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Our Favorite Winter Skincare Tips

At our Vancouver Medspa, we know just how hard Canadian winters can be on the skin. With cold, windy conditions outdoors and hot, dry conditions indoors your skin can be left feeling tight, itchy, and uncomfortable. Plus, if you're traveling for the holidays, the added stress of air travel and poor conditions inside a plane …

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Hair Removal: Why We Prefer the Vectus® Laser

This time of year is--perhaps surprisingly--an ideal time to pursue laser hair removal treatments. In addition to ensuring your skin will be smooth and soft in time for summer, undergoing laser hair removal in the fall and winter often improves results. Because your skin is likely to have lower levels of melanin--the brown pigment that …

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Which Body Contouring Treatment Is Right for You?

Over the last 20 years, there have been numerous advancements in the development of new technology for body contouring. As a plastic surgeon, I want the best for my Vancouver patients, not just the "treatment-of-the-day". I review and evaluate the science-based evidence for all potential treatment options, and I select only the best and most …

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Nonsurgical Treatments for Fall

As the air turns crisp and summer turns to fall, it seems only natural to want to freshen up and make changes to improve your skin or body. While we think any time is a good time for aesthetic improvement, some treatments are especially well-suited for autumn. Here are some of our favourite medspa services …

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Always Blushing? It Might Be Something Else

If you're a "blusher," you already know how frustrating it can be to have your skin give away your feelings before you do. You may go out of your way to avoid situations, emotions, and even food and drink that trigger an episode. But if you find yourself constantly red in the face, you may …

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Laser Skin Resurfacing: When Is It Right for You?

Laser skin resurfacing here in Vancouver seems to be the procedure everyone's talking about lately, especially with the warmer months just around the corner. Resurfacing all or a portion of the skin surface (known as fractional laser resurfacing) is one of the most effective methods of restoring a more youthful skin appearance. Microscopic columns of laser …

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Fillers, BOTOX®, or Lasers? Facial Rejuvenation Options

When it comes to choosing a nonsurgical treatment at our medical spa in the Vancouver area, we begin with a thorough Advanced Skin Analysis. During that comprehensive assessment of your skin, we work together to determine which treatments are best suited for your concerns. Patients wanting to improve on the signs of aging benefit from …

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Breast Augmentation: What Are You Waiting For?

It's natural to tread carefully when thinking about doing something big and transformative in life. Spontaneity has its place, but it's best to be thoughtful about the moments that really change us. And so it is with breast augmentation. Nearly every one of my Vancouver patients tells me the surgery has changed her life in …

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Learn more about why it is important to have vitamin C in your skin care products.

Look for a Vitamin C Boost in Skin Care Products

Antioxidants like Vitamin C helps keep your skin looking youthful and healthy. There are plenty of foods rich in vitamin C, of course, but the body can also absorb vitamin C through the skin. That's why, even for people using anti-aging injectables such as BOTOX COSMETIC® and dermal fillers, I recommend that our Vancouver-area patients …

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Scheduling Your Skincare: From the Everyday to Lasers

When it comes to skin, a healthy, radiant glow is something makeup can't replicate. It comes from nourishing and caring for your skin, every single day. But with more and more skincare products and treatments cropping up, it can be a challenge to make sense of what to use and when! In the spirit of making …

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