Category Archives: Surgical Procedures

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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 »

Welcome back to Dr. Ma!

We’re so pleased to welcome back Dr. Stephanie Ma.  Dr. Stephanie Ma is a central part of our collaborative team of RCPSC-certified plastic surgeons. Her wealth of experience, education, and a career rich with beautiful results makes her an integral part of our surgical legacy as a clinic. Thinking about surgery? You couldn’t be in better hands. Our practice has always been collaborative, with every team member bringing something unique and important to the table.   Let’s learn more about Dr. Ma. A wealth of experience and credentials Advanced surgical training, an exemplary education, and proven experience are all important … Continue reading »

Gynecomastia Surgery Facts You Need to Know

What you need to know about gynecomastia surgery Is gynecomastia right for me? We live in a culture where men are not immune to the immense pressure we all feel to look a certain way. For some of us, aesthetic concerns like male breasts keep us from fully enjoying our lives or our bodies. We often see men at our Waterloo clinic who come to us looking for a lasting solution for male breasts, “man boobs,” or excess fatty tissue on the chest. It’s a commonly experienced concern –– so if you’re looking for a solution, you’re not alone.  Choose … Continue reading »

How to Plan and Prepare for Surgery

So you’re thinking about surgery? Congratulations!  Deciding on a surgical change is a big choice, and we’re here to help you choose wisely and build an effective surgical plan. A successful operation can transform your life and have positive repercussions on your confidence and outlook. Whether you’re dreaming of a new look or making changes for your own comfort or confidence, your surgical journey can be transforming in many ways. How can you make the process smoother? Keep reading to learn some of the tips we give our plastic surgery patients from the Waterloo-Kitchener area. How do you prepare your … 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
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