Category: Treatments

Going to the Dermatologist

Posted on May 16th, by staff in Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. 10 comments

What you need to know.


Blue Light for Acne

Posted on May 14th, by Helen in I tried it!, Treatments. No Comments

It’s Treatment Tuesday!


Melanoma

Posted on May 2nd, by staff in Skincare, Treatments. 2 comments

“It happened to me.” Pam’s story.


Thermage

Posted on April 25th, by staff in Treatments. 13 comments

What it is, who uses it.


Get a 4-day glow

Posted on April 9th, by staff in Blog, I tried it!, Treatments. 7 comments

The Oxygen Infusion Facial


April Trends

Posted on April 5th, by staff in Products, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

Recycling, Rosacea, and Botox.


Facial acupuncture

The latest celebrity craze


Apothecary Care

Posted on March 26th, by staff in Blog, I tried it!, Treatments. No Comments

Jessica revives her dry skin.


Blotchy blob, be gone!

Posted on March 25th, by staff in Celebrity, Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments, Videos. No Comments

How to get rid of Melasma.


Kim did it

Posted on March 18th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. 5 comments

The Vampire Facial, really?


Bling on the face

Posted on March 12th, by Helen in Blog, I tried it!, Treatments. 4 comments

Review: the 24 Karat Gold Facial.


Get a younger neck

Posted on March 12th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments, Videos. 8 comments

Rid turkey neck without surgery.


Nose Job Nation

Posted on March 6th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

Iranian women love rhinoplasty.


Goodbye Pits and Pocks!

Posted on March 4th, by staff in Dermatological Advice, Skincare, Treatments. No Comments

2 types of lasers for one goal.


The cold hard truth

Posted on March 1st, by Helen in Dermatological Advice, Expert Tips, Skincare, Treatments. 11 comments

Celluite creams and treatments.


Laser Lockdown

Posted on February 23rd, by Helen in Blog, Treatments. 11 comments

That “in-between” time.


Non-surgical body contouring trims stubborn areas of fat

Posted on February 21st, by Helen in Treatments. No Comments

Even the most dedicated gym rat knows those stubborn areas can be a problem—the saddle bags, the little belly that won’t go away no matter how many miles are logged on the StairMaster.

For about five years, Canadians who are slightly apple or pear-shaped have had a weapon to battle those trouble zones that their American counterparts have been waiting for—non-surgical body sculpting.

Using ultrasound, body sculpting zaps fat cells, creating a slimmer silhouette. There’s no anesthetic and it takes about 90 minutes.

“For the right candidate, it’s a good treatment. It’s not for fat, it’s for body shaping,” says Dr. Lisa Kellett, a cosmetic dermatologist in Toronto who has been offering the treatment for about five years.

Body sculpting targets small areas of fat cells — sometimes 600 or 700. It tackles subcutaneous fat, not the deeper variety.

Typically, it takes three sessions two weeks apart to complete, at a cost of about $800 a session, says Kellett. In the end, most patients are about one size smaller.

The ideal candidate for the treatment is fit and healthy, but merely has these stubborn areas. Some patients opt for the treatment after liposuction for body shaping, says Kellett.

“You actually map out the area you want to … Read More »

Life Changer?

Posted on February 19th, by Helen in Blog, Health, I tried it!, Treatments. 9 comments

The benefits of mouth guards.


The Medical Pedicure

Posted on February 19th, by Helen in Blog, Treatments, Videos. 16 comments

Helen gets a first soak.


Bloody Beautiful

Posted on February 15th, by staff in Treatments. No Comments

Vant to get your blood sucked?