FAQ on Removing Your Breast Implants

Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions Breast implants are in the news these days. There has been an association made between textured breast implants and BIA-ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma) which has led both Canada and the U.S. to prevent the further sale of textured silicone breast implants. Smooth implants, whether silicone or saline, […]

Surgical and Non-Invasive Chin Contour

Surgical and Non-Invasive Techniques to Achieve a Contoured Jawline and Strong Chin By: Dr. Jack Kolenda, MD, FRCSC For both men and women,a strong chin and contoured jawline is a sign of attractiveness. Chins come in different shapes and sizes—and the size of the chin is an important feature in our appearance, as it balances the […]

What You Need to Know About Non-Surgical Nose Jobs

Beautiful Results in 20 Minutes By: Dr Shawn Seit, MD Nose jobs are popular cosmetic procedures, but did you know that non-surgical nose jobs can create amazing, immediate results with little or no downtime and without having to go under the knife? Hyaluronic acid fillers are used in majority of these treatments. Hyaluronic acids are […]

Dark Under-Eye Circles: Your Questions Answered

Treatment advancements for dark under-eye circles and tear troughs can brighten up that tired look By Dr. Fred Weksberg, MD, FRCP. Dark under-eye circles can affect people of all ages, races and genders. But there are helpful treatments and products that can reduce the appearance of dark circles. Here are some frequently asked questions about […]

The Ultimate Guide to Permanent Makeup

How to get away with wearing no makeup this summer, by Nicole Sweetman-Rice. It’s summer time, which means it’s getting hot and our makeup is getting sticky! Wouldn’t it be fantastic to go without any makeup at all? Or even better, have makeup permanently there when you wake up? I went with Real Housewives of […]

Powerful Advancements in Skin Tightening

Renuvion treatment harnesses the power of plasma, by Dr. Sean Rice, MD, FRCSC. Renuvion Plasma is a next-generation technology that offers below-the-skin tightening for all skin types in a single treatment with minimal recovery time. What is plasma? Plasma is known as the 4th state of matter. It occurs when a gas is exposed to […]

An Experienced Stem Cell Doctor Answers Your Questions

By: Martin Braun, MD Regenerative medicine involves the use of early cell lines (stem cells) and cell signaling molecules to repair, renew and revitalize tissues and organs. Stem cells are unspecialized cells that have the capacity to change into any healthy cell in our body. Here are answers to the most commonly asked questions about […]

Laser Skin Resurfacing: Your Questions Answered

By Dr. Sean Rice, MD, MSC, FRCSC There are many options for laser skin resurfacing that can dramatically improve your skin’s appearance. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about the procedures and choices available. WHAT DOES L.A.S.E.R. STAND FOR? This is an acronym which stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emissions of […]

FAQ About Breast Reconstruction

By Dr. Mary-Helen Mahoney, MD, FRCSC Breast reconstruction involves a surgical procedure to rebuild part or all of a breast that has been removed. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about breast reconstruction. Who can have breast reconstruction? Almost all women can consider having breast reconstruction. The timing of breast […]

Your PRP Questions Answered

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is a procedure in which an individual uses his or her body’s own natural growth factors in a concentrated form to stimulate cell growth in order to produce new healthy cells and promote healing. Commonly used to promote hair growth, to reduce fine wrinkles and for hand rejuvenation, the treatment is not […]

What You Need to Know About Tattoo Removal

That pretty butterfly on your wrist or the family crest on your bicep—complete with menacing eagle—seemed like a great idea in college. But sometimes, people have tattoo regret. Maybe you’ve outgrown the tattoo, maybe you never really liked the artwork, or maybe you just want to lighten your tattoo and have something different done over […]

Blessed Be Amanda Brugel

The Handmaid’s Tale actress dishes on being the only Canadian actress in the series, breaking into the biz and the cosmetic procedure she says every actress should save up for. How did you get into acting? I’ve always wanted to be an actor. I grew up in a family where my father was vice-president of […]

Rhinoplasty Q & A

Q & A With Dr. Jack Kolenda About Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a “nose job,” is a complex plastic surgery procedure that involves reshaping the nose. It’s a complex surgery, and it’s crucial to work with an experienced surgeon who is an expert in the procedure—and to understand the options and probable outcomes. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked […]

Everything Your Want to Know About Non-Surgical Butt Augmentation

Non-surgical butt augmentation is an increasingly popular procedure, which gives great results with minimal downtime. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the procedure. What is non-surgical buttock augmentation? Non-surgical buttock enhancement or Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) is done using injectables to create a new shape, fullness and lift to the […]

10 Things to know about Cellulite and the Cellfina Treatment

10 Things to know about Cellulite and the Cellfina Treatment

Dimples are adorable, but not on our backsides! Cellulite is a common concern for many people, and there are many treatment options available. Here are answers to commonly asked question What is cellulite? Cellulite is caused by irregularities and small bands of tissue in the superficial fat layer under the skin. Other things that can […]

Everything you need to know about facelifts

Everything you need to know about facelifts

Dr. Stephen Mulholland, one of Canada’s most respected and recognized plastic surgeons, answers your most commonly asked questions about facelifts. How do I know if I am a candidate for a facelift? Most facelift candidates have some loose skin and soft tissue of the cheek, jawline and/or neck. This can occur at any age, but […]

Laser Treatment for Bladder Problems Vaginal atrophy

Laser Treatment for Vaginal Atrophy and Many Common Bladder Problems

For women who experience sexual health issues (after childbirth, during or after menopause, or after cancer treatments), hormone replacement therapy or local estrogen (in the vagina) isn’t always suitable, and not all women want to use these treatments. Great news! As of January 2015, Health Canada has approved the use of the MonaLisa Touch laser […]

Common Questions About EyeLid Surgery

Common Questions About Eyelid Surgery

Eyes look refreshed and more youthful after this common procedure Blepharoplasty is one of the most common facial plastic surgery procedures performed worldwide. The goal is to restore a more youthful look to the eyes. The surgery can be performed on the upper and/or lower eyelids. The procedure involves removing skin, fat and sometimes muscle […]

Non-invasive body contouring

Two New Technologies in Non-Invasive Body Contouring: Vanquish ME and SculpSure

Non-invasive body contouring is a unique treatment that literally melts away fat without affecting the skin’s surface. The treatments are quick and painless, and fat cells are permanently destroyed and will not regenerate. We reviewed two industry-leading technologies to discover the benefits and results you can expect from non-invasive body contouring. SculpSure Q&A with Dr. […]

Lip Augmentation 101

Lip Augmentation 101

An experienced plastic surgeon answers your most frequently asked questions about lip augmentation with injectable fillers. If you’re looking for a fuller or more defined lip at any age, injectable fillers can help you achieve the look. Lip Augmentation Questions Answered Here are some of the top questions clients ask Dr. Michael Weinberg, MD, FRCSC […]

Facial FIllers

A Flawless Face at Any Age – Learn More About Facial Fillers

Injectable hyaluronic acid facial fillers can reduce facial folds and wrinkles and reveal a fresher, younger you. Facial fillers are a great way to achieve a fresher, younger-looking face. One of the most common ingredients in injectable facial fillers is hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in the body, acting as a lubricant and cushion. Below, Dr. Sean Rice, MD, FRCSC answers the most […]


The Top 5 Benefits of SculpSure

For those in Toronto who want to get rid of their unwanted fat, good news has arrived, thanks to cutting-edge technology. SculpSure Meet SculpSure by Cynosure − a breakthrough in body contouring designed to slim you up in a matter of no time. Even better, you can have the procedure done quickly and effortlessly without […]

Varicose Veins

The Best Way to Treat Varicose Veins

WHAT CAUSES VARICOSE VEINS? In all likelihood, genetics provide the strongest backdrop to the development of varicose veins. A number of other factors can also promote their development or exacerbate existing varicosities, including: prolonged standing with work, significant weight gain and pregnancy. A significant number of varicosities that occur during pregnancy will resolve postpartum. WHAT […]

Breast Augmentation Surgery

Most Common Questions About Breast Augmentation Surgery

These are common questions I hear in my practice from people considering breast augmentation surgery. As always, discuss any questions you may have with your own surgeon. Most Common Questions my Patients Ask About Breast  Augmentation   What will my breasts feel like after? This depends on many factors, which you should discuss with your surgeon. […]

Breast Augmentation

The Cost of Breast Augmentation – Your 7-Step Checklist

Over the course of a year, I see hundreds of women across Ontario who are considering a breast augmentation procedure. Along with a patient’s need to have a sense of trust and reliability in the surgeon and staff, another important decision-making factor is the cost of breast augmentation. More often than not, I’m challenged to meet […]

Nipple Reduction

Nipple Reduction

Nipple reduction has become the a big trend these days. Just ask any plastic surgeon. Over the past few years, researchers at the Plastic Surgery group have noticed a 30% rise in women requesting smaller nipple sizes. Even more interesting, men too are also getting the procedure done. The reasons behind nipple reduction varies from […]