Archive | August, 2012
A cut above

A cut above

Women have been involved in surgery for more than three millennia and continue to change the face of medicine. Women are in the spotlight this month, thanks to Women’s Day, so instead of concentrating on cosmetic procedures and the wealth of procedures available to enhance appearance, I thought it would be interesting to look at the role women have played in surgery. There is evidence of […]

The lowdown on lipo -My article for Prestige Magazine-

The lowdown on lipo -My article for Prestige Magazine-

  It’s received its share of bad press since its early days in the 1970s, but today liposuction is a common, and safe procedure. Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the world. Gorgio Fischer, an Italian gynaecologist, is credited as the first person to describe liposuction in 1974. The technique was developed further by two French plastic surgeons, Illouz and Fournier […]

Surgery or bust? (By Dr Jandera for Prestige Magazine)

Surgery or bust? (By Dr Jandera for Prestige Magazine)

Breast augmentation tops the list of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures virtually the world over It’s been the leading plastic surgery procedure in the US and UK since 2006 and is performed regularly around the world – yes, breast augmentation, or implants are top of the pops, fulfilling the desire for fuller breasts for thousands of women every year. Timmie Jean Lindsay inadvertently made medical history […]