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About Me

I qualified at the Witwatersrand University and then became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh. I left South Africa to start training in Plastic Surgery but trained in Cardio-thoracic surgery and returned to Cape Town to work with Prof. Christiaan Barnard for several years and was involved in the first double heart transplant. However after completing my training I did a...

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Latest Publications

Illustrated Guide to Percutaneous Collagen Induction

Basics, Indications, Uses (Aesthetic Methods for Skin Rejuvenation)

Written by  Matthias Aust , Svenja Bahte , Desmond Fernandes

Your Skin Factory series

A book about needling for the general public

Written by Jennifer Munro, Matthias Aust and Des Fernandes

Aesthetic surgery of the face

Chapter 12: Understanding and treating photoaging.

By Isaac Peled and Ernest Manders  2004 published by Martin Dunitz – 2004.

Aesthetic Surgery for the Facial Mosaic

Chapter 62: Pre and Post-Operative Skin Care for Plastic Surgeons.

“Aesthetic Surgery for the Facial Mosaic”  edited by Panfilov   2006

Science and Applications of Skin Delivery Systems

Chapter 4: Topical delivery of Cosmeceutic Ingredients by Sonophoresis and Iontophoresis.

“Science and Applications of Skin Delivery Systems” edited by Johan Wiechers 2008

Dermatologic, Cosmeceutic and cosmetic development

Chapter 4: Evolution of Cosmeceuticals and Their Application to Skin Disorders, Including Ageing and Blemishes .

Edited by Kenneth R. Walters and Michael S Roberts   2008

Miniinvasive Face and Body Lifts

Chapter 5: Percutaneous suspension sutures to change the nasal tip

Edited by Nicolay Serdev  2013 

Chapter 9: Holistic Scarless Rejuvenation of the Face.

Edited by Nicolay Serdev  2013

Advances in Dermatological Sciences

Chapter 19: Making sense of the Cosmeceuticals Concept

Edited by Roberts Chilcott, Keith R. Brain  2014

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Tel: 021 424 4868
Fax: 021 424 3997
Email: info@drdes.co.za

3F Renaissance Body Institute
Bree Street
Cape Town
8001