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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

How to Look (And Feel) Your Best for Wedding Season

Early summer is unofficially “wedding season,” and by now you might have RSVP’d to several. Sure, the dancing and the cake are exciting to look forward to, but the photographs may not be. If you find yourself shying away from pictures, there’s still time to refresh your profile. From facelift … Continue reading

Breaking Down How Much Blepharoplasty Costs

Blepharoplasty — often called eyelid surgery — is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed worldwide. Men and women considering blepharoplasty at my Toronto practice usually have a lot of questions about the procedure, beginning with the cost. Virtually every patient who is interested in eyelid surgery (and … Continue reading

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Derek T. Ford, MD, FRCSC