Category Archives: Dermal Fillers

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Got sun damage? We know just what to do!

Are you diligent about sunscreen application but still noticing sun damage?  We know some of you are incredibly diligent sunscreen users. Even those amongst us with the best protective routines still experience sun damage. Over time, sun damage can become more apparent and frustrating, but don’t worry ⁠— we’ve got you covered! We love finding strategies to help our patients feel their best, so our Beauty Nurse® Team has put together some of the best treatments for sun damaged skin at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic to give you back your original glow! Chemical Peels Chemical peels are a great solution if you’re looking to correct the following concerns with minimal downtime: Acne … Continue reading »

How can I address my marionette lines? | Waterloo Beauty Nurse® Team

Brilliant solutions for wrinkles and creases. Marionette lines are a common concern amongst our patients, and they can be a source of frustration, making patients appear older than they feel.  What are marionette lines? Marionette lines are vertical creases that extend from the outside corners of your mouth down to the jawline on either side of the chin. These are often deeper and more noticeable than other wrinkles on the face. Deep wrinkles like marionette lines are often sources of concern for our patients, as they are a natural part of aging, but can be a drastic change to your … Continue reading »

Hand rejuvenation with RADIESSE®: Barb’s treatment experience.

Barb shares her experience with this safe and effective hand filler treatment. More than any other body part, our hands tend to betray our age. Their delicate skin is exposed to our environment as much as our face, though we usually take less care to protect them! As a result, our hands are dehydrated, damaged, and wrinkled, and bones and tendons are accentuated due to volume loss. When we reach this point, we wish we could literally turn back the hands of time. This was certainly the case for our beloved Clinic Liaison/Bookkeeper Barb, so she opted to have a hand … 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 »

How do I choose the best dermal fillers?

The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic reviews your filler options for best results. As we age, and as a result of sun exposure, hormonal changes, and other lifestyle factors, our skin begins to lose hyaluronic acid and collagen, resulting in fine lines, hollows, wrinkles, folds, and a loss of fullness and elasticity. Luckily, dermal fillers can help restore lost volume and minimize these telltale signs of aging non-surgically, and usually, with almost no downtime. Treatments are quick and easy—the dermal filler solution is gently injected into target areas to lift and plump the skin—and provide a lasting and natural-looking solution to many … 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
The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic