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Do I Need Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck?

How Are Tummy Tucks and Liposuction Different? Let’s Learn the Facts. If you’re concerned about loose, hanging skin or excess fat on your tummy, you might find yourself Googling what surgical options might work for you. But the internet isn’t always the best place to find medical or surgical advice. We often have patients who are understandably confused about what operation will actually meet their needs. Let’s explore the differences between liposuction and tummy tucks so you can get a sense of which one might be right for you.  What does Liposuction do? During a liposuction procedure, suction is used … Continue reading »

The Beginner’s Guide to Injectables Like BOTOX®

Injectables Like Fillers and Neuromodulators Can Be Intimidating To Navigate for First-Timers The other day, someone from our team was in a Shoppers Drug Mart in London, Ontario and saw a mature, elegant woman sidle up to the makeup counter looking hesitant.  “Excuse me,” she said shyly, “I’m wondering if you know anywhere around here where I can get BOTOX®? I need someone who can help me look good and won’t make me look like my face is frozen.”  The makeup specialists were friendly, but didn’t have a recommendation. One of them asked “Is that like a filler thing, for … Continue reading »

Our Holiday Open House Runs November 27-29th!

Have you heard about our holiday open house? Our virtual open house is on this Monday November 27th until the 29th at midnight! Shop the full menu here. With special packages, free gifts, and promotions to save big on all your favourite treatments, it’s a great way to get your holiday glow going. Why shop our holiday packages? On January 8th our treatment prices go up, so it’s a great time to purchase packages for 2024 ahead of time. Shop now to take advantage of deals Purchasing a discounted package is a great way to try a new treatment. If … Continue reading »

Small Surgeries for Lumps, Bumps, Moles, and Cysts: We Do That Too!

Did you know? We do smaller surgeries, too. Patients often ask, “Do you do smaller surgeries, too? I have this pesky mole…” Our answer is usually yes! We may be able to accommodate your request even if it’s on the smaller side. Lately we’ve been receiving a lot of questions about moles, skin tags, and smaller cosmetic lesions that require a simple procedure to remedy. So let’s talk about cosmetic lesions and your small-scale surgical needs. What kind of cosmetic skin issues are right for surgery? We treat patients with cosmetic skin lesions like skin tags, lumps, bumps, cysts and … Continue reading »

Introducing Alicia Vanderwal, our Newest Medical Aesthetician

Alicia is the Newest Addition to The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Team! We take every addition to our team seriously, and always hire based on skill, experience, education, and our core values. We love bringing on team members who bring passion and thoughtfulness to their work. That’s why we’re so pleased to introduce Alicia, the newest addition to our team at the Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. Her personal story inspired an interest in aesthetics and her care for her patients comes through in each treatment she does.  We’ve asked Alicia a few questions below so you can get a sense of who … 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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