DermEffects: Dr. Wei Jing Loo
1560 Hyde Park Road
London, ON N6H 5L5
(519) 472-8686 (Cosmetic Inquiries)
(519) 472-2929 (Medical Inquiries)
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Author Archives: Wei Jing Loo

All the Nonsurgical Procedures Behind ‘Instagram Face’

Woman posing for the camera after getting a dermal filler treatment.

“Instagram face” is a bona fide trend and the subject of hashtags on virtually every social media platform. If this is the first time you’ve heard of Instagram face, the phrase describes a certain look created by nonsurgical cosmetic treatments such as filler and BOTOX Cosmetic® injections. At our London, Ontario practice, patients often ask how to produce the sought-after…

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Hair Restoration With PRP

A woman who got a hair restoration procedure is thrilled with her new look.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is fairly well-known for its use in facial rejuvenation procedures, including with microneedling. It’s sometimes called the “Vampire Facial®” or “Vampire Facelift” because the treatment involves using the patient’s own blood. However, relatively few people know that PRP therapy is also used as a hair loss treatment at our London, Ontario dermatology practice. The same growth…

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First Time Getting Fillers? Here’s What to Expect

A woman is happy with her new dermal filler treatments.

Full cheeks, smooth skin, plump lips: Some people have them naturally, while others get a little help from their dermatologists with dermal fillers. At our London, Ontario, practice and throughout Canada, filler injections are one of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments. But if you’re considering getting fillers for the first time, you may be a little nervous. Knowing what to…

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Your Secrets to Looking Well-Rested Without Makeup

A woman feeling confident in her own skin after getting a dermal filler.

A strong cup of coffee and a little bit of makeup can do a lot to brighten your face. But when life gets busy, all the caffeine and concealer in the world can’t hide the signs of too little sleep. We often use lasers, peels, BOTOX and dermal fillers to help our London, Ontario, patients appear more refreshed and alert. By…

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Get to Know JUVÉDERM® – Your Key to A Fresh, Youthful Face

A women feeling wonderful after her JUVÉDERM® treatment in Ontario.

The face is one of the first areas to show the telltale signs of aging. Facial skin is thin and delicate and continually exposed to the sun and other damaging elements. Many products on the market promise to plump your skin and minimize fine lines, but sometimes, creams and serums alone aren’t enough. I offer the popular dermal filler JUVÉDERM…

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3 Surprising Uses for BOTOX® (That Don’t Include Wrinkles)

A friendly woman smiles while contemplating a BOTOX® treatment.

When it comes creating smooth, youthful-looking skin, BOTOX is a popular choice at my London, Ontario, practice. Treatment sessions can soften frown lines, crow’s feet, and numerous other signs of aging. While most people think of BOTOX strictly as a tool for fighting wrinkles, this “wonder drug” actually has many uses. This blog post will explain the various ways BOTOX…

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Microneedling with PRP: 2 Treatments, 1 Optimal Result

Microneedling with PRP: 2 Treatments, 1 Optimal Result in London, ON

For my medical spa patients in London, Ontario, anti-aging treatments are a big focus. My career as a cosmetic dermatologist has familiarized me with the many skin issues people face as they age. Our DermEffects staff uses numerous different techniques to correct signs of aging such as laxity, dullness, enlarged pores, and fine lines. But there’s one solution some patients overlook: combining…

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Use Light and Lasers for A Summertime Glow

Use Light and Lasers for A Summertime Glow in London, ON

Summer is the perfect time for a glowing, fresh-faced look. I often suggest chemical peel options at my London, Ontario, practice, especially for patients who want to skip summertime makeup in favor of soft, naturally radiant skin. Our office offers many peel options. Finding your best fit might feel like a challenge. But if you’re interested in rejuvenating your face…

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Why BELKYRA® Is the Better Option

Why BELKYRA Is the Better Option in London, ON

Minimally invasive fat reduction treatments are very popular for slimming the submental region, otherwise known as a double chin. With innovations like BELKYRA, our London patients can have a sleeker chin and neck without surgery, scars or downtime. At our London, Ontario, practice, we receive a lot of questions about various nonsurgical fat reduction treatments. But with so many new products on…

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Why There’s Never Going to Be a Replacement for BOTOX®

Patient receiving BOTOX injections from an injector.

When patients come to DermEffects for BOTOX in London, Ontario, they often ask about “alternatives.” Many products on the market today claim to provide the same results as BOTOX COSMETIC for half the cost. Alternatives like acupuncture, chemical peels, facial creams, and other injectables promise to work just as well in bringing back your skin’s youthful appearance—but that’s not always the…

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