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LIPOSUCTION 2019 – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

Liposuction in 2019 is vastly different from 10 years ago, and its popularity is still growing worldwide. Body contouring procedures have again taken three of the top five spots as indicated in recent figures from the 2018 ASAPS (American Society of Plastic Surgeons) survey; liposuction was the most common surgical procedure, second only to breast […]

NuAngle’s First African Masterclass in Urogynaecology

Responding to a need from the urogynaecology industry, NuAngle partnered with their product partners Coloplast and the University of the Freestate to host the first African Masterclass in Urogynaecology. Tec Med and Synthec assisted with sponsorships for the workshops held at UFS from the 5th to the 7th July 2018 Industry experts and academics offered […]

NuAngle takes African Masterclass in Aesthetics on the road

NuAngle has always had a passion for uplifting the industry and industry professionals. Together with their product partners, Arthrex, and Dr Hanno Pototschnig, NuAngle hosted an African Masterclass in Aesthetics with a focus on the rejuvenating and regenerative properties of Personalised Cell Therapy. International expert Dr Hanno Pototschnig presented a lecture on the clinical evidence […]

NuAngle launches the Xpella® product range with an innovative reservoir

After extensive research, engineering and testing, NuAngle is proud to launch the Xpella® Constant Vacuum Drainage Reservoir into the South African market. The Xpella® 300 is the first revolutionary development in closed wound drainage in twenty years. Active surgical drainage has always struggled with the fact that as soon as the drainage reservoir started filling, […]

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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 […]