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 patients on 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

As illustrated below 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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                   

 

                      Day 0                                       Day 6                               Day 160

 

 

 

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. 

 

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

             Day 4 - Before treatment                               Day 45  After treatment - no tissue loss

 

 

                           

 

 Repair of sun-damaged skin

As illustrated below we have treatments that allows for the reduction sun damage in skin as part of reducing the risk of thinning skin and other sun-nduced problems.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

Initial Skin damage  before treatment:         State of skin after 1 Year of  repair treatment.

 *Histology of skin  courtesy of Dr Des Fernandes Cape Town.                                                                        

                                                                           

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Day 0                                                                        Day 141

 

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.  

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Day 0                                                      14 Months                                        23 Months 

 

The treatment process takes a long time, but provides good healing of skin in most all cases.