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Oman Families

Oman Families

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Oman Families

Oman Family

Welcome to our Family section. Here you will find all sorts of information and articles related to family life and managing your finances and wealth in Oman. Living an expat life can be difficult especially when away from families and friends back home. But that can change when expats share their ideas and knowledge and when women help women.

  • Hospitals & Clinics

    All cities and major towns have at least one modern hospital with state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained staff. Less affluent of cities have older facilities that nevertheless maintain excellent treatment standards.

  • Review: IV Vitamin Therapy at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

    It’s a treatment that has become increasingly popular thanks to celebs and their health fads, so our Editor tried it out for herself to see the benefits of having one…

  • Your Private Wealth Boutique

    Her Finance is a wealth advisory focused on empowering you with the knowledge and know-how to make informed decisions that will take care of every aspect of your financial life. We’ll teach you to love your finances and you’ll learn it’s not complicated to reach your goals.

  • Celebrating the Wisdom of Money-Wise Mums

    Our first lessons in life about finances generally come from our parents and when it comes to being money-savvy, it is Mum we need to thank. Research has shown she holds the purse strings and teaches us the difference between ‘want’ and ‘need’, while Dad dishes out the pocket money. Senior Wealth Manager for Her Finance and Mother of four grown children Debbie Younie shares her top tips on laying strong financial foundations, right from the start.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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…

  • Is Rhinoplasty for me?

    Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure of the nose that is done to improve appearance and/or to correct defects such as a deviated septum. It is always best to have realistic expectations before you have the procedure performed. Many candidates decide to undergo rhinoplasty in order to improve their self-esteem and to achieve a more attractive 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.

  • Medical Assistance & Emergencies

    In case of medical emergency, you will have to rely on your own means to get to a hospital or clinic as there is no ambulance service available in the country as yet. If you are injured or incapacitated the ROP (Royal Oman Police) will offer assistance. In emergencies dial 9999 for Police assistance.

  • Events in Oman

    If you are looking for things to do with your family in Muscat- check out our Events Page. There we have all the latest happenings in Oman listed for you from kids holiday camps to concerts and charity events. The section is constantly updated and new events are added as we find out about them- we're trying to keep your social calendar as full as possible!

  • Phoenix Group Oman

    The Phoenix group was established in March 2013 solely to support ladies new to Oman. It aims to create a welcoming and friendly environment and provide useful information to help ease both the physical and emotional transition from home. Phoenix gives ongoing support which provides all members with a broad support network.

  • The Essential Baby Care Guide

    ExpatWoman.com have teamed up with the lovely ladies from The Essential Parent Company to introduce you to the The Essential Baby Care Guide. The guide is advised and narrated by Professor Robert Winston. It contains all the advice you'll need for your baby's first year.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mums Groups In Oman

    If you are looking for things to do and join in Muscat or the rest of Oman we've got a big list here for you- we'll be adding to it as we find more information for you. One such group is Muscat Mums- a non-profit informal social and support group for expecting mums and mums of pre-school children.

  • Final salary pension? Your retirement income is at risk!

    These 'gold-plated' schemes are supposed to be guaranteed – but savers are being misled, a top pensions official has warned. Alan Rubenstein, head of the Pension Protection Fund, called on companies operating pensions schemes that are in jeopardy to be honest with members.

  • 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.

  • Dubai property prices finally hit rock bottom!

    Property prices in the glass and steel desert city of Dubai are set to bounce back after years of decline. The United Arab Emirates city was badly hit by the global downturn as developers and investors were trapped in an off-plan housing bubble that dramatically burst leaving an oversupply of property and many speculators going bust.

  • 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.

  • Travelling With Kids

    We are lucky that most of us get to travel quite regularly in the Middle East- whether it's trips to our home countries or local holidays. Most expats will be travelling at some point over the summer, away from the burning sun and heat, to visit their home countries or for an exciting holiday.

  • Dermapen with PRP Therapy

    For those with bothersome loose skin, fine lines & wrinkles, pigmentation or scarring, such as due to acne, surgery or trauma, Dermapen micro-needling with PRP Therapy stimulates the body's own natural healing processes and collagen production, resulting in a fresh, firmer and a more rejuvenated appearance that is both long-lasting and safe.

  • The Scares of Social Networking Sites

    Internet privacy is a serious issue and many teens don't realise the implications of what they are putting out on the world wide web. Teenager Alannah has some great advice for parents and teens alike. As a parent, you are most probably aware that your child probably occupies a Facebook and/or a Twitter account, but unaware of the precautions of the sites.

  • Why do Expats Need a Will?

    Without a will, no one really knows what your wishes were on death and the tax man is likely to take a larger slice of your estate. Be sure you know everything you need to to make sure your family are taken care of if the worst is to happen.

  • 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.

  • Working in Oman

    Moving to the Middle East for working purposes seems daunting to the average expat, however life in this region can be even more fulfilling than your current life in your home country. It just depends on your attitude when you move here. If you have decided to take the plunge and move to Oman here are some guide lines for working here as an expat.

  • Radio Frequency Facial Sculpting

    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.

  • PRP Therapy review

    EW's Nese had the fantastic opportunity to try out Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group's PRP Skin Rejuvenation treatment! 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.

  • 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.

  • Transfer Your UK Pension

    If you no longer live in the UK it is important that you review your options regarding your Final Salary pension scheme, a possible transfer should be considered.

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