Body Shaping and Contouring

Aging, weight fluctuations, changes in muscle mass, exercise frequency and genetics may all have an effect on body shape.  A healthy balanced diet, maintaining your weight and being committed to daily regular exercise contribute to having a nice figure.  We may need extra help over particular areas where we tend to have diet resistant fat … Read More >


Cellulite appears as dimpling of the skin over the buttocks, thighs and legs. The dimpling is believed to be caused by fibrous tissue that pulls, causing the fat cells to bulge in between. Although there is no cure for cellulite, we offer treatments to help manage and minimize the appearance of cellulite. Regular exercise, a … Read More >

Hair Removal

Unwanted hair is a common problem for both men and women, and can now be a thing of the past! Vive® uses the latest laser hair removal technologies from Cutera:  Excel HR, CoolGlide and ProWave for permanent results over all parts of the face and body.  Gentle and safe enough to be used on any skin … Read More >

Hyperhidrosis / Excessive Sweating

When even the strongest drug-store antiperspirant still leaves you wet, it's time to take control.  Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition of excessive sweating to the point of having to change clothes through the day, dreading a handshake or choosing clothes that won't show sweat stains. Excessive sweating can affect your quality of life. Hyperhidrosis can … Read More >

Leg Veins

Superficial red and blue spider veins and large blue leg veins start to become more noticeable as we age, after pregnancy, and genetics may also play a role.  Long periods of  standing or trauma to an area may also contribute to the development of leg veins. We target red and blue spider and reticular veins … Read More >

Loose Skin and Wrinkles

As skin ages, structural integrity  decreases, and the skin loses firmness and elasticity, causing it to sag and droop over the abdomen, back, arms, thighs and legs. Even if we are maintaining an active healthy lifestyle, managing our weight and maintaining muscle tone, loose skin and wrinkles may persist.  We offer skin tightening treatments for … Read More >

Non-Surgical Body Contouring

Diet resistant fat pads over the abdomen, flanks, thighs and hips may persist even with a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise.  For those who are not interested in the risk of surgery, non-invasive body contouring has become a very popular alternative to surgery. Venus Legacy is an option to keep skin firm, smooth, reduce cellulite, … Read More >

Skin Conditions

Dr. Connick has successfully completed her Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University, With Distinction, which has given her the opportunity to gain expertise in the management of patients with skin conditions. She is accepting new patients with skin conditions, and specializes in acne management. Dr. Patricia Connick, CCFP, FCFP, DTM&H, PgDip Skin Conditions: Acne … Read More >

Stretch Marks and Scarring

Stretch marks may appear after a growth spurt, weight fluctuations, and after pregnancy. Stretch marks may initially be red and as they mature, become white due to loss of collagen and elastin in the skin. Scarring from trauma or injury, surgical scarring, or acne scarring may appear along with redness, texture changes, and thinning of … Read More >

Sun Damage

Brown and red discoloration, spider veins, leathery rough texture, wrinkles and laxity are all signs of damaged skin. The main contributor of sun damaged skin is the accumulated result of sun exposure over the years. The most common areas affected on the body are neck, chest, hands, arms and shoulders. Our goal is to help … Read More >

Toenail Fungus

Nail fungus, also called onychomycosis, is a common condition estimated to affect up to 10% of the population worldwide. It can cause nails to become yellow or discolored. As the infection advances, the nail can become thick, brittle and separated from the nail bed. It may also cause pain when wearing shoes or walking.  You … Read More >