The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

The Skin Diaries Part 4: Smile Solutions

The Skin Diaries: The Case of a Gummy Smile We’re exploring unique skin stories with our new blog series. As we start a new year, many of us are thinking about goals; and these can include aesthetic goals, concerns, or resolutions we have for our own appearance!   The nuances of each patient’s skin are as personal and unique as the page of a diary. The different factors that affect how your skin ages, changes, and transforms are as singular as a snowflake. That’s why we’ve created the Skin Diaries series –– to use specific cases to demonstrate how a … Continue reading »

5 Skincare Products to Transform Your Skin in 2022

5 Skincare Products to Transform Your Skin in 2022   Resolutions can be hard work, but why not introduce a new skincare habit and let the products do the work for you? These skincare products work hard while you sleep or go about your day, taking action as they promote cell turnover or hydrate for refreshed skin. Why does my skin look dull in the winter? We all want to look and feel new and refreshed as a new year dawns, but you’re not alone if your skin looks lackluster in the winter. Dead skin cells can build up easily … Continue reading »

The truth about healing scars with Dr. Robert Shenker

The truth about healing scars with Dr. Robert Shenker Let’s talk about healing scars. As a plastic surgeon, I’ve spent a fair bit of time answering questions from patients about their surgical procedures. What will it look like? How long will it last? Will it hurt?  How much time do I need to take off of work?  At this point in my career, I can say with certainty that the questions I have answered more than any others are about scars. Will there be a scar? How long will it take to fade? Will it be invisible? What can I … Continue reading »

Virtual Open House Menu: Join us November 29- December 1st!

Starting November 29th, join us for a special virtual event with special packages available in our online store! Click here to purchase packages! Please note: If you’re ordering both treatment packages and products (a great idea!) you’ll need to purchase packages and products as two separate orders/checkouts (that way we can mail your products right to you, and you can book your appointment following purchase). Full Menu:                

Trick or Treatment? Part 2

How to choose the right treatment or product for your aesthetic goals Earlier this month, we introduced “trick or treatment,” a series exploring popular concerns and the product “tricks” and treatment options available to treat them. As we’ve said before, a product regimen can be incredibly transforming; offering lasting change or a solution that truly restores your skin. But sometimes concerns are persistent or require a surgical intervention or non-invasive treatment solution to get to the source of the problem.  Choosing between product, treatment, or surgical procedure is best done with a practitioner you trust in an environment where they … 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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