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Sports Surgery – Knee Pain

Dr Harry Papagapiou – Orthopedic SurgeonMBCHB (WITS) MMED Orth (WITS) FC Orth (SA) Cert Knee Recon A short review on the common causes & management options for elite & amateur level competitors, casual fitness training and standard daily activity sufferers Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) also known as : Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome Chondromalacia Patellae “Cinema

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LAUNCH OF “RAISE THE BRA” INITIATIVE.

CELEBRITY PLASTIC SURGEON, DR DEON WEYERS, AND CLIENTS MARK SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF “RAISE THE BRA” INITIATIVE. Popular Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Deon Weyers and his team have collected hundreds of pre-owned bras to make a significant impact on the lives of women across South Africa. Highlighted during a handover event at his practice in

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Are you doing enough?

Dr Michelle McLean Did you know, dental caries (cavities) is the most prevalent disease in the world? How are you trying to prevent getting sick? We all know that oral hygiene needs to be an incredibly important part of our daily lives, but do we know exactly why? Here are some scary facts: Between 60-90%

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Advantages of Day Hospitals for Doctors and Medical Specialists

Day Hospitals are becoming an increasingly popular concept in South Africa, with many patients reaping the advantages. But what are the benefits for doctors? A Day Hospital is an outpatient facility where modern healthcare services are provided, with a focus on short-term surgical procedures. There are usually no overnight procedures performed at Day Hospitals, hence

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Hearing loss in children

Dr Anton van Lierop Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, Paarl There are 2 types of hearing loss in children: Conductive hearing loss due to abnormal conduction of sound to the inner ear or Sensory-Neural Hearing Loss due to decreased function of the inner ear itself. Although conductive deafness is the most common cause of hearing loss

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Post-op instructions: Breast Augmentation

Tips for a healthy recovery after a Breast Augmentation Do not remove the dressings that have been applied. Sponge bath only and do not allow the dressings to become wet. The dressing is usually removed about 7 days after surgery. Take medication as prescribed but avoid medication containing aspirin as this may aggravate bleeding. Smoking

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Blepharoplasty – Repair droopy eyelids

Written by Kevin Millar What is Blepharoplasty? Excess skin on the upper eyelid creates a hooding effect which makes the eyes look tired in spite of having slept well. Sometimes the forehead muscles compensate to lift the brow, this causes transverse wrinkles on the forehead. This skin can be removed, sometimes with a little fat

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Facial Aging / Facelift

Written by Kevin Millar You never stop being young on the inside but with time, ageing occurs on the outside.  The skin of the face loses its elasticity, there is a loss of fat volume and some bone resorption.  This causes deepening of the nasolabial folds, marionette lines, jowling and excess skin on the neck

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Prevention of Cervix Cancer

Written by Dr Haynes van der Merwe Cervix cancer is the second most common cancer in women and the leading cause of cancer related deaths amongst women. In South Africa it is diagnosed at a late stage in the majority of affected women because of a delay of access to healthcare. The good news is

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