The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

Answering questions about composite breast augmentation.

Dr. Shenker explores this popular new procedure. The most popular cosmetic breast surgery procedure we’re doing at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic right now is a called a composite breast augmentation. It’s a procedure that uses both a breast implant and a patient’s own fat to create a beautiful, natural, perfect breast. Because this procedure is a relatively new one, and because we are one of the only clinics doing it, we get a lot of questions about it. I thought I would take this opportunity to answer a few of them. Do I have to use my own fat, or … Continue reading »

Liposuction + ThermiTight® to treat your double chin.

Here at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, we believe in teamwork. Our team always works together to ensure extraordinary care for every patient, both medical aesthetic and surgical, and we apply this same principle to our treatments and surgeries. Sometimes, two procedures work together to achieve results that would not otherwise be possible. When it comes to the “double chin”—or submental fullness—we’re always on the lookout for the most effective way to reduce fat under the chin, decrease any accompanying sagging skin and jowls, and improve the jawline. One such option involves combining two effective treatments: liposuction and ThermiTight®. Liposuction is … Continue reading »

Q&A with Beauty Nurse Natalie.

By now you know The Beauty Nurse® team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. This dream team of experts is here to provide you with the complete aesthetic patient experience. Each of them excels in their respective area of expertise, is highly-sought after and consistently trained in the latest and greatest techniques and treatments. Every member of The Beauty Nurse® team brings something special to the table, and we thought it was about time you get to know them a little bit better! Today, we’ve asked Natalie Jakobowska, our Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and expert in all things skincare and laser, to … Continue reading »

New at TCSC: The Vampire Facial.

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is a natural substance created from your own blood. It is valuable in the facial aesthetic setting because it contains important growth factors that help stimulate the regeneration and rejuvenation of your skin. Generally, in combination with microneedling, PRP therapy is used for the cosmetic treatment of wrinkles or scars in the face, hands, and neck, and to generate a thicker, more elastic and youthful appearing skin. Why platelets? Platelets are key because platelets are rich in a variety of growth factors that respond to tissue injury, such as microneedling, and initiate and promote healing. … Continue reading »

What is chin filler?

Surely you’ve heard of dermal fillers, the popular volumizing treatment used for lip injections, face shaping, and smoothing lines and wrinkles. But did you know that this treatment can also be used for chin augmentation in individuals looking to improve their facial contour? The chin is a defining facial feature. A strong chin and contoured jawline is often a sign of youth and beauty, so, when a patient’s chin is not proportionate to their face, it can make the nose look too large or too projecting, and the lips look out of proportion, causing them to feel embarrassed or self-conscious. … Continue reading »

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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.

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