Common Questions about BOTOX

BOTOX® Cosmetic is one of the most popular aesthetic treatments today. It is an effective and versatile alternative to plastic surgery, reliably helping many patients rejuvenate multiple areas of the face. See if BOTOX is right for you by reading the answers to some common questions: How Does BOTOX Work? Wrinkles and lines on the […]

Tips for Winter Skin Care

As Canadians, we love to focus on the weather—and who can blame us? One day, there can be snow on the ground and the next, you’ll see people in shorts and t-shirts! Winter can be particularly challenging for our skin. With colder temperatures, indoor heat, cozy fireplaces, and soothing hot tubs, our skin can become […]

Maskne Causes and Treatments

Mask-wearing has become a regular part of our lives, but this new practice comes with a downside. “Mask-ne” refers to the pimples and irritation caused by prolonged use of face masks. Unfortunately, it’s affecting people of every age and skin type. The constant rubbing of material against our faces causes mechanical irritation of the follicles […]

CoolSculpting Q&A

At Synergy Medical Aesthetics, one of our most asked about services is CoolSculpting for targeted fat reduction. Approved in 2008, Dr. Dieter Manstein and Dr. R. Rox Anderson developed this treatment based on a phenomenon that was discovered in the 1970s called Popsicle Panniculitis — a condition where the fatty tissue in a child’s mouth […]

Hot Summer, CoolSculpting!

We’ve all heard of the “Quarantine 15”!  With COVID-19 having changed Canadians’ lives significantly since March, we have all tried to adjust to the “new normal”. But, what coping mechanisms have we used? With many people working from home, lots of us have turned to comfort foods and perhaps a glass (or three) of wine […]

How to Treat Leg Veins

Woman’s smooth legs crossed after sclerotherapyYou may be embarrassed to expose your legs because of varicose and spider veins. Fortunately, there are a couple of leg vein treatments that may be options for you. To determine if you’re a good candidate, please call us at 250-591-1566 to book a consultation. What Causes Leg Veins? At […]

Top 5 Benefits of CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting uses freezing temperatures to reduce fat cells in various parts of the physique. We have proudly incorporated CoolSculpting into the non-surgical services at our office. This technology reduces fat without surgery, sutures or scalpels, which is something many people have expressed interest in. Below, we outline 5 of the features of the treatment, but […]

Injection Brands for Wrinkle Reduction

Certain wrinkles on your face can be softened and smoothed with wrinkle relaxers known as “neuromodulators.” A neuromodulator can be chemical or electrical stimulus that alters how a nerve functions. In the case of wrinkle relaxers, neuromodulators treat wrinkles formed by repeated facial expressions. There are some leading brands you can choose from. Which One […]

Your CoolSculpting Procedure

Are you unhappy with stubborn fat that persists no matter how many sit-ups you do? CoolSculpting is a minimally invasive, effective way to reduce excess fat cells on your body. These days, minimally invasive procedures are more popular than ever before. They offer great results with little to no downtime, and most of them don’t […]

A Complete Guide to Fillers

Fillers enhance and rejuvenate the youthfulness of your face. Even small amounts of filler can make a big difference. The vast majority of our patients seek a natural outcome, not an artificial look, and fillers are very effective at achieving a naturally rejuvenated result. To learn more about our non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments in Nanaimo, […]

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