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Kuwait Health Guide

Kuwait Health Guide

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Kuwait Health Guide

About Kuwait Health

A portal for all things health and fitness related to Kuwait from doctors to dentists, from clinics to opticians and everything in between. We also focus on fitness and nutrition with an aim to have everyone keeping fit and healthy in Kuwait.

  • The Top 6 Facial Rejuvenation Trend Predictions of 2017

    Some trends come and go while others prove themselves worthy and are here to stay. Many of the facial rejuvenation trend predictions named here were also popular in previous years with anticipation of continued growth in the 2017. Here is our Top 6 Facial Rejuvenation Predictions as we begin the New Year…

  • Rhinoplasty Q&A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Nose reshaping surgery or Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is becoming increasingly requested in the Middle East. It is certainly the most sought after procedure after breast surgery, at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City. The experts explain why...

  • Which Type of Chemical/Skin Peel is Right for You?

    Chemical peels are one of the most popular cosmetic procedures patients ask for. It works by producing controlled injury to the skin, which promote growth of new skin and improved appearance. It can give your skin a healthy, "just refreshed" look, or can be tailored, taking years off of your appearance.

  • Breast Augmentation Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    Breast Augmentation is by far the most popular procedure requested by women around the world. Irrespective of anything you may have heard to the contrary, there are absolutely no medicines or exercises that are currently available to increase the size of the breast permanently, evenly and safely.

  • Botox, Dysport, Fillers, PRP?

    BOTOX®, Dysport®, Fillers, PRP… you may have heard of these terms and are possibly aware that they are employed in non-surgical anti-ageing cosmetic procedures. But you may not fully understand what the treatments involve and how they actually work. Indeed these brand names and terms, given their growing popularity in anti-ageing treatment, can to many people appear very much alike.

  • Advanced Liposuction Fat Removal Surgery

    After Breast Augmentation, Liposuction is by far one of the most popular plastic surgery operations requested throughout the world, particularly so in the Middle East. Its technology constantly evolving up to the point we arrive at today with the introduction of a high tech combined Ultrasound Cavitation and Radio Frequency system, offering speed, effectiveness and safety with minimal down-time.

  • All About Dermapen

    As part of my PRP (platelet-rich plasma) Therapy, and the Radio Frequency treatments I was having at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group, Dr. Allen Rezai suggested that I also have Dermapen.

  • Radio Frequency Facial Rejuvenation

    Exilis Elite is an innovative and highly versatile technology that uses combined mono polar Radio Frequency (RF) and Ultrasound energies for skin tightening, body shaping and fat reduction. It is particularly effective in treating the face and neck with long-lasting results. Most importantly it is also entirely non-invasive and comfortable for the patient, requiring no downtime.

  • Botox Review

    I have a botox appointment booked with Dr Allen Rezai, the friendly girls from Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Group send me the pre & post treatment instructions beforehand for me to prepare which I have listed here for you to see.

  • Bespoke Repair and Rejuvenation Treatment at EPCSG

    So this is my last treatment of Radio Frequency and since the beginning of my treatment you can see a huge difference! I myself feel the difference, I know that it still is working as the collagen is building up. My skin not only looks more fresh and brighter but also feels plump and the elasticity of it to pinch bounces back too!

  • PRP Skin Rejuvenation Review

    When I was first offered the chance to review the PRP Skin Rejuvenation treatment, I have to be honest... I wasn't quite sure what I was agreeing to! All I knew was that it was something that would help the signs of aging and wrinkles, and so I was happy to try it.

  • Tuberous Breast Correction Q & A with Dr Allen Rezai

    You may have not heard of tubular breast deformity but this congenital condition is more common than many people realize! When considering tuberous correction surgery, an in-depth consultation with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon is necessary. Although nothing can take the place of a one to one consultation, here we share with you some of the questions Dr Rezai commonly hears from patients suffering from tuberous breast deformity.

  • PRP Therapy - The Preferred Treatment

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy is one of the few natural approaches in anti-ageing facial and body rejuvenation, using the patient’s own blood cells. PRP has been successfully used in orthopaedic medicine, dentistry and reconstructive surgery for years. It is now becoming the treatment of choice by men and women for Facial Rejuvenation, Skin Repair and Hair Restoration.

  • Visa Medical in Kuwait

    The application for the Kuwaiti work visa requires a written medical report as well as a number of tests. It will more than likely be organised through your employer's PRO, and they will give you details of the relevant medical center or clinic you need to visit to conduct your medical. If this isn't the case, you can have a visa medical through your personal GP or doctors clinic.

  • Government Hospitals in Kuwait

    In an emergency, you should go to the nearest government hospital (particularly in life-threatening situations) as these are generally better equipped for emergencies. We've created a list of all the contact details and addresses of each Government led hospital in Kuwait. We advise you to make a note of the contact details and locations of the closest one(s) in case you are ever in a situation where you have to rush to hospital yourself.

  • A Bespoke Approach to Eye Rejuvenation Treatment

    Eyes are known as the “windows to the soul”. Unfortunately, they are also one of the first areas to show signs of ageing. As we age the muscles around the eye begin to relax causing the lower eyelids to appear baggy and the upper eyelids to droop, whilst dark hollow circles and bags under the eyes can develop along with ‘crow’s feet’ and lines and wrinkles around the eyes. Ageing signs around the eyes are hard to hide, and they make you look fatigued and older than you should.

  • Skin Anti-Ageing

    All of us want to look and stay young no matter what our age, and whether female or male. Ageing is a natural process which unfortunately cannot be stopped and although it affects each individual differently, there are certain general strategies for the prevention and treatment of the condition based on extrinsic factors and the physiologic changes of the skin.

  • Facelift and its Benefits

    A facelift is a surgical procedure of the lower third of your face that removes excess skin caused by aging or significant weight loss. The skin around your face usually loosens which results in loss of muscle tone and firm contours. Therefore a facelift is performed to achieve a younger looking and well-rested face. A facelift procedure could be used along with a neck lift, brow lift and blepharoplasty (eyelid lift) to achieve optimal results.

  • Double Chin Treatments

    A double chin is not considered an attractive feature and at some time or another many of us will look in the mirror and be somewhat less than satisfied with our profiles. Fortunately there are now methods available, either individually or in combination, surgical and non-surgical, that will not only eliminate this extra fat, but also ensure that the skin will remain tight and youthful-looking after it has gone.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness - 10 Important Questions Answered

    October 2016 marks the month when many of those involved in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer once again take the stage and with a loud voice attempt to increase public awareness in a concerted attempt to further reduce the incidence of this most distressing illness.

  • Go Au-Naturel with MesoNatural Therapy

    Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group of Dubai Healthcare City, is proud to Introduce MesoNatural Therapy. Adding to their ever-growing range of innovative but tried and tested Treatment Packages that are ideal for those on the go.

  • Cosmetic Procedures of The Face. What Story Does Your Face Tell?

    Your face is your most defining feature. Choosing the right procedure to help you achieve a more balanced and/or youthful look can be a difficult endeavour. Should you Consider a Non-surgical or a Surgical Procedure? Here is a breakdown of Facial Cosmetic Procedures to help you make the right choice!

  • The Choice of Breast Reconstruction and FAQ with Dr Allen Rezai

    October is the month of “breast cancer awareness” which takes place internationally, including the Emirates. It is therefore an appropriate time to take a more detailed look at what happens when breast cancer has been diagnosed: the treatment options and particularly the possibility of breast reconstruction following surgery.

  • Transform Your Look with Blepharoplasty, a.k.a. Eyelid Surgery

    Discovering the benefits, results and what to expect of eyelid surgery we spoke with with Dr Allen Rezai, Lead Surgeon at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group of Dubai Healthcare City, an internationally renowned Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and a specialist in both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Dr Rezai explains that “As we age, our skin naturally loses some of its elasticity.

  • Kuwait Pharmacies Information

    There are many pharmacies in Kuwait in order to make it easy for all Kuwait citizens, residents and visitors to receive their medication quickly and easily. We've created a table that presents the names and contact details of the pharmacies available in every region and governorate in Kuwait for your use. We advise you make a note of the contact details and opening hours of the one(s) closest to you for emergencies!

  • Cosmetic Surgery On The Rise, But Is It For You?

    Recent years have seen a dramatic growth in the uptake of cosmetic surgery amongst people of all nationalities around the world, irrespective of race, colour or creed. What was formerly the domain of the super-rich and celebrities is today accessible to an ever-widening group of enthusiastic patients of more modest means, queuing up to adjust their appearance, correcting little anomalies here and there, and thereby improving their self-image and quality of life in general.

  • What About the Pros and Cons of Breast Implant Placements?

    With the market for breast enlargement procedures set to rise once again, patients are demanding more information from their surgeons before going under the knife. Apart from questions involving the implants themselves and their safety, of crucial importance is also whereabouts within the breasts the implants will be situated.

  • The Difference Between Laser & IPL Hair Removal

    The ever growing popularity of hair removal services in recent years has led to an equally rapid growth not only in the number of clinics offering such services but also in the types of technology used in removing the unwanted hair. There is now an often confusing array of treatments available to the public provided by a range of competing technologies, some more effective than others for different hair types and often at widely divergent prices.

  • Giving Blood

    There are a number of expats who will have given blood in their home country, and will want to continue donating after they've moved to their new country. Kuwait Central Blood Bank is the only blood bank in Kuwait that is operated by the government.

  • Facelift Surgery

    Face lift surgery, is one of the most commonly requested procedures by both men and women who want to look as young as they feel. Facelift is very effective in reversing the signs of ageing, it has moved on considerably from the taught, ‘stretched’ look, and most modern facelifts now carefully manipulate the deeper facial tissues and re-drape the skin to produce a fresher, natural, more youthful appearance.

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