A Day of Aesthetics with Dr. Deon Weyers

By |20 April 2021|Categories: procedures, skin|

Dr. Deon and Bronzd Tanning Bar in Parkmore, Sandton have teamed up to host an upcoming day of aesthetics just for you! Interested in any of the aesthetic procedures such as botox and/or fillers? Dr. Deon will be headed to Bronzd Tanning Bar on Saturday, 15 May to perform these at your convenience. Make your booking now to secure your spot! Bookings to be made through Bronzd Tanning Bar: Contact Number - 083 294 5665 Address - Bronzd Tanning Bar, Ginger Hair Salon, 74 11th Street, Parkmore, Sandton For more on the Botox/Fillers procedures - We hope to [...]

Full Face Volume Restoration Time-lapse Dr. Deon Weyers

By |1 March 2021|Categories: procedures, skin| Dr. Deon Weyers takes us through a facial filler treatment that was done for a recent female patient. "The time-lapse video shows Volyme, Lyft, and Restylane all being used in various amounts for a full face rejuvenation treatment. The idea with facial filler treatment is not to look like someone else, but to soften the shadows and folds of the face in a natural way - almost the effect you want with clever makeup tricks or applying a softening filter when taking selfies on your phone. This is a 57-year-old female patient who had full facial volumizing fillers and [...]

Testimonial: The miraDry Procedure

By |1 February 2021|Categories: procedures, skin|

miraDry Testimonial Here at DW Skin & Body, we love to share previous experiences from some of Dr. Deon Weyers patients that have had procedures done This is a testimonial from a patient who had the miraDry procedure done recently: "As we all know, it’s easy for marketers to brag about their products or services. I want to write this testimonial about miraDry and my personal experience and story as to why I am their brand ambassador. I am not getting paid for this testimonial or any free products just a true story that made my life a [...]

“Vampire Facial”: What You Need To Know

By |1 February 2021|Categories: procedures, skin|

What is a Vampire Facial? This treatment is a combination of micro-needling followed by the application of PRP ( platelet rich plasma). The PRP is derived from a portion of the blood which contains platelets. The platelets contain high levels of growth factors, which stimulate cell turnover. Does it hurt? A superficial numbing cream will be used 30 minutes prior to the treatment over the entire treatment area to numb the area. There might be small areas that will still be sensitive. How long does it take? First we need to draw blood in order to obtain the platelets from [...]

How much Botox will I need?

By |11 December 2020|Categories: procedures, skin|

Botox by Dr. Deon Weyers Just like we measure tablets in milligrams (mg), we measure Botox in Units (iu) and different facial muscles need different dosages to relax them, resulting in a softening of wrinkles of facial expression The effect is dosage dependent: excessive/ too high dosages will cause complete paralysis of these muscles, leading to a frozen unnatural appearance. Too little Botox again will result in little improvement with no effect at all. The goal is to still have expression but not to have the wrinkles associated with them The cost of the treatment is also determined [...]

Scarring after surgery – Tips to support healing

By |11 September 2020|Categories: procedures, skin|

Tips and products to support healing If you’ve got surgery planned or are considering a procedure it’s common to feel nervous about healing and scarring.  This week we continue our scarring blog series and consider the ways you can support skin healing and skin regeneration after a procedure. What Is a Scar? First and foremost, what is a scar? When skin is injured, either in a controlled way like during a surgical incision or in an accident, the body produces collagen fibers to repair the injury from the middle layer of the skin (dermis) to the outer layer [...]

What are dermal fillers and how do they work?

By |19 August 2020|Categories: skin|

Dermal Fillers More about Fillers - How to get a refreshed look Full cheeks, smooth skin, plump lips: these are the qualities we associate with youthful radiance. After a somewhat stressful 2020 thus far, none of us want to hear the dreaded “You look tired” comment from an acquaintance. So this week we continue our glowing skin blog series and consider a minimally invasive option to rejuvenate the face: Dermal Fillers. A consultation with a board-certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon will give you the opportunity to discuss your desired results in detail. But if you’re curious about fillers, [...]

Non-Surgical Treatments: All you need to know about Chemical Peels

By |23 July 2020|Categories: skin|

All you need to know about Chemical Peels This week we continue our blog series on achieving beautiful glowing skin. As we’re mid-Winter in the Southern Hemisphere it’s the perfect time to consider treatments that tackle those fine lines, wrinkles, and pigmentation concerns. Chemical peels are used to remove damaged skin cells, revealing healthier skin underneath. Think of it as a more intense facial. An absolute must to include in your beauty regime as a regular treatment if you want compliments about your gorgeous skin!     Fast facts: There are different types of peels: light (superficial), medium, [...]

What you need to know about scarring

By |17 July 2020|Categories: skin|

Before After Glowing flawless skin is the epitome of what we think of as representing great health and beauty. Skin is a seamless organ. Imagine it like a piece of fine silk, just one small tear can make a big difference in how it looks, and how it affects our confidence. If you’ve already got scarring, or are concerned about how you will scar after a planned cosmetic procedure then here is some reassurance for you; while a scar will never completely go away, there are methods that can help reduce the obvious appearance of scars. [...]

“MASKNE” – Tips on how to avoid it!

By |11 June 2020|Categories: skin|

Maskne - Tips on how to stop it! I recently came across an article from CBS New York about the new skin irritation that has been brought about due to the changes in society thanks to Covid-19. The constant need to wear a mask has resulted in what is know as “Mask Acne” or rather, “Maskne”. As more of us are heading back to work and required to wear our mask for longer periods now as level 3 begins, these tips should assist with avoiding the irritation. “There are two main types of maskne, an allergic reaction causing a [...]

How do I protect my skin during the Winter sun?

By |20 May 2020|Categories: skin|

Protecting my skin during Winter sun. How do i protect my skin during the winter sun? The Highveld winter has set in early this year. During your limited 6am - 9am walk or morning run, you may have seen the trees losing their leaves or turning red accompanied by a biting chill before sunrise. Skincare is as important during the cold winters as it is during blistering hot summers. Insufficient skincare can leave your skin irritated and dry. Easy measures you can implement right away include: Apply a great moisturiser morning and night Apply sunblock when you head [...]

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