Category: Cure Paarl

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Community project focusing on Dental procedures

Cure Day Hospital Paarl and TC Newman Clinic took hands again on 20 April for a Community project focusing on Dental procedures.  TC Newman’s dental theatre list stood still for the last 2 years due to Covid.  Eight children were identified that needed urgent dental procedures because of their oral health conditions. Thank you to

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Cure Paarl

Welcome – Dr Izelle Taljaard

Dr Izelle Taljaard forms a part of the PAIN collective, primarily practising at PAIN Winelands. She grew up and Matriculated in Port Elizabeth, after which she obtained a B.Cur degree in Nursing Science through Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. She then went on to pursue and complete her medical degree through the University of Stellenbosch. She

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Cure Paarl

What do plastic surgeons do?

By Amori Struwig on behalf of Dr Dehan Struwig, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon In the mind of the public plastic surgery is usually related to beauty and vanity. It is often thought that the “plastic” in plastic surgery refers to the use of artificial materials such as silicone, to create a new look, a new

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Cure Erasmuskloof

Cure Day Hospital Erasmuskloof Dental CPD

DATE: 26 January 2022
SPEAKERS: Dr Evan Rabie (Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgeon) & Dr Liz Meyer (Chief medical Officer from PPS)
LOCATION: Cure day Hospitals Erasmuskloof, 506 Jochemus Street, Erasmuskloof, PTA

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Right to Sight project

We focussed on Eye Awareness month in October and Cure Paarl and Paarl Eye Centre identified 5 worthy patients for the Right to Sight project. These patients received free cataract surgery and was registered on the OSSA Right to Sight Trust which is a registered public benefit organisation dedicated to ending avoidable blindness in South

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Cure Paarl

The importance of screening for diabetic retinopathy

Written by:  Dr Norman Nieder-Heitmann, Ophthalmologist from Paarl Eye Centre MBChB (Stell), Dip Ophth (SA),FC Ophth (SA), MMED Ophth(UCT) Diabetes mellitus (DM) refers to a condition where the body is unable to produce or respond to the hormone insulin.  This in turn, leads to impaired metabolism of carbohydrates and ultimately raised blood sugar. Raised blood

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Cure Paarl

What is a General Surgeon?

Dr Colin Prozesky, General Surgeon, Paarl www.winelandsurgery.co.za General surgeons are trained in the diagnosis, pre-operative, operative, and post-operative care of patients. This encompasses a variety of disciplines including surgery of the alimentary canal and intra-abdominal organs. Further, there are the disciplines of trauma surgery, endocrine surgery (thyroid and other glands), vascular surgery (surgery of blood

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Cure Paarl assisted 6 children with free dental procedures

Cure Paarl was in the fortunate position to host a dental CSI project on the 20 April and we assisted 6 children from Paarl and Wellington with much needed dental procedures. The Covid pandemic had a huge impact on available theatre time for dental cases at Paarl Provincial hospital and Cure Paarl approached TC Newman

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Cure Paarl

Welcome – Dr Eric

My pre-graduation training was completed at University of Pretoria in 1992. I did a diploma in Emergency Medicine. I specialized in Ear, Nose and Throat in 2008 @ Stellenbosch University and worked as the head of the department at Worcester Provincial Hospital until I started my Private Practice based in Ceres since 2017. I have

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