" Allison Bense, Author at Bense SurgiSpa " "

Contour Your Body With Mesotherapy

Are you getting fed up with the progress you’re making? We have all gone through it: dieting, exercising, trying trend after trend to slim down to our ideal body shape. No matter how hard we try and how diligent our efforts, there are some stubborn trouble areas that just refuse to slim down and shape the way our heart desires. It’s quite possible that you have even reached the point where you have started to research cosmetic procedure options to help you achieve your ultimate body goals. If you are tired of dieting, exercising, and still not seeing the results you so desire, you are in luck. There just happens to be a body contouring procedure specifically formulated to target those troubled areas that remain after a regular regimen of diet and working out. Mesotherapy Body Contouring is a safe and effective way for targeted fat reduction. Let’s take a … Continued

Bense SurgiSpa Wins Top Choice Award

Top Choice Awards (TCA), a national market research firm, has released the results of its 2016 Top Choice Awards Survey. Conducted annually since 2005, the survey accepts nominations from the public and allows them to vote on their favourite businesses, professionals and media in their city. Today, Top Choice Awards has remained true to its vision, empowering consumers with the ability to voice their opinions on their favourite products, services and influences expanding its reach to 26 cities across North America, reaching over half a million people each year. Bense Surgispa is once again thrilled and very proud to receive the Top Choice Award 2016 for 2 years running! This honour is bestowed on us by our clients thru a rigorous voting procedure for Best Cosmetic Clinic. To our patients we love serving you, meeting and exceeding your goals! Thank you for your continuing support!

All About The Botox

As the weather cools and the leaves begin to fall, we bundle up our summer bikini bodies in favor of scarves, sweaters, and anything warm. Though our beach bodies and tans are put away for another season, there is one area that we never shy away from showing, no matter the season: our faces! While you may be excited to finally wrap yourself up in knits, if your face is showing signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles, you may want to pull your turtleneck all the way up to your hairline. If this sounds like something you are tempted to do, then have no fear, Botox is here! BOTOX® Cosmetic is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, which over 11 million women and men have experienced and enjoyed since 2001. Botox has real, noticeable results, with no surgery and no recovery time. Don’t spend the season shying away … Continued

Top 5 Minimally-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures

We have all experienced it, the moment when you catch yourself in the mirror, in a store reflection, or see an unflattering photo and stop to think: I wish I could change that about myself. Like many others, it’s quite possible you have had this thought before, and perhaps have even been toying with the idea of having a cosmetic procedure for some time. So what’s holding you back? For many people, it is the fear of an invasive, or painful procedure, with a long recovery time. This bundle of nerves can hold you back from moving any further, and will ultimately hold you back from achieving your ideal appearance. Your hesitation does have a silver lining, though. With technology for cosmetic procedures advancing every single day, there is a whole list of non-invasive procedures that target most problem areas. The best part is since the procedures are so minimally-invasive, … Continued

Give Your Confidence A Lift!

                        Nothing gives away our age more than the fine details of our face, more specifically our eyes, cheeks, and brow line. As we age, we begin to develop lines, wrinkles, and even start to experience sagging and drooping skin. This undesirable look can be difficult to accept, especially if these signs of aging start happening prematurely to your delicate skin. Though it is common to develop under-eye bags, drooping eyelids, and sagging skin, it doesn’t mean we have to live with it! There are several options for refreshing your look, and regaining a more youthful appearance. By addressing your specific problem areas, such as the eyes, cheeks, and brows, you can literally take years off your appearance. There are two procedures in particular that Dr. Bense has perfected, the iLIDLIFTTM and the Silhouette Lift. These minimally invasive surgical … Continued

The Best Ways to Blast Cellulite

If you have cellulite, you’re not alone. 90% of women have cellulite! No matter how fit or healthy you are, this cosmetic condition can still affect you. Cellulite is usually located in the abdomen, upper legs and buttocks and can make one feel very insecure, especially during bikini season. Cellulite is caused when fat is pushed against the connective tissue beneath your skin, which causes dimples and a lumpy appearance. Cellulite can be very frustrating, but it’s not forever! We put together a list of things you can do to say goodbye to this pesky cosmetic condition. A Healthy Diet A healthy diet plays a big role in maintaining body weight and fat. Implementing a diet that consists of fibre and whole grain foods helps reduce toxins from the body. Drinking a lot of water is also crucial, as this will help your body shed fat and strengthen collagen, which … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Genesis Treatment

Laser Genesis Skin Therapy is a treatment offered at Bense SurgiSpa that promotes vibrant and healthy looking skin in both women and men. As we age, our skin begins to change and lose its youthful, glowing appearance. The elasticity in our skin begins to decrease, which can lead to dull looking skin, blemishes, and fine lines. With Laser Genesis Skin Therapy we can produce new collagen, and restore your skin’s youthfulness by gently heating the upper dermis, which is well below your skin’s surface. Why Genesis The Laser Genesis treatment is a great way to rejuvenate your appearance without any discomfort! It can correct conditions associated with premature signs of aging and sun damage, such as redness, large pores, uneven textures, and fine wrinkles. Each treatment delivers consistent results without bruising or skin irritation. The procedure is relatively pleasant, as you will experience a gentle warming sensation on the skin’s … Continued

5 Tips to Prevent Dark Spots

As the weather starts to get warmer and we all begin to enjoy some time under the sun, it’s important to remember to take care of your skin. After months of UV exposure and heat, dark spots can appear if you’re not taking the proper precautions. Getting rid of dark spots once they’re on your body can be vey tricky. With these 5 tips, you can prevent dark spots from forming and maintain a bright face all year round. Wear Sunscreen Often If you limit your sun exposure altogether, you won’t have dark spots to begin with. If you’re like most and love the sun, load up on the sunscreen! Applying sunscreen, in at least SPF 30, often and generously will prevent future discolorations on your skin. At Bense SurgiSpa, we offer the Vivier Sunscreen SPF 30 which provides daily UV protection and is suitable for all skin types! Gently … Continued

3 Simple Ways to Refresh Your Look

Facial aging is just a part of life which can start as early as your twenties, and advance progressively due to sun exposure, lifestyle choices and genetics. Aging can be seen around the eyes, cheeks and lips, and can add years to your face. As we age, our skin loses collagen and elasticity which results in lost fullness of the cheeks, fine lines and thin lips. At Bense SurgiSpa we can revitalize and add youthfulness to your appearance with Juvederm! Juvederm is a safe and effective non-surgical optionthat leaves you with smooth, natural and instant results! Juvederm is composed from hyaluronic acid (HA), which is naturally found throughout the body. When injected, (HA) combines with the water in your skin, resulting in a smoother and fuller face. Are you ready to put your best face forward? Here are three ways you can refresh your face quickly and effectively with Juvederm! … Continued

Sun Safety Tips

With the weather warming up and National Sun Awareness Week earlier this month, we want to share some important information on how you and your family can stay protected from the sun. Excessive sun exposure can lead to sunburn, premature skin aging, damage to the eyes and even skin cancer. Protect yourself now to avoid long-term consequences. Here are 5 sun safety tips that will help to keep you protected so you can have fun under the sun all summer long: Cover up by wearing a wide brimmed hat and light colours to keep cool when spending long periods of time outdoors. Don’t forget your shades! Ensure that your sunglasses protect against both UVA an UVB rays. Just like your eyes, it is possible to sunburn your eyes. Ask us how to receive a gift certificate for $50 off your sunglasses at Bense Optical. Limit your time in the sun … Continued

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