Dr. Jason McWhirter’s Blog

CoolSculpting Event March 21, 2018

Join Us for Our CoolSculpting Event on March 21! We’re offering special pricing on CoolSculpting for one day only! Contact the practice to reserve your spot at our CoolSculpting event at 12 pm on Wednesday, March 21 in our Airdrie location. ReNue Airdrie 2151-2800 Main Street South Airdrie, AB T4B 3G2  

The Power of Looking and Feeling Younger

First of all, I want to thank everyone who recently attended our sales event.  It was great to see so many of our loyal customers and so many clients that we hadn’t seen for a while.  It is always a proud time for me to see all the staff working hard and connecting with our customers to make sure we are on track with their skin rejuvenation goals.  I also get a chance to spend more time just socializing which is rare in my days but I value highly. One conversation struck out to me from a customer that has been … Continue Reading

Addressing Facial Asymmetry Without Surgery

Facial asymmetry: it’s not as uncommon as you might think. While surgery has long been the go-to solution for uneven features, there are significant opportunities for nonsurgical management of facial asymmetry through the use of JUVÉDERM® and BOTOX COSMETIC®. At my Downtown Calgary, Airdrie, and Seton med spa locations, I’ve seen firsthand how powerful this approach can be. A Case Study in Asymmetry I saw the most beautiful customer last week. Truly, I mean she was a beautiful person inside and out. Unfortunately, she had viral nerve damage similar to Bell’s palsy some years back. Much of the nerve recovered, but she was left … Continue Reading

The Problem with Politeness

This might be a blog more about friends and difficult conversation than medical aesthetics, but here goes.  I was at a talk given by a famous childhood psychologist a few years back and I remember one comment he made that stuck with me.  It went something like this. “The down fall of Canadian parenting is rooted in traditional British politeness.” This was of course coming from an Italian psychologist!  His point was that we are often too polite for our own good.  Kids understand direct, “un-polite,” commands from parents that are not laced with too many pleases and thank yous.  … Continue Reading

Wanna Feel Less Tired?

I don’t know about you, but one of the most annoying things a person can say to me is… ”you look tired.”  I might be having the best day ever and on top of the world and all of a sudden, I feel more tired.  My energy goes down and I want to go rest.  The thing is that a look of tiredness is not even your fault.  As humans we often perceive tiredness by a heaviness in the eyes and dark circles or bags under the eyes.   This tends to be genetic.  Of course, it is made worse by … Continue Reading