The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

Here’s an acne scar treatment that really works.

Goodbye scarring, hello beautiful skin! Many people have acne scars that distract them from seeing the beauty of their skin. Noticeable skin depressions, raised scars, or pigmentation may remain on the skin long after active acne fades- leaving many patients wondering what to do! We know how difficult it can be to address acne scarring. Luckily, there are many options available when it comes to acne scarring. Most options will not only focus on scarring but will also treat other areas of concern such as discolouration, leaving your skin refreshed and rejuvenated. It’s time to treat acne scarring for good! … Continue reading »

Does a skincare routine really matter?

Take these easy tips for your best skin ever. We know that when life gets busy, sometimes your skincare routine takes a backseat. It might seem easier to buy inexpensive products or skip moisturizing when your schedule is full. But here’s some great advice on building a trusted skincare routine and why the skincare you use really matters! Choosing the right products can save your skin. We know it’s hard to know which products to choose in a saturated skincare market but we’ve done our research. By choosing medical-grade skincare products, you’ll know that what you’re buying actually works. At The … Continue reading »

Need a lift that looks natural? Facial fillers restore your youthful beauty.

Considering a facelift but not sure about surgery?  Many patients come to us hoping to prevent or reverse the signs of aging without surgery. This is an especially common desire when the area of concern is the face. Facial dermal fillers are a great non-surgical alternative for facial rejuvenation. Facial fillers require minimal downtime and produce a natural and subtle result. Our Beauty Nurse® team can help you naturally transform and restore your skin’s beauty. 
 What are the results of a facelift using a dermal filler?  The best injectors understand the importance and nuances of facial symmetry. Simple procedures … Continue reading »

The opioid crisis is a huge problem in Canada. So what are we doing about it at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic?

By now, everyone knows that opioids like Fentanyl, hydromorphone and Percocet, among other drugs, are a big problem in Canada. How big? Sixteen Canadians are hospitalized every day with opioid related overdoses. In the year 2016, 2861 Canadians died of an opioid overdose. That’s eight people, every single day of the year. That is more than the number of people killed in all the car accidents on all the highways in Canada. What does this have to do with Canadian doctors in general and the team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in particular? One common pathway into the world of … Continue reading »

Cosmetic vaginal rejuvenation is increasingly popular. 

Labiaplasty is the most popular procedure for vaginal rejuvenation at our Waterloo practice.  What is labiaplasty? Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the labia. During this procedure, the excess skin is removed and sculpted to create a more symmetrical shape. As the labia have inner lips which are thinner (labia minora), and larger outer lips (labia majora), your surgeon will discuss the best course of treatment and your options to address your unique concerns and physicality. Why choose labiaplasty? Women choose labiaplasty for a myriad of reasons. The general conception is that labiaplasty is always performed … 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
The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic