Category Archives: Cosmetic Procedures

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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 »

Is BOTOX Still On Top?

For years, people have relied on neuromodulators like BOTOX COSMETIC® to keep them youthful, smooth, and to decrease the severity of wrinkles. But are neuromodulators still the powerhouse that they once were? We’re here to tell you that – yes. Yes, they sure are! According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 4.4 million neuromodulator treatments performed in 2020. So, Why Neuromodulators? Over time the repeated muscular contractions of our facial muscles, when we frown or squint, begin to form lines in these highly expressive areas. These are known as dynamic wrinkles. While wrinkles can be beautiful and … Continue reading »

Here’s How CoolSculpting® Really Works

How does CoolSculpting® work? Have you ever noticed how that little pocket of fat along your lower tummy won’t go away, even with exercise? Or maybe you enjoy a healthy lifestyle but find that you still have excess fat on your upper arms. It can be frustrating to have these persistent pockets of fat, and CoolSculpting can help you get rid of them. CoolSculpting uses innovative fat freezing technology to get rid of those bulges of fat that just won’t budge, even with exercise. Let’s explore how CoolSculpting works to promote a smoother silhouette with each non-invasive treatment. What does … Continue reading »

The Truth About Lip Fillers

Lip Fillers 101: The Facts Curious about lip fillers? Dermal fillers can enhance the appearance of your lips without surgery; adding fullness and smoothing lines for a lovely, kissable appearance.  Whether you’re new to fillers or have experience with injectables, this article explores how our Beauty Nurse® team gets beautiful, natural results using fillers. With decades of experience and skilled expertise, here are some of the things we think every patient should know. Get to know the truth about lip fillers so you can get the results you want. 5 Truths about Lip Injections 1. Great results look beautiful and … 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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