When it comes to getting major results with minor downtime, the IPL photofacial has a lot to offer. This light-based treatment is one of the most powerful ways to even skin pigmentation and reduce redness, dark spots, and discoloration. Combine these effects with little to no downtime, and you’ll see why the IPL photofacial is …Read More
Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics
2609 Westview Dr. #104
North Vancouver, British Columbia V7N 4M2
Phone: (604) 980-3993
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Ambleside Dermedics Health Center
285 17th Street #22
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3S6
Phone: (604) 925-3376
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Category Archives: Facial Skincare
Microneedling is gaining buzz in the cosmetic world, thanks to its ability to create dramatic anti-aging effects without the need for surgery or major downtime. But what is it really like to undergo a dermal roller microneedling treatment at one of our Vancouver-area locations? In this blog post, we’ll review 5 facts about the popular treatment …Read More
With summer around the corner, now is the best time to get your glow on at one of our Vancouver-area medi-spa locations. Starting treatments in the spring will give you plenty of time to make sure you look and feel your best for pool parties, beach days, Canada Day celebrations, and more. If you want to …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Dr. Shehla Ebrahim believes in lip enhancement that is natural looking... and not “Donald Duck” lips. One of her favorite techniques is to enhance or create the Cupid’s Bow lip shape. As shown below, this is where the curve of the upper lip resembles the bow of Cupid - a symbol of erotic love. Dr. …Read More
Amino acids can make your skin look and feel healthier. AA (Amino Acids) are essential in the skin renewal process, because they stimulate collagen and elastin production. Topical AA feed the skin with essential building blocks that: Boost collagen Increase hydration Provide antioxidant protection Promote cellular repair You can make a healthy difference in your …Read More
Dr. ShehlaEbrahim explains that there are many options available for laser treatments that are approved by Health Canada and the FDA. Among the approved lasers are Fraxel®, Pro Fractional™, Contour TRL™ (Tunable Resurfacing Laser), and Endymed® 3D Deep or micro-needling with radio frequency. The TRL™ can provide the best results for acne scars because more …Read More
Dr. Shehla Ebrahim and our team of Laser Technicians recommend that you come in for a complimentary consultation prior to scheduling a laser treatment. There are many different types of lasers, each designed for specific treatments. During your consultation, we invite you to ask questions and voice any concerns. After hearing your goals, Dr. Ebrahim …Read More
The Vampire Facelift™ was made famous by Kim Kardashian. It is still a popular treatment for regenerating and rejuvenating the skin. The scientific basis for the Vampire Facial, a non-surgical variation, is PRP, or platelet-rich-plasma, which is rich in many growth factors that stimulate the production of new collagen. This treatment can be a very …Read More