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: [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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...
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 [...]
Is it possible to achieve a bountiful bosom without surgery? Dr Nerina Wilkinson explores four options for non-surgical breast augmentation.
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 [...]