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Dermatologists at The London Clinic diagnose and treat acne early and effectively so that we can prevent acne scarring as much as possible. What is...
If acne is particularly severe or if left untreated for too long, the spots and pustules typical of acne can leave scars in the skin. These can cause ...
Dermatologists at The London Clinic diagnose and treat acne as well as prevent any acne scarring as much as possible. How we treat acne Most acn...
Patients referred to The London Clinic by their GP or from another hospital, or who come here for treatment from abroad, can access a high level of ca...
Acute stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, injuring brain cells and tissues. Recognising stroke symptoms is crucial as peop...
Treatment for acute stroke has the greatest chance of working well if it is given within the first 3 hours after symptoms start. If you are admitted ...
Adenoids are bodies of tissue found in your throat that prevent germs in your mouth from travelling to your chest. If you experience recurring inflamm...
Advanced breast cancer, also known as metastatic breast cancer or secondary breast cancer, means cancer that has spread from the breast to other areas...
Treatment for allergies The old saying that prevention is better than cure is certainly true in the case of common allergies. If you have an allergy ...
ALT liver function test at The London Clinic Liver Centre The London Clinic through its Liver Centre provides access to the latest developments in ...
Anaphylaxis: a dangerous allergic reaction Anaphylaxis, also known as anaphylactic shock, is an extreme allergic reaction that can be life-threatenin...
Treatment of anaphylaxis The most important treatment of anaphylaxis is the prompt administration of adrenaline, which should be injected into a musc...
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) lies in the centre of your knee and controls the knee joint’s movement and stability. If you overextend or ...
Aphasia is a condition in which the person affected becomes unable to use or understand language effectively. It is primarily a language disorder that...
The London Clinic’s physiotherapy team is widely experienced and all members are professionally qualified. The team therefore offers a range of trea...
Aneurysms and blockages that affect the main arteries in any part of the body can be treated by endovascular surgeons. The exception is brain aneurysm...
Arteriovenous malformations or AVM occur at the point where arteries and veins meet. In someone with a healthy circulatory system, blood passes from o...
In some people, an AVM can start to produce symptoms such as fits and headaches but it is not serious enough to justify brain surgery. This type of op...
An arthroscopy is a common procedure that is used to repair joint injuries. A small tube, called an arthroscope, with a camera attached is inserted in...
For mild to moderate asthma, inhalers provide an effective, safe and easy to use treatment that delivers drugs directly to the airways. As only very s...
Atypical hyperplasia of the breast is a condition in which breast tissue enlarges and overgrows. In itself, atypical hyperplasia is benign but if you ...
Data from the last few years has shown that between 5 and 10 million working days are lost each year due to back pain. This can be a debilitating cond...
Barrett’s oesophagus is caused by reflux of stomach acid and bile into the oesophagus (the long, muscular tube connecting your mouth and stomach...
Bell’s palsy is a neurological condition that affects the facial nerve causing weakness down one side of the face. Many cases of Bell’s pa...
Since benign brain tumours do not generally recur, surgery is the usual first line treatment. Highly skilled surgeons will remove as much of the benig...
Brain tumours are uncontrolled areas of cell growth within the brain. Although some are fast-growing malignant brain tumours, others are benign brain ...
Non-cancerous or benign breast lumps are common and develop for various reasons. The breast tissue changes every month because of fluctuations in horm...
Benign liver cysts and their treatment Small liver cysts may not cause any problems, however if you have a larger cyst or one that is causing sympt...
In addition to treating serious skin problems such as skin cancers, consultant dermatologists and plastic surgeons at The London Clinic also offer tre...
The thyroid and parathyroid glands The thyroid is an endocrine gland. This means that the thyroid makes and releases hormones. The hormones release...
Treating bladder cancer with robotic surgery In some patients, treatment for early bladder cancer that involves transurethral resection of the blad...
Bleeding in the brain is usually a dangerous event, particularly if blood is lost from a major blood vessel. Although haemorrhagic stroke is one of t...
In addition to carrying out facial reconstructive surgery to rebuild the tissues of the eyes after accidents or cancer surgery, plastic and reconstruc...
Measuring your blood pressure is an important part of assessing cardiovascular health because raised blood pressure (hypertension) is a very common ca...
Blood transfusions are sometimes necessary in order to boost a patient’s low haemoglobin levels, either because of blood lost during surgery, injury...
Neurosurgeons practicing at The London Clinic have the expertise and facilities to perform complex surgery on conditions that affect blood vessels in ...
Body sculpting and liposculpture Liposculpture takes the established technique of liposuction to a more sophisticated level. The overall aim is to ...
A DEXA scan is a test using X-rays to determine how strong and dense bones are. Bone that is less dense can be more prone to fracture. DEXA scans can ...
Bone fractures, commonly known as broken bones, can be of several different types. Recovery takes anything from a few weeks to several months dependin...
The London Clinic has a state of the art imaging service department providing our patients and referring doctors with a comprehensive range of diagnos...
Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer in the UK affecting one in 14 men and one in 19 women every year. We recommend an initial screen at 5...
A brain aneurysm can be identified before it ruptures using brain scans. It can then be treated surgically in one of two ways: Microvascular cli...
Brain aneurysms are caused by weaknesses in blood vessels within the brain. These typically occur at the point where blood vessels branch. As the wall...
What is cancer? Cancer is a disease of the body’s cells.  The human body is made up of many different types of cells and therefore cancer is...
The choice of treatment depends on the type of brain cancer, how advanced the cancer is and the age and general health of the individual.  Your c...
Neurosurgeons at The London Clinic work in multi-disciplinary teams to carry out biopsies of brain tumours and cysts, and to perform brain surgery to ...
Over 120 individual types of brain tumour can be classified according to a system authorised by the World Health Organisation. Diagnosing a brain tumo...
Plastic and reconstructive surgeons at The London Clinic offer breast augmentation as part of their repertoire of cosmetic surgery. Several of our sur...
A breast biopsy is a test in which either tissue or cells are taken from inside a breast lump and then sent for detailed examination in the pathology ...