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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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Dr. Ebrahim Broadens Her Cosmetic Enhancement Skillset

This October, Dr. Shehla Ebrahim flew to Ireland to participate in training with the European College of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. She spent a week at the University College Cork (UCC), taking a Master Course in Non-Surgical Facial Transformation. The focus of the course is on interactive training, live demonstrations, and hands-on practical experience. Under …

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Questions to Ask Before Getting Lip Fillers

One of the fastest growing cosmetic procedures in the nation is lip augmentation. At Ambleside Dermedics, we offer a wide range of volumising lip fillers, and we also value your safety and results. If you desire fuller lips, make sure you ask the medical professional performing the procedure the following questions for the best possible …

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What makes Soprano ICE Laser Hair Removal Unique?

Hair reduction treatments are one of the most popular non-surgical procedures out there. However, many patients have to miss out on the convenience of lasting hair removal due to having darker skin or otherwise not being an ideal candidate. Fortunately, Afterglow Skincare uses Soprano ICE, a state-of-the-art laser that makes it possible to minimize hair …

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Smooth Away Acne Scars with Dermal Fillers

Nearly everyone has experienced acne at some point in their lives. While this condition often is most prominent in the teen years, pimples can develop in men and women well into adulthood. Once the blemishes have healed, however, acne scars may be left behind. These bothersome marks can make your skin look and feel bumpy …

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