dennis s. hurddennis s. hurd

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Waiting for Rejuvenation

I'll remember our day primarily for our morning appointments at Rejuvenation

I had a skin tag on my eyelid and Jay a mole on his back. We happened to point these out to our family doctor at our most recent check-up.   Dr. Huang put in referrals for dermatologist appointments under our BC Medical Services Plans.
  Rejuvenation Waiting Area 
The clinic happens to be just across the road from BCIT NE1, the building in which I most often taught on the Burnaby Campus. I used my phone's directions through Android Auto just so I could pretend it is occasionally useful. 

The offices felt odd as much of the clinic must be private practice with a number of ladies in for botox or creams and things. However, our appointments were with Dr. Samycia. I was first up. I told them I didn't know if I could use normal over-the-counter products for a skin tag as it was so close to my eyeball. He said freezing would not be a problem, would be gratis, and would take only a few seconds. It wasn't. It was. And it did. 

Jay had a second appointment and we had to wait a bit. He had to pay as his work was for cosmetic reasons only and didn't involve the face or exposed skin areas. However, he feels he got a fair deal because, as well as the mole, the doctor froze at least nine tags and imperfections under his arms and on his chest and back.


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