Dear valued patients,

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, we have restricted in-person visits to high-risk medical conditions or urgent dermatologic concerns striving to provide quality medical care while attempting to minimize virus spread.

If you have an upcoming appointment you will be contacted by a member of our team to arrange your appointment with Dr. Shukla by telephone to help manage and triage your concern, virtually via appointment through Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) or other virtual platform, or reschedule when things settle. If you have an emergency medical condition we will see you after appropriate screening has been done.

New patients can be seen virtually or triaged via phone as described by phone after being referred by another physician. If interested in a virtual aesthetic or skincare consultation please connect with us.

To arrange a virtual visit please call or email for details (905-524-1712 or

In order to proceed with an OTN appointment and/or virtual appointment you will need the following:

1. Computer or tablet with a camera
2. Email address
3. Patience :) as there can be glitches.

We sincerely thank our patients who have been very receptive to our calls to make the best arrangements for them given the circumstances.

Stay safe!

~ drs skincare team ~


Excel V Plus

Excel V plus is safe, highly effective, non-invasive laser use to treat a variety of skin conditions, especially blood vessels and skin discoloration.

What is it?

Excel V plus is a ND-Yag laser that selectively targets and removes blood vessels and dark spots safely, resulting in clear complexion.

What are its benefits?

Excel V plus is one of the most versatile lasers on the market as it can correct or improve the following skin conditions:

  • Inflammatory acne
  • Rosacea
  • Diffuse redness
  • Facial veins
  • Leg veins
  • Periorbital veins
  • Angiomas (benign clusters of veins)
  • Spider Angiomas
  • Red spots such as port wine stains
  • Poikiloderma (a skin condition that causes discolored areas)
  • Port Wine stain
  • Fine lines and superficial wrinkles
  • Venous malformations
  • Bruising
  • Pigmented lesions (dark patches of skin)
  • Age spots, sun spots
  • Freckles
  • Hair removal in small, delicate area
  • Scarring
Excel V Plus Treatment near Hamilton ON

What is a treatment like?

After meeting with our team and deciding that deciding Excel Plus is right for you, your skin will be cleansed, goggles will be placed over your eyes for protection and gel will be applied to skin prior to treatment. During treatment you will feel slight discomfort as the laser targets the area of concern. After treatment, some people experience mild swelling, bruising, or redness, which generally resolves within a few days.

In many cases, Excel V plus is combined with other devices in our clinic to obtain the best possible results.

Is Excel V plus right for me?

To find out if Excel plus is right for you, call Dr. Shukla at (905) 524-1712 today.

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Meet Dr. Rahul Shukla

Dr. Rahul Shukla is a modern dermatologist staying in line with the advancements in the field by being a member in numerous associations. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Brock University, and later attended medical school at McMaster University, and completed dermatology residency at University of Toronto. He is Board-certified in dermatology, in both Canada and in the United States.

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