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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.

18 October

Home care products: Necessity, luxury or marketing ploy?

October 18th, 2019|

Home care products: Necessity, luxury or marketing ploy? Written By: Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics   This question, I am sure, you ask yourself each time you visit your skin clinic, or retail store when you are confronted with isles and isles of the skin care products. It is a [...]

25 September

Keeping A-Breast

September 25th, 2019|

Everything you need to know about the Breast Lift,written by: Dr NerinaWilkinsonMBChB (Stell) M.MedFC PLAST (SA)   The rising trend of the breast lift According to a new survey, requests for the breast lift surgery has sky-rocketed of late, even outpacing breast implants by two to- one. Dr Nerina Wilkinson discusses this procedure and its rising [...]

16 September

Everything you need to know about Micro-Needling

September 16th, 2019|

Everything you need to know about Micro-Needling by: Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Micro-needling (MN) is the buzz treatment in cosmetic dermatology at the moment. It has shown efficacy for wrinkles, skin tightening, pigmentation and scars. It performs multiple functions in skin rejuvenation and can be seen as a two-in-one treatment: [...]

20 August

Breast Implants: Forever and Always…

August 20th, 2019|

Breast Implants: Forever and Always… Written by: Dr. Nerina Wilkinson – MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA)   Meet Sandy one of our patients who had a breast augmentation procedure 12 years ago:   She firstly didn’t know that implants don’t last a lifetime, she has a capsular leak (how did that happen?), she has no money [...]

12 August

Let’s Talk Intimate Wellness

August 12th, 2019|

Let’s Talk Intimate Wellness - Written By Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics So, how is your sex life?   I am sure that is the last thing you expect to read off an aesthetic blog. Perhaps you have asked that question or answered it only in the confines of a [...]

30 July

The Mommy Makeover – Getting your pre-pregnancy body back.

July 30th, 2019|

The Mommy Makeover - Getting your pre-pregnancy body back. Written by: Dr. Nerina Wilkinson – MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) August is Women’s month. This is an opportunity to celebrate women's achievements and the important role that women play in society. South Africa commemorates Women’s Day on 9th   August as a tribute to the more than 20 000 [...]

17 July

Chemical Peels: Understanding how they can be of benefit to your skin.

July 17th, 2019|

Chemical Peels: Understanding how they can be of benefit to your skin - By: Dr. Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Chemical peels have long been used to reduce photoaging and other visible signs of aging. Through their exfoliating action they can improve skin’s appearance by reducing dryness, poor texture, acne, scars, pigmentation, [...]

13 June

Fabulous Fat

June 13th, 2019|

FABULOUS FAT Written by: Dr. Nerina Wilkinson – MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) Winter is the time when I love to bring out the hot chocolate and all the other comfort foods. A warm bed also seems so much more enticing than an early morning gym class. This “winter fat” has always been “the enemy”. [...]

11 June

Lumecca – our knight in Intense Pulsed Light armour

June 11th, 2019|

Lumecca – our Knight in Intense Pulsed Light armour: Written By Dr. Marisa Heyns MBChB (UCT), MSc Aesthetic Medicine and Therapeutics  The Cape Town winter has finally settled in and our skins can take a bit of a breather after fighting off the harsh UV rays of Summer.  Unfortunately, a lot of us may not have [...]

28 May

Face Lift Trends

May 28th, 2019|

FACE LIFT TRENDS Written by: Dr Nerina Wilkinson – MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) The face and neck are parts of the body most exposed to the elements and are therefore most affected by the aging process. Until recently the conventional facelift was the treatment of choice to improve the signs of [...]