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SkinMedica™ is known for their Growth Factors – proteins that regulate the growth, activity and health of cells and that decrease in our skin with age. Because these proteins play a crucial role in the reversal of skin damage, application of growth factors and other ingredients that improve natural skin repair has been proven to...
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Getting ready to pucker up this Valentine’s Day? Make your lips even more kissable with the natural-looking benefits of Juvederm Volbella®. Lips are an area that are very susceptible to loss of collagen, elastin and volume due to aging. Volbella is a filler specifically designed for gently restoring lip volume lost over time. It can...
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Thermage has been a favourite of our patients and our staff for years, and now this treatment has become even more effective. The new Thermage total tip allows double the maximum volume of bulk heat delivered into the skin providing a better treatment and improved results; and the Thermage Comfort Pulse Technology provides greater patient...
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  Enhancing your appearance doesn’t need to mean major procedures or significant changes. In fact, managing some minor and common skin complaints can have a big impact on your overall complexion. Here are three common skin complaints that can all be resolved with the Excel V Vascular Laser. Cherry Angioma’s, or collections of blood vessels,...
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Holiday Staff Picks

Posted by on December 11, 2013
Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that special someone on your list? Well, you’re in luck – three members of our staff are here to inspire you with their very own wish lists. Marianna “I would love a gift that would help me look more refreshed and well-rested. Sculptra® is a collagen-building injectable that...
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  As an important day – like Christmas – approaches, it is ideal to plan ahead and ensure that you time your treatments to have your skin looking its best.  3 months ahead The first step to get your skin in tip-top shape is Intense Pulsed Light (or IPL) skin treatments, which will tone down...
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Dr Jean Carruthers received the most distinguished lecture and award given by the American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Annual Meeting, November 14, 2013 in New Orleans, LA. The lecture and award are given annually to an ASOPRS  member who is recognized for the longterm advances they have made in the specialty of...
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Originally published via Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute on October 29, 2013 – 10:04am Vancouver has relatively mild winter but the season still brings with it frosty winds, fluctuating humidity and dry indoor heat – all contributors to dry skin. Dr. Shannon Humphrey, researcher at the VCH Research Institute, shares some winter skin care tips to...
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Few people realize that the mid-face is one of the first areas to show the signs of aging. A smooth and luminous cheek represent youthfulness, while skin that has deflated or has begun to sag can age someone beyond their years. Age-related volume loss can cause the face to lose definition and actually change its...
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