The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic Blog

Meet Heather, our incredible Clinic Manager!

Meet Heather, our incredible Clinic Manager!   It’s time for another blog that pulls back the curtain to highlight someone special on the TCSC team. Dr. Shenker tells us the whole story. In the year 1602, William Shakespeare first staged the play “The Twelfth Night”, in which the character Malvolio declares  “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them”. Heather, our magnificent clinic manager at The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic undoubtedly had greatness thrust upon her. And over the years, how great she has become! Here is Heather’s story.   After taking the helm at The … Continue reading »

Why CoolSculpting®?

Curious about CoolSculpting®? This innovative treatment targets stubborn pockets of fat that are difficult to address, even with exercise and a healthy lifestyle. Boasting excellent results and no downtime, it’s an extremely popular procedure. Women and men come to my Waterloo practice for CoolSculpting from Kitchener, Guelph, London, and throughout southwestern Ontario to enjoy the treatment’s fat-busting ability. Explore below to learn about CoolSculpting and check out our special CoolSculpting giveaway! Does CoolSculpting really work? Yes, CoolSculpting uses the body’s natural processes to effectively freeze away fat. Everyone is born with fat cells. Even athletes find bulges of fat that … Continue reading »

Got “Maskne”?

Is your face mask causing acne? Here’s how you can put an end to breakouts. Is your face mask causing breakouts? We love face masks because we know that they help keep our plastic surgery staff, patients, and our Waterloo and London, Ontario-area communities safe and healthy as we adjust to life in a pandemic. But we also know that wearing a mask can take some getting used to—especially for patients with skin concerns! Can face masks cause acne? Is maskne real?  If you’re concerned about cystic acne, acne scarring, blackheads, or uneven skin texture, you may have noticed that … Continue reading »

Meet Beauty Nurse® Natalie!

Every month, we offer you a behind-the-scenes look at a team member who makes The Cosmetic Surgery Clinic in Waterloo such a special place. This month our focus is on our beloved Beauty Nurse® Natalie!  How can we best assess the effectiveness of a laser and aesthetic skincare nurse like Beauty Nurse® Natalie? You may logically assume that the best way to judge her success is by the outcome or skin quality of the patients who leave the laser room. And of course, we do notice the beautiful results that leave her room. But for me, that’s not the most … Continue reading »

Great eyes get you noticed.

Here’s how you can rejuvenate your eyes for a fresh new look. When your eyes sparkle, so do you. If your eyes cause you to look tired, you’re not alone. It’s natural to notice deeper tear troughs, fine lines, wrinkles, and drooping eyelids over time. As collagen production decreases, it’s normal to notice aging in the periocular region (the area surrounding the eyes). Whether you’re looking to brighten up with a simple non-surgical treatment like BOTOX COSMETIC® or considering an eyelid lift or other surgical option, our team is here in Waterloo, ON, to provide options and guide you through … 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