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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 »

Should I Get a Facelift? Here’s What You Need to Know

Everything You Need To Know About Getting a Facelift Is a facelift right for me? A facelift could be the right surgery to meet your goals if you have consistent concerns about excess skin in the jowls and neck, deflation of your cheeks, the mysterious disappearance of your jawline, or the way that your face has aged in general.  Whether or not a facelift is right for you is best established by  meeting with an experienced surgeon for an in-depth consultation, and reflecting on how the surgery’s benefits, costs, and outcomes could positively affect your life. Overall, a facelift is … Continue reading »

Aesthetic Injectables 101: Learn the Facts About Fillers, BOTOX® & More

The other day, someone from our team was in a Shoppers Drug Mart 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 recommendation. One of them asked, “Is that like a filler … Continue reading »

Meet Ashley Mercer, our newest Beauty Nurse®

We’re pleased to welcome our newest Beauty Nurse® Ashley Mercer (RN). We’re highly selective about who we bring on board, but we knew right away that Ashley was a great fit for our team. Our Beauty Nurse team brings a wealth of experience to each cosmetic treatment –– to refresh, rejuvenate, and restore your natural beauty. Ashley brings a unique skill set with her clinical experience and incredible attention to detail. Ashley comes to us with a rich resume full of clinical experience and formative training. Ashley graduated from The University of Ottawa with her BScN in 2008 and started her career as a new graduate in … Continue reading »

CoolSculpting® a Cool New You

Freeze Fat Away for Good Most of us can attest to the frustration that comes from maintaining an impeccable diet and exercise routine, but seeing no progress on our love handles, muffin tops, or double chins. Unfortunately, these lifestyle habits that do wonders for our health and wellbeing are often no match for stubborn areas of fat. If you find yourself at this stage and wishing you could shift those inches once and for all, CoolSculpting from Zeltiq offers an innovative non-invasive solution to eliminate unwanted fat. Once it’s gone, it’s gone for good. You may be thinking this sounds … 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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