experience painful periods, cramping, heavy bleeding and bloating. Sometimes, symptoms are so strong that day-to-day activities become a struggle. While there are treatments that can give you relief,…

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Jan2023

Laparoscopic SurgeryPatient Blog

When is it time to have a laparoscopic gallbladder removal?

The main reason why your doctor may recommend surgery to remove your gallbladder are painful gallstones. Gallstones form when there is an imbalance in the substances that make up a digestive juice known as the bile. However, there might be other reasons why you might need to undergo a gallbladder removal. Today, the preferred procedure…

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Jan2023

Patient BlogPlastic Surgery

Breast reshaping after weight-loss surgery

Weight-loss surgery, or bariatric surgery, comprises a series of procedures that can help individuals with obesity lose weight. With the right lifestyle changes and new healthy habits, weight-loss surgery can be very effective, helping patients lose weight fast. After patients lose a massive amount of weight, they might have saggy, loose skin in different parts…

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Jan2023

GynecologyPatient Blog

Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis FAQ: We answer your questions

A condition that is often diagnosed with a delay of several years (it takes on average 10 years for women to be diagnosed), endometriosis affects a large number of the female population. With symptoms including heavy periods, painful cramps and infertility, the condition is often misdiagnosed and there are still many misconceptions around it. What…

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Nov2022

Laparoscopic SurgeryPatient Blog

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal (Cholecystectomy): An overview

Laparoscopic gallbladder removal, or cholecystectomy, is one of the most common surgical procedures. This surgery is performed laparoscopically under general anaesthesia and carries only a small risk of complications. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ located in the upper right side of your abdomen, below your liver. It collects and stores a digestive fluid produced…

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Nov2022

GynecologyPatient Blog

Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis: How does it work?

Heavy periods, painful cramps and difficulty having children are a few of the symptoms of endometriosis. Experts still don’t know what causes this condition and there is no definitive cure. However, there are treatments that can help women manage the pain and increase their chances of getting pregnant. In many cases, laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis…

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