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London, ON N6H 5L5
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Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology

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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Always Check Your Skincare Labels

Beautiful woman looking at skincare products.

Counterfeit skincare products have never been more widely available than they are today. The internet provides a ready platform for scammers to sell these products to unsuspecting buyers. Street vendors are also selling counterfeit beauty and skin care products in cities all over the country. The next time you’re shopping online or in a store, try these tips: Analyze the…

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Getting to Know Your Filler Options

Brunette woman smiling after getting dermal fillers.

Dermal fillers are used to treat a number of aesthetic concerns and signs of aging, but not all fillers are intended for use everywhere. Some are specifically designed to get rid of the hollows and dark circles under the eyes while others are formulated to create fuller, softer lips. Before you schedule your first appointment for lip injections in London, Ontario,…

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Improve Your Skin Care: A 2019 Resolution

Smiling woman loves her new skin care routine.

Maintaining a daily skincare regimen as part of an overall commitment to a healthier lifestyle is a resolution that makes sense. Taking more control of your skin’s health and appearance doesn’t require inconvenient changes and can quickly produce noticeable improvements. From the basics, such as using sunscreen daily, to more dramatic steps such as laser skin resurfacing, our London, Ontario,…

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Are Millennials Changing the Face of BOTOX?

Two young women doing research on BOTOX COSMETIC in Canada.

A recent survey conducted by plastic surgery resource RealSelf.com revealed that a surprisingly younger demographic is now embracing BOTOX COSMETIC®. While this ever-popular injectable is known for its anti-aging properties, BOTOX is becoming more enticing to younger patients who want to outsmart Father Time. Millennials Like BOTOX That RealSelf survey I mentioned offers an interesting insight: 51% of Millennials (people…

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Dangers of a DIY Chemical Peel

People come to my medical spa for a chemical peel in London, Ontario, for many different reasons. From reducing wrinkles to improving the appearance of brown spots, chemical peels offer many skin rejuvenation benefits. Chemical peels can also be performed quickly, and some have very little downtime—making them a convenient beauty option. But while chemical peels are very safe and…

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Treatments to Keep Your Skin Happy This Fall

As the seasons change, so should your skincare routine. Autumn is the perfect time to rejuvenate and restore your skin after basking in the summer sun. Skin rejuvenation treatments can help remove damaged skin cells, replenish collagen, plump the skin, and soften facial creases. From topical skincare to chemical peels, our medical spa in London, Ontario, has everything you need. Here…

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Laser Skin Rejuvenation: Separating Fact From Fiction

Laser skin rejuvenation is more popular than ever as technological advances increase various treatments’ effectiveness and convenience. The introduction of fractional lasers provided patients with the option of undergoing skin rejuvenation treatments without the downtime associated with earlier laser procedures. The laser skin rejuvenation and resurfacing patients I see at my London, Ontario, dermatology practice have a range of concerns that…

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BOTOX COSMETIC® vs. Dermal Fillers: Which Is Right for Me?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are on the rise. For example, some 15.7 million of these treatments were performed nationwide in 2017 alone. The most popular of these treatments were dermal fillers and BOTOX. Frequently my new Kitchener and London patients ask if these two injectable treatments are the same. The product names…

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Comprehensive Rejuvenation with PRP Therapy

Many people who come to DermEffects are concerned with aging skin. Some of the common signs of aging are environmentally related or due to sun damage, while others are caused by the gradual decrease in production of collagen and elastin. Topical treatments like peels or laser treatments can only penetrate the skin to a certain extent. As a Royal College-certified…

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