Pre- and post-operative IVF costs

In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is an intensive and invasive procedure that requires much preparation and post-operative care. However, most people tend not to consider the costs and requirements of the necessary medical procedures in the months preceding and following IVF treatment. What costs should you expect prior to IVF? Tests: Your doctor will likely provide you […]

What you need to know about IVF

Investing in In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is not only a serious financial decision, but an emotional one as well. On top of the physical stresses of undergoing this procedure, you are bombarded with tonnes of information about the treatment. It’s important, both clinically and psychologically, to know what the most important facts are and how […]

Cost of IVF

Many consumers out there are concerned about the cost of IVF. How much will it cost, will my medical aid pay for it. Truth is that in South Africa, medical aids do not pay for IVF or any other fertility treatment. In fact in most countries this is not covered by fertility treatment. So what […]

Eyelid Surgery

The effects of age on your skin are extensive and, over time, affect the appearance of your most personal features – particularly your eyes. Eyelid skin is significantly affected by UV rays, but is often neglected during the application of sunscreen. As you age you will find that excess skin will start obscuring the natural […]

Age and Pregnancy, the big question!

It’s quite common knowledge that the probability of a woman falling pregnant, decreases as she ages. Many doctors are of the opinion that by age 26, the odds start to move against you, as a female. The eggs of a woman become less viable, as she ages, and however frightening this may seem, it is […]