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Wearing Makeup After Your Eyelid Surgery

Eyelid surgery at my Toronto practice and nationwide has become a popular cosmetic procedure. In the past year, over 200,000 eyelid surgeries were performed in the U.S. alone, landing this surgery a spot in the top 5 aesthetic surgical procedures of 2017. After surgery, many patients are eager to show … Continue reading

Returning to Exercise After Breast Augmentation

It is not uncommon for breast augmentation patients at our Toronto plastic surgery center to be eager to return to the gym after surgery. However, jumping back into your normal workout routine can cause complications and slow down recovery. Following proper post-op instructions is necessary for a speedy recovery and … Continue reading

The Skinny on Tummy Tuck Recovery

A tummy tuck at our Toronto plastic surgery center can be a truly transformative procedure. It can correct sagging skin by smoothing out the abdomen and tightening abdominal muscles. An important part of preparing for surgery is learning about the recovery process. In this post we will provide tummy tuck … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Blepharoplasty Recovery

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, at our Toronto plastic surgery center can be a great way to shed years off your appearance without drastically changing how you look. As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important to understand not only the procedure, but also the recovery. This post will discuss several … Continue reading

Fat as Filler: Fat Grafting for Facial Rejuvenation

Transferring fat from an area of the body where it’s unwanted–such as the abdomen or thighs–to the face to create a more youthful appearance is a process called fat grafting. I often use this technique during a neck or facelift at my Toronto practice to put the finishing touches on … Continue reading

Double Chin? A Neck Lift Is Your Best Option

If you’re concerned about having a “double chin,” you’ve probably read a lot about nonsurgical treatments that promise to create the sculpted jawline that both men and women desire. I encourage patients to choose the least invasive option that achieves their goals, but in most cases I recommend reducing the … Continue reading

Tips for a Smooth Breast Augmentation Recovery

Winter is sometimes considered the optimal season to get plastic surgery, including breast augmentation. In Toronto, we see more patients schedule breast enhancement surgery during the colder months for some very good reasons. Timing is one of the reasons so many women get breast implants in the winter. In November, … Continue reading

Preparing for Eyelid Surgery

My patients undergoing eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, in Toronto often have questions about what to expect after surgery. But what about before surgery? In this blog post, let’s take a look at some of my top suggestions for preparing yourself for this satisfying procedure. 1. Stop Smoking: You already know … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Have Your Facelift in the Fall

If you’re thinking about facial rejuvenation here in Toronto, you’ve probably considered the importance of timing as well as the other nuances of your surgery. In addition to wondering when in your life is the right time, there’s also the question of when in the year is the right time. … Continue reading

Your Guide to Eyelid Surgery Recovery

Prospective plastic surgery patients almost always have questions regarding the recovery process — both immediate and long-term. Because blepharoplasty here in Toronto is so popular, I want to touch on that specific recovery process in this blog post. Below, I’ll answer the 2 most common questions patients have as they … Continue reading

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Derek T. Ford, MD, FRCSC