Category Archives: The Aging Face

Jawline Reshaping – How to Create a Slimmer and More Youthful Shape to the Face Without Surgery

Here at Afterglow Medical Aesthetics & Skin Care, we are often asked if it might be possible to recontour the face without surgery in order to create a more youthful, slimmer appearance. In order to achieve this, many patients can benefit from a reduction in the bulk of the prominent "chewing/grinding muscles," medically referred to …

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Selphyl – The Best of You, Naturally

If you are interested in anti-aging and don't feel comfortable using synthetic or animal derived products, then you should learn about Selphyl. This procedure is unlike conventional therapies because the Selphyl system uses your body's own ability to rejuvenate and increase skin volume. Dr. Ebrahim collects a small amount of your blood (less than 1 …

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Lasers: When 1+1+1 = a Perfect 10!

When you come to Afterglow, we have 3 different types of lasers that can give you smoother and more even skin.  Fractional lasers, the latest in skin resurfacing, have transformed our approach to creating smoother, more even toned skin.  By creating microscopic holes in the skin, these lasers produce results that are greater than their …

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Dermal Rolling – a new treatment for Stretch Marks

Also referred to as skin needling, Dermal Rolling is used for collagen channeling for natural collagen induction. The principal behind this therapy is simple:  when applied to the skin, under a local or topical anaesthetic, channels are created deep into the dermis of the skin. These channels cause keratinocytes and fibroblasts to produce numerous growth …

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‘Erotic Capital’

There was an interesting article in the Oct. 5 issue of the Vancouver Sun, referencing 'erotic capital'.  Alsion Beard wrote an article in the Harvard Business Review about growing corporate interest in how appearance and people skills are valued just like intelligence, money and social connections. In her article she sights three books on the …

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