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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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Treating bladder cancer with robotic surgery In some patients, treatment for early bladder cancer that involves transurethral resection of the blad...
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 ...
The London Clinic has a state of the art imaging service department providing our patients and referring doctors with a comprehensive range of diagnos...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
The choice of treatment depends on the type of breast cancer, how advanced the cancer is and the age and general health of the individual.  Your ...
As techniques in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment become more sophisticated, it is becoming possible to look at the molecular signature of indivi...
When the tumour, or lump is benign and the patient wishes to have it removed; or if it is confirmed as malignant cancer, then breast conserving surger...
The expert breast surgeons at The London Clinic are able to carry out breast surgery to remove tumours and as much as possible, conserve the shape of ...
The London Clinic has a state of the art imaging department providing our patients and referring doctors with a comprehensive range of investigations ...
Most women are offered a breast reconstruction at the time of their mastectomy at The London Clinic. Some choose to take up the option while others de...
Having well-shaped, full breasts is widely regarded as being ideal, but some women feel uncomfortable if they develop very large breasts. Breast reduc...
Breast screening services at The London Clinic Imaging technology at The London Clinic is wide-ranging and comprehensive. Patients can access many ...
Breast ultrasound scanning at The London Clinic We offer breast ultrasound in addition to other imaging techniques to provide the most accurate dia...
Non-surgical treatment options for bunions Before considering surgery to remove your bunions, your doctor will most likely first try non-invasive m...
Capsule Endoscopy at The London Clinic Capsule Endoscopy was invented only 12 years ago but is now a routine procedure with more than a million cas...
Around half of all people over 65 are likely to develop a cataract in one or both eyes. The clouding of the lens is progressive over time, and can lea...
The symptoms of a cavernoma can be controlled using anti-convulsants and pain killers but these have no impact on the blood vessel malformation. If a...
The UK is one of the safest countries in the world in which to have a blood transfusion. That is because all blood donors are unpaid volunteers. They ...
The choice of treatment depends on the type of the cervical or uterine cancer, how advanced the cancer is and the age and general health of the indivi...
Chemotherapy is the use of cytotoxic or anti-cancer drugs that kill cancer cells. The aim of chemotherapy is to destroy the cancer cells, reduce the p...
Patients with triple negative breast cancer do not respond well to hormonal breast cancer treatments and therefore require a different treatment progr...
Our treatment strategy is similar to the one we use for chronic migraine.  Patients with chronic daily headache often respond better compared to ...
The inner ear or cochlea is a tiny shell-shaped cavity located between your ears that is responsible for processing sound waves and transmitting them ...