Mohs Micrographic Surgery for eyelid cancers. Meet Dr. Mpopi Lenake, ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon.  She is one of the reconstructive surgeons who works closely with Dr. de Wet in the Mohs and reconstructive unit. In our latest blog post she shares her views on Mohs surgery...

There is an epidemic of skin cancer in the world, and South Africa is no exception.  Although the most dangerous skin cancer is malignant melanoma, the most common ones are known as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, collectively known as non-melanoma skin cancer...

Dr Johann de Wet was born in Delareyville, the peanut- and maize-farming district in the North West province of South Africa. He qualified as a medical doctor at the University of the Free State and then worked in the United Kingdom and Canada, where he...

Sunscreen is a topical cream which can be applied to reduce amount of solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) that the skin absorbs. Although it is important to remember that sunscreen is not a substitute for sun avoidance or sun protection! Sun avoidance should be practiced during the...