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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 »

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 »

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 »

Your Surgical Safety Comes First Every Time! Here’s How.

Here’s how we ensure your safety, every time, and why it matters so much to us. Blog by Dr. Robert Shenker As a plastic surgeon who operates in a certified out-of-hospital facility, patient safety remains the number one goal for me and my team at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic. Our mantra is “safety first, forever and always.” We use many obvious safety measures that our patients can observe for themselves. They see all of our top-of-the-line, modern surgical and anesthesia equipment. They read about our credentials and experience in the “About Us” section of our website, and they can see … Continue reading »

Avoid Bad Surgical Results and Highlight Your Natural Beauty

Dr. Shenker tells us the truth about natural, beautiful results Being an aesthetic physician and surgeon comes with responsibilities that I take seriously. As a physician and as a surgeon, I embrace the long list of responsibilities and duties I have to my patients. I have to actively listen. I have to examine my patient carefully and with a deep attention to detail. I have to make an accurate diagnosis. I have to formulate an effective treatment plan which I have to execute with speed, skill and compassion. I have to be respectful of the needs and worries of each … 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.

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