PUT THE SPRING BACK INTO YOUR SKIN

Your age does not have to determine the health of your skin! Put back the spring into your skin with these three steps to healthy glowing skin: Step One – Cultivate a good skincare routine No matter what age you are, a good skincare routine is the foundation of healthy skin. In our twenties and […]

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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 […]

HOW TO TREAT HYPERPIGMENTATION

Hyperpigmentation is like that distant cousin we all have. You’ve heard stories of them, and you’ve seen pictures, but you’ve never really witnessed them with your own eyes. Then one day, they just show up at your doorstep and won’t leave. Pigmentation has always been there, hiding under the layers of skin or just waiting […]

Chemical vs Physical sunscreen

LET’S GET PHYSICAL

Did you know that UV radiation is one of the biggest external contributors to photo-ageing? Scientific studies are ongoing, but scientists have found that ultraviolet rays have an undeniable ageing effect on every layer of the skin. Often the exposure that leads to skin damage takes place over many years and the skin that is […]

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, […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD WEAR SUN PROTECTION EVERY SINGLE DAY

South Africa is indeed a very sunny country, which is why we love it (of course). Even during winter we have balmy days that seem to quickly defrost any limbs that might have caught a chill during the evening temperature drop. But all this sun brings its own set of health problems. Skin cancer is […]

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START THE YEAR RIGHT

A brand-new year is always a great time to change, renew, and rejuvenate ourselves. It gives us the opportunity to focus on the future and all the wonderful possibilities that lie ahead. Regardless of the resolution you make, we usually all try in some way to improve our habits, lifestyles or appearances. One example of a highly […]