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Ear Pinning (Otoplasty): Is It Worth It?

October 27, 2017 | Leave a response

Ear pinning, also known as otoplasty, surgically pulls your ears closer to your head. The procedure is designed to permanently fix protruding ears, and the results can instantly improve your self-confidence. This procedure can be done on children and adults. Once the ears are fully grown, which is around age 4, otoplasty can be done to pull ears back towards the head. Facts to Know About Ear Pinning Whether you are a parent considering otoplasty for your child, or you are an adult considering it for yourself, knowing more about the procedure will help you make the right decision. Naturally, you should consult with a professional in cosmetic surgery in Toronto to see if you are a candidate. Here is ...

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Is it Time for a Mommy Makeover?

October 17, 2017 | Leave a response

Childbirth is natural and beautiful. What happens after that to a mother’s body, however, can leave her feeling a little less in awe. Depending on how many children you have had, your body may respond positively or negatively to the process of carrying a child for 9 long months. Once you are done having children, you work out, use special creams, but you cannot get rid of the sagging skin, extra fat, and signs of “mommyhood.” Luckily, you have the option to choose a mommy makeover. A mommy makeover is a type of plastic surgery that groups multiple cosmetic procedures together to restore your pre-childbirth body. The idea of a pre-pregnancy body is great, but is cosmetic surgery necessary? Top ...

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Is Laser Vision Correction Right for You?

October 10, 2017 | Leave a response

The idea of going through a procedure, even something as simple as laser correction, can be daunting. There are plenty of unknowns, you will have more than enough questions, and ultimately, you want to know if this is the right procedure for you. After all, nobody wants to take a chance with their eyes! Laser surgery has been around for several years now, and the technique itself is refined, safe, and effective. Laser correction surgery, including PRK, LASIK, and other laser technologies are life-changing for most patients. To decide if this is the right procedure for you, schedule a consultation for laser vision correction in Toronto. Take the time to fully understand the benefits of the procedure. 5 Benefits of ...

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Cosmetic Surgery and Insurance: When is a Procedure Covered?

October 5, 2017 | Leave a response

A few years ago, cosmetic surgery was considered “optional.” Therefore, insurance would not cover procedures, even when they were greatly needed. While it is still somewhat a financial luxury, plastic surgery Toronto is not just for the wealthy anymore. Cosmetic surgery is more affordable today thanks to a combination of insurance options, payment plans from providers, and technology. Do not, however, assume that your procedure is covered by insurance. Instead, consider the factors, type of procedure, and consult with your provider to find out your level of coverage. Are Cosmetic Procedures Covered by Health Insurance? For most cases, cosmetic procedures are still not covered. This is because insurance companies view cosmetic procedures as optional. Because they are not life-threatening or ...

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Top Things to Consider for Laser Skin Rejuvenation

September 27, 2017 | Leave a response

Laser skin rejuvenation is a popular way to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, remove age spots, and rid your face of blemishes. Lasers are precision tools, which means they can target specific areas and correct facial problems without affecting surrounding skin. Before you schedule laser skin rejuvenation in Toronto, you should learn more about the procedure. However, the information available can be quite overwhelming. The best way to familiarize yourself with the procedure, and see if it is right for you, is to schedule a consultation with a UELC surgeon. While you wait for your appointment, you can review common FAQs and see if your pressing questions are answered. The Most Common FAQs about Laser Skin Rejuvenation As a patient, ...

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Things to Know Before Scheduling a Facelift in Toronto

September 17, 2017 | Leave a response

Facelifts have become among the more popular cosmetic surgery procedures, including in Toronto. A facelift corrects sagging skin, early signs of aging, and it is the most effective surgical procedure when the non-surgical options no longer work. If you are considering a facelift, you will need to book a consultation with your surgeon. It is important that you understand the facts and are aware of necessary precautions, so that you are fully informed about what you are preparing to sign up for. Important Considerations for Anyone Scheduling Plastic Surgery Cosmetic surgery is common today, and with surgical technology constantly evolving, facelift procedures now involve far less downtime and look quite natural. Here are a few things to consider before scheduling ...

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Plastic Surgery – Not Just for Women

September 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Many people associate cosmetic surgery with women, but they often forget that men seek out cosmetic surgery too. Plastic surgery is not a gender specific procedure, and many men could benefit from plastic surgery. In fact, the number of cosmetic surgeries for men over the past few years has increased because more men see its benefits. With the latest technology now available, men can undergo a cosmetic procedure with little downtime and correct a variety of problematic areas too. Statistics on Plastic Surgery for Men More men today are choosing plastic surgery than ever before. According to Plastic Surgery Info, 15.9 million cosmetic surgery procedures were completed in 2015. Out of those procedures, the surgeries performed on men mostly consisted ...

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Enzyme Peel versus Chemical Peel: Which is Right for Your Skin?

September 5, 2017 | Leave a response

The world of skin care today is vastly different from a decade ago. Today, you have more options than ever to rejuvenate your skin, reopen pores, and even turn back the clock. Peels are one of the more popular skincare treatments because they are done in-house in a single visit and can dramatically improve your skin. Two popular options are enzyme and chemical peels. While they may sound very similar, they have their differences. In fact, the only similarity is that both work to remove dead skin cells and leave your skin smoother and brighter. What is a Chemical Peel? Chemical peels come in various strengths and the strength of the treatment you choose will determine the outcome. They are ...

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12 Common Breast Augmentation Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

August 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Most women considering a breast augmentation will have questions. That is why they consult with multiple physicians to learn about their options and find out more facts. If you are considering one for yourself, there are a few questions you must ask. Naturally, most of these questions are addressed during the consultation. However, to ensure all “what ifs” are taken into consideration, it is useful to have this handy checklist with you. Important Questions to Ask Before a Breast Augmentation Some questions are common sense, while others you might not have considered necessary. Regardless, make sure these issues are on your list when you show up for your consultation. Expectations in the Consultation: What Can I Expect? When you schedule ...

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The Benefits of Lip Augmentation: Is It the Right Choice for Fuller Lips?

July 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Whether you seek that sultry pout or you just feel you have lost too much volume in your lips over the years, a lip augmentation could be the answer. Before scheduling your lip augmentation at a Toronto centre, consider the benefits and facts regarding this effective non-surgical procedure. Then you can make a decision about whether it is the right option for you. First Things First: How Long Do Lip Injections Last? Permanent lip fillers do exist, but most surgeons recommend non-permanent fillers. After all, once the filler has been placed, there is no option for removing it. If you have ever searched online for lip injections gone wrong, most of those images are permanent fillers injected by non-surgical and ...

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