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Laura Talks Quick Fixes at TCSC.

We all know that good things come to those who wait. But we’re living in the modern world, and it moves fast! The good news is that looking your best doesn’t always have to take a lot of time.   The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic offers a variety of non-surgical procedures in Waterloo that provide immediate or fast-acting results without serious downtime. Yes, our more intensive treatments such as the Profractional laser or the ZO® Blue Peel do fantastic things for your face, but we understand that not everyone’s schedule can accommodate the social downtime to recover from these treatments. Sometimes your skin just needs a quick … Continue reading »

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. We all gain wisdom and experience as we grow older, which often come 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 tightening, smoothing, and reviving your skin. What is ThermiSmooth®? ThermiSmooth®, available at our Kitchener-Waterloo clinic, is a non-invasive treatment that … 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 »

All about labiaplasty with Dr. Ma.

What is labiaplasty? How much does labiaplasty cost? Is it right for me? Dr. Stephanie Ma addresses your most common questions and more. Labiaplasty, although a common procedure, is one that is not commonly discussed. The truth is, more women than ever before are opting to undergo this surgery, and the reasons they cite may surprise you. Yes, many women who are interested in labiaplasty are unhappy with the appearance of their labia, but sometimes the issues go beyond aesthetic concerns. Indeed, some women experience difficulties with self-hygiene, embarrassment with wearing tight clothing, or discomfort during intercourse or sports. With … Continue reading »

My journey with Gynecomastia.

As I was sitting on the beach with my family on vacation in Cancun recently (with sunblock on and in the shade!), I couldn’t help but reflect on how much my gynecomastia surgery has changed my life. I had the procedure three years ago, and I have never, ever regretted it. I had gynecomastia for most of my adult life. Like for most men, there was no known underlying cause. I was not taking medications, I did not have an endocrine tumour, I wasn’t using marijuana, and I had no other known risk factors. I just had it. Before my surgery, … 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