South Africa Plastic Surgeon
86 New Church St, Tamboerskloof 8001
Cape Town, W. Cape 8001 SO
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

My cosmetic surgery prejudice has dissolved entirely, thanks to Dr Lazarus and his exceptional team!

I have always been aware of my deep desire to have more "normal" looking breasts but never really understood the nature of my condition. After a consultation with Dr Lazarus everything made more sense to me - I had been suffering with a tuberous breast deformity since puberty and cosmetic surgery was the treatment of choice. Despite knowing the facts about my condition, I still felt somewhat...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

BEST EXPERIENCE- 27 yrs, Female, CT Local, 7 star treatment

Being a little nervous for my procedure prior to surgery, I resulted in feeling very safe in the hands of Dr Lazarus and his team, who are by far the most attentive medical practitioners that I have ever experienced. From the moment you walk into his practice, you feel as though you are at home. From my consultation period, right through to the follow up consultations post surgery, the...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

67 Year Old Tired of Looking Tired, Grumpy and Old - Cape Town

Dr Dirk Lazarus is highly skilled, well regarded and very knowledgeable. He is very subtle in his approach, which is what I wanted, and he has a fantastic clinic, employees, nurses, and a recovery facility. He was able to steer me in the right direction and the whole experience was less unpleasant than I had anticipated. Now, seven weeks on, I am looking very normal to myself, like I always did.

5 out of 5 stars Male Breast Reduction

26 Year Old, Male Breast Reduction - South Africa, ZA

Dr Lazarus and his team are awesome, never felt uncomfortable and they gave me all the information I needed plus more. I'm extremely happy with the results of my surgery and it has already changed my life. I would recommend 20/10, I don't feel embarrassed taking off my top anymore, happier than ever. Thanks Dr L

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Yo Yo Dieter. Previous Caeserian Section, Very Tired Muscles. Hated Looking in a Mirror. South Africa, ZA

Dirk is great,says it like it is. A straight talker which I like. A very good surgeon with years of experience. For me there was no other doc I would have chosen. follow up was good and his practice staff were superb. This was not a traumatic experience at all and I recommend anyone to go there

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

30 Year Old, No Kids - South Africa

Dr Dirk is extremely professional and very patient, he listens to what his patients want. Very pleased with his services can not wait to see my final result , couldn't be happier! Thank you again Dr Dirk, you are amazing!!!!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation, Happier Than Ever! - South Africa, ZA

Hi everyone. I would like to share with you my wonderful breast augmentation experience. I'm a international model based in Europe and the states, so my body, especially my breasts is at utmost importance to me. Before the surgery I was a AA cup, and I explained to doctor Lazerus that I'm desiring to be a full B cup. Not any larger. And also ladies, as we all want them looking "as natural as...

5 out of 5 stars Scar Removal

38years Old Scar Removal. South Africa, ZA

My Dr was very professional. I felt secure. He told me exactly what to expect afterwards.

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

52 Year Old Woman Looks 35 - South Africa, ZA

Fantastic surgeon. Fantastic person. Highly professional. Full marks to Dr Dirk and his team. I cannot stop looking in the mirror. I am happyyyyy!!!!!

27 y/o 101.4lb 5.4ft - Cape Town, South Africa

I've been hogging this site ever since I came across it earlier this month... So... all my life (from the time I knew I am not going to grow a pair of boobs on my own) I've wanted BA. I am a 34AA. Today is the first step to realizing that 'dream' (: I'm seeing my PS this afternoon & I am so excited! Hoping we are going to do all that great stuff like sizers and setting a date hahaha. I...

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Dr. Lazarus has hospital affiliations at Tranquillity Clinic, Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town MediClinic, Vincent Pallotti Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MBChB, University of Cape Town, 1985
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, 1997
    Membership: Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of Southern Africa

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What's the benefit of placing the paper tape over suture site after removing steri strips after having a mommy makeover? (Photo)

Paper tape helps to support the scar and will improve the quality of the final scar. The stimulus for scar tissue production is movement and paper... READ MORE

How I can make less cleavage with textured round implants? I'm 7 weeks post op Breast Revision. (photos)

The cleavage is the distance between your breasts which should be, as a guide, 3 cm. It looks ideal in you. Perhaps you mean upper pole fullness in... READ MORE

Will a mastopexy help with breast appearance when wearing a bra? (photos)

Yes, especially with an auto-augmentation where breast tissue from the lower pole is moved up underneath the breast to provide fullness in the upper... READ MORE

Stretch marks upper blepharoplasty 6 months post op. I worry so much! Will they remain visible to others? (Photo)

Time is the great healer. Leave them alone, get on with your life. Despite the issues, your eyelids do look better after than before. The scars will... READ MORE

6 weeks post op upper blepharoplasty, my incision continues dehiscing despite re-suturing for third time. Any suggestion?(photo)

You are right - he should leave the incision alone and it will heal without re-suturing. Because of the acidic environment within wounds antibiotic... READ MORE

I'm getting saddlebags at only one side of thigh. The other side is normal. What to do? What exercises I should do?

Saddlebags are a collection of fat and the treatment of them (or 1 of them) is liposuction. Exercise helps muscles, not fat. READ MORE

Can liposuction remove man boobs?

Yes, most cases can be done with lipo alone and sometimes even glandular tissue can be removed through the lipo cuts with a rongeur. For gynaecomastia... READ MORE

When having a lower lid transconjunctival bleph, is it best to have fat transfer or fat repositioning?

Fat transfer has been presented frequently by some high profile names at our meetings and has become a trendy procedure, but in my opinion falls short... READ MORE

Follow up to four days post op upper and lower blepharoplasty. I had concerns regarding lower eyelid drooping. (photos)

Over the next couple of weeks your lower lids will improve, and as they do the post-op ectropion will resolve. Gentle upwards massage a few times a... READ MORE

Do pushups make gynecomastia bigger? (Photo)

One of my colleagues above says you do have gynaecomastia (mild) and the other says you don't! That must be a bit confusing for you. While your chest... READ MORE

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