Blog

Polyclinic Dubai

Lip Fillers: What are they and what do they feel like?

Polyclinic Dubai | 30 November 2019 Having plump, full lips is often considered to be a sign of good health, youth, and beauty. Whether you were born with naturally thin lips, have one lip bigger than the other, or are finding that the natural ageing process is causing your lips to thin, you don’t have to settle for your lot.  If you’ve never had a cosmetic procedure before, the thought of having lip injections might be a little bit daunting. So we thought we’d lay out some of the pros and cons for you here and let you make up your own mind whether or not lip fillers are for you; ...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

What is Blepharoplasty?

Polyclinic Dubai | 22 November 2019 Loose skin above the eyes, tired eyes or bags under the eyes can be improved dramatically with eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty. Eyelid surgery improves the appearance of your upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. A common cosmetic procedure in patients age 30 and older, eyelid surgery, also known as an eyelid lift, is used primarily to fight the effects of aging skin. As skin ages, it gradually loses its elasticity, and this, combined with the constant pull from gravity, leads to excessive skin collecting in the upper eyelids, causing droo...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

Improve Your Baby’s Sleep

Polyclinic Dubai | 14 November 2019 Having an understanding of sleep cycles can transform the perception of sleep and enable both practitioners and parents to completely turn around children’s sleep after fundamental sleep-cycle related issues have been addressed. While signs of tiredness and awake intervals should never be viewed out of context, they can for many babies and children form part of the answer to the sleep situation. Understanding sleep cycles can also point towards a more accurate diagnosis of the sleep problem. Most infants usually have no sleep pathology, but because o...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

What does Botox® do?

Polyclinic Dubai | 7 November 2019 Botox® injections block signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract as forcefully, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften. What are Botox® injections? Botox® is the brand name of a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In large amounts, this toxin can cause a form of muscle paralysis known as botulism, which is usually associated with food poisoning. Even though one of the most serious complications of botulism is paralysis, scientists have discovered a way to use it to human advantage...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

What are the Causes of Infertility in Women?

Polyclinic Dubai | 2 November 2019 Infertility may be caused by many factors including problems with egg or sperm production, genetic factors, age, or too much exposure to certain chemicals and toxins. What is required for a couple to become pregnant? In order for a couple to become pregnant, at least four things have to happen: A woman must produce and release a healthy egg from one of her ovaries (ovulation). A man must produce viable sperm which can successfully fertilize the woman’s egg (fertilization). The egg must travel through a fallopian tube toward the uterus (tra...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

Breastfeeding Challenges

Polyclinic Dubai | 26 October 2019 If your baby is breastfed, it’s natural to have questions regarding your baby’s latch, weight gain, experiencing pain during nursing, or low milk supply. Our lactation consultation can help you better understand your unique relationship with your baby as well as achieve peace of mind when something is troubling you. We also help mothers achieve goals related to returning to work, including exploring different methods of expressing and establishing a good pumping routine and how to store breast milk. Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time to get th...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

The Advantages of Diagnostic Hysteroscopy

Polyclinic Dubai | 18 October 2019 Hysteroscopy is a procedure that allows your doctor to look inside your uterus in order to diagnose and treat causes of abnormal bleeding. Hysteroscopy is done using a hysteroscope, a thin, lighted tube that is inserted into the vagina to examine the cervix and inside of the uterus. Hysteroscopy can be either diagnostic or operative. What is diagnostic hysteroscopy? Diagnostic hysteroscopy is used to diagnose problems of the uterus. Diagnostic hysteroscopy is also used to confirm results of other tests, such as hysterosalpingography (HSG). HSG is an ...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

Microneedling Helps The Skin To Repair Itself 

Polyclinic Dubai | 12 October 2019 Microneedling also known as skin needling is a skin rejuvenation treatment done using microneedling machine having very thin needles. Microneedling can treat the following: Fine lines and wrinkles Acne scars Surgical scars Burn scars Dilated pores Under eye bags Stretch marks Overall skin texture Overall skin elasticity Uneven skin tone Skin pigmentation Sun damage The treatment of microneedling is based on skin’s ability to repair itself when there is an occurrence of any physical damage like cuts, scratch or bu...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

What is Otoplasty or Pinnaplasty?

Polyclinic Dubai | 6 October 2019 Ear correction surgery otherwise known as an Otoplasty or a Pinnaplasty is a surgical procedure to reshape and reconstruct the ear. If you are unhappy with the shape, size or position of your ears, you may benefit from a Otoplasty or Pinnaplasty procedure.  What is Otoplasty or Pinnaplasty? Otoplasty, also known as Pinnaplasty or ear reshaping, is a relatively straightforward and simple cosmetic surgery procedure to resize, reshape, reposition and/or hold back the ears. As prominent features of the body, ear shape and size can have a major effect on ...
Read more
Polyclinic Dubai

Tummy Tuck - Frequently Asked Questions

Polyclinic Dubai | 1 October 2019 A tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the abdomen. During a tummy tuck — also known as abdominoplasty — excess skin and fat are removed from the abdomen. Connective tissue in the abdomen (fascia) usually is tightened with sutures as well. The remaining skin is then repositioned to create a more toned look. You might choose to have a tummy tuck if you have excess fat or skin around the area of your bellybutton or a weak lower abdominal wall. A tummy tuck can also boost your body image. Am I too old for a Tummy Tuck...
Read more