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Small Surgeries for Lumps, Bumps, Moles, and Cysts: We Do That Too!

Did you know? We do smaller surgeries, too. Patients often ask, “Do you do smaller surgeries, too? I have this pesky mole…” Our answer is usually yes! We may be able to accommodate your request even if it’s on the smaller side. Lately we’ve been receiving a lot of questions about moles, skin tags, and smaller cosmetic lesions that require a simple procedure to remedy. So let’s talk about cosmetic lesions and your small-scale surgical needs. What kind of cosmetic skin issues are right for surgery? We treat patients with cosmetic skin lesions like skin tags, lumps, bumps, cysts and … Continue reading »

A Legacy of Surgical Excellence: 45 Years in Waterloo

Part 1: Choosing a surgeon This new blog series celebrates a special milestone for us at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic; our heritage building has been home to beautiful surgical outcomes for over four decades! Last November also marked 15 years of Dr. Shenker’s surgical work, caring for patients and offering surgical solutions that change lives.  Albert Einstein famously said “Experience is knowledge. Everything else is information.” When our surgeons Dr. Shenker and Dr. Ma started their journey as surgeons, they came equipped with information and expertise. But an essential part of what makes them great surgeons is the experience they … 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 »

The Truth About Tummy Tucks: Q+A and Abdominoplasty 101

The truth about tummy tucks  Want to remedy sagging tummy skin or tighten up your abdominal muscles? If you’ve been concerned about this for a while, a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) may be the solution. Deciding to have a tummy tuck is a big decision, and a successful operation can transform your life and positively impact your confidence and outlook. Whether you’re dreaming of a new look or making changes for your own comfort or confidence, we’re here to answer some of the most common questions we get asked by our patients in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. What is a tummy tuck? … Continue reading »

Trick or Treatment? Part 1

Trick or Treatment? Here’s how to decide. By the end of October, we feel the weather turn, the leaves crunch, and some of us bundle up to trick or treat with the kids. But you deserve special treatment too!  This month, we’ll be playing “trick or treatment” –– a fun twist on trick or treating to compare treatment and product solutions for your concerns.  Cozy up to these renewing tricks and treatments to maximize your outcomes, compare options, and beautify your skin. Products vs. Procedures Even though we’re comparing treatments and product solutions, remember that “tricks” and treatments pair well … 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