How To Prevent UV Damage To My Skin

We all love to feel the sun on our skin during the warmer months. Not only does it make us feel good, but the sun also provides us with plenty of essential vitamins like vitamin D. At The McIndoe Centre, we understand the importance of sun safety and want to share some guidance on how…

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Your Complete Guide to Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer diagnosed in the UK, with as many as 156,000 cases diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer each year. Fortunately, most forms of skin cancer are highly treatable, with treatment often able to eliminate cancer. This article will explore the different types of skin cancer, their…

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What Is the Legal Eyesight Standard for Driving In The UK?  

There is a legal eyesight standard required of all drivers in the UK and failing to meet this standard or wearing corrective lenses to meet this standard could land you a hefty fine. It also puts you, other road users and pedestrians in danger. An estimated £33m of damage is caused by drivers with poor…

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A Guide To TUG Flap Construction

A Guide To TUG Flap Construction If you are considering breast reconstruction surgery, you may be familiar with TUG flap reconstruction. TUG is an alternative to the most common types of surgery offered.  This guide from The McIndoe Centre will tell you everything you need to know and answer some all-important questions. What is a…

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What Is Rhinoplasty Surgery? 

What Is Rhinoplasty Surgery? Rhinoplasty surgery, more commonly known as nose augmentation/nose job, aims to change the shape of your nose to provide a more ‘desired’ look. It has become a highly popular procedure in the UK as it addresses a wide range of cosmetic and medical concerns from clients.  This guide from The McIndoe…

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World Glaucoma Week

World Glaucoma Week World Glaucoma Week aims to create greater awareness of the condition and highlight the importance of sight preservation, indicated by the campaign’s green ribbon.  This week provides the opportunity to spread the word, whether it is encouraging eye examinations or discussing your family history to help prevent irreversible vision loss. To mark…

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Horder Healthcare achieves national food award for patient food

Horder Healthcare achieves national food award for patient food We are delighted to have achieved a ‘Food for Life Served Here Bronze Award’ from the Soil Association for serving meals that are good for our climate, nature and health at both The Horder Centre and The McIndoe Centre.  The ‘Food for Life Served Here Award’…

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Are breast implants safe?

Are breast implants safe? Whatever your reason may be for considering breast implants, there are a lot of things you need to be aware of before going ahead with the procedure, from the benefits and risks to cost and recovery. At The McIndoe Centre, the question we hear the most is “are breast implants safe?”.…

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Causes And Symptoms of Cataracts

learn about the symptoms of cataracts and getting treatment for them

Cataracts is a condition that affects thousands of people across the UK. If you — or someone you know — is currently suffering from cataracts, then you may be looking for more information surrounding the condition. In this article, we will discuss the condition in its entirety. What are cataracts? What are the symptoms of…

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DIEP Flap Surgery: What To Expect

A woman smiling with her family after choosing to have DIEP flap surgery

DIEP Flap Surgery: What To Expect For women who have gone through breast cancer and treatment, breast reconstruction surgery can be an option There are several different methods of breast reconstruction that can depend on a number of factors, such as personal preference, the surgery you’ve had, and the size and shape of breasts. One…

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