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    Gynaecomastia
    Gynaecomastia is a common disorder seen by many plastic surgeons. This is a condition of over-developed or enlarged breasts in men that can occur at any age and can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs. The most common causes of gynecomastia in adult men that seek medical assessment include: Pubertal gynecomastia that Continue Reading...
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    The Daddy Do-Over
    “Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside”, was the recent heading in the New York Post. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” operations - a plastic surgery combination of a tummy tuck, a breast lift or augmentation and liposuction - have been common for many years, but now men of a certain age are paying for Continue Reading...
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    The Sun – By Dr Vernon Ching
    July is UV Awareness Month Despite the weather being cold one is tempted to stay outdoors for long stretches to enjoy the fresh South African air, and not worry about using sunblock. Here in South Africa, protection from the sun is necessary all year round, for several reasons. THE SUN AND PREMATURE AGING Frequent exposure to sunlight accelerates skin ageing. Continue Reading...
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    Breast Augmentation
    Breast Augmentation Breast augmentation is the most common cosmetic operation performed in the USA. It is often referred to as a "breast aug" or "boob job" by patients and involves using either Breast Implants or fat to increase the size of their breasts. A patient may be a candidate for breast augmentation if: You are troubled by the feeling that your breasts Continue Reading...
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    Male Cosmetic procedures – The Four Hotlines
    The four hotlines men are targeting to give a bright, relaxed, sharp look are: Eyeline Jawline Waistline Hairline The last four to five years have seen a dramatic trend change with increased acceptance and validation of male aesthetics procedures. From 1997 to 2017 aesthetic procedures have increased by 273%. Men are living longer, are involved in more relationships in their Continue Reading...
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    Skin Cancers
    Skin cancer is the most common cancer and is divided into melanotic cancers that involve pigment and Non-Melanoma skin cancers ( NMSC). NMSCs, mostly squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) and basal cell carcinomas (BCCs), generally occur in the elderly population over 50 years of age, and the incidence is increasing. Research estimates that nonmelanoma skin cancer, including basal cell carcinoma and Continue Reading...
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    How to get rid of adult acne
    Acne breakouts are a nightmare for anyone. No one is happy to see those dreaded red bumps pushing to the surface. So it’s safe to assume that a skincare routine that can help to prevent and treat adult acne would be life changing. Acne is an inflammatory condition that can come in a variety of stages from mild to severe. Continue Reading...
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    Liposuction
    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 augmentation with patients spending billions Continue Reading...
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    The Chin Makeover
    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 plastic surgeon using the MD Continue Reading...
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    Rosacea
    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 or pustules. This generally affects Continue Reading...
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