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

Huge Breasts Be Gone!

Absolutely hands down the best! Dr Shortt is very skilled and has a warm, caring personality along with a sense of humour:) You are in the best hands should you choose Dr. Shortt. Thank you Dr Shortt and Joanne for making this a great experience!

He is a masterful surgeon and he has exceeded my expectations.

Dr. Shortt performed breast reduction/tummy tuck surgery and I am very happy with the results. He is a masterful surgeon and he has exceeded my expectations. I’m a 64 yr. old woman who has lived with shoulder and back pain for years. I decided to have a breast reduction in the hope of easing this discomfort and improving my quality of life in retirement. I was able to discuss questions and concerns easily with Dr. Shortt. He has a quiet, kind manner , complemented by a good sense of humour. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Shortt to my family and friends. The office staff are also very professional, friendly and helpful.

Dr Shortt is talented, trustworthy, and kind.

Dr Shortt was has been incredible! I went to him in search of options for correctly my breast asymmetry. I read a lot of reviews for plastic surgeons in and around Toronto and I chose Dr Shortt because his reviews were overwhelmingly positive. Initially, I was interested in fat grafting because I feared an implant would be obvious. At my consultation, Dr Shortt explained the advantages and disadvantages of both options. His opinion was that an implant would actually be the better choice because breast augmentation with an implant is much more predictable and due to the difference in my breasts, I would probably need multiple sessions of fat grafting, which would get quite expensive. After the consultation, I understood why an implant would be the better choice for me and my body. He wrote a letter on my behalf advocating that my surgery be covered by OHIP, the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, and they agreed to cover it! I really appreciated that Dr Shortt was honest about what he thought would make me the most happy (an implant in one side), not what would make him the most money (multiple sessions of fat grafting). Throughout the whole process, he was patient, understanding, and confident. His sense of humour put me at ease on surgery day and I couldn’t be happier with the results of my surgery. I didn’t want bigger breasts, just more symmetrical ones and he managed to balance me out beautifully without even touching my bigger left breast. My surgery was three weeks ago and except for the scar (which is healing beautifully) you can’t even tell I had surgery. My new breast looks and feels great and I can’t stop buying pretty new bras now that any bra will work for me. I can’t wait for bikini season! Dr Shortt is talented, trustworthy, and kind. As soon as you meet him, you’ll see that he truly cares about your happiness. Thank you, Dr Shortt!

I would 100% recommend Dr. Shortt and his staff to anyone who is considering breast reconstruction surgery.

I would 100% recommend Dr. Shortt and his staff to anyone who is considering breast reconstruction surgery. Dr. Shortt is a very knowledgeable, thorough and compassionate surgeon. i
felt comfortable with him from the first consultation appointment. He answered every question we had and was never in a rush. I am very grateful to Dr. Shortt for his expertise and his skills for making me feel like a whole woman again
Thank you so much !!

My experience with Dr. Shortt was great.

My experience with Dr. Shortt was great. I highly recommend Dr Shortt if you are considering any surgery. He did my breast reconstruction twice and each was very professional . He also took care of me after that so no concerns.

He was thorough, professional and clearly is the expert in his field.

I had the great pleasure of meeting Dr. Shortt for my initial assessment this week. My appointment was not only on time, but they were able to accommodate my early arrival. Dr. Shortt was a delight. He immediately put me at ease and was not in a rush. He was thorough, professional and clearly is the expert in his field. This is my second assessment and and I very happy that I held out for this referral.

Thank You Dr. Shortt

I wish I had had a breast reduction sooner; the improvement in how I feel physically and mentally is simply amazing. I could repeat so much of what others have said about Dr. Shortt; he is professional, knowleable and is quick with a funny quip when needed. I appreciate and am so grateful for his skill as a surgeon/artist. Joanne is always friendly and helpful and I appreciate her time in scheduling my surgery. Most definately recommend this Dr. Shortt and his team!

Feel and look better than ever before.


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