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WHY YOU SHOULD WEAR SUN PROTECTION EVERY SINGLE DAY

South Africa is indeed a very sunny country, which is why we love it (of course). Even during winter we have balmy days that seem to quickly defrost any limbs that might have caught a chill during the evening temperature drop. But all this sun brings its own set of health problems. Skin cancer is […]

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SCARRING – PREVENT & REPAIR

Scars are unavoidable unless you live in a bubble. Life knocks us down, accidents happen, and operations are necessary. Scar tissue replaces normal skin tissue after an injury or wound has occurred. Scar tissue has a different texture as it consists of fibrous collagen and elastin tissue to mend and replace the specialised skin that […]

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ROSACEA – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

Rosacea is a distressing, commonly occurring skin condition that is due to a disorder of the pilosebaceous units of the skin and is characterised by a pink or red (flushed) appearing face which may be permanent or temporary. There are often also an increased number of telangiectasias or small red blood vessels present with papules […]

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THE CHIN MAKEOVER – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

It is well known that surgery is the gold standard used to measure all non-invasive procedures. Although, this is narrowing significantly due to innovative, advanced injection techniques – using new fillers with enhanced properties that support, lift and contour facial structures and skin. These techniques have been pioneered by Dr Mauricio de Maio, a Brazilian […]

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KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON – WOUNDS AND ALL

Unfortunately, due to the harmful effects of many traditional antiseptic wound treatments, wound antiseptics lost some of their importance during the last century. With the discovery of penicillin, focus shifted to increased antibiotic use for most infective conditions.The result of this was the rapid rise of multidrug-resistant organisms, and insufficient ways to treat them. The […]

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MALE HAIR LOSS CONCERNS AND THE SOLUTIONS

One of the top concerns that men have about ageing is not a surprising one – and it is not memory loss, impotence or wrinkles. Hair loss, which is closely associated with ageing, is a major worrying factor for men, even those who do not yet suffer from this condition, worry about the prospect of […]

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IS YOUR DOCTOR INJECTING QUALITY PRP?

Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP, has taken the skin rejuvenation world by storm. PRP is extracted from the blood taken from a patient, which is then put into a centrifuge to separate the plasma from other blood elements. The PRP, which consists of a high concentration of one’s own growth factors, is then injected into […]

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OPTIMAL SKIN REJUVENATION AND REGENERATION

Achieving, and maintaining, a beautiful, glowing and youthful looking skin is on most of our list of aesthetic goals. Regardless of whether this is for anti-ageing reasons or simply to enhance the overall health of one’s skin, our skins all battle to deal with the harsh elements of our South African climate. As always, certain […]

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COMBINATION TREATMENTS FOR ENRICHED SKIN HEALTH

So many factors and elements have an impact on our skin.  Seasons that reach all extremes, harsh sunlight for most part of the year, ageing, what we eat or don’t eat – the list is endless.  Busy lifestyles mean that we often don’t make the time to treat our skin as well as we ought […]

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OPTIMAL SKIN REJUVENATION AND REGENERATION

Achieving, and maintaining, a beautiful, glowing and youthful looking skin is on most of our list of aesthetic goals.  Regardless of whether this is for anti-ageing reasons or simply to enhance the overall health of one’s skin, our skins all battle to deal with the harsh elements of our South African climate.  As always, certain […]