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Our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin recently provided National Post with the inside scoop on sunscreens and sun protection. As soon as the sun flashes us with some rays, Canadians immediately take to the outdoors. We know that skincare is important, but proper sun protection is not as obvious as smearing some lotion on faces […]

  Over the past few months, we have received some frequently asked questions from patients, so today’s blog will address these questions. What do I do if my skincare product expired? In Canada, our expiry dates are significantly shorter than the same product, made at the same time from the same batch in the States. […]

There has been a lot of hype recently regarding treatments for melasma. Melasma, which is hormonally driven and affects women substantially more than men, appears as pigmented “islands” on the face. Lesions look typically like larger brown flat freckles, tend to be symmetrical, and often affect the cheeks, forehead and the “moustache” area. It has […]

Our very own Dr. Benjamin Barankin was recently quoted in Reader’s Digest Best Health discussing how to deal with body acne. You’ve just sized-up a sizeable cystic breakout on your breastbone. Another doozie is popping up on your shoulder – and then there’s the peppering of little pimples across your thighs. As if life doesn’t feel fabulous [...]

During this most recent level of COVID-related regulations, our Cosmetics department has been at its highest level of restriction. Our Dermatology Centre is considered essential, but over here on the Cosmetics side, we have had to alter our way of helping patients. We have been utilizing our time reading and training, improving the clinic, doing […]

With the promise of a vaccine on the horizon, 2021 is looking hopeful. However, the COVID numbers in Canada, and especially in Ontario in the last few months have continued to rise to the point where a lockdown was imminent. So, here we are. Toronto Dermatology Centre (TDC) has been following the guidelines as set […]

These skin conditions, which can flare up during cold weather, may need a doctor’s help Dry, itchy skin is a common winter companion when the humidity drops, especially as we get older. “The oil-producing glands that lubricate skin shrink and don’t work as efficiently,” says Amy Kassouf, M.D., a dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic. And […]

A recent article in Dermatologic Surgery states that intradermal injection of botulinum toxin has the benefits of improving skin texture and lift, while also reducing sebum production, facial flushing and pore size.

Unlike many clinics, Toronto Dermatology Centre doesn’t tend to jump on the “latest and greatest” train when it comes to technology. We do a ton of research, seminars, peer suggestions & discussions with technology & laser gurus from around the world, and trials of our own before committing to a new device for our patients. […]

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