Aesthetics Treatments Botox & Fillers by Dr. Megan Van Zyl
Botox in Cape Town – Dr. Megan van Zyl completed her medical degree in 2014 from the University of the Free State and decided to head to Cape Town where she completed her two internship years at New Somerset Hospital and her community service year at Brooklyn Chest Hospital and Dunoon Hospital, Botox in Cape Town.
Prior to her medical endeavors, she completed her BSc: Human Genetics degree at the University of Pretoria in 2008 and received her honors degree cum laude in Human Genetics at the University of Cape Town in 2009.
She has completed multiple courses in aesthetics, HIV management, drug-resistant TB, surgical skills, palliative care, and cataract surgery and has her primary qualification in ophthalmology.
She has a passion for her patients and has combined her love for aesthetics and genetics to provide a comprehensive service to her patients.
Dr. Megan Van Zyl
MBCHB (UFS), BSC (HONS) HUMAN GENETICS CUM LAUDE (UCT)
BSC: HUMAN GENETICS (UP)
Aesthetic – Botox in Cape Town & Fillers
Anti-Wrinkle Injections - Frown
Anti-Wrinkle Injections - Forehead
Anti-Wrinkle Injections - Crow's Feet
Anti-Wrinkle Injections - Media Brow Lift
Botox in Cape Town, we can assist with an appointment with Dr. Meghan Van Zyl for us to help you reach your aesthetic goals. The way we age is partly due to our genetics and this intrinsic aging combines with environmental and lifestyle factors to trigger the slowing down of key processes and functions in the skin. It is this slowing down that causes the most visible signs of aging like the loss of volume, wrinkles that appear, and a loss of density and radiance in your face. Aesthetics in Sea Point. Botox in Cape Town
One of the main changes that cause these visible signs is the decrease of volume giving cells. Aesthetics in Rondebosch.
Together with wrinkles and loss of density and radiance, it causes an older appearance to the face – Sometimes difficult to describe, loss of volume is very common and alters the structure and shape of the whole face. Botox in Cape Town. It can also sometimes be referred to as saggy skin, loss of contours, chicken skin, or ‘looking drawn’ and is often associated with a negative look to the face. Aesthetics in Cape Town. To read more about Botox, please click here.
Botox® is one of the most famous brands of the family of botulinum toxin injections that has revolutionised aesthetic medicine over the last 20 years. It was originally used as an injection to relax spastic paresis that occurs in some babies.
There has been a concern that botulinum toxin may be poisonous, after extensive trials over the last 20 years it has been shown to be exceedingly safe and has been given FDA approval for medical use. Botox in Cape Town.
After extensive trials, Botox® has been shown to be not poisonous and it does not cause any weakening or sagging of the skin in the long term. There is also concern that if you start Botox too young then it can cause damage, the reverse is true and it has been shown that the younger an adult starts Botox® the quicker and more permanent the resolution of the frown or bad habit. Botox in Cape Town
Botox® works by relaxes muscles by stopping the nerve from sending messages to the muscle for a three-month period. During this time the habit of frowning is broken and the wrinkles caused by the movement iron out. After this time, new nerve endings grow and tell the muscle to move. If the Botox® is not repeated then full muscle function is gradually restored. If the Botox® is continued then it is needed less and less as the habit of frowning breaks. Botox in Cape Town, make your appointment with Dr. Megan today.
Botox is a protein made from Botulinum toxin, which the bacterium Clostridium botulinum produces. This is the same toxin that causes botulism.
Botox is a toxin, but when doctors use it correctly and in small doses, it can have benefits. It has both cosmetic and medical uses.
As a cosmetic treatment, Botox injections can reduce the appearance of skin wrinkles, for Botox in Cape Town call us to arrange your appointment.
Also, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved it as a treatment for various health issues, including eyelid spasms, excessive sweating, some bladder disorders, and migraine.
Botox in Cape Town, Botox in Rondebosch at our CA Cape Doctors facility, and Botox in Sea Point at our CA Cape Doctors facility.