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Acne Scars — Is It My Destiny to Have Them Forever?

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As frustrating as they are, acne are a common ailment of people of all skin types. So, if you think you’re the only one who had their skin cells turn on them and betray them, rest assured; you aren’t. What’s more, acne usually aren’t even the worst skin problem people face. They often leave behind […]

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We Can Age With Grace — Battling Crow’s Feet

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Some call them “laugh lines,” others refer to them as “crow’s feet” — it’s all a matter of perspective. No matter how you perceive them, the lines at the outer edge of your eye are a natural part of the ageing process. The face is the most expressive part of the entire body, and all […]

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7 Myths About Microneedling

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If you’re new to cosmetic procedures, you may just be hearing about microneedling for the first time. The notion of it can be daunting, especially for those who don’t like needles. However, this is a perfectly safe and painless procedure. The Ottawa Vein and Cosmetic Medical Clinic is here to debunk popular myths about microneedling, […]

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The Sun Doesn’t Have to Be Your Enemy — Dr. S. Shares

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While the sun is the primary source of life, just 15 to 20 minutes of exposure to it is enough to cause skin damage. Generally, exposure to too much sunlight can cause skin damage, heat exhaustion, vision issues, and premature ageing. Sunlight also poses a significant risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is one […]

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Myths and Misconceptions — PRP Skin Rejuvenation Edition

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All of us experience the unfortunate reality of ageism. That’s why the list of youth-enhancing procedures keeps expanding. While most surgical procedures are complicated, less-invasive biological treatments are becoming more popular by the day. Platelet-rich plasma or PRP is a relatively recent treatment for skin rejuvenation. However, it is often linked with false or contradictory […]

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Medical Needling vs. PRP — Which Method Is the Best Against Hair Loss?

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Hair loss is a prevalent issue among men and women, and it can significantly impact your life and self-confidence. This condition is mainly caused by the disruption of the growth cycle of the hair follicle. Since everyone experiences it differently, not all treatments will provide the best results for you. Additionally, there are hundreds of […]

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4 Types of Rosacea

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Are you experiencing random flare-ups that leave your skin looking rosy red? You might be experiencing a skin condition called rosacea. The condition can be triggered at any time and by a slew of things, leaving your skin looking flushed and inflamed. Since it’s caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, there’s no […]

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Being Comfortable in Your Skin Is Your Birthright

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s the saying, isn’t it? It’s also something that I try to tell all my clients. At my clinic, we are firm believers that confidence comes from within. My team works hard to ensure that each of our patients walks out of the clinic happier than they […]

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How to Stop Excessive Sweating

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Sweating is how the body regulates our internal temperature and keeps us cool. However, not all of us do so “regularly;” some of us have glands that work in overdrive, causing us to perspire excessively, even when our body doesn’t need to be cooled down. For those with this condition, it can be frustrating and […]

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