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Injectables 101: Learn the facts about fillers, Botox®, and more.

The Beginner’s Guide to Injectables like BOTOX® 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. I live in Waterloo and would be happy to commute, but I can’t figure out where to go.”  The makeup specialists were friendly, but didn’t have a … Continue reading »

The Best Aesthetic Treatments for Mother of the Bride

Barb’s Story: The Best Cosmetic Treatments for Mother of the Bride Firstly, congratulations! If you’re about to celebrate the nuptials of someone you love, this is an important and exciting time. Of course this day is all about the happy couple and the joining of two families, but it’s also about you in a big way. Wanting to look and feel your best makes perfect sense. Beyond welcoming someone into your family, you’re also about to see some of your oldest friends, closest family, and to meet new family members for the first time. Feeling confident as the mother of … Continue reading »

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 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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