Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics Blog

Exciting Changes in the Medispa Business

The medispa business is always evolving. New technology and new techniques keep things interesting. Highly trained doctors are always educating themselves to provide the latest information and treatments to their clientele. And indeed, the clientele is seeing a shift as well – expanding really, to include more people from different generations. Dr. Ebrahim continually attends …

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How Long Does It Take for BOTOX® Cosmetic Results to Be Seen?

If you are thinking of getting BOTOX® Cosmetic, you might be wondering ‘How long does it take to work?’ and ‘How long does it last?’ To help you make the best decision to achieve your beauty goals, here are some details to consider prior to your appointment. First, it will depend on whether it is your …

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Prepare Before You Plump – What to Know if You’re Thinking of Dermal Fillers

What to know before getting dermal fillers: Dermal fillers can be an alternative to plastic surgery. Fillers smooth out the skin by filling in your wrinkles. Through the use of hyaluronic acid, temporary dermal fillers can enhance different facial features while adding volume and enhancing facial contours. Hyaluronic acid has the ability to store moisture …

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What Is PRP for Your Face?

PRP stands for platelet-rich-plasma, which is a natural substance that comes from our blood and is essential to wound healing. It can be used in skin rejuvenation, as it releases growth factors into the skin to increase the repair process that takes place after a controlled injury. It can stimulate new collagen and elastin production. …

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What to Expect with PRP Therapy for Hair Loss

Platelet-rich-plasma, or PRP, is a natural substance originating in our blood that is very important to the healing of injuries as it contains growth factors. This is a minimally invasive injectable treatment that utilizes your own blood to rejuvenate hair growth on the scalp. During your treatment to treat hair restoration, we take a small …

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What Can Infini™ Radiofrequency Microneedling Do for You?

Infini radiofrequency microneedling is a treatment that uses micro-needles to create controlled micro-injuries to the skin and deliver heat deep into the skin, which can trigger the release of collagen and elastin. The heat can cause a tightening effect, resulting in firmer, more youthful-looking skin. Skin conditions that can be treated with Infini: - fine …

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What Can Skin Boosters Do for You?

As we get older, our faces change due to the natural aging process. This can involve increased wrinkles as well as a loss of volume. Hormones, sun exposure, gravity, smoking, diet, and other factors can contribute to this change. Teoxane Redensity [I] Skin Boosters are designed to restore the hydration of your skin to optimal …

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Dr. Ebrahim Named One of the Top Physicians in North Vancouver

Dr. Ebrahim has been named one of the Top 3 Primary Care Physicians in North Vancouver by Three Best Rated! Her clinic was reviewed for the website content, ratings, services, customer satisfaction, acknowledgements, and awards that have been received. Afterglow was ranked for being a consistently high-quality health care provider. Three Best Rated believes in …

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Dr. Ebrahim Featured in Medical Spa MD Article

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim was recently published in a feature article on Medical Spa MD. She shared information about her background and what led her to pursue cosmetic medicine. She also talked about managing two busy clinics and their staff, information on her current technology of choice, profitable treatments, and her marketing strategy. Her personal tip …

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