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2014 Cosmetic Trends

The International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM) have published a report on the emerging trends in aesthetic medicine in 2014! While there are plenty of procedures being offered these days, the IAPAM believe that a few of them stand out this year. Ambleside Dermedics is proud to offer all 3 of the top aesthetic …

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Are facelifts a thing of the past?

A few years back, the Globe and Mail featured an article asking a prevalent question at the time, "Are Facelifts a thing of the past?". This question is still being debated and as non-invasive cosmetic treatments continue to advance in technology, surgical facelifts are being threatened of becoming obsolete. Many people don't see the need …

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GOODBYE TO CHEST WRINKLES

One of the more common concerns voiced by women of a certain age is the development of a delta-like pattern of wrinkles on the chest. Combined with the finer all-over wrinkling often seen on the fine skin of the décolletage, this can add significantly to the appearance of aging. The delta pattern of wrinkling, where …

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The Aging Face, Part 3: The Cheeks

High, prominent cheekbones are one of the facial features most frequently associated with youthful beauty. As we age and gravity plus skin laxity take their toll, the malar (cheek) fat pads move downward and inward. This results in an older "apple shaped" face and emphasizes the naso-labial folds. This aged appearance can be reversed with …

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The Aging Face, Part 1: the lips

As we age, a number of changes affect the contours of the face. Some of the more obvious changes take place in and around the lips. Take a look at the picture to the left. The young woman's lips are generous and curve outwards at the borders, giving them a full, sensuous look. The area …

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All about fillers

Injectable fillers, as the name suggests, fill in the indentations and folds that develop as the face ages. They may also be used to fill in scars caused by acne, or to enhance the shape of the chin, jawline, cheekbones, or nose. So effective are fillers in rejuvenating the face, that their use is sometimes …

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