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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.

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 [...]

25 November

EYELight360 BLEPHAROPLASTY

November 25th, 2019|, , , , |

EYELight360 BLEPHAROPLASTY: Written by D.r NerinaWilkinsonMBChB (Stell) M.MedFC PLAST (SA) Beautiful Eyes have always drawn me to people’s faces. I love traveling and photography and often I find myself zooming in on complete strangers' eyes to captivate their natural beauty. This is the reason I developed the EYELight360TM Blepharoplasty   When your eyes stand out [...]

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 [...]