The blazing African sun is no match for Dr Wilinson's cutting skin-rejuvenation program. Although she's a cosmetic surgeon by trade, it's her spot-on judgement with injectable and laser treatments that is the talk of the town...
Immediately on being discharged from the hospital or clinic, you’ll need to be placed in an environment that is comfortable, with staff who are equipped to deal with all of your postoperative needs. Choosing the right accommodation for the days following your surgery is vital. You're far away from home and it’s normal for you [...]
Each procedure requires specific post-operative care and I’ll provide you with all the information pertinent to your procedure/s during your consultations.However, there are some general tips you can follow that can help you get through the early post-op days as comfortably as possible, such as: Don’t expect to look fantastic right away – Anticipating some [...]
While you’re in South Africa, it would be a crime to spend all your time holed up indoors, once you’re strong enough to get out and about after surgery. So, I recommend that you make the most of your stay here and explore our beautiful country. Recover Surrounded by Nature Few experiences in life can [...]
There are three surgeons in practice; make sure you see Dr Nerina Wilkinson, Cape Town's queen of Botox and fillers. She specialises in precision Botox - it's a more concentrated mix, so it doesn't spread across the face...
It is extremely important to confirm with your surgeon if they used PIP implants during your augmentation. They are the best person to give you advice. You will need to consult your plastic surgeon and undergo special investigations to confirm if the implant is still intact. Luckily in SA – very few surgeons actually used [...]
Breast augmentation remains one of the most common surgical procedures performed today and for my patients and myself probably one of the most rewarding. The recent health care scare involving PIP implants has therefore been disturbing and has highlighted again the subject of exactly “how safe are breast implants actually?”Late last year concerns about breast [...]
In the past rupture (where there may be a hole in the shell of the implant) was a common problem seen by many plastic surgeons. However modern implants are much less likely to do this as the quality of the outer shell of the implants has improved and the inner gel is more cohesive (ie [...]