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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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83% of RealSelf Responders Confirm CoolSculpting® Is Worth It!

One our most popular body contouring treatments is CoolSculpting®, an FDA-approved minimally invasive procedure that can reduce targeted pockets of fat on the body. It is primarily used on areas where stubborn, diet and exercise-resistant fat tends to accumulate. While there are now several treatments available to reduce excess fatty tissue, CoolSculpting® is unique in …

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Rejuvenate with Dr. Ebrahim at Painted Boat Spa

Enjoy a weekend away and come home feeling rejuvenated  and looking completely refreshed.  Painted Boat Resort features 30 spacious waterfront Villas ranging in size from 1,117 to 1,700 square feet. Each unit is an open floor plan with two separate bedrooms and bathrooms - perfect for a girl's getaway. Enjoy a luxury treatment at Painted Boat …

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Dr. Shehla Ebrahim Voted “Top Doctor” on RealSelf!

“Top Doctor” is a recognition that is awarded to less than 10% of the doctors on RealSelf.com. Dr. Shehla Ebrahim earned this accolade by achieving high patient satisfaction through RealSelf reviews. She gives expert answers to client questions and provides videos on procedures. On the RealSelf website you can:        Search for doctors in your …

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Why Are Amino Acids so Important for Our Skin?

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 …

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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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What Is the Difference Between CoolSculpting® and Liposuction?

CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive fat reduction treatment that targets 20-25% of the subcutaneous fat. CoolSculpting® helps to minimize stubborn fatty deposits and reduces volume, but it is not a weight loss procedure to reduce pounds. CoolSculpting® targets the subcutaneous fat, which is the soft, “squishy” fat. Liposuction is a surgical procedure that requires anesthetic. A …

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Younger-Looking Hands at any Age

A fond memory for Dr. ShehlaEbrahim is one in which an 88-year-old client wanted to rejuvenate her hands. When asked why, the client responded that she had met a special man who was going to propose to her and she wanted her hands to look beautiful. Click to see: https://youtu.be/f-huo9Ayc84 Many women have beautiful faces, but …

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What is a TRL™ Laser ?

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 …

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