Blog

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.

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. [...]

28 February

Breast Before The risks of ignoring your implant shelf life

February 28th, 2018|

As with most good things in life, breast implants do not last forever. They come with an expiration date, deeming it necessary to have them either replaced or removed at some point Dr Nerina Wilkinson, plastic surgeon, reports on the common risks and complications that can occur when this factor is overlooked.

22 January

Preparing for your Surgery

January 22nd, 2017|

I would urge you to read through these recommendations when planning your surgery and travel arrangements. Should you have any specific queries please do not hesitate to contact me. PLANNING YOUR JOURNEY 1. Your Itinerary - take note of the following: You should plan to arrive in Cape Town at least 2 days prior to [...]

28 October

Keeping A-Breast

October 28th, 2016||

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 trend...

28 October

Scar Tissue

October 28th, 2016||

It's been well documented that out fatty tissue contains a rich supply of stem cells - and is widely used in the aesthetics field because of its anti-ageing effects. However, did you know that out fat derived stem cells may not only be the answer to curing many  diseases - but  for improving scars as [...]