A chemical peel is a technique that improves the skin's texture and appearance, by applying a chemical solution to the skin which removes the outer damaged layers. The amount of skin removed will depend on the type of chemical used, the strength of the product (superficial, medium and deep peels) and how long it is left on the skin. They can be used on most areas of the body, but are commonly used on the face or the back of the hands to improve rough skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, blemishes, scars or acne...
RENAISSANCE SURGICAL CLINIC
The Renaissance Surgical Clinic is a fully licensed, Private Day Clinic offering exclusively cosmetic and dental surgery. The Clinic is situated on the first floor of the prestigious Renaissance Body Science Institute in the heart of the 'mother city', situated a mere 15 minutes from Cape Town International Airport...
ANAESTHESIA IN A NUTSHELL
DEEP CONSCIOUS SEDATION
This is a temporary state of unawareness during which you will experience no pain. A Specialist Anaesthesiologist, who is present throughout your procedure, will place a plastic cannula into one of your veins in your hand or arm through which various medicines will be administered in order to achieve and maintain a state of unawareness.
In most cases patients breath spontaneously and receive supplemental oxygen via nasal prongs which sit at the opening of the nose. Occasionally it may be necessary for the Anaesthesiologist to insert an airway device in order to assist your breathing.
NATURAL PRODUCTS TO AVOID BEFORE YOUR SURGERY
THE "NATURAL PRODUCTS" LISTED BELOW MAY BE BENEFICIAL FOR A VARIETY OF AILMENTS, BUT THEIR USE AROUND THE TIME OF SURGERY MAY NOT BE DESIRABLE.
Therefore, it is advisable to stop taking these products to avoid problems with surgery and anaesthesia. If time permits, discontinue the use of these products TWO WEEKS prior to surgery and TWO WEEKS after surgery.
MANAGE A SCAR BEFORE IT IS A PROBLEM
ScarScience™ is a unique Scar Management Programme scientifically formulated to improve the outcome of a scar. This formulation blends unique ingredients, which are backed up by clinical research.
SCARSCIENCE™ PREVENTS SCARS BY MEANS OF:
- Collagen maturation – Formation of the right type of collagen in the right collagen arrangement (i.e. Collagen Decorin like re-arrangement: increased type 1 mature collagen formation) Moducoll™ Formulation
- Moisture and hydration – Silicone is recognized as the most efficient hydrating agent in scar control. Its special formulation creates a physical coating barrier that locks in moisture
- Controlled inflammation – Contains anti-inflammatory properties which assist in controlling healing and scarring
- Physical support - 3M micro porous tape eliminates tension on the scar.
Magician, magician, magician!!!! Thank you, Stuart, so very much for my new eyes and the "reconstruction" of my once hollowed-out cheeks!!! A new lease on life at such a late stage does indeed make me feel wonderful!! Thank you also for being kind and gentle and informative always - for patiently...Read More...