Author Archives: Cosmedica Staff

IV (Intravenous) Therapy

Why am I so tired? We are all overworked and tired from time to time. Unrelenting exhaustion lasts longer and can be more profound if it isn’t relieved by rest. It is nearly a constant state of weariness that develops over time and reduces your energy, motivation and concentration. Fatigue at this level impacts your …

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Woman with a cup of coffee considering laser skin resurfacing and chemical peel treatments in Burlington, ON

Laser Skin Resurfacing vs. Chemical Peels: Which Is Right for You?

Chemical peels are sometimes viewed as a low-tech, old-school approach to skin rejuvenation compared to laser skin resurfacing at our Burlington, ON, practice. Still, both treatments offer excellent benefits for addressing specific concerns patients have about their complexions. There are multiple options within each of those treatment categories, not to mention procedures such as the MicroLaserPeel®, which use …

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Aesthetic Trends in the Zoom Era

Even as much of society re-opens with the rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations, many people continue working from home and socializing with friends and family using video platforms such as Zoom. Instead of glancing at ourselves in the mirror once or twice a day, we now spend hours looking at our faces during meetings—and that's prompting …

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Sculptra®: Why it’s Different From Other Fillers

Our menu of cosmetic injectable treatments continues to expand with the recent addition of Sculptra. At our Burlington skin care centre, our team of aesthetic specialists is excited about creating customized treatment plans that include Sculptra's long-lasting results. Sculptra is one of the nonsurgical tools we use at Cosmedica to address early signs of aging …

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Freshen Up Before the Holidays With Nuceiva™

With the holidays right around the corner, we’re all looking to feel fresh and confident before we reunite with our friends and loved ones. If you’re looking to minimize fine lines and achieve smoother, younger-looking skin, you may want to consider NUCEIVA. Now available at our Burlington plastic surgery practice, NUCEIVA is an easy nonsurgical …

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Banana Rolls, Muffin Tops & Other Things CoolSculpting® Can Treat

When it comes to nonsurgical body contouring, more options exist today than ever before. CoolSculpting, available at our Burlington plastic surgery practice, is one of the most popular treatments in the world, not only for its convenience but for its versatility in treating many different areas of the body effectively. It’s designed to reduce the …

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Breast Augmentation: When Can I Swim, Exercise, or Fly After Surgery?

Considering breast augmentation at our plastic surgery practice in Burlington? You likely have a few questions about the recovery process and what it will look like to return to your usual routine after surgery. While everyone heals at their own pace, there are a few general milestones after surgery. Having these milestones in mind can …

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Spending More Time Outside: Protect Your Skin

After spending much of the winter and spring inside, people are starting to get outdoors more often with the easing of stay-at-home orders and the arrival of good weather. The benefits of getting outside—fresh air, a dose of vitamin D, and relieving stress—go hand-in-hand with proper skin care and the need to protect your skin …

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Put CoolSculpting® on Your Post-COVID Bucket List

Working out when the gyms were all closed was difficult for many people. The extra weight gained by women and men under stay-at-home orders even earned a nickname: the "COVID 15." Now that you may be ready to vacation or just spend more time outside in summer clothes and bathing suits, CoolSculpting® at our Burlington …

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