Virtual Reality in Healthcare: Technology, Meets Medicine

With the evolution of the medical world, the bar is being raised higher and at a faster rate than ever before. One of the catalysts for this constant positive flux in the industry is the advent of technology. Many industries have not been left standing, with the long tentacle of technology sneaking in to have a serious impact on things.

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Scar Massage and Hydration: Reduce Scars after Injury or Surgery

Scars mark your appearance, and may cause ongoing psychosocial pain. This needn’t be the case, though. Medical professionals, nurses and dermal clinicians have come up with a number of techniques that take advantage of the natural wound healing mechanisms so that the dreaded scar can be as unobtrusive as possible. The majority of these techniques rely mainly on simple principles of hydration and scar massage.

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Low Level LASER

Laser has many applications spanning many industries. Some lasers are ablative and are used to cut through solid objects and others are used to focus heat or are very target specific.
Our interest, however, is centred on low level laser therapy (LLLT) or cold laser. In this field, we refer to a selection of devices that are used to rebuild, repair and modulate processes in the tissue. Sounds overly complicated, right? Well, not so much.

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Poikiloderma of civatte - Mottled pigment and redness on the neck and chest.

Poikiloderma of Civatte presents with areas of linear telangiectasia (red vessels), hypopigmentation (loss of pigment), hyperpigmentation (darkened pigment). The area looks mottled brown and varying degrees of red. Diagnosis is higher in females, particularly those that are peri-menopausal, however it also occurs in males.

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Everything you need to know about Keratosis Pilaris: the red, irritating bumps on the backs of your arms and legs.

Ever wondered what the red and flaky bumps are that occur on the backs of your arms, trunks or thighs? Keratosis Pilaris (KP) is a common skin condition that typically presents with skin cells plugging the follicle opening

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They seperate the muscles that form a six pack in the stomach and transplant it to the breast area

72% of surgeons believe that immediate breast reconstruction leads to a better quality of life, many surgeons choose to perform breast reconstruction at a later stage to reduce risk factors. This blog looks closely at the TRAM flap, a common reconstructive technique following masectomy.

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