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Skin Diaries Part 2: Lovely Lips!

Welcome to Part 2 of our new Skin Diaries Series. We’re exploring unique skin stories with our new blog series. The nuances of each patient’s skin are as personal and unique as the page of a diary. The different factors that affect how your skin ages, changes, and transforms are as singular as a snowflake. That’s why we’ve created the Skin Diaries series –– to use specific cases to demonstrate how a personalized treatment plan can transform your skin. Step inside some of our patient’s personal stories to see how treatments or procedures addressed their unique needs to rejuvenate their … 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 »

Laser Skin Resurfacing: 10 Things You Need to Know

What is laser skin resurfacing? It’s easy to find the basic information about laser skin resurfacing with a google search. But not everything you need to know about laser skin resurfacing is easy to find online. We often have patients who are surprised by certain aspects of laser skin resurfacing, or didn’t have a full picture of laser treatment before booking an appointment with us at our Waterloo clinic. That’s why we’ve put together this list of insights for anyone curious about laser skin treatments. Here are some tips for laser skin resurfacing that you should know before you book … Continue reading »

The Top 5 Sunscreen Tips From our Instagram Live

Make sun protection a habit. It can feel like a hassle to take time for sun protection when you’re ready to go and enjoy a day at the lake, or if you’re heading to work. But by making sunscreen application a habit and setting yourself up for success, sun protection can fit easily into a busy, fun, summer lifestyle. By protecting your skin from the sun, you’re minimizing your risk of skin cancer but you’re also preserving the beauty and youthfulness of your skin. You’ll also never have to deal with the after effects of a sunburn again! Let’s explore … 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