South Africa Plastic Surgeon
Cnr Peter Place & Main Road, Suite 305, South Block Medical Centre
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2191 SO
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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck Revision

Revision of Tummy Tuck Scar and Liposuction of Saddle Bags and Flanks - Bryanston, ZA

Plastic surgery cannot give you perfection and things go wrong, you can get disappointed by your results and expectations. I was so scared to go through this psychological and physically crippling outcome after 6 months of having an open wound and being stuck with this horrible scar and indentation.... this was the opposite of what I had done this for, I thought I was being punished for my...

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55 Years Old and Decided to Have my Neck, Jowls and Eyes Lifted. - South Africa, ZA

I had lost quite a bit of weight in 2011 and 2012 - 17kilos to be precise. Obviously, my neck and face dropped with the weight. Being young at heart, I felt like I looked a lot older than I felt so had been considering having a face lift for a few years. I decided to just go for it and went for a few consultations with various surgeons and decided on Dr Patel. Best decision I every made as...

33 Y/o, 2 Kids 11 and 12, Breastfed 2.5 Yrs 55kg, 154 " Fit, Thin, Athletic - South Africa, ZA

I am quite narrow in the hips but with a decent sized bootay, so I'm after boobage to match the booty lol! I've never had much upper pole fullness either, always had more under volume, so definitely want to experience some of that lush upper pole fullness if possible. The doctor recommended 375 cc but since reading many ladies speak of "boob greed" I'm thinking to climb the ladder to 435-450...

All I Have Been Waiting for - South Africa, ZA

I am 21 Years old and having a breast reduction and lift is all I have ever wanted. I am currently a 36D and I want to reduce my breasts to a B. All is in order for my procedure on monday but the closer this gets the more I am wondering whether or not I am making the right decision. I went for my Pre-Op today and was under the impression that I could get implants (for my breasts to have a very...

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Would I be a good candidate for fat transfer? (Photo)

Hi,The answer to your question is that part of the surgery required to correct the lid-cheek dysjunction which is prominently seen on the photographs... READ MORE

Vaser on arms - when to expect results?

Hi,Thanks for the question. In general liposuction results in swelling post operatively. This can last for between 4-6 weeks and about 60-70% of the... READ MORE

Would saline or silicone over or under the muscle work best for me? (Photo)

Hi,Thanks for your question,You are a good candidate for a sub pectoral (dual plane), smooth or textured (cohesive) silicone, round augmentation via... READ MORE

Uneven breasts after breast augmentation. What can I do? (Photo)

Hi,- Consider carefully the options with your Plastic Surgeon with respect to changing implants as revision surgeries carry with them the same risks... READ MORE

Can you experience a droopy brow or droopy eyelid if frontalis and orbicularis oculi are injected with Botox?

Thank you for your question. These sequelae/complications of botox treatments are well known and described. The fact that both antagonistic muscles... READ MORE

Does anyone think I can have implants only without lift to make my boobs look fuller? (Photo)

Hi,Thanks for your question. This is a common presentation where breasts have a ptosis and also require an augmentation simultaneously. In your case,... READ MORE

Botox caused hollows under eyes. Can it be fixed? (Photo)

The photograph you have taken does not allow anyone to fairly evaluate the effects or ill-effects of the botox treatment. Botox as a neurotoxin can... READ MORE

How to erase or improve wrinkles on lower eyelid? (Photo)

A difficult area to treat with predictable good results. I would advise retinol as well as fruit acid peels at your age so as to get moderate skin... READ MORE

Breast implant bottoming out? (Photo)

I agree with Dr Subbio in that depending on what your pre-operative breast shape and position was, it is up to you to decide whether the new shape... READ MORE

My left breast is very different to my right. Is this normal? (Photo)

Hi Cassandra,Thanks for the question. Your breasts pre-operatively were asymmetrical to begin with. It is therefore totally normal for your breasts to... READ MORE

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