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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.

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 [...]

15 May

Fractora – fractional radiofrequency for skin tightening

May 15th, 2019|

Fractora - fractional radiofrequency for skin tightening by: Dr Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) Fractora (aka Microneedling Radiofrequency) is a new and exciting high tech treatment that works through tiny laser-emitting needles, combining the antiaging power of controlled wound healing and the physics of deep tightening, thermal energy. It shows great promise [...]

24 April

The New Face of Intimate Wellness – Regenerative Intimate Treatment

April 24th, 2019|

The New Face of Intimate Wellness - Regenerative Intimate Treatments as discussed in A2 Magazine Issue 26 Written by: Dr Nerina Wilkinson - MBChB (Stell), FCS Plast (SA) Today, we live in a world where women are taking control. Discussing recent experiences of non-surgical treatments like Botulinum Toxin and facial  fillers are [...]

23 April

The Good Hair Day Campaign

April 23rd, 2019|

The Good Hair Day Campaign by: Dr Serena Cardoso DipPEC (SA), BHSc, MB BCh (WITS) I got my hair cut this week. My hair dresser insisted there were split ends to remove. As usual this led to a rigorous back and forth which she won (she usually does) and half an hour later I was [...]