The Sun - Dr Ching

THE SUN: UV AWARENESS – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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 […]

Four Hot Lines - Dr Ching

THE FOUR HOTLINES – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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 […]

Skin Cancer - Dr Ching

SKIN CANCER – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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, […]

Liposuction - Dr Ching

LIPOSUCTION 2019 – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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 […]

Rosacea - Dr Ching

ROSACEA – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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 […]

Chin Makeover - Ching

THE CHIN MAKEOVER – BY DR VERNON CHING, PRECISION AESTHETICS

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 […]

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EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR ALOPECIA

Millions of men and women worldwide are affected by alopecia, what most of us know as hair loss. In many cases, it causes extreme anguish and negatively affects the overall psychological wellbeing of the affected person. Luckily, with today’s advancements in hair loss treatments, people are more aware of the various types of hair loss […]

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THYMUSKIN SUPPORT FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Hair loss from chemotherapy remains on one of the most physically and psychologically distressing side effects of cancer drugs and radiation. The baldness that results from chemotherapy and radiation, known as Alopecia Medicamentosa, is utterly devastating to the psyche of cancer patients, whether male or female. Most oncologists are not overly concerned about their patients’ […]

WINTER COVERAGE AND CONDITIONING WITH COLORESCIENCE

Possibly one of the most frustrating and uncomfortable factors of winter is dry and flaky skin. There are several reasons why your skin gets drier during winter including the drier atmosphere, being around heaters (which dry out the air) and taking extra hot showers – which can rapidly extract the skin’s moisture. Fortunately, the Colorescience […]

CANCER AWARENESS MONTH – COLORESCIENCE IN SUPPORT

With May being Cancer Awareness Month, it is a good time to remind ourselves how easy it is to prevent one of the most common cancers, namely skin cancer. Most skin cancer is caused by the sun’s UV rays and over 2 million people are diagnosed with non-melanoma skin cancer every year. Knowing your ABCDEs […]