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Skinboosters for Winter Rehydration

Winter can be a challenging time for maintaining healthy, hydrated skin. The cold air, low humidity, and indoor heating all contribute to dryness and dullness. Fortunately, Skinboosters for winter skin

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Exosomes in Facial Aesthetics and Regenerative Medicine

Introduction Facial aesthetics and regenerative medicine have made significant strides in recent years. Among the emerging technologies, exosomes have gained considerable attention for their potential to enhance skin rejuvenation and

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Inflammaging

In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on inflammaging within the realm of skincare, and this focus is well-founded. Inflammation serves as a vital immune response, signalling the

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Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren’t able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be inadequate and unstable for many

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Body Sculpting with Sculptra

  I recently had the opportunity to explore body sculpting with Sculptra in a training session. In the evolving landscape of cosmetic enhancements, Sculptra has emerged as a pivotal tool.

The Power of Retinol
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The Power of Retinol

Retinol stands as a well-studied component within topical facial skincare, boasting decades of clinical exploration and tangible outcomes. This potent derivative of vitamin A finds its place in trusted wrinkle

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2024: The Year Cosmetic Surgery Got Real

In 2023, something big happened in the world of cosmetic surgery. It was like everyone decided that less is more and that looking like the real you, only better, is

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Growth Factors in Skincare

The most sought-after solutions in skincare are anti-aging products. Breakthrough ingredients, advanced delivery systems, and innovative in-office treatments have garnered attention due to the increasing demand for effective anti-aging solutions.

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Sun Safety Tips for Enjoying Your Summer Holidays

December holidays are a perfect time to enjoy the sun, but it’s crucial not to forget about sun protection. Here are some sun safety tips for enjoying your summer holidays.

The Beauty Secrets of Botulinum Toxin
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The Beauty Secrets of Botulinum Toxin

Unveiling Botox, Dysport, & Xeomin   Navigating the dazzling world of cosmetic enhancements, some products create a buzz and then vanish, while others, like true legends, stand the test of

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Retinol+ Emulsion 0.3 and 1.0

Experience retinol boosted with this highly active, iS Clinical’s fast-acting Retinol+ Emulsion 0.3 and 1.0. It  is a resurfacing formula that combines Retinol of botanical origin with a proprietary blend

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Psychological Impacts of Plastic Surgery

In a world where physical beauty is celebrated, it’s no surprise that plastic surgery has increasingly become a part of our quest for self-improvement. The field has advanced significantly in

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iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+

iS Clinical Pro-Heal Serum Advance+ is a renowned skincare product known for its potent blend of active ingredients designed to address multiple skin concerns. Infused with a mix of vitamins

Non-Invasive Rhinoplasty with Filler
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Non-Invasive Rhinoplasty with Filler

In the world of cosmetic enhancement, non-invasive procedures have been garnering significant attention. One such procedure is the non-invasive rhinoplasty with filler, more commonly known as a ‘liquid nose job.’

Growth Factors
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Growth Factors

  Anti-aging products are the most sought-after solutions in skincare. Breakthrough ingredients, delivery systems and new in-office treatments are often in the spotlight due to the demand by patients for

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Bodytite & Liposuction Arms

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, “I wish I could just magic away this excess arm fat?” Well, it turns out you can, with the help of

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ZO® Firming Serum

When you ask people about their primary skincare concern, many responses will echo the same: pre-mature skin aging. Many people, particularly women, work to firm their sagging skin and utilize

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Combining Thermage and Radiesse

Thermage and Radiesse are both popular rejuvenation treatments for the face that provide patients with a refreshed look. However, when these treatments are combined, they can provide powerful results and

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ZO® Daily Power Defense

Spotlight on ZO® Daily Power Defense ZO® Daily Power Defense is a hero product. If you do not already use this in your daily routine, you are missing out! We think

Double Whammy your Double Chin!
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Double Whammy your Double Chin!

Double whammy your double chin by combining liposuction with FaceTite™! Everyone hates selfie fat – that junk that pops out from under your chin when you look down. Many of

The “Tites” Options
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The “Tites” Options

New advances from InMode have led to revolutionary new techniques, the “Tites” options – Bodytite (skin tightening and fat reduction), Facetite (skin tightening of the face and neck), Accutite (pinpoint

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The Mommy Makeover Checklist

Have a look at our article which gives you the in’s and out’s using our mommy makeover checklist. After Pregnancy, many changes occur to the body, some reverse naturally, and

Can BodyTite™ Reduce Bat Wings?
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Can BodyTite™ Reduce Bat Wings?

  As spring and summer approach each year, you may dread another season of hiding your flabby arms under long sleeves. If you are stressed out about wearing sleeveless tops

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LIPO – Fact, Fantasy and Fiction

Dr. Ching debunks 10 common misconceptions or myths about

Treating Loose Facial Skin Without A Facelift
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Treat Loose Facial Skin Without A Facelift

  As a plastic surgeon regularly treating patients following Massive Weight Loss (MWL), I see many patients who are unhappy with their facial appearance. Many look for a way to

What is ChinLipo
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What is ChinLipo?

  We often get asked what is ChinLipo? In the same way, the chin is an often neglected facial feature that plays a pivotal role in facial aesthetics, as the

Silent Breast Implant Rupture
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Silent Breast Implant Rupture

  Suppose you have had a breast augmentation, especially more than 8-10 years ago. In that case, this article may be of interest to you. Last month, my anesthetist commented

Gynaecomastia and BodyTite
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Gynaecomastia and BodyTite

For many years men have been embarrassed and reluctant to seek treatment for gynaecomastia, worried about scarring and an operated appearance. They are often self-conscious about their appearance, wearing tight

BodyTite and Liposuction 2022
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BodyTite and Liposuction 2022

Fighting fat cells can feel like an endless battle against the bulge for many patients. You diet, you exercise, but to no avail as those saddlebags, love handles, and tummy

The “Tites” at Precision Aesthetics
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The “Tites” at Precision Aesthetics

Introducing The “Tites” at Precision Aesthetics. You are not alone if you look for a tighter, toned, more youthful appearance. New advances from InMode have led to  revolutionary techniques such

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Calf Augmentation without the knife

For years, fat transfers (or grafts) have been used to fill in facial flaws such as hollow cheeks, sunken eyes or indented scars. Now they are also used to augment many other areas of the body. Dr Vernon Ching discusses.

Morpheus8 Skin Remodelling
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Morpheus8 Skin Remodelling

  If you are looking to improve your skin and body, Morpheus8 Skin Remodelling is a fantastic new technology! Morpheus8 penetrates into the deep layers of the skin. It has

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Christmas in the Sun!

Frequent exposure to sunlight accelerates skin aging. Ironically, we are pursuing the Fountain of Youth more than ever yet doing exactly what makes the skin age the fastest – exposing

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The Zen of Great Skin

Great skin, for the majority of us, does not come naturally. Only those that are truly genetically gifted have this biological advantage. This does not mean that the rest of us are doomed, merely that we need to work a lot harder to achieve our goal.

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Injectables and the Future

The whole world is in chaos, everything is different, and nothing will ever be the same again. Lockdown and its devastating financial consequences have affected all walks of life. As

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Why Slimlipo Laser Liposuction is Much Less Invasive Than Normal

There is no doubt that exercise and diet is the best way to obtain the shape and figure that you desire; however newer body sculpting technologies allow you to remove excess fat that is not easily lost by diet and exercise.

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Cosmetic Medical Tourism – Buyers Beware!

Cosmetic Medical Tourism (CMT) is the burgeoning trend of international travel to receive cosmetic medical care. So, why would anyone want to travel to a different country with different laws,

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2020 Aesthetic Tips and Trends – Innovating for the new Decade.

It is the beginning of a new year and a new decade.

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Sun And The April Holidays

Autumn is a deceptive season. Once the summer rains abate, the weather starts to cool and one is tempted to stay outdoors for long stretches to enjoy the fresh air before the cold winter temperatures start to bite. Particularly here in Africa, protection from the sun is necessary all year round, for a number of reasons.

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Liposuction Fact, Fiction and Fantasy

Liposuction was the aesthetic surgical procedure performed most commonly in the USA last year, second only to breast augmentation as borne out by figures released by the American Society of

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Treating Hair Loss with PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy)

TREATING HAIRLOSS WITH PRP (PLATELET RICH PLASMA THERAPY) PRP is an exciting non-surgical therapeutic option for patients who require stimulation of hair growth for hair loss conditions. Recent scientific research

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Sculpting The Male: A Look At Big Body Implants

While the request for body contouring using silicone implants in men is far less common than in women, there is still a demand for these types of operations, writes Dr Vernon Ching.

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Male Gynaecomastia

Male Gynaecomastia is a common disorder seen by many plastic surgeons. This  and can be the result of hormonal changes, heredity, obesity or the use of certain drugs.

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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

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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

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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

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Male Cosmetic Procedures – The 4 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

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Skin Cancer

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

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Male Hotlines

So, what do men want? Generally, not more youthful but rather good for their age. They want to look like the cool guy!

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Thermafrax

Thermage and Fraxel bring out the best in each other, just like you and your best friend. This non-surgical treatment sequence is your skin’s best friend for total skin rejuvenation. The combined treatments help correct the most signifi cant signs of ageing: sagging skin, wrinkles, skin texture and pigmentation.

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The NEXT GENERATION of peel

While facial chemical peels remain among the most effective treatments for skin rejuvenation, it must be noted that not all peels provide the same results. It’s the strength of the peel solution that affects the depth of the treatment.

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Face Lifting After Massive Weight Loss

Patients undergoing bariatric surgery for severe obesity are often left with excess, sagging skin, affecting all areas of the body – including the face. This can negatively impact one’s body image and self-esteem, despite the powerful achievement of significant weight loss.

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Cosmetic Medial Tourism – Surgery Without Borders

Having a cosmetic procedure abroad may save you quite a nice chunk of change.

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Choosing the Cosmetic Surgery: Looking in the Mirror

In modern society attitudes to cosmetic surgery have changed dramatically with an increased acceptance of people choosing how they wish to look.

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The Chin Makeover

The chin is a symbol of sensuality in the female and masculinity in the male, playing a pivotal role in facial aesthetics. Despite this however, it’s a feature that’s often

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The Latest Method in Fat Removal

A pioneering new liposuction technique has been growing in popularity, as it promises to remove fat in a smooth and gentle manner. This procedure is known as SAFELipo® – and has been recognized for exactly what its name implies: a safer alternative.

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The Brazilian Boob Job

Dr Vernon Ching reports on a procedure called “The Brazilian Boob Job” – a method of performing breast augmentation that seems to have taken Australia by storm..

Beautification And The Perfect Face
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Beautification And The Perfect Face

According to scientists, we are all automatically and genetically drawn to people with beautiful traits as these people are perceived more healthy and strong and are more likely to produce offspring with these self-same characteristics. Even a baby knows beauty is innate.

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The Balloon Pill

A new diet pill called the Obalon inflates inside your stomach to mimic the results of weight loss surgery. While it’s being touted as the new non-surgical alternative to gastric bypass, the question remains: is it an effective tool…or simply hype

The Full Mommy Makeover
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The Full Mommy Makeover

Pregnancy can take a toll on your body, affecting your breasts, tummy and legs. After nine months—or more, if nursing—you are probably longing for your pre-baby figure

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