Services

 

                                 

General 

CFP provides General Medical Practice Services including PAP Smears, Resting ECG  &  Spirometry, Immunization, Chronic disease management for Asthma , Diabetes, Health Checks, Health Assessments and Care Plans amongst others.

 

Desensitisation injections for allergy.

 

Anti-coagulation management for patient son Warfarin.

 

Diagnosis and treatment of skin lesions.

 

Expertise in Repair of Sun-damaged skin.

 

Skin and Mole checks  for Skin cancer, excision of small benign skin tumours & cysts and biopsies of skin lesions.

 

Acne treatment, wound  and scar care.

 

Cryotherapy and Diathermy of skin lesions: Skin tags and warts.

 

 

 

Venesection for treatment of Haemochromatosis.

 

 

Special Interest Services 

 

Regeneration of  injured finger tips

We have a dressing technology that allows the repair of injured fingertips without surgery  as long as the injury is not further back than the nail root and not older than 7 days, & as long as no surgery was performed.

The Healing takes about 3 to 4 months, but provides the type of restoration that cannot be achieved by surgical treatment.

 

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Spider bite tissue injury treatment

As illustrated below we have treatments that allows for the reduction of tissue loss when applied within 1 to 2 weeks after injury. 

 

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The healing generally takes about  6 weeks to 2 months, but provides the type of restoration that cannot be achieved by other treatments .  Much depends on the amount of venom injected and how soon it is treated. 

The repair is generally established after 18 to 24 months depending on the  treatment methods employed. The treatments are inclusive of field treatments for skin damage.  

 

Post-operative scar minimisation

As illustrated below we have treatments that allows for the reduction of scar formation when applied within four to 5 weeks after surgery.   

 

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The healing takes about 3 to 4 months, but provides the type of restoration that cannot usually be achieved by surgery alone .  Early treatment gives the best results.  

 

 

 Repair of Sun-damaged Skin

 

Histological picture of Sun-damaged skin before intensive Vitamin A C and E treatment 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Histological picture of Sun-damaged skin after  intensive Vitamin A C and E treatment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Histology courtesy of Dr Des Fernandes , Cape Town. 

 

 

 

Acne treatment

Although GPs are still prevented by the system to prescribe Isotretinoin for acne treatment, excellent results may be achieved by other accesible combination  therapies. The aim is to achieve clear skin in the first place and long term maintenance of acne-free skin.

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