Author Archives: Afterglow

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Cosmetic Trends Today: BOTOX COSMETIC®, Dysport®, and XEOMIN® Still on Top

When we look at today’s trends in medical aesthetics, it’s no surprise to our team that people still can’t get enough of BOTOX COSMETIC®. At our Vancouver-area medi-spa locations, this injectable product and similar variations including Dysport® and XEOMIN® are consistently patient favorites, thanks to their reliable anti-aging capabilities. It’s a trend that extends far …

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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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Three Tips for Healthy Skin

Yes, it's that time of year again when we all think about improving ourselves, doing things differently and better. A great way to skip into spring is by eating well to promote healthy skin. Let's face it, we all want to look our best, but sometimes life just gets in the way. As the saying …

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What Is Melasma?

Melasma is a skin condition most commonly found in women between the ages of 20 and 50 years-old, although it can affect men as well. It usually looks like small, brown patchy discolouration marks on the face, which is called hyperpigmentation. It can be partly caused by sun damage, and this concern can also be …

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When Is the Best Time to Get Laser Hair Removal?

Unwanted hair can be a chore to remove, particularly in the warmer months when you want to wear shorts, tank tops, and swimsuits on a regular basis. Laser hair removal can make your routine faster, easier, and more comfortable; however, waiting until summer for treatment is not recommended. The reason for this is because many …

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Five-Star Service: CoolSculpting® Technician Receives Glowing Appraisal

At Ambleside Dermedics, we are dedicated to providing exceptional care and results with every treatment we provide. Marouska Smith, our certified CoolSculpting® technician, employs this very patient-focused approach when performing CoolSculpting® treatments. Unbeknownst to her, a mystery shopper recently called into our practice. We are proud to announce that Marouska received a top score by …

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Vancouver Skincare Clinic Reveals Benefits of Combining Double Chin Treatments

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim of Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics discusses how combining BELKYRA™ and Ultherapy® offers more comprehensive reduction of submental fatty tissue than a single procedure. Vancouver, BC — Submental fat, more commonly known as a “double chin,” is a cosmetic concern that affects many people. To help combat this issue, Vancouver medical spa …

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CoolSculpting® Offers High Satisfaction and Effective Fat Reduction, Says Vancouver Physician

CoolSculpting®, a non-surgical fat reduction treatment, is designed to enhance body contour. Dr. Shehla Ebrahim of Ambleside Dermedics discusses the patient response to this procedure and touches on the reported benefits. Vancouver, BC — Eighty-three percent of patients consider CoolSculpting® “worth it,” according to a poll conducted by medical resource website RealSelf.com. At her Vancouver …

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