HPV Vaccine

The HPV Vaccine Essential Guide

The HPV vaccine (human papillomavirus vaccine) has been in the headlines this month.  With cervical cancer experts and scientists talking of the impressive results the vaccine has had in the reduction of HPV infections and pre-cancerous cervical lesions. To mark World Cancer Day Essex Private Doctors GP Doctor Alice Scott takes a look at the…

Summer Holidays

The summer holidays are here and we want you to have the best time possible. Here are a few tips for the summer season. Sun safety: Exposure to sunlight can lead to sunburn and skin damage. Sunscreen is vital to prevent premature ageing, wrinkles and pigmentation problems. We recommend sunscreen of at least SPF 30 and one which is protective against…

hayfever treatments

Hayfever Update

In our commitment to staying up to date and offering safe evidence based care, Dr Athreya and Dr Scott recently attended an Allergy Course. Included in this course there was a detailed lecture into evidence-based treatments for hayfever given by a world leading expert in the management of allergies. As a result of this we have…

The Rise of the P –Shot

Private GP and aesthetician Dr Kannan Athreya is reporting increasing numbers of male patients attending his clinic for the Platelet Rich Plasma sexual rejuvenation treatment known as the P Shot, and even more enquiring about the procedure. The treatment involves harvesting the patient’s own PRP for strategic injection into the penis and glans penis. The…

The O-Shot treatment

O-Shot Innovative Private GP and Cosmetic Doctor Kannan Athreya now offers the exclusive O-Shot treatment in Essex at his purpose built private gp and cosmetic clinic in Shenfield. Dr Athreya says “Cultural and social taboos often prevent women from seeking help for problems of sexual response or stress incontinence which can have a devastating impact…

cyst removal

Cyst removal

What is involved in a cyst removal procedure? Epidermal cysts, or Pilar cysts, are common benign lumps that are found just under the skin. They may occur anywhere but commonly on the back, chest and scalp areas. The old name of “sebaceous cysts” is now not commonly used by dermatologists. Patients may have these for…