An acne vaccine on its way! - Toronto Dermatology Centre
Call Us Today: 416.633.0001
Call Us Today:416.633.0001

Are you ready for wedding season?

We all want to look our best. Especially if it’s going to be a night to be remembered for the rest of your life. Check out all our treatments and book an appointment today! #weddingskin #brideskin #groomskin #cosmetic #beauty #skincare A post shared by Toronto Dermatology Centre (@torontodermatologycentre) on Aug 10, 2018 at 7:04am PDT Continue Reading

All New SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum

All New SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense Serum

Introducing a #new skin discolouration serum from #SkinCeuticals; daily dark spot corrector targets visible skin discoloration for brighter, more even-looking skin. This high-potency serum improves the look of skin discoloration by 60% for a more even complexion. #NowAvailable @torontodermatologycentre ・・・ #Repost @skinceuticals A post shared by Toronto Dermatology Centre (@torontodermatologycentre) on Jun 25, 2018 at… Continue Reading

When excessive sweating becomes a medical condition: about hyperhidrosis

When excessive sweating becomes a medical condition: about hyperhidrosis

As much of Canada continues to bake in the sun, it’s fair to say most Canadians are sweatier than usual. But some people are dripping sweat no matter the situation, said Dr. Youwen Zhou, a dermatology professor at the University of British Columbia – even if they’re not hot, or nervous or in any of… Continue Reading

10 sunscreen myths that make dermatologists cringe – Reader’s Digest

10 sunscreen myths that make dermatologists cringe – Reader’s Digest

Think you need to lie out to boost vitamin D levels? That it’s safe to tan as long as you wear sunscreen? That skin cancer isn’t that big a deal? Top skin doctors help set the record straight on common sun, sunscreen, and skin cancer myths. Myth: “A base tan protects you.” It’s a dermatologist… Continue Reading

Vaughan woman charged in death linked to illegal cosmetic injections – The Star

Vaughan woman charged in death linked to illegal cosmetic injections – The Star

At TDC, you can be rest assured that only our expert physicians, with many years of training & expertise, treat our patients with Botox and Fillers for optimal safety and results. “A Vaughan woman allegedly offering discounted cosmetic non-surgical procedures out of her home has been charged in relation to the death of a 23-year-old… Continue Reading

“SPF 30 is all you need”, plus 8 more sunscreen myths debunked

“SPF 30 is all you need”, plus 8 more sunscreen myths debunked

Summer dress season is in full swing, and with the freedom of scoop necks and spaghetti straps comes the stress of selecting a sunscreen. What SPF is necessary? Do children need a special formula? And are chemical ingredients really dangerous? There are lots of rumours about sunscreen floating around online and on the beach, adding… Continue Reading

Should You Botox Your Armpits? A Sweaty Investigation

Should You Botox Your Armpits? A Sweaty Investigation

Can a simple injection stop you from sweating through your shirt? Yes, it is hot in here, and no it’s not just you. But each person’s sweat quotient is as unique as their thumbprint, and some people are definitely sweatier under the arms than others. Approximately 3 percent of Canadians suffer from a condition known… Continue Reading

Body Acne: Causes & Treatments – Acne & Rosacea Society of Canada

Body Acne: Causes & Treatments – Acne & Rosacea Society of Canada

Body acne affects up to 50% of people with acne. Dr. Catherine Zip, a Calgary dermatologist and spokesperson for the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada, helps us understand what body acne is, the causes and treatments. Hazy days of summer… As temperatures climb and we dig through our closets in search of tank tops… Continue Reading

Men less concerned about skin cancer, but more likely to die of it – Global News

Men less concerned about skin cancer, but more likely to die of it – Global News

Skin cancer is on the rise in Canada, due in part to UV ray exposure both from the sun and from man-made sources like tanning beds. Men are less worried about sun exposure than women, a new survey says, but dermatologists say that’s a mistake. In the Canadian Dermatology Association’s annual survey on sun and skin… Continue Reading

Melanoma “down there” – Today.com

Melanoma “down there” – Today.com

Katie Gerber wasn’t that worried when her boyfriend pointed out the especially dark mole on her left buttock. It was in a place that wasn’t exposed to the sun and besides, “it was perfectly round and it didn’t have any of the odd edges or any of the other signs that you look for,” she remembered. Still,… Continue Reading

CDA Annual Conference

CDA Annual Conference

Our dermatologists will be heading shortly to the annual Canadian Dermatology Association meeting in Montreal where they will be speaking & educating colleagues, as well as learning what’s new and exciting in the management of such conditions as: acne, rosacea, psoriasis, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), skin cancers, cosmetic dermatology and much more. Continue Reading

FDA approves dermal fillers for hands so you can have ageless mitts

FDA approves dermal fillers for hands so you can have ageless mitts

Youth is evermore in our grasp — almost literally. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Restylane Lyft, a hyaluronic acid filler traditionally used in the face for use in hands. Another filler, Radiesse, which is made from calcium hydroxylapatite, has also been approved for both hands and face. For the uninitiated, hyaluronic acid… Continue Reading

What its really like to have rosacea – SELF

What its really like to have rosacea – SELF

Most of us assume that, if we ever dealt with skin-care problems, we’d leave them behind in our teen years (along with our questionable hairstyle choices). Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. And sometimes the skin issues we develop when we’re older can be a lot more confusing and challenging to deal with than the occasional zit.… Continue Reading

Fillers and Botox: Everything you ever wanted to know – Today.com

Fillers and Botox: Everything you ever wanted to know – Today.com

As a special edition of Kathie Lee and Hoda dedicated to beauty and cosmetic treatments continues, dermatologist Dr. Heidi Waldorf fills the ladies in on fillers and Botox. She says to learn about what cosmetic procedures are for you, look at your own parents! Credit: Today.com Continue Reading

Olympic Gold Medalist tells skin cancer to “take a hike”

Olympic Gold Medalist tells skin cancer to “take a hike”

When Olympic Gold Medalist and TV Host Summer Sanders went in for a routine dermatologist appointment, the last thing she expected was to get a call the following day. “The first thing that the person said on the other end of the phone was that, ‘You have a severely atypical malignant melanoma,’” she reveals to… Continue Reading

How to Do a Self-Check for Skin Cancer

How to Do a Self-Check for Skin Cancer

Learning how to do a skin self-exam could save your life. “Skin cancer is one of the few cancers you can see with the naked eye,” said Dr. Ali Hendi, an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. “Yet sadly, many people don’t know how to be their own… Continue Reading

“Protect Yourselfie” PSA

“Protect Yourselfie” PSA

Skin Cancer Protection as recommended by American Academy of Dermatology Melanoma is the second most common cancer in women 15 to 29 years old. This new AAD public service advertisement uses social media imagery to remind teenage girls that tanning can lead to skin cancer and premature aging, and encourages them to protect their skin from… Continue Reading

Best ways to treat a sunburn – Consumer Reports

Best ways to treat a sunburn – Consumer Reports

A recent study published in the journal JAMA Dermatology found something concerning: About a third of adults living in the U.S. are getting sunburned each year. And according to another study, published in the same journal, sunburn caused an estimated 33,826 visits to emergency rooms in the U.S. in 2013, costing an associated $11.2 million. These stats are worrisome, experts… Continue Reading

Over 9 in 10 Canadians Recognize that it is Essential to Protect Your Skin from the Sun – IPSOS

Over 9 in 10 Canadians Recognize that it is Essential to Protect Your Skin from the Sun – IPSOS

To kickoff Sun Awareness Week (May 28 to June 3), a new Ipsos survey, conducted for the Canadian Dermatology Association, shows that the vast majority of Canadians agree that it is essential to protect your skin from the sun (93%) and that too much sun ages your skin (94%). While sunburn continues to top the… Continue Reading

The doctor’s tips for sunny days – CBC

The doctor’s tips for sunny days – CBC

For the best protection, use broad spectrum creams or gels — and cover up Spray-on sunscreen and so-called base tans aren’t the greatest way to avoid a sun damage to your skin, a Calgary doctor is warning. Most people accept that sunscreen is important but they need to do more to keep their skin healthy, Dr. Raj… Continue Reading

What to look for in a sunscreen

What to look for in a sunscreen

What to look for in a sunscreen as recommended by American Academy of Dermatology With so many sunscreens available, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which sunscreen offers the best protection. This video explains what to look for when choosing a sunscreen. Video by: American Academy of Dermatology Continue Reading

Stopping cancer before it starts – Sun & Skin News

Stopping cancer before it starts – Sun & Skin News

Q: I noticed a small scaly patch on my forehead. It seems like dry skin, but sometimes it’s itchy and forms a little scab when I scratch it. I’ve had it for a while. Should I see a doctor just for that? A: Yes, if it’s been there for more than a few weeks, you absolutely… Continue Reading

Natural sunscreen pills, capsules don’t protect skin, FDA warning – USA Today

Natural sunscreen pills, capsules don’t protect skin, FDA warning – USA Today

“Federal regulators warned natural sunscreen companies Tuesday that they’re illegally marketing pills and capsules that claim to protect against the sun. The Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the companies are “misleading consumers, and putting people at risk.” “There’s no pill or capsule that can replace your sunscreen,” said Gottlieb. If an ingestible product was making the claim… Continue Reading

Psoriasis Update

Psoriasis Update

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects about 2% of the population. It features red, thickened areas with silvery scales, most often on the scalp, elbows, knees, and lower back. Some cases of psoriasis are so mild that people don’t know they have it (e.g. they think they just have dandruff). More moderate or severe… Continue Reading

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Make an Inquiry

preloader