August 3rd 2018 - General Public
Premature ejaculation is a male sexual disorder in which ejaculation and orgasm occurs prematurely. It is one of the most common forms of sexual dysfunction, affecting over 30% of men around the world. There is currently no universally recognized definition of premature ejaculation, making the analysis and examination of the condition in clinical and research settings more complicated. Not surprisingly, premature ejaculation is often undertreated and underdiagnosed. Premature ejaculation is typically diagnosed when the patient always (or almost always) ejaculates within one minute of penetration, or if the patient is unable to delay ejaculation during sexual intercourse all the time (or nearly all the time). Premature ejaculation tends to cause distress and frustration and consequently, patients may try to avoid intimacy. It is believed that both biological and psychological factors are involved in premature ejaculation. Conventionally, premature ejaculation is treated usi ...
August 2nd 2018 - General Public
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects the joint, in particular the knee joint. Being the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects millions of people around the world. Individuals in their mid-to-late forties tend to have a higher risk of developing osteoarthrosis. Physiologically, osteoarthritis is resulted from the stress on the joint, repetitive movements and wear and tear. The damaged cartilage in the joint will cause inflammation and pain. At the same time, it restricts the range of motion in the joints. Being a progressive condition, the symptoms of osteoarthritis tend to worsen over time. As the condition deteriorates, patients may find it hard to climb stairs, walk, or even stand. Thankfully, there are many treatment options for osteoarthritis knee pain, including pain killers, physical therapy, and lifestyle modification (e.g. weight reduction). Apart from that, viscosupplementation injectables such as Supartz an ...
August 1st 2018 - General Public
Traditionally, women have been the main demographic of aesthetic treatments, making up the majority of patients seeking jawline contouring procedures. However, in recent years, the number of male patients has been increasing rapidly. In last year alone, there was a 10 to 15 percent increase in men who seek filler injections. This could be driven by an increased media coverage (especially on social media), or increased awareness of the use of fillers in general. The most popular aesthetic treatments among male patients include mid face treatments, lip fillers and chin and jawline contouring treatments.
Considering the rising popularity of jawline contouring in male patients, it seems logical to explore the treatment in depth. In this article we will discuss the main treatment modalities used for jawline contouring.
Selecting patients for jawline treatment
As with all cosmetic procedures, appropriate management of expectations and patient selection are the keys to tr ...