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Saudi Arabia has an advanced health care system and the major hospitals in the Kingdom are equipped to handle almost any emergency situation. We take a look at hospitals and pharmacies in the kingdom, as well as giving birth, getting health insurance and the requirements for a visa medical.

  • Saudi Arabia Will Start Granting Licences for Women’s Gyms

    Saudi authorities plan to start granting licences for women’s gyms with a focus on fitness and weight-loss activities starting the end of February.

  • 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…

  • Emergency contact numbers in KSA

    If you're in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and have an emergency it can be a stressful time! Let us help you be prepared for any eventualities whilst you are an expatriate in Saudi Arabia. If you've had a car accident, a medical emergency, need the fire service or simply need to find out the time in a hurry with the talking clock... We recommend that you print this list and stick it on the fridge.

  • Hospitals in Saudi Arabia

    If you're looking for a hospital in Saudi Arabia, you'll find them here... we've got a list of the local hospitals from Riyadh to Dammam and all of those in between including Al Qassim, Jeddah and Al Jubail. We have listed their contact details including websites, telephone numbers and email addresses making contacting the hospital of your choice simple.

  • Pharmacies in the KSA

    Are you looking for a Pharmacy in Saudi Arabia? We've got a comprehensive list of all them all in one place. Whether it's routine medical advice or simple over the counter medications whilst your in Saudi Arabia, you will find everything you need to know about the local pharmacies, including telephone numbers, locations and websites, right here.

  • Iqama Medical for your Visa

    You are now required to obtain a new Iqama Medical for your residence permit. All expatriates must have a medical test before they can get their Iqama card. we have the requirements for a first time medical application as well as a renewal. Most hospitals will all the paper work from applications to certification delivery by performing all medical procedures required.

  • Healthcare system and overview

    The Healthcare sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is primarily managed by the Government through the Ministry of Health (MOH) and number of semi public organisation who specifically operate hospitals and medical services for their employees. In addition, private sector operators are also playing a key role in providing quality healthcare services in the Kingdom... find out more

  • 5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Breast Implants

    The decision to have Breast Implant Surgery is a major step for most women and extremely personal. When considering breast augmentation surgery, a thorough consultation with a qualified and experienced Plastic Surgeon is necessary. Read more about the steps you need to take before getting surgery here.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Nose Reshaping/Rhinoplasty

    Nose reshaping surgery or Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery 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, led by Dr Allen Rezai, pre-eminent consultant plastic and reconstructive surgeon of Harley Street, London.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 her ongoing treatments at Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group, EW’s Nese tried out a Dermapen…. And highly recommends!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Chin Implants

    Chin enlargement through chin implant surgery brings the facial features into harmony and balances the overall facial structure. A chin implant enhances the contours, creates a more pleasant facial expression, lengthens the neck and results in a more defined and sculpted jawline.

  • Uplift Surgery

    Breast Uplift surgery is the solution to sagging and uneven breasts, decreased breast volume, drooping nipples and stretched areolae, recreating a youthful shape and lift to your breasts. Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery explain that every year, thousands of women undergo successful Breast Uplift surgery, experience no major problems and are pleased with the results.

  • Reconstruction Options

    For women around the world, cancer of the breast is the most common variety of cancer, and in the UAE, according to figures from the Ministry of Health, it is the second biggest cause of death in women after cardiovascular disease. Indeed it is frequently quoted that the chances of contracting breast cancer is as high as 1 in 8.

  • Breast Surgery- What Are The Options?

    Dr Allen Rezai, a leading Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon of Harley Street, London, and leader of Elite Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Group in Dubai Healthcare City, offers a range of breast surgery treatments, depending on what his patients are looking to achieve.

  • 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 Reduction Surgery

    This surgery can be a life changing solution to large, heavy and uncomfortable breasts and in many cases can significantly improve the quality of a woman’s life. According to Dr Rezai from Elite Plastic and Cosmetic Group the results of the surgery will last for many years, but there are some other factors to take into consideration when thinking about doing the surgery.

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