You’ll be surprised to know what’s trending in Plastic Surgery…The Butt Lift!

With celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj showing off their shapely behinds, it’s no wonder that the Brazilian Butt Lift is rising in popularity, with the incidence of butt augmentation using fat grafting rising by 26% in 2016 alone. Here in South Africa, like much of the Western world, the focus has always been on the size and the shape of the breasts, with breast augmentation being one of […]

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What’s the difference between Botox and Fillers?

There’s no doubt that the popularity of injectables is on the rise, but there’s still a lot of confusion when it comes to the difference between Botox and filler. Here, Dr Dower explains what each treatment is used for, so that you’re better equipped to make a decision. The difference between Botox and filler Botulinum toxin (also known as ‘Botox’) is a natural, purified protein that is injected directly into the facial […]

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Skin Cancer: what are the signs and what are my treatment options?

With the summer holidays fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to ensure that your skin is protected against the sun’s harmful rays. It’s also the perfect time to clue yourself up on the facts surrounding skin cancer. The three most common types of skin cancer are Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. Although incidences of Melanoma are still relatively uncommon compared to Basal Cell Carcinoma and […]

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Breast Cancer 101: Everything You Need To Know About Your Treatment Options and Breast Reconstruction

A Breast Reconstruction Surgeon’s Thoughts On What You Should Know  Did you know that one in every 29 South Africans will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes? It also happens to be the most prevalent cancer in South Africa. These are some scary statistics, but the good news is that breast cancer is treatable when detected early. There are also countless treatment options and breast reconstruction options available. Early detection […]

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Dr Rory’s Top 6 Spring Skincare Changes to Make Now

As temperatures begin to rise and thick jerseys are tossed aside for sleeveless tops, one thing you may have overlooked as you prepare for Spring is your skincare routine. Make no mistake: the rich lotions and nourishing oils that you relied on during the winter months just won’t cut it during the warmer weather. Here are 6 of Dr Rory’s top Spring Skincare Changes to Take You into the New Season:   […]

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