New eye cream firms skin, reduces wrinkles and dark circles

Introducing GrenzCine Eye cream from Vivier. Here's the thing that makes it different from other eye creams: You can apply it to your mobile eyelid! If you tried that with most other effective eye creams, the cream would get into your eye and sting like the dickens. Trust me, I'm speaking from experience. As we age, [...]

By | 2017-09-14T13:53:54+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: anti-aging, eyelids, wrinkles|0 Comments

The beauty of dermal fillers in 2017

Dermal filler use is much more scientific now than it was in earlier years and the products available for injection keep getting better and better. Our focus is now on the whole face, the proportions of the face and the specific structures that have changed. Dermal fillers are used in many different locations to restore lost [...]

By | 2017-08-12T19:16:40+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: dermal fillers, facial rejuvenation, Uncategorized, wrinkles|0 Comments

Dermal fillers for cheeks and lips: a good idea taken to the extreme

About 10 years ago, we started using dermal fillers in a different way, to restore softness and lift to the face. Here are the before and after pictures of Kathy, who was in our 10 Years Younger in Burlington program:    You can see that Kathy's filler has lifted her cheeks making her face look more [...]

By | 2017-07-29T16:55:29+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: anti-aging, dermal fillers, lips, wrinkles|2 Comments

The bad old days of dermal fillers and why they didn’t work

Prior to 10 years ago, dermal fillers were used to fill specific wrinkles and to augment to the lips. This approach might work for a younger woman who has generally good skin and good volume in her face but for most people, the results were lackluster. Early techniques  I found this picture on the internet and [...]

By | 2017-07-29T16:57:45+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: anti-aging, dermal fillers, facial rejuvenation, Uncategorized, wrinkles|0 Comments

Newly published study: Botox better than Xeomin

Botox is the original wrinkle-buster. It relaxes the muscles where it is injected so they can't form the folds in the skin that lead to wrinkles. Now Canadians have access to 2 more muscle relaxants: Xeomin and Dysport. These 3 agents differ from each other in their composition, leading to differences in onset of action, ability [...]

By | 2017-01-24T14:09:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2015|Categories: anti-aging, botox, wrinkles|0 Comments

If this doesn’t make you use sunscreen, nothing will

Check out this photo of a 68 year old truckdriver. For 28 years, the left side of his face was exposed to UVA rays through the window of his truck. See the difference? The left side shows extreme wrinkling, puckering and sagging. The right side looks much smoother. UVA rays are in sunlight. They penetrate glass [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:30:11+00:00 June 13th, 2012|Categories: anti-aging, skin care, sun damage, wrinkles|0 Comments

Now is the time to erase signs of sun damage

Now that cooler temperatures have arrived and the sun has slipped behind clouds, our tans are fading. Our winter skin is showing all of the after-effects of the sun-brightened skin that we enjoyed in the summer.When you look in the mirror, you're probably not seeing a smooth bright even-toned complexion.You're probably seeing brown spots -- sun [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2009|Categories: pigmentation, skin care, sun damage, wrinkles|3 Comments

Why did this woman almost die from botox?

Front-page news: Botox injection nearly kills woman. Yesterday's Hamilton Spectator trumpeted the news.Does this mean that everyone who decides to smooth out a few wrinkles is risking a brush with death? Not at all.Let's look at what happened: Francine Giacomelli, a 25-year old woman who lived confined to a wheelchair because of severe cerebral palsy had [...]

By | 2009-06-26T15:49:00+00:00 June 26th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|3 Comments

How to shop for Botox® Cosmetic

Here is an educational piece that we provide to people who are shopping for Botox. It outlines the factors people should take into consideration and the questions they should ask before signing the consent form for Botox. We’ve created the following guide to help you decide on the best Botox® Cosmetic treatment option for you. We [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:40+00:00 March 11th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|0 Comments