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Welcome to Skin Science Rewards!

We love our patients, and we think you deserve some perks! Skin Science Rewards is the quick, easy way to get rewarded for all the aesthetic treatments and products you love the most – and it’s 100% free.

Here’s how it works.

» For each of the following products and treatments you purchase, you’ll collect 25–200 points depending on the service.

» For every 100 points you earn, you’ll receive a $10 reward to apply to future purchases of aesthetic treatments, injectables, or products.

Aesthetic Treatments

Earn 50–200 points.

  • Fraxel
  • BBL
  • Dermaplaning
  • Microneedling
  • Chemical Peels

Injectable Treatments

Earn 50–200 points.

  • Neuromodulators – Including Botox and Xeomin.
  • Dermal Fillers – Including Juvéderm, Belotero, and Radiesse.
  • Belkyra

Products

Earn 25–100 points.

  • SkinCeuticals
  • La Roche Posay
  • Bioderma
  • Latisse

How do I get started?

Simple! The next time you visit us, ask to opt-in to Skin Science Rewards when you complete your transaction. We’ll ask for your cell phone number – that’s it! You’ll start collecting points right away. There are no forms to fill out and no log-ins to remember.

Each time you earn points or have a reward available to redeem, you’ll receive an automated text message to let you know. You can unsubscribe from these texts at any time by replying STOP.

How do I check my points balance?

You can check your points and rewards by clicking on the link below and entering the phone number you signed up with. You can also reach out to our team at any time to check your balance.

Check My Balance

How do I redeem rewards?

Each time you visit us, we’ll remind you at the time of your purchase if you have rewards available to redeem. You can choose to apply them to your purchase or save them for later.

Do my points ever expire?

Your points and rewards have no expiry date, so come back anytime.

We can’t wait to start rewarding you!

Terms and Conditions:

Points cannot be earned or redeemed on medical or surgical dermatology services. Applicable treatments and products subject to change.

In accordance with the Consumer Protection Act, points will never expire on the sole basis of the amount of time that has passed since they were earned. Points can only be redeemed in the form of discounts on treatments and products purchased via Skin Science Dermatology and have no other cash value.

Rewards will be applied to your pre-tax total. A single reward cannot be applied to more than one purchase, even if the full amount is not redeemed.

If we make any changes to the Skin Science Rewards program, you will be given 30 days’ notice before these changes take effect.

Updates to our Services

We’re pleased to announce that Skin Science is now open! We love being part of your skincare journey and we’re excited to welcome you back.

If you had an appointment that was cancelled or postponed due to our closure, you’re at the top of our list – we will be offering you priority appointments.

Get in touch with us to book an appointment for your favourite treatments, including BBL and injectables.

We are taking a waitlist for microneedling and Fraxel laser treatments – ask to join the list and we’ll be in touch as soon as we have an opening. Looking forward to seeing you!

New Health & Safety Protocols

In accordance with local health authorities and the latest research, we have established new health and safety protocols to continue to bring you the highest quality of patient care. Read on to find out what to expect when you visit us.

What we are doing:

1. Our clinic is cleaned and sanitized professionally daily.
2. We have a sanitizing station upon entry for everyone who comes into the clinic.
3. Each clinic room is sanitized between patients.
4. Between patients we disinfect pens, clipboards, payment terminals and any objects you may need to touch during your appointment.
5. Our staff is wearing full personal protective equipment.
6. All patients are pre-screened before their in-office appointment and screened again when they arrive in our clinic.

Preparing for your appointment:

1. We will be seeing patients by appointment only. Our goal is to limit the number of people in the clinic at any given time. To accomplish this, please attend your appointment alone or with a single family member only if necessary (i.e. for children or elderly patients).
2. Arrive no more than five minutes before your booked appointment.
3. No outside food or drink is allowed in the clinic.
4. Please limit your belongings to 1 personal item.
5. Please email us in advance with your preferred pharmacy address and phone number so we can send any prescriptions the doctor provides, directly to your pharmacy.
6. Wearing your personal mask or face covering is encouraged but not mandatory. We are only able to provide masks to our staff.

During your appointment:

1. Once you have been escorted to your clinic room, please keep your belongings with you and do not place them on clinic surfaces. We will be asking you to stay in the room until we can safely escort you out of the clinic.
2. Our clinic washroom will no longer be available for patient use.
3. Your appointment will be booked for 10 minutes. Please try to keep the visit to this length as running on time is essential for everyone’s safety.

Thank you for your understanding as we work to keep everyone safe and healthy!

Looking to revive tired skin?

Good skin starts with great products. Transform your complexion from home with science-backed products from SkinCeuticals and La Roche Posay.

We’re here to accommodate all your skincare needs! Give us a call or email to choose your products and organize curbside pickup.

For skin-smoothing effects – look to Tretinoin

Skin care ingredients can be confusing. 

While it can be easy to fall into the trap of the alluring promises of tight, bright and youthful looking skin, it’s important to know what goes on at the chemical level with the active ingredients that are in your skin care routine. 

Whether you are dealing with acne breakouts early on in life or struggling with the effects due to aging, many people turn to Tretinoin for help with these issues and don’t even realize it.

What is Tretinoin you ask? Tretinoin belongs to a class of medications called retinoids – which is one of the most widely researched and proven skincare ingredients available – and is actually the unsung hero of the skin care world.

Retinoids: The fountain of youth 

Retinoids are widely hailed as the best cure-all treatment because of all the hard work it does for your skin behind the scenes. 

Retinoid is the term used to describe a group of topical compounds that are derived from vitamin A – of which there are three: 

  • Adapalene: differin, differin XL
  • Tretinoin: steiva a, retin A micro,  SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0
  • Tazarotene: tazorac

*Also note that this is not the full list of brands. 

Now what exactly is Tretinoin?

Think of Tretinoin as floss for your face. It works to open pores, helps turnover the skin, evens the pigment tone and texture.

As a pharmaceutical form of retinoic acid available only by prescription, Tretinoin is a vitamin A based retinoid used to treat acne other skin diseases partly by keeping skin pores clear. Tretinoin is the most used and most studied anti-aging compound on the market. 

Retinol converts to retinoic acid and is often considered a more tolerable form of vitamin A.  

It can be irritating, so start slow to around 3 times a week and work your way up to daily use. Your skin can peel if it’s too irritating or strong so it’s wise to use medications first and then face cream after if it’s too irritating. SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 is the ideal formulation to combine with retinoids as it restores the skin’s essential lipids, minimizing irritation, peeling and redness while also providing an anti-aging effect .

What are the benefits of using Tretinoin?

While we all love to have sun kissed skin and crave the warmth during the sun depraved winter days, we objectively know that the sun is very harmful and the damaging rays can wreak havoc to the skin.

Sunscreens and antioxidants should always be paired when utilizing retinoids as the skin becomes photosensitive. Antioxidants provide advanced environmental protection and are clinically proven to  treat an array of skin conditions while sunscreen will provide protection from the ultraviolet rays preventing free radical damage.

Retinoids like Tretinoin work to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by increasing the production of collagen. They also stimulate the production of new blood vessels in the skin, which improves skin color. After some time, you will notice that your skin tone will be firmer, skin texture smoother, and your overall complexion will be brighter. 

Tretinoin works to treat: 

  • Fine wrinkles, 
  • Dark spots 
  • Rough skin on the face,
  • Acne, 
  • Pigmentation, 
  • And fading age spots.

How does Tretinoin work?

Tretinoin helps promote cell turnover by lightening the skin, replacing older skin with newer skin, and slows down the way the body removes skin cells that may have been harmed by the sun. It helps to stimulate collagen, which leads to the youthful, clearer-skin and unclogs pores by preventing dead cells from building up.  

Tretinoin works best when used within a skin care program and usually takes three to six months of regular use before improvements in wrinkles are apparent—and the best results take six to 12 months and must be used continually to maintain their benefits.

It is not safe to use in pregnancy or lactation – so talk to your doctor before.

SkinCeuticals retinol cream to improve the signs of aging 

SkinCeuticals high-concentration retinol cream improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, skin texture, and blemishes with minimum sensitization. See if it’s the right fit for you today!

5 simple ways to take care of your skin

Having cosmetically perfect skin is a bit of the side-effect of the social climate we live in. The goal isn’t to compare yourself to others, or what you feel you need to live up to, it’s about feeling confident and comfortable in your own skin. To have glowing and healthy complexion doesn’t mean that you need to obsess over it, but rather a few changes to your routine can make all the difference in the world. 

Here are our five tested and true tips on how you can have naturally radiant skin. 

1. Use Sunscreen 

Have you ever heard Baz Luhrmann’s, “Wear Sunscreen” song back in 1999? Besides the countless life lessons that he drops throughout, he says: 

“If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience.”

It is highly recommended to wear an SPF of at least 30, and be sure to apply sunscreen every two hours, especially if you are sweating or jumping in the pool during the summertime.

2. Avoid harsh weather conditions  

As difficult as it is to suggest avoiding the sun (especially living in Canada), the truth is that sun exposure can cause wrinkles, age spots and an increase in the risk of skin cancer. Make sure you’re wearing protective clothing and seek shade throughout the day to block ultraviolet rays, specifically between 10am-4pm, when the sun is at its strongest. 

However, protecting your skin from the elements isn’t just likened to warmer temperatures; cold climates can also wreak havoc on your skin. Lengthy exposure to the cold and windburn can pull the moisture from your skin making it dry. 

3. Moisturize 

This is a perfect segue into our next point, because during winter, your skin is more prone to drying out, so moisturizing in the morning and evening helps lock the moisture in. Use lukewarm water to wash and gently massage your face before moisturizing. 

4. Please don’t smoke 

We kindly ask this, because not only does smoking make your skin look older, it is a major contributor to wrinkles. Smoking narrows the tiny blood vessels in the outermost layers of your skin which ultimately decreases blood flow and makes your skin paler. Smoking also damages collagen and elastin that significantly weakens the strength of your skin. 

5. Watch your diet 

I would recommend consuming dark, leafy greens and foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, in addition to drinking plenty of water throughout your day to help keep your skin hydrated. This will help minimize dry and flaky skin. Some research suggests that a diet rich in fish oil or fish oil supplements and low in unhealthy fats and processed or refined carbohydrates might promote younger looking skin.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Check your stress: Stress releases cortisol; a hormone which can throw off the other hormones in your body and cause breakouts on your face.

  • Get your eight hours of sleep: We would strongly recommend to get eight hours of sleep and to keep your stress in check. Lack of sleep can contribute to dark circles under your eyes and can lower your complexion’s pH levels. 

Keep it simple and follow these five golden rules for healthy and proactive skin care. 

We’re proud to be a part of the Danforth community 

Dr. Yadav is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, the American Academy of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 

Having worked at Women’s College Hospital and the University of Toronto, teaching dermatology to medical students and residents, Dr. Geeta Yadav is a proud and prolific contributor to the field of dermatology. 

Dr. Yadav and the entire team at Skin Science are proud to put down some roots and call the Danforth home! 

Our Vision and Purpose 

Our vision is to treat each patient with an evidence-based approach and to be recognized as Toronto’s premier dermatology clinic. By providing high-quality medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatologic care, our aim is to be Toronto’s trusted source for all their dermatology needs.  

Your skin is your largest organ, and just as you would take care of your cardiovascular system, your skin needs ongoing TLC to stay healthy and nourished. That’s where we come in to help. 

Our “patient-first” problem-solving philosophy

We want our cosmetic patients to walk away with a youthful, natural appearance and our medical patients to have the resources necessary to treat skin conditions they may have faced for years.  We are proud to offer a full range of the safest and most advanced medical dermatology from skin cancer screenings to cosmetic treatments to protect the well-being of your skin.

We help give you the expert resources and state-of-the-art treatments to diagnose and resolve any skin conditions or problem areas. 

Our Core Values 

Our dedicated staff aim to make sure everyone has access to expert dermatology and to give patients the best care possible. 

The essence of who we are: 

 

  • Patient-focused: We operate through the lens of offering efficient, responsive and helpful solutions.
  • Positive: Dr. Yadav is known for her warm personality and her trademark positivity radiates throughout the entire clinic. 
  • Trustworthy and Transparent: We will always take the time to answer all of your questions so you feel comfortable with the entire process. We will always communicate clearly and act with integrity so you can see sustainable results.    

At Skin Science, we foster a culture that calls for our highly-skilled team to go above and beyond to make sure that healthy skin will always be accessible to you. 

Request an appointment and come see the difference for yourself!