Posted: January 16, 2020
Discussion with Matt Mehrassa, RN
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located on either side of your face where the jawbone meets the skull. It is involved in many movements we do on a daily basis such as chewing, swallowing, and talking. In many cases, when this joint is overused it can be… Read Full Post
Posted: February 27, 2019
Thinking about augmenting your lips? At Synergy Medical Aesthetics, we often use a cannula technique. While a needle has a sharp tip, a cannula has a blunt, rounded tip. Depending on how the lips are being re-shaped and enhanced, a cannula can provide optimal results. While a needle will pierce… Read Full Post
Posted: February 11, 2019
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… Read Full Post
Posted: December 17, 2018
This past November, dermatologist Dr. Gabriele Weichert traveled to Toronto for the MD Codes™ conference. This dermal filler conference was presented by experienced plastic surgeon and creator of MD Codes™ Dr. Mauricio de Maio.
MD Codes™ is a schematic for injection sites, which are located… Read Full Post
Posted: November 05, 2018
We're proud to announce that experienced dermatologist Dr. Gabriele Weichert attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Dermotologic Surgery. This conference was held October 11-14, in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States.
Dr. Weichert is committed to continuing education and staying… Read Full Post
Posted: October 15, 2018
You may feel like it's impossible to get rid of the fat under your chin. It wasn't long ago that you would have been correct, but today's cosmetic technologies and the physicians who use them make it quite possible to restore a nicely contoured chin, neck and jaw.
When you visit us at our Nanaimo… Read Full Post
Posted: September 19, 2018
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… Read Full Post
Posted: August 28, 2018
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… Read Full Post
Posted: July 19, 2018
Fine lines are an inevitable result of aging. Did you know there are different types of wrinkles? BOTOX® Cosmetic injections relax those lines that are formed by repeated facial expressions, which involve muscles contracting. As the muscles contract, the skin folds. Over the years, the repeated… Read Full Post
Posted: March 07, 2018
Dr Gabriele Weichert (Dermatologist)
March 7, 2018
One of the more interesting trends in aesthetic treatment for 2018 is micro-needling. This relatively low tech procedure has big payouts in terms of wrinkle reduction and acne scar improvement. We expect this to become one of our most popular… Read Full Post