Robotic Assisted Gynecology Surgery

24.7.2022
What is robotic assisted surgery? Robotic surgery or robot-assisted surgery allowsyoursurgeonto performcomplexsurgicalproceduresby using instruments thathe guides via a console.The ‘robot’ has a camera arm andmechanical arms with surgical instruments attached to them. The surgeon controls the arms whileseated at a computer console near the operating table. The da Vinci system translates your surgeon’s hand movements at the console in real…

Botox for Underarm Sweating

24.6.2022
Does it work? Botox used in the underarm area can decrease sweating by 82% and typically lasts 3 – 12 months. This can also decrease body odor from the decreased moisture. For those with hyperhidrosis, a condition that causes excess sweating, Botox can bring perspiration to a “normal” amount. How does it work? Botox temporarily blocks the chemicals that signal…

Why Do I Need a Pediatrician?

22.6.2022
Into the teen years, regular wellness checks are also important. Teenagers go through many life changes, especially with their health. From physical changes like puberty, to mental health and social development, these critical years shape teens into young adults. It is the time for adolescents to lay a good foundation for their health, but they need the right information and…

Men’s Health Week

10.6.2022
Men’s Health Week reminds us of all the small things we should be doing - the health routines we can understand and control.  Living longer more enjoyable lives takes a little work, but we just have to take those small steps and start. Let’s face it, men aren’t always the best patients. Compared to women, we avoid going to the…

Transobturator Tape

19.10.2021
Are there risks associated with TOT? Although serious complications are rare, there are risks to be aware of. Pre and post-procedure directions should always be followed as it helps mitigate complications. Potential complications are: Bladder irritability (urgency symptoms or overactive bladder) after surgery Risk of damage to the vagina, bladder, urethra, or blood vessels which will require further surgery Risk…

Do you have prior images?

9.7.2021
Without prior images, doctors can misinterpret: Benign, non-cancerous masses Small calcifications Questionable areas that can turn out to be cancers when re-examined later In the above cases only prior images can reveal whether masses are unchanged or shrinking. Having prior images available enables doctors to spot actual cancers 30 percent earlier. In the U.S. alone, mammograms conducted without prior images…

Endometriosis Awareness Month

23.3.2021
  So, what is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where the type of tissue that lines the inside of your uterus (endometrium) grows outside of your uterus in your pelvis. It is often painful, as the tissue acts as normal endometrial tissue does – thickening, breaking down, and bleeding with your menstrual cycle.   What are the symptoms? The most…

High-Risk Pregnancy

18.2.2021
When a mother or baby has an increased chance of developing or experiencing serious health issues, the pregnancy is called high-risk. These complications can be pre-existing, identified during pregnancy or at the time of delivery. They require special testing and care from qualified professionals, but when properly managed, high-risk pregnancies can result in a healthy mother and infant.   Pre-existing…

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

10.2.2021
The team at OceanMed works with Dr. Aldousany offering fetal echocardiograms to women who have high-risk pregnancies and to babies at risk of Congenital Heart Defect (CHD). We have state of the art technology, which is not available anywhere else in Cayman, which is critical in high-risk pregnancies to detect issues including congenital heart defects. This equipment coupled with our…

Dr. Laura Hole is Joining OceanMed!

3.2.2021
Dr. Laura Hole has recently relocated to the Cayman Islands after working as an OBGYN in Australia, the United Kingdom, and even Tanzania. With her joining the team, we will be able to support more women in our community and a wider variety of women's health issues. She specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, as well as gynecologic oncology. Dr.…