The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

Fun Tips: How to Avoid Holiday Stress and Enjoy the Season!

How to reduce stress this holiday season As we move into the holiday season, we know you’ve all got a lot going on. So we thought we’d offer these useful tips for maintaining balance and joy throughout the busy holiday season. Let’s make the best of it, deck the halls, and enjoy the surprises that this time of year always brings. Fa la laugh it off! Humour is your best friend, even in the midst of holiday chaos. Okay so you burned the roast chicken, lit part of the curtain on fire when you lit the menorah, lost the decoration … Continue reading »

The Truth About Plastic Surgery

Here’s a blog by our own Dr. Shenker, where he explores his early perceptions and the truth he knows now about plastic surgeons. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago as a medical student contemplating my future career, I thought plastic surgeons were the happiest of all the different subtypes of surgeons. Why did I think that?  Through the eyes of an aspiring medical student, plastic surgeons seemed to me to have a great thing going on: they didn’t have to operate in the middle of the night on stinky perforated bowels like the general surgeons. They didn’t … Continue reading »

Lip Fillers 101: How They Work and How to Choose a Clinic

Lip Fillers Can Bring Out Your Natural Beauty Lip fillers can give your look that little boost you’ve been daydreaming about. Fuller, enhanced lips can look natural and fresh. Our Waterloo clinic is proud to be home to the Beauty Nurse® team; a skilled, well-equipped group of nonsurgical specialists who collaborate and share their expertise to create optimal, natural-looking results that highlight your natural beauty. Whether you’re working with Ashley, Natalie, or Majid, you’re in expert hands. Wondering about lip fillers? Answers to our most popular questions are below. Why do people get lip fillers? The natural signs of aging … Continue reading »

Meet Ashley Mercer, our newest Beauty Nurse®

We’re pleased to welcome our newest Beauty Nurse® Ashley Mercer (RN). We’re highly selective about who we bring on board, but we knew right away that Ashley was a great fit for our team. Our Beauty Nurse team brings a wealth of experience to each cosmetic treatment –– to refresh, rejuvenate, and restore your natural beauty. Ashley brings a unique skill set with her clinical experience and incredible attention to detail. Ashley comes to us with a rich resume full of clinical experience and formative training. Ashley graduated from The University of Ottawa with her BScN in 2008 and started her career as a new graduate in … Continue reading »

Your Surgical Safety Comes First Every Time! Here’s How.

Here’s how we ensure your safety, every time, and why it matters so much to us. Blog by Dr. Robert Shenker As a plastic surgeon who operates in a certified out-of-hospital facility, patient safety remains the number one goal for me and my team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. Our mantra is “safety first, forever and always.” We use many obvious safety measures that our patients can observe for themselves. They see all of our top-of-the-line, modern surgical and anesthesia equipment. They read about our credentials and experience in the “About Us” section of our website, and they can see … Continue reading »

Meet Our Surgeons

The talented, experienced plastic surgeons at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic have the advanced training to create exceptional, natural-looking results that meet the individual needs of our patients. The collaborative nature of our practice benefits patients in many ways.

Dr. Robert Shenker Dr. Stephanie Ma
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