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In conversation with Cameron McIntosh

We were delighted to catch up with Cameron McIntosh, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon and Founding President of the Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons of South Africa (SORSSA). Can you tell us a little bit about what led you into the...

The AMWC 2023 awards

In partnership with the Aesthetic Multispecialty Society (AMS), the 2023 AMWC Awards honours physicians for their innovative protocols and techniques, in addition to treatment results in the field of aesthetic & anti-ageing medicine. The ceremony is also an occasion to...

Wide variation in the volume of the sphenoid trigone

This is a radiological study of the volume of the sphenoid trigone in normal subjects. The authors were interested to see how much volume could be gained by removal of the trigone during an orbital decompression for thyroid eye disease....

Is rib cartilage a safe material for rhinoplasty

This is a meta-analysis of complications associated with use of autologus costal cartilage in rhinoplasty involving 10 studies with 491 patients with a mean follow-up of 33 months. The results of the meta-analysis show a very low rate of complications...

Ultrastructural changes in keloid scars

One of the most intriguing and infuriating problems confronting plastic surgeons is the occurrence of hypertrophic and keloid scars, in some patients – particularly black Africans – but not in others. Many theories have been proposed regarding the cause of...

Clitoral reconstructive surgery after female genital cutting

Female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C), aka female circumcision, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “All procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons” [1]. Practised in Africa and other...

Sir Archibald McIndoe and the Guinea Pig Club

The early life of Sir Archibald McIndoe Archibald Hector McIndoe was born in Dunedin, New Zealand on 4th May, 1900. His father John was a printer and mother Mabel an artist. He was the second eldest child of four children....

Emerging trends in the aesthetics of rhinoplasty: from local to global

The concept of ‘beauty’ can be bewildering in its scope and variation through time and geographical location. As the aim of facial plastic surgery consists of restoration of form and function, the definition of beauty takes on immense importance. Although...

In conversation with Steven Dayan

We were delighted to catch up with Steven Dayan, esteemed Plastic Surgeon and US Scientific Director of AMWC. Can you tell us a little bit about what led you into the field of plastic surgery and what have been the...

Are you ready to discover new areas of learning and opportunities at Dubai Derma 2023?

The Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition – Dubai Derma, the largest scientific skincare gathering in the Middle East, Africa, and beyond, will return for its 22nd edition from 1 -3 March 2023 at Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates.

Role of copper ions in drinking water in the pathogenesis of oral submucous fibrosis: the missing link in the aetiopathology?

Often a breakthrough link in the understanding of the aetiopathogenesis of a hitherto common pathology that has been evading the medical community may not come from the hi-tech labs of the developed world but from the intelligent investigations from a...

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