Category Archives: Surgical Procedures

The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

Are you prepared for your tummy tuck recovery? Here’s everything you need to know!

When you decided to get a tummy tuck, you likely did your research- you picked your clinic and your surgeon carefully, and you spent time figuring out exactly what to expect before, during and after surgery.  Now that you made the right choice, we want you to feel confident about every stage of the surgical process, and that includes your recovery as well.  Here are some useful insights on tummy tuck recovery to make this experience comfortable, effective, and as quick as possible for you.  What can I do to make recovery more comfortable? Surround yourself with the right people. … Continue reading »

Why I love it when my scrub nurse puts her finger in a belly button.

Over the next few months, Dr. Shenker will be profiling members of the TCSC staff team and the incredible roles they play in the day to day operations of the clinic.    It’s not just any nurse that would put her finger in a belly button for me. It takes a special nurse to do that… Most of the patients who walk out of the Cosmetic Surgery Clinic after their successful operation take the time to thank the recovery room nurse who took care of them after the operation. They often thank the anesthesiologist for doing such a great job … Continue reading »

Cosmetic vaginal rejuvenation is increasingly popular. 

Labiaplasty is the most popular procedure for vaginal rejuvenation at our Waterloo practice.  What is labiaplasty? Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces the size of the labia. During this procedure, the excess skin is removed and sculpted to create a more symmetrical shape. As the labia have inner lips which are thinner (labia minora), and larger outer lips (labia majora), your surgeon will discuss the best course of treatment and your options to address your unique concerns and physicality. Why choose labiaplasty? Women choose labiaplasty for a myriad of reasons. The general conception is that labiaplasty is always performed … Continue reading »

Revive your look with eyelid surgery

Don’t let droopy eyelids hold you back. Our eyes are the first thing people notice when they meet us. When the skin around our eyes sags or droops, we can look older and more tired than we are. Whether your eye area concerns are linked to aging, inherited traits, or personal preference, eyelid surgery (also called blepharoplasty) offers our Kitchener-Waterloo patients a long-lasting solution to these concerns. It’s natural for skin to gain laxity as we age, but there are great surgical solutions for excess skin in the eye area that truly last and transform your appearance. How will eyelid … Continue reading »

I’m unhappy with my tummy! Now what?

Dr. Shenker explores the best solutions for common tummy concerns. None of us are born unhappy with our tummies, but many of us end up there at some point in our lives, and there are many variables that lead us here. For some it’s unwanted weight gain or a large weight loss. Sometimes life gets in the way and keeps us from the gym, or we’re presented with unwise food choices all too often. Physical illness can affect our weight as well. At The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, the most common reason we see women for tummy work is that their … 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