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Henry Tan from Alpha Health Asia is a Recipient of The 2012 Spirit of Enterprise Award
December 12, 2012: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

November 21, 2012 Mr. Henry Tan, Managing Director of Alpha-Health (Asia) Pte Ltd, was awarded The Spirit of Enterprise Award this evening at the gala dinner celebration held in Singapore. Mr. Tan founded Alpha-Health Asia over ten years ago in Singapore, the company has now grown to have offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Hong Kong. Alpha-Health Asia is a leading supplier of high quality medical products for plastic and aesthetic surgery, obstetrics, gynecology and general health care. About the Spirit of Enterprise Award:

Alpha Health Asia and Contura Hold Aquamid Training Courses in Vietnam
November 25, 2012: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

November 2012 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam- Alpha Health Asia and Contura held three days of intensive training for Vietnamese doctors, the training detailed how to use Aquamid safely and effectively with the focus on injection techniques for nose augmentation, chin augmentation, cheek augmentation and reduction of deep facial lines.

Common Questions about Surgical Female Sterilization (Tubal Ligation) & the Filshie Clip System
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Will a woman’s femininity be affected? No. A woman’s body will continue to produce hormones and should not cause changes to skin, breasts or weight gain Will the surgery affect sexual drive? The surgery should not affect a woman’s sex drive; it should not change. How long does the Filshie Clip Procedure take, will I need to stay in the hospital? Application of the Filshie Clip System is done under local anesthesia; the procedure is generally a “day” procedure with overnight hospital stay not required.

The Filshie Clip System - The Ideal Choice for Female Surgical Sterilization
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

The Filshie Clip System was launched in 1982 and has become accepted as the “Gold Standard” for female surgical contraception by leading doctors and hospitals throughout the world. The Filshie Clip System is FDA approved and is proven- over 8 million Filshie Clips have been applied worldwide. Most importantly, the Filshie Clip System has a demonstrated, long-term success rate of 99.76% and a low rate of ectopic pregnancies. While female contraception is considered permanent, the Filshie Clip procedure can be reversed via a surgery with a reversal success rate of 90%.

How does the Filshie Clip System Work?
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

The Filshie Clip System has been used for over 25 years with more than 8 million Filshie Clips applied worldwide and a long-term success rate of 99.76%. It is a very cost effective method for surgical contraception and is recommended by leading doctors and hospitals.

Factors to Consider Prior to Female Sterilization via Tubal Ligation
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

The decision to have a female surgical sterilization is an important one as the sterilization is meant to be permanent. As with any contraceptive method, you should talk with your doctor or a counselor to review the benefits of each method. When considering surgical sterilization, some of the primary factors to be considered include: Health problems that might make a pregnancy unsafe A desire for a permanent sterilization, thus avoiding needing to use temporary contraception methods You do not desire to have additional children

Female Contraception and Sterilization Options- Overview of Choices
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Fortunately there are many options for female contraception and sterilization. These options include Surgical Contraception, Hormonal Methods, IUD’s, Barrier Methods and Natural Methods. We suggest detailed research of the different methods and consultations with your doctor about which method is the ideal method for you. We have compiled a very brief overview of different methods along with the benefits of each method. Different Methods:

When can Female Sterilization via Tubal Ligation Occur?
March 14, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

If using a laparoscopic method such as the Filshie Clip System, female sterilization can occur immediately post partum (immediately following child birth via vaginal or cesarean delivery) or anytime a woman is not pregnant. The hysteroscopic method cannot be used immediately after the birth of a child.

Sizing- How to Select the Correct Garment Size, How Your Garment Should Fit
March 7, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

Remember, use your pre-operative size for selecting the garment you will wear immediately after your surgery. Why? You will wear your post operative garment immediately after the surgery or liposuction, even though fat was removed, your body will maintain it’s pre-operative size immediately after the surgery due to post operative swelling. As any swelling subsides and you recover from the surgery, you will likely need a smaller sized garment and can transition into a non-zippered garment. If you have already had surgery, please use your current post operative measurements.

Selecting the Ideal Post Operative Compression Garment Style
March 7, 2011: Authored by: Alpha Health As...

There are many different styles of post operative garments, all with different features and uses based on their style of the garment. To simplify the process of selecting the ideal garment for you, here a few guidelines. Please note, we recommend you discuss your entire post operative recovery with your doctor and ask their advice on which garment style is the best for your recovery. Garment Selection Tips: