Category Archives: Skin Care

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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 »

Here are acne scar treatments that really work.

Goodbye scarring, hello beautiful skin! Many people have acne scars that distract them from seeing the beauty of their skin. Noticeable skin depressions, raised scars, or pigmentation may remain on the skin long after active acne fades- leaving many patients wondering what to do! We know how difficult it can be to address acne scarring. Luckily, there are many treatment options available at our Waterloo clinic when it comes to acne scarring. Most options will not only focus on scarring but will also treat other concerns such as discolouration, leaving your skin refreshed and rejuvenated. It’s time to treat acne scarring … Continue reading »

Does a skincare routine really matter?

Take these easy tips for your best skin ever.  We know that when life gets busy, sometimes your skincare routine takes a backseat. It might seem easier to buy inexpensive products or skip moisturizing when your schedule is full. But here’s some great advice on building a trusted skincare routine and why the skincare you use really matters!  Choosing the right products can save your skin.We know it’s hard to know which products to choose in a saturated skincare market, but we’ve done our research. By choosing medical-grade skincare products, you’ll know that what you’re buying actually works. At The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, our chosen product lines are … Continue reading »

Laura talks the Holy Grail of skin care.

Hello to all you summer babies, you sun worshippers, you cottage goers! Do you remember Baz Luhrmann? Allow me to enlighten you if not. In 1999, he released a song to that year’s graduating classes with some life advice. It started out like this: Ladies and gentlemen of the class of ’99, Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, Sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists […] Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth, oh nevermind; you will not understand the power and beauty of … Continue reading »

The best skincare products for men.

Our favourites for the fellas in our lives. Great skin isn’t just a girl thing. After all, the effects of aging, sun damage, and lifestyle factors don’t discriminate. But for some reason, there seems to be a shortage of information about what works best for men’s specific skincare concerns. Whether it’s exfoliation, a closer shave, aging concerns like wrinkles and fine lines, or sun protection, we’ve got you covered, gentlemen. Because men deserve great skin too, here are a few of our favourite—and most popular—skincare products for men. SkinMedica® AHA/BHA Cream. We recommend this medical-grade daily exfoliating moisturizer for men … 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