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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 »

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 »

How Does CoolSculpting® Work?

Everyone deals with pockets of fat that won’t go away. No matter how healthy you are or how much you exercise, you likely know the frustration that comes from those pockets of stubborn fat that just won’t budge. Some areas are harder to target with exercise. That’s why CoolSculpting is popular with Kitchener, Guelph, and London, Ontario, men and women. This innovative treatment at our Waterloo clinic lets your practitioner target stubborn fat with no downtime, almost anywhere on the body. How does CoolSculpting freeze fat? It’s great to understand the science behind the treatments you’re considering; CoolSculpting works by … Continue reading »

How To Start Using Retinol

Retinol Tips for First-Timers Welcome, retinol first-timers!  When you’ve seen the results of retinol first-hand, you just want to share it with others. For skincare enthusiasts, meeting someone who’s interested in trying retinol can give us the same feeling we get when someone says they haven’t seen the best movie ever, or heard a band that you know they’ll love. Retinol can be a game-changer for your skin and offers an exciting solution to rejuvenate skin for a more youthful appearance. But retinol is powerful, and it’s important to learn all you can before diving in, to maximize results and … 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