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How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin This Fall

As summer fades and the weather cools, we are left with fond memories of days spent with family and friends in the warm summer sun. But all that time spent outdoors can take a toll on your skin. Evidence of those unprotected hours in the sun can show up on your face, chest, neck, and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 1 2022
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Exfoliation: Why Is It Important?

Exfoliation is an important step in a healthy skin care regimen. Your skin naturally sheds dead skin cells to make room for new cells. However, dead skin cells don’t always shed entirely on their own. This can result in clogged pores, uneven skin tone, and dull, dry, patchy, or flaky skin. Regular exfoliation removes the […]

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2022
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How Inflammation Affects Your Skin

When it comes to premature skin aging, we know that there are a variety of influences at play, from genetics and diet to lifestyle and personal habits. But there’s another factor that’s often overlooked: chronic inflammation. When your skin is exposed to environmental aggressors and free radicals—things like sunlight, infrared rays, cigarette smoke, and air […]

  • Posted on: Jul 4 2022
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Rosacea: What is it and how is it treated?

Even though there is no permanent cure for rosacea, with a proper treatment plan, you can effectively reduce symptoms, minimize redness, and revive skin to a smooth and even skin tone you can feel confident about. When looking for the right rosacea treatment, it’s important to understand your unique triggers and seek a proper diagnosis […]

  • Posted on: Jun 1 2022
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Melasma: What is it and How is it Treated?

Many patients come to us with a pigmentation concern known as melasma. While melasma is a very common, normal, and harmless skin condition, it can significantly impact the quality of life and self-esteem of those affected. Melasma is a chronic condition that doesn’t resolve on its own. So while this condition is stubborn, you can […]

  • Posted on: Apr 28 2022
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Pre-Surgery Checklist: Breast Augmentation

You’ve decided to have a breast augmentation, and your surgery date is quickly approaching. But you may still have some questions about what you can do to prepare for the recovery process at home. Remembering every detail can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve prepared this helpful and practical guide outlining everything you can do […]

  • Posted on: Apr 1 2022
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A Beginners Guide to Cosmetic Injections

Neurotoxin and filler injections are the most popular minimally invasive cosmetic procedures done in Canada. They are used to smooth, remodel, or augment facial areas to enhance the face’s natural features. Many of our patients are drawn to cosmetic injections because they want their outer appearance to reflect the youthfulness they feel on the inside. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 2 2022
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Refresh Your Self-Care Routine

Is your cosmetic treatment an act of self-care? Plastic surgery and cosmetic treatments often get a bad rap. They’re seen as tools of vanity or insecurity, but in our experience that’s often far from the truth. For many of our patients, cosmetic treatments—and even plastic surgery—can be an act of self-care. Let us explain.  When […]

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2022
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Rejuvenate with Morpheus8

Taking subdermal remodelling to new depths, Morpheus8 is a unique and innovative device that combines microneedling with radiofrequency (RF) technology to improve the texture of your skin and contour of the face and body. Morpheus8 stimulates collagen production for a smoother, more rejuvenated appearance by targeting deep layers of the skin and tissue. Publications like […]

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2022
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Q & A with Nurse Shelley

If you’re a long time client of Clinic 805, then you are probably familiar with Nurse Shelley and her fantastic shoe collection! Having worked with Dr. Smith for 7.5 years, she has long been a pillar of our medical aesthetics program, and has been instrumental in keeping our staff and clinic at the forefront of […]

  • Posted on: Dec 7 2021
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