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I aspire to provide high-quality care to all of my patients, by paying careful attention to their individual needs. As one of South Africa's few female plastic surgeons, it’s imperative for me to be empathetic and compassionate in each and every consultation. My unique and understanding approach induces not only comfort but, more importantly, inspires patients to be confident in her treatment. I always say, "I strive for natural looking results whilst enhancing a person’s appearance that ultimately can transform their whole outlook on life. Being part of this metamorphosis is the most important and pleasurable part of my work.

17 March

Causes of Acne and New Therapies

March 17th, 2020|

Causes of Acne and New Therapies: Written by Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) There are various ways one can approach a breakout. At our clinic, we combine cosmeceuticals (cosmetic products), therapeutics (medical facials/peels/lasers) and clinical dermatology with pharmaceuticals (oral or ointment-based prescription medications) in approaching acne. In your consultation with one of [...]

14 March

Effective treatment and products to manage Acne

March 14th, 2020|

Effective treatment and products to manage Acne, written by skincare specialist Bernice A majority of teenagers go through a phase in life where they struggle with acne, normally during puberty. Unfortunately, a lot of people, especially women, suffer from adult acne later in life. People who are not educated on the treatment of acne try [...]

21 February

Platelet rich plasma treatments – so many ways to enjoy its benefits!

February 21st, 2020|, , , |

Platelet rich plasma treatments – so many ways to enjoy its benefits! For those of you who are already part of the Nerina Wilkinson aesthetic couture family, you are probably well aware of our love and passion to practice regenerative aesthetics. The cornerstone of this alternative approach to a rejuvenated and healthy looking skin is [...]

11 February

Why prepare your skin with a Dr Vampire Facial treatment?

February 11th, 2020|, , , , , |

Why prepare your skin with a Dr Vampire Facial treatment? Written by skincare specialist Bernice Crause Vampires are known for their immortality and flawless skin, providing the perfect reason to consider the Dr Vampire treatment. The Vampire Facial is the nickname for PRP – Platelet Rich Plasma. Our blood consists of red blood cells to [...]

23 January

What are fillers and how can they be used to bring back youth?

January 23rd, 2020|

What are fillers and how can they be used to bring back youth? By: Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Dermal or soft tissue fillers are an injectable medical product that is used in various ways to improve the aesthetic appearance of the face. They marry well with botox for the aesthetic [...]

15 January

Non-surgical treatment options for sagging skin

January 15th, 2020|

Non-surgical treatment options for sagging skin: Written by skincare specialist Kim Van Zyl SAGGING FREE, IS IT POSSIBLE? There are plenty of things to celebrate about getting older, but for most of us, sagging and slackening of the skin over time is an unwelcome surprise. Firstly, we need to understand why it happens.   WHY [...]

20 December

A goal without a plan is just a wish: The importance of a skin plan to achieve results

December 20th, 2019|, , , , |

A goal without a plan is just a wish: The importance of a skin plan to achieve results Written By Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics   Ladies and gents, we have come to the end of yet another crazy year, and it is time to take stock of the good, [...]

18 December

Hyaluronic Acid 101

December 18th, 2019|, , , , , |

Hyaluronic Acid 101 - Written by senior skincare specialist Kim Van Zyl   Hyaluronic acid (HA) is an abundant, naturally occurring substance found in your body, and forms one of the key components of your connective tissue in your skin. It is synthesized in the skin by fibroblast, fibrocyte and by roving stem cell repair [...]

28 November

Summer Science – Understand how to choose an effective Sunscreen

November 28th, 2019|, , , , , , |

Summer Science - Understand how to choose an effective Sunscreen. Written by: Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Light from the sun causes premature skin aging and wrinkling (photoaging) and increases the risk of skin cancer (photo carcinogenesis) because of radiation, specifically, ultraviolet radiation (UV). Sunscreen helps protect the skin from this radiation [...]

27 November

The trend of rising lollipop breast reduction surgery especially in younger patients.

November 27th, 2019|, , , , |

The trend of rising lollipop breast reduction surgery especially in younger patients - Written By D.r NerinaWilkinsonMBChB (Stell) M.MedFC PLAST (SA) My approach towards breast surgery in all patients is to create a natural result, as the patients today desire beautifully shaped breasts that do not look operated. Young ladies want to be able to [...]