Category Archives: The Aging Face

BOTOX® Cosmetic Benefits Go Beyond Beauty

Known primarily as a wrinkle reducer, BOTOX® Cosmetic can accomplish a wide range of benefits, depending on your unique needs. In addition to helping you achieve a more youthful appearance, BOTOX® injections can also minimize symptoms caused by two bothersome medical concerns: migraines (severe headaches) and hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating, …

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Discover the Benefits of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

Your face is your ambassador. If you desire healthier, more youthful-looking skin, there’s no need to undergo invasive surgical procedures. Our experienced physician, Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, and our skilled team offer Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments at our state-of-the-art practice. This innovative technology uses the power of light to refresh your appearance and smooth away …

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Tips for Aging Gracefully

Baby boomers are redefining the art of aging gracefully. By 2017 in North America, Baby Boomers will make up half of the population. These people, born between 1946 and 1964, are living longer and expect to look and feel healthy and vibrant. Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, our experienced physician, believes that it is important to take …

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How Can I Get a Non Surgical Eye Lift

The eyes are the windows to the soul. Would you like to be noticed for your eyes rather than the: Wrinkles that surround your beautiful eyes Drooping upper eyelids that cover your peepers Heavy brow that casts shadows Age-related changes to the area around the eyes – known as the periorbital area — include: Skin …

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Cosmetic Injectables Provide Abundant Temporary Benefits, Reveals Vancouver Skin Care Practice

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim of Afterglow Physician Directed Medical Aesthetics discusses the benefits and risks of popular cosmetic injectables, touching upon candidacy requirements. Vancouver, BC—The increasing popularity of non-surgical facial rejuvenation can be attributed in part to the temporary quality of the effects, explains Dr. Shehla Ebrahim, a family physician with a special interest in dermatology. …

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Cosmetic Injectables: How Long Do the Results Last?

Non-surgical facial rejuvenation methods, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®, typically offer patients subtle, natural-looking cosmetic enhancement, but they do so only temporarily. For many people, the limited effect is part of the allure. After all, choosing to undergo a permanent procedure can seem risky—what if you don’t like the outcome? Cosmetic injectables and dermal …

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Brotox: BOTOX® Injections for Men

At Afterglow Skincare, we recognize that men have singular needs and goals when considering facial rejuvenation, and our skilled physicians, can tailor a treatment plan that addresses your unique concerns. As a man, you’ll experience the natural process of aging differently than a woman, and “Brotox,” or BOTOX® Cosmetic for men, can help you achieve …

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The Fight Against Skin Aging: A Review of Diet and Nutraceutical Interventions

Optimizing skin youthfulness requires a healthful diet further supported by nutritional supplements. This combination can assist with the body’s dietary needs and help to reduce metabolic attacks from internal and external influences. Nutraceuticals, which are dietary supplements, include a number of vitamins, Coenzyme Q10, essential fatty acids, proteins, peptides, and amino acids. Skin, the largest …

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Vancouver Physician Discusses Ultherapy® Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

Dr. Shehla Ebrahim provides Ultherapy® as a non-invasive facial rejuvenation procedure that uses ultrasound to treat skin laxity in the brows, neck, and chin. Vancouver, BC—Traditional facelift procedures can call for complicated surgical operations with extended recovery periods and often uncomfortable side effects; however, some patients may require a much less invasive treatment to reduce …

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Ultherapy on The View!

Dermatologist Dr. Doris Day, tells the ladies of The View about Ultherapy - the only non-invasive procedure available to actually lift skin on the face, neck and chest the chin. To learn more about Ultherapy, or to schedule a consultation here at our practice please contact us today.

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