DermEffects: Dr. Wei Jing Loo
1560 Hyde Park Road
London, ON N6H 5L5
Medical Inquiries: (519) 472-2929
Cosmetic Inquiries: (519) 472-8686
Fax: (519) 472-8484
Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.–3 p.m.

Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology

BOTOX® or Dermal Fillers for Crow’s Feet—Which Is Best?

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Do you have pesky wrinkles at the corners of your eyes even when you’re not smiling or squinting? Known as crow’s feet, these lines are typically among the earliest signs of aging and a common concern among our cosmetic dermatology patients. Most of these patients know that injectables can minimize the appearance of crow’s feet but aren’t sure if they…

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What Type of JUVÉDERM® is the Best Lip Filler?

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Full, sensuous lips are a timeless, attractive look. That is why JUVÉDERM lip filler at our London, Ontario practice is so popular. As the number of lip filler options increase, it’s difficult for patients to know which one is best for their needs. JUVÉDERM has an established reputation for creating the natural-looking lip enhancement results that patients want. But even…

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Poll: “When Do You Think is the Best Time To Start BOTOX®?”

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If you like to read bloggers who write about anti-aging treatments—that’s probably why you’re here—it’s likely you’ve come across the phrase “preventative BOTOX” and wondered, “wow, can BOTOX actually prevent wrinkles?” It’s not really a yes or no answer because ultimately everyone develops wrinkles. Even the best dermatologist in London, Ontario, can’t prevent you from getting wrinkles eventually. But the…

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What You Need To Know About Microneedling for Melasma

Woman after Microneedling for Melasma in London, ON.

Few skin conditions are more difficult to treat than melasma. Sometimes called the “pregnancy mask” because the skin discoloration often develops during pregnancy, melasma is a widespread condition that affects both women and men, although predominantly women. Most often treated with a combination of chemical peels and topical skincare products, we’ve found that melasma also responds well to microneedling at…

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What to Expect From Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment

Woman after Laser Resurfacing in London, ON.

The Pearl fractional laser skin resurfacing treatment we perform in London, Ontario, produces results that match its name—skin with the smooth, luminous glow of pearls. The fractional laser penetrates the skin with thousands of pinpoint columns of light, creating micro-channels that stimulate new collagen production without ablating the skin’s entire surface. We apply a topical numbing cream before beginning the…

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Look Red-Carpet Ready With a Hollywood Laser Peel®

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One of the most popular facial rejuvenation treatments among celebrities is the Carbon Spectra Peel (also known as a Hollywood Laser Peel). It’s a gentle, no-downtime laser treatment that creates a youthful glow and improves the skin’s tone with virtually no discomfort. At our medical spa in London, Ontario, we first apply a carbon-based lotion to your skin that sets…

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What Makes truSculpt® Better Than Its Competitors?

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Women and men considering treatments to reduce fat and build muscle without surgery now have several options. Nonsurgical body contouring procedures have multiplied rapidly in the past decade, including truSculpt treatments at our dermatology clinic in London, Ontario. We chose to offer truSculpt instead of procedures such as CoolSculpting® and Emsculpt® after we saw the number of unique benefits that…

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Does Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Work?

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If you’re a naturally skeptical person whose instinct is to question if something sounds too good to be true, you’ve likely wondered if nonsurgical fat reduction procedures actually work. The answer is yes, for the right patients. Clinical studies show that truSculpt® iD, which we offer at our dermatology clinic in London, Ontario, reduces fat on average by 24% after…

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Chemical Peels or Laser Treatments: Which One Is Right for You?

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Patients who want to address various age-related skin conditions, from wrinkles to age spots to uneven texture, don’t necessarily need facial plastic surgery. But knowing which nonsurgical cosmetic treatment is best for their specific concerns isn’t easy. At our medical spa in London, Ontario, we often see patients who want to know if they’re good candidates for chemical peels or laser…

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5 Cosmetic Uses for BOTOX® You May not Know About

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Even people who have never set foot in a medical spa know that BOTOX® injections reduce wrinkles around the eyes and on the forehead. BOTOX injections at our London, Ontario, med spa are among the most popular cosmetic treatments, but their aesthetic versatility comes as a surprise to many people who think of BOTOX as simply an anti-wrinkle procedure. We…

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