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What can ThermiSmooth® do for you?

Smooth, tighten and transform aging skin. As we age, our skin produces less collagen and can become lax, lined, and develop wrinkles as a result. As we age, our skin produces less collagen and as a result can become lax, lined, and wrinkled. We all gain wisdom and experience as we grow older, and often this comes with the confidence to navigate new horizons. It also usually comes with sagging skin and wrinkles. Don’t let the effects of aging hold you back! Are you ready for your inner radiance to shine through your skin? ThermiSmooth® is a brilliant option for … Continue reading »

Laser Your Way to Beautiful Skin!

Our patients are always looking for ways to treat their aesthetic concerns in the least invasive way possible. Sometimes surgery is the best route, but our amazing Beauty Nurse® team has put together a series to give our patients the best information on the three pillars of non-surgical intervention: injectables, lasers, and skincare.   Last month, Majid walked us through the role injectables play in non-invasive facial rejuvenation (check it out here). This month we’re exploring lasers, with Beauty Nurse Natalie explaining the world of laser and light treatments at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic. Up next: Beauty Nurse Natalie tells us the truth about … Continue reading »

What role do Injectables play in non-invasive facial rejuvenation?

Our patients are always looking for ways to treat their aesthetic concerns in the least invasive way possible. Sometimes surgery is the best route, but our amazing Beauty Nurse® team has put together a series to give our patients the best information on the three pillars of non-surgical intervention: Injectables, lasers, and skincare. Tune in over the next three months to learn all about this amazing trio of options.   First Up: Injectables With Majid What role do injectables play in non-invasive facial rejuvenation? When it comes to facial rejuvenation with injectables at our Waterloo, Ontario, clinic, there are quite … Continue reading »

Gynecomastia surgery can give you a smoother, more masculine chest appearance.

If you have gynecomastia, you’re not alone. Our clinic is seeing an increasing number of men considering gynecomastia surgery and requesting assistance with achieving a smoother, more masculine chest appearance. When you visit us for a consultation for gynecomastia surgery, also called male breast reduction, in Waterloo, ON, we will discuss and customize a surgical plan that’s right for you. Gynecomastia is generally caused by a combination of fatty tissue lying on top of the pectoralis major muscle and the presence of dense breast tissue behind the nipple. It is usually not a serious medical condition, but many men living with gynecomastia … Continue reading »

Why I make coffee for my post-op patients.

Dr. Shenker shares a tried and tested post-operative tool. There are quite a number of nice gestures to be done for patients while they are in the recovery room after surgery. A warm blanket is always appreciated. A comforting word or a gentle touch helps too. So does pain medication, and the company of a loved one at the bedside. But over the years in my private aesthetic practice, I have discovered a tool that never fails to bring a smile and a contented sigh to my patients in the moments after surgery: coffee! I talk to all of my … 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