A2 Trade Magazine is a trade-only magazine for those in the medical and professional aesthetic industry. A2 Trade is only printed once a year and released in the month of May. All feature content is focused on all the latest innovations, techniques and trends in the aesthetics/ cosmetics industry, for the sole purpose of educating and informing all medical professionals in this field, as well as therapists focusing on skin treatments. We therefore source topic ideas from various local congresses (based on lectures given by the doctors), news from various plastic and aesthetic associations – as well as updates from international workshops and topic suggestions from the physicians on our expert panel.
Welcome to the annual A2 TRADE Magazine for 2018. This is our magazine created for those in the medical and professional aesthetic industry only (not available to the consumer or patient). A2 Trade is printed once a year and released in the month of May. All feature content of this issue is focused on all the latest innovations, techniques and trends in the aesthetics/ cosmetics industry, for the sole purpose of educating and informing all medical professionals in this field. Just a few tidbits on what to expect in this issue: • Postgraduate Journal Club for Aesthetic Medical Practitioners • How to Handle Negative Online Reviews • The New Medical Device Regulations Act in South Africa – what you need to know • Stress-related health concerns and disease are nothing a seasoned medical practitioner is unaware of. However, when it comes to managing their own stress levels, it can become quite challenging • The Teosyal® RHA Effect - Dr Alastair Clark discusses a new line of fillers specially designed for the mobile areas of the face • Highlights from the Aesthetic Congress 2018 Monaco - Dr Elfrieda Fourie • Botulinum Toxin Dilution - Dr Alistair McAlpine explains the concept of hyper diluted botulinum toxin injectables • Appraising the Adipolaser Facial Rejuvenation - Dr Nerina Wilkinson • How Early Post-Surgical Botulinum Toxin Injections Help Scars. Dr Reza Mia • Microneedling at the Next Level - Mandy Collins • Missing Melanin: The Ins and Outs of Albinism – by Dr Judey Pretorius • The Dreaded Shed - Female patterned hair loss is the most common cause of hair loss in women, with prevalence increasing with advancing age, writes Dr Catherine Davies • Tap into your Patients’ Minds by Sally Harvey • Why People Experience Seasonal Skin Changes • How to Treat ‘Tech Neck’ And so much more!