Monthly Archives: January 2015

Collagen Supplements: Do They Really Work?

Many patients take collagen supplements lured by false advertisements, media, and promises of it being the fountain of youth. Usually available in drink form and costing up to $100 US per bottle, the supplements are not cheap, but they come with a lot of promises for prolonged beauty and general health. Our experienced family physicians, have …

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Vancouver Family Physicians Explain the CoolSculpting Fat Reduction Process

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim recently discussed how an advanced non-surgical fat reduction system could help qualified candidates achieve their aesthetic goals. Vancouver, BC—Diet and exercise are not always enough for some people to achieve the body contour they desire, explains Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, a family physician with a special interest in dermatology. Fortunately, she indicates some …

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Are Acne Scars Treatable With Lasers?

Collagen induction therapy with microneedling is an exciting new treatment that uses controlled heat from radio frequency to help remodel the abnormal collagen in patients with acne scars. Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, our experienced physician, explains what this new technology can do: A new study from the Journal of Dermatology (May 2014 issue) has found that …

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Am I A Good Candidate for CoolSculpting™?

If you’ve heard about the many benefits of non-surgical CoolSculpting™ treatments, you may be wondering if this innovative fat reduction method can help you achieve a firmer, more contoured appearance. Dr. Shehla Ebrahim and Marouska Smith, our CoolSculpting™ specialist, can determine your candidacy with a thorough examination and discussion during your initial consultation. Some of the …

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How Does CoolSculpting™ Eliminate Fat?

Diet and exercise can help you maintain your physique, but often the natural process of aging, pregnancy and childbirth, and life as a whole can leave your body with a different shape than you desire. CoolSculpting™ treatments performed by our experienced specialist, Marouska Smith, and directed by our skilled physician, Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, are designed …

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The Fight Against Skin Aging: A Review of Diet and Nutraceutical Interventions

Optimizing skin youthfulness requires a healthful diet further supported by nutritional supplements. This combination can assist with the body’s dietary needs and help to reduce metabolic attacks from internal and external influences. Nutraceuticals, which are dietary supplements, include a number of vitamins, Coenzyme Q10, essential fatty acids, proteins, peptides, and amino acids. Skin, the largest …

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