Skin Treatment Tips

Posted on Apr 29th, 2016

Dr Webster outlines an integrated approach to skin treatments and the use of post-treatment products for the most effective for results possible.


Dermastore™ – The Skin Doctor’s Boutique

Posted on Apr 30th, 2015

We are proud to announce that Dr Webster has launched the first Dermatology online store in South Africa: Dermastore™ – The Skin Doctor’s Boutique. This project has taken two years since it was first conceptualised until the launch in mid-April 2015. The idea to start an online store selling specialised, curated skin products started when Dr […]


Happy 2015!

Posted on Jan 9th, 2015

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a Happy New Year! We hope it will be a year filled with many blessings, much happiness and good health. We reopened the surgery on Wednesday 7 January 2015 after the festive season break and we are feeling positive and ready for […]


Christmas 2014 Newsletter

Posted on Dec 27th, 2014

The year has gone by at breakneck speed and we are looking forward to a short break over the festive season. We closed on Monday 22 December and I am now able to write and recap some of the highlights of 2014. The practice will reopen on Wednesday 7 January 2015. We feel blessed to […]

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How The Sun Sees You

Posted on Nov 20th, 2014

To date 14  000 000 million+ people have viewed a You Tube video titled How the Sun Sees You. It went viral with its rather alarming images captured with UV camera footage of sun damage lying just below the surface of the skin. Many of the young adults in this video had seemingly healthy, undamaged […]

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Skin Health vs Anti-Ageing

Posted on Nov 20th, 2014

The word anti-ageing is often associated with the lucrative cosmetic and anti-ageing industry. While it is very descriptive: anti-ageing treatments and anti-ageing products, anti-anything may be construed as negative and perhaps we should rather start talking about skin health and wellness. Very few of us can avoid the ageing process – time marches on and we […]

Renee Zellweger

When is Enough, Enough …?

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

At Elle magazine’s annual awards in Hollywood during October 2014, a radically different-looking Renee Zellweger made her red carpet appearance, sparking a media frenzy of note in the days that followed. What happened to the ditzy blonde we could all identify with in Bridget Jones’ Diary? She embraced us with her insecurities, her self-indulgence and […]

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Neostrata Academy, Princeton, USA

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014

What makes the Neostrata range of products so cutting edge? With their continual quest for new ingredients and scientific formulations, the founders of Neostrata are a 6th generation cosmeceutical company. This really is an achievement that sets this company apart from many others. As promised in an earlier post, I said I would write about […]


Pale Vampires & Vitamin D

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014 with 1 Comment

What is the connection between Pale Vampires and Vitamin D? Earlier this year I was invited to the Cape Talk/702 studios in Green Point to do a radio interview on skin cancer. It was a live recording with many callers phoning in from all over South Africa. A general practitioner phoned in, not to ask […]


Sarah Stringer – Skin Therapist

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014 with 2 Comments

The advantages of a skin therapist working closely with a Dermatologist … Sarah joined our team at Dr Ian Webster last year and has been busy building up a loyal client base not only because of her expertise and the ongoing training that she receives but because she works so closely with a Dermatologist. Working […]