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Shopping for cosmetic Plastique Tiara? Here, a list of SA artists under knife… on speed dial.

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Whether you want to take a few years off your face or lower your forehead because you feel its too big. Some have enhanced their breast to a larger size, while others want nothing to do with a lunch hour procedure. Not all cosmetic surgery is bad since there are also civilians who are looking to reduce or remove what they have for the sole purpose of “looking good.” 

Here’s a list of plastic surgeons to consider:

Dr. Saul Braun:

Dr. Saul Braun

Considered to be one of the best in the country and runs one of the busiest cosmetic surgery practice. He was once the Clinical Head of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand and at the Johannesburg group of teaching hospitals and presents academic lectures and workshops at local and international meetings. The practice is situated in the heart of Rosebank, with a 135-bed private clinic.

Dr Mark Steinmann:

Dr Steinmann

Here’s a man who is a fan of “natural-looking” improvements using the latest techniques and all your goals are met with highest standard. According to Dr. Mark, he completed his training at the University of the Witwatersrand and obtained his fellowship from the College of Plastic Surgeons of South Africa. His office is at Sunset Square in Lonehill.

Dr Chris Snijman:

Dr Chris Snijman

His motto is to provide the best surgical and non-surgical care, and do it in a place where professionalism matches his outgoing personality. Based in Morning side, this practice also use state of the art technology called Crisalix 3D Simulation. This enables doctors and aesthetic patients around the world to answer the common question “how might I look after the procedure?” Dr Chris Snijman is a fully qualified Plastic Surgeon and member of both the APRSSA (Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons of South Africa)

Dr.Lionel Jedeikin:

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Dr Lionel Jedeikin. Image source:

Having a liking of art and an aesthetic eye, in particular for good sculpture, edged me towards this most fascinating specialty,” – says Dr Lionel Jedeikin. This practice is based in Cape Town, which means for a Western Cape holiday you can now add “vacation Botox” to the list of things to do while you’re there. Moreover, everyone will think you’re suddenly “looking good” and you can always say “Cape Town was good to me,” and shrug.

Dr Rory Dower:

Dr Rory Dower

He dedicated to achieving results that make individuals look and feel beautiful, a specialist plastic surgeon with expertise in a multitude of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures. This practice is also based in Cape Town.

Its extremely important to do your research when considering altering your looks because its something you will have to live with forever. That’s why you may have to consult for a considerable amount of times, go for counselling & a therapist. If you are running away from anything else besides yourself, you can go for a nose job, skip country and start afresh.

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PREVIDAR, is an online/digital lifestyle magazine based in South Africa. High Fashion / Avant-Garde, Design, Luxury, Art, Lifestyle, Pop Culture.

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