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Aesthetic Medicine in the Age of Social Media

Aesthetic Medicine in the Age of Social Media

Aesthetic Medicine in the Age of Social MediaBeauty and sex appeal has historically been an important part of being a woman. Cleopatra was described as “a woman of surpassing beauty” and is portrayed by Hollywood as a glamorous seductress. When I was a teenager I was...

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What is IPL (Intense Pulse Light) Therapy?

What is IPL (Intense Pulse Light) Therapy?

Ask Dr. Anna! What is IPL (Intense Pulse Light) Therapy?IPL is one of many popular treatments in the beauty industry which Dr. Anna Medical Aesthetics has recently introduced.  Wondering if IPL is the right choice for you? Please contact our office for more...

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Why we stopped offering PRP for Hair Restoration?

Why we stopped offering PRP for Hair Restoration?

Ask Dr. Anna! Why we stopped offering PRP for Hair Restoration?Hair loss can affect your scalp or your entire body (alopecia totalis). It can be temporary, or permanent. Herditary (male pattern balding), hormonal changes, medical conditions (lichen planus, psoriasis,...

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Pharma Influence in Medicine

Pharma Influence in Medicine

Pharma Influence in MedicinePharmaceutical companies are known to be among the most profitable companies in the world. They influence politics, policy, sponsor clinical trials, professional guidelines, and affect prescribing practices. Marketing is disguised as...

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Laser Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal

Ask Dr. Anna! How Laser Hair Removal Works Unwanted hair can be a frustrating issue for many people. Fortunately, several methods are available to remove hair, such as shaving and waxing; however, I find the best, safest, and most long-lasting option to be laser hair...

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Anxiety Rx

Anxiety Rx

Dr. Anna Loves: Anxiety Rx by Russell Kennedy, MDI interned at the Greater Victoria Hospital Society with Dr. Russ Kennedy in 1991. Back then I didn’t know much about Russ other than he was a good looking guy going through the rotating internship with me. It was a...

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Microplastics

Microplastics

Ask Dr. Anna! Microplastics Global plastic production has reached a staggering 350 million tons per year, with approximately 250,000 tons floating in our oceans and the rest being on land either recycled (less than 9%) or thrown into the landfill. Out of sight, out of...

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Stress Management

Stress Management

Ask Dr. Anna! Stress Management The Holiday Season is upon us and it's time to Get Ready, Get Set and Party! Only to Regret, Reset, and Refocus in the New Year. How can we enjoy the Holidays, manage our expectations and our stress levels? Here are some tips from Dr....

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Why do we not recommend tear trough fillers?

Why do we not recommend tear trough fillers?

Ask Dr. Anna! Why do we not recommend tear trough fillers?The orbital cavity is a closed space and potentially very dangerous to inject with hyaluronic acid fillers. Depending on the viscosity of the product, fillers can last up to 10 years as seen on MRI and...

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Is there an easy way to eat healthier?

Is there an easy way to eat healthier?

ASK Dr. Anna: Is there an easy way to eat healthier?Habits can be our best friend or our worst enemy, and the same principle applies when it comes to food or diet. If you dread diets, there is no need to worry; it is not necessary to cold-turkey with a plant-based...

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The Power of Sleep & Why We Sleep

The Power of Sleep & Why We Sleep

The Power of Sleep and Why We SleepIn his book, Why We Sleep, renowned sleep scientist Matthew Walker discusses everything you need to know about what a better night’s sleep can do for your life and how to prioritize it. Dr Anna discusses what she has learned from his...

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