Dr. Jason McWhirter’s Blog

4 Effective Ways to Reduce Sun Damage

Summer has officially come to an end, and while we may not regret all the quality time spent outdoors in the sunnier months, we may regret the effects that the sun—or specifically UV rays—had on our skin. Evidence of those care-free and unprotected hours in the sun can appear on your face, neck, chest and arms. It can show up in the form of hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, sagging skin, freckles, uneven tone/texture, and melanoma/dark spots. In fact, UV rays from the sun cause up to 80% of visible aging.  While it’s never too late to start religiously applying SPF every time … Continue Reading

What Is the Best Nonsurgical Skin Tightening Treatment?

Wishing your lax skin looked as smooth, firm, and lifted as it did years ago? You’re not alone. Whether as a result of ageing, weight loss, or other changes to our bodies, many of us struggle with some amount of skin laxity at some point in our lives. Fortunately, there are more nonsurgical skin tightening treatments than ever available right here at my Calgary medispa. You have many options for restoring your skin nonsurgically, from lasers to microneedling to “vampire” lifts. In this blog post, I’ll discuss how these treatments work, which one may be right for you, and what … Continue Reading

3 Common Types of Acne and How to Treat Them

When many of us think of acne, we picture the awkward teen years with youthful faces covered in red blemishes. But what many people don’t realize is that acne doesn’t exclusively affect teens—the skin condition can strike at any age. Much of it comes down to the environment you live in, your lifestyle and hormonal irregularities.  Adult acne affects 85 per cent of females and 15 per cent of males, so it’s important to know how to treat it and when to turn to the experts. And our staff members at ReNue are certainly experts, as acne is one of … Continue Reading

We’re Open Again Beginning Monday, June 1, but We’re Staying Safe.

Restrictions in Alberta have lifted, and we could not be more excited to see you again. To keep you and our doctors and staff safe, we’re continuing to follow our enhanced safety procedures: If you have any questions, or would like to come in, book an appointment with us today. Your safety comes first. We ask you to avoid walk-ins for sanitary and distancing reasons. You can call or email us to: Order and learn more about our products (get free delivery on purchases over $100!). Book a FREE virtual skin care consultation. Follow our social media channels for up-to-date … Continue Reading