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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.

11 October

Everything you need to know about Breast Implants

October 11th, 2018|

We have compiled a list of  frequently asked questions regarding our breast implants procedure, if you are concerned about the potential well being of your implants we have all the answers you need to know. IF I HAVE IMPLANTS BUT THEY ARE NOT PIP – ARE THERE PROBLEMS WITH ANY OTHER BRANDS? No reasons for [...]

9 October

The Non-Surgical Breast Augmentation

October 9th, 2018|

Written by: Dr Nerina Wilkinson - MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) Really beautiful and perfect breasts are a rarity in women, however the media present these very rare exceptions as the standard for breasts. No wonder many women are constantly seeking treatments to enhance and change the shape of their breasts. Prosthetic breast implants have [...]

4 October

The Bridal Doctor – My personal home care regime.

October 4th, 2018|

Written by: Dr Serena Cardoso - BHSc, MBChB (Wits), DipPEC (SA) Medical internship is not for the faint of heart and the initial months were particularly taxing. One thing no one teaches young doctors is basic accounting principles or financial savvy and after a rigorous initiation, I thought it best at the time to spend [...]

14 September

Keeping PIGMENTATION on the LIGHT side of Life

September 14th, 2018|

Written By: Dr Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics It might not feel like it, but summer is almost around the corner, and although we might not always admit to it – deep down inside some of us want to be able to show off those healthy glowing sun kissed skins. The [...]

9 July

The Bridal Doctor – Consultation

July 9th, 2018|

Written by: Dr Serna Cardoso - BHSc, MBChB (Wits), DipPEC (SA) 1st Appointment: The Bridal Doctor Consultation When: 6 months to go Who: Dr Cardoso and Dr Nerina Wilkinson SKIN’s therapists. What: Skin consult, VISIA Complexion Analysis, customized home skin care regime, 6 month treatment plan drawn up Cost: R800 MEDICAL SKIN ASSESSMENT:                               [...]

3 July

My Bridal Skincare Journey – by “The Bridal Doctor”

July 3rd, 2018|

Written by: Dr Serena Cardoso - BHSc, MBChB (WITS), DipPEC (SA) I’m getting married! The three words every women wants to gloat about over dinner with friends and it’s something I certainly do! It’s such an exciting time in one’s life and can also be a little stressful, bridezilla anyone? There are vast amounts of [...]

27 June

Adipolaser Facial Rejuvenation: The “natural” stem cell, scar-less facelift

June 27th, 2018|

Written by: Dr Nerina Wilkinson - MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) A youthful face is a face with beautiful soft curves created by perfectly placed volume and a radiant skin. To therefore achieve a totally rejuvenating effect it is of utmost importance to correct both volume and skin quality. I see so many patients who [...]

18 June

Intimate Wellness: Vaginal Laser Rejuvenation for Menopause & Childbirth

June 18th, 2018|

Vaginal Laser. Written By: Dr Serena Cardoso - BHSc, MB BCh (WITS), DipPEC (SA). Jenna* is statuesque, funny and frank. She appears to be in her late 40s and often talks about her husband in our consultations. On the surface they seem to be incredibly happy together and very much in love. However, at a [...]

22 May

The real science behind the popular Vampire Facial

May 22nd, 2018|

Written by Dr Marisa Heyns - MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics WHAT ARE PRP REJUVENATION TREATMENTS? The Vampire Facial has become synonymous with the Khardashians’ and other uber conscious fashionistas’ beauty treatments. For most of the clients that know me, I tend to err on the side of caution with treatments that create [...]

28 February

A new generation of implant

February 28th, 2018|

Breast augmentation surgery remains the most common plastic surgery procedure to date. We all understand the importance of selecting a qualified, specialist plastic surgeon and reputable, licensed clinic. However, most patients don’t realise that the choice of breast implant is a very important decision – perhaps even more important than the surgeon or the clinic. [...]