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The History of Botulinum Toxin | Guelph Facial Plastics | Injectables Guelph

The History of Botulinum Toxin

Before it became known as the wrinkle-smoothing treatment Botulinum Toxin (more commonly known as Botox) had a long and complicated history. Seven million Botox injections administered in 2017 alone—but how did the phenomenon begin? To best understand the journey of this neurotoxic protein, we must look at its timeline: 1822 Botulinum Toxin was first described… Read more »

Guelph’s Newest Advanced Skin Treatments | Guelph Facial Plastics

Guelph’s Newest Advanced Skin Treatments

Guelph Facial Plastics is proud to announce the two newest devices to our clinic: Syneron Candela’s eTwo and Profound. Providing our patients with advanced treatments and exceptional care is our number one priority at Guelph Facial Plastics. With the addition of the advanced eTwo and Profound devices, our top cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgeon Dr.… Read more »

Why is it called Plastic Surgery? | Blog | Guelph Facial Plastics

Why is it called Plastic Surgery?

Hint: it’s nothing to do with the synthetic polymer. Like most words in the English language, plastic surgery was derived from a Greek term: plastikos. Plastikos means to mould or shape something and therefore has nothing to do with the modern day plastic that most of us think of. Nearly 200 years ago, German doctor… Read more »

Renew Your Skin: Chemical Peels

One of the key tools to non-surgically reduce fine lines, brown discolouration from sun damage, tighten eyelid skin and create a fresh rejuvenate glow, is a chemical peel at Guelph Facial Plastics. What are Chemical Peels? Chemical peels are unique and powerful, non-surgical skin care treatments used to improve the look of adverse skin conditions… Read more »

The Ear Gauge Fix | Facial Reconstructive Surgery | Guelph Facial Plastics

The Ear Gauge Fix

As a popular trend within the last five to ten years, ear stretching and ear gauges have become widespread throughout North America. However, like many trends or fads, people grow out of them and hope to reverse their effects. Our resident Otolaryngologist, Dr. Matthew Brace, can expertly restore the earlobe with ear gauge repair surgery.… Read more »