Skin Care

SMOOTH, BRIGHTEN, REFINE AND RE-TEXTURIZE YOUR SKIN WITH A SKIN CARE REGIME DESIGNED JUST FOR YOU.

Everyone needs something different. At our clinic, we specialize in creating a customized plan for each patient to reach their own best results. A personalized skin care regime can benefit the quality and texture of your skin significantly.

Dr Shortt will go over your options, so you feel that your surgery is specifically planned for you.

Tips for keeping your skin healthy

Some of the best tips for keeping your skin healthy include:

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Wear sunscreen of factor 30+ on your face, neck, hands and body

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Follow a good skin care regime of cleansing and moisturizing

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Consider a retinol cream; the benefits of retinol include improving skin quality, elasticity and stimulating collagen

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Exfoliate your skin, using a cleansing product or a cleansing tool such as the Clarisonic to improve the appearance of your skin

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Get your moles checked regularly on your hands, face and body

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Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated

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Eat a healthy diet of fresh fruits, vegetables, proteins and anti-oxidants

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Limit alcohol consumption

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Don’t smoke

At our clinic, we have a team of experts who are there to provide you, the patient, with options for surgical and non-surgical treatments. One of our experts is Julie Bath, a Medical Aesthetician and Cosmetic Skin Care Specialist, who can provide you with a customized treatment plan for your skin, designed to keep you looking your best.

 

Julie works with several medical aesthetic treatments including:

 

Chemical Peel

IPL PhotoFacial

SilkPeel Infusion Facial

Profractional Laser

Micro Laser Peel

Laser Hair Removal

Dermapen

Microdermabrasion

Julie will take the time to assess your individual needs to determine the right treatment for you, whether you are looking for facial rejuvenation or need help treating rosacea or acne prone skin. If you have questions about the products that you are using already you may wish to bring them to discuss their benefits or limitations.

Make-up application is another area of expertise for Julie at our clinic. As a trained make-up artist, Julie works with the well respected mineral makeup lines Jane Iredale and Colour Science. Julie’s make-up artist expertise will assist you in finding the most flattering make-up application that is tailored to your skin and the look you want to achieve.

 

Learn more about Skin Care in Dr Shortt’s Blog

Tips for Keeping Your Skin Healthy This Winter

It’s February, the days are shorter, there is a bitter chill in the air, the central heating is blasting, and there are several more months of winter to go. With the winter months, your face can begin to feel quite dry and tight, as the winter elements and central heating play havoc on your skin.

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Summer & Winter Skin Cancer Awareness

Skin cancer in Canada is on the rise. According to the Save Your Skin Foundation, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Canada. It is important to educate yourself on skin cancer awareness and prevention, making note that most skin cancers are preventable and early detection is key to treating this disease. Not only is the sun damaging in the summer, don’t forget that the sun can be just as damaging in winter or on cloudy days!

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Meet Skin Care Specialist Julie Bath

As a plastic surgeon working at the Briarwood Cosmetic Surgical Centre, we have a team of experts who are there to provide you, the patient, with options for surgical and non-surgical treatments. One of our experts is Julie Bath, a Medical Aesthetician and Cosmetic Skin Care Specialist, who can provide you with a customized treatment plan for your skin, designed to keep you looking your best.

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Testimonials

I simply cannot find enough superlatives to express my gratitude

I simply cannot find enough superlatives to express my gratitude to Dr. Short for his wonderful work.
I have, for many years now, had numerous black moles and dark spots on my face and they seemed to be multiplying. Dr. Short removed over 40 of these and when I left his office, I have to admit, I was worried. I looked pretty rough. But there are no crevices or dips in my skin (of which I thought there’d be many) and most incredibly there is no visible scarring at all. It’s hard for me to say how much better I feel now. I have a refreshed, natural look. I am a career musician and in the public eye so, needless to say, I feel so much more confident about my appearance.
Dr. Short was honest with me from the beginning. He clearly explained options to me but never made me feel that he was up selling other services. I was fearful and had huge reservations about having anybody touch my face but everything about my experience with Dr. Short and his staff was positive and I would have absolutely no hesitation to recommend him. He has my sincere thanks.

You can tell the enthusiasm and passion Dr.Shortt has for his work

From the get go the professionalism and expertise I had received far surpassed those from other consultations I had done. I had gone in for a breast augmentation and am amazed from the results. You can tell the enthusiasm and passion Dr.Shortt has for his work. He had stated that afterwards my breast would look “perfect”, I figured anything would be better then what I had. Unbelieving then, here I am now absolutely thrilled with the results. I had a tattoo where the implant incision would be, to my surprise Dr. Shortt was able to work around it as well.

Breast Augmentation – What an Amazing Doctor !

From the get go the professionalism and expertise I had received far surpassed those from other consultations I had done. I had gone in for a breast augmentation and am amazed from the results. You can tell the enthusiasm and passion Dr.Shortt has for his work. He had stated that afterwards my breast would look “perfect”, I figured anything would be better then what I had. Unbelieving then, here I am now absolutely thrilled with the results.

I had a tattoo where the implant insission would be, to my surprise Dr. Shortt was able to work around it as well.

The day of my surgery Dr. Shortt and his team made me feel very comfortable and well taken care of. Thank you again !

Dr. Shortt has a great eye and is a creative visionary

Everyone reacts differently to a diagnosis / treatment of breast cancer. For me, after the mastectomy, I no longer felt whole. I decided reconstructive surgery was the answer which was very intense – but no regrets. The results were good but I still felt a little mismatched. My surgeon referred me to Dr. Shortt. Like so many others on this site, I felt like he knew exactly what I was looking for and how to get there. Dr. Shortt has a great eye and is a creative visionary that can determine what need to be done, coupled with the skill to do it. What really differentiates him from the rest though, is his empathy and understanding. You don’t often find doctors who are good at combining the science with compassion. This was a surprising and greatly appreciated aspect of my care. I am 4 weeks post op now and I have to say the results are spectacular. I feel like the sisters have been reunited and I am whole again. If you have had reconstructive surgery and feel you need a little more finessing, take my advice and make it happen. You will be glad you did. I would highly recommend Dr. Shortt to my closest friends and family and to anyone looking for cosmetic improvements.

Thank you again,

Susan

Amazing plastic surgeon

Amazing plastic surgeon who was initially referred to me by another plastic surgeon. From my first consultation, Dr Shortt immediately knew what surgical procedures were the best option for my situation. No hesitation in diagnosis and recommended plan of action. I’m a breast cancer survivor and I thought a breast reconstruction was a lost cause for me due to my extension radiation treatments and consequential skin damage. Dr Shortt was very methodical and professional throughout the entire 18 month process. Before each surgery, I witnessed assertiveness and confidence with a sure hand mapping my body with his sharpie pen. He made me feel at ease with his good sense of humour and music.
My breast cancer journey is at long last over and I am quite happy with the final results. I feel rejuvenated and have gained my confidence back. I am so glad that I didn’t hesitate with my initial decision to go forward with the breast reconstruction. Thank you so much Dr. Shortt.

Nicest doctor ever

Dr. Shortt made my experience so wonderful and easy, he listened to all my concerns and was so helpful with everything. I had small implants put in to correct my tuberous breast and didn’t want too much of a visible change in size, he did exactly that and was so helpful throughout the whole process and made things very easy. I can’t thank I’m enough!

Amazing Experience with Dr. Shortt

I had an amazing experience with Dr. Shortt and his staff. I am so thankful to have had such a skilled surgeon and I am extremely happy with the results and I am glad I went through with the procedure/ chose Dr. Shortt as my surgeon. When I went for my pre-op check-up with my GP he asked who my surgeon was and when I told him it was Dr. Shortt he said that Dr. Shortt is a very good surgeon/ “one of the best.” The consultation process was excellent, I had more questions than the average patient. I asked specific questions about the procedure and the techniques that he uses for the surgery and he was more than happy to answer all my questions and let me know that I could come back for further consultations if I had more questions etc.

Feel and look better than ever before.


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