A New Nose for a New Year

December 15, 2019

All of us have issues with our body or our appearance that we’re not happy with, but we can’t do much about. If you have narrow shoulders. If you’re shorter or taller than you’d like. If you have fair skin that gets hammered by the sun. Stuff like that. But if you don’t like your …

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Different Methods for Contouring that Tummy

October 30, 2019
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As we age, we all deal with more and more sagging. This is especially true if you’ve had children or if you’ve gained and then lost a good deal of weight. As we discussed in last month’s second blog, the localized weight gain in your lower abdomen can stretch the skin to a degree that …

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Textured Implants and Cancer

October 15, 2019
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On March 21, 2017, the U.S. FDA made a safety announcement about a link between textured breast implants and a very rare form of cancer: anaplastic large-cell lymphoma. In the announcement, the FDA called the cancer “breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Since then, the ante has been upped. On May 28 of this year, …

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About That Sagging Tummy of Yours…

September 30, 2019
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Part of aging is slackening of both our skin and the support tissues beneath. This creates sagging across the body, but especially in certain areas such as the lower abdomen, the tummy. If you’re a woman and have had a couple of kids, it’s almost guaranteed. Clinically known as abdominoplasty, the goal of a tummy …

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A Nose for Change

September 15, 2019
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After the eyes, the nose is the defining feature of the face. People tend not to notice it if everything is even and balanced, but they really notice things such as a bulbous tip, a knob on the bridge, or an unsymmetrical shape. And people who have a nose that they aren’t happy with see …

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Male Breast Reduction

July 30, 2019
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Most of us have a male friend with larger than normal breasts. You may have heard people call them “man boobs.” You may even have heard men with said breasts describe their own chests this way. Most people just assume the larger breasts are simply due to weight gain. But in half the cases you’d …

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Breast Implant Revision

May 15, 2019
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Breast augmentation isn’t a perfect science, and there are times when a patient desires implant revision surgery. Whether she decided she would simply like larger implants or whether there has been some other issue, breast revision surgery is generally easier than the original surgery. This is because often the incisions can be made on the …

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Women are Happy with their Augmentation Surgery

March 15, 2019
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The last few blogs we’ve covered the ins and outs of breast augmentation. The procedure is among the top cosmetic procedures performed in Canada, with around 20,000 augmentation procedures being done each year. That’s not anywhere near the yearly 300,000 procedures in the U.S., but it’s still sizeable. Dr. Frank likes his patients to have …

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Don’t Forget the Gummy Bear Implant

January 15, 2019
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If you’ve been considering having breast augmentation, you know you have many decisions to make beyond just the overall procedure. We covered many of those decisions in Dr. Frank’s December blog. Of course, you’ll need to choose the type of implants you want. Most women think of choosing between saline and silicone implant options. But …

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Decisions Beyond THE Decision with Augmentation

December 15, 2018
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Breast augmentation is a very popular cosmetic procedure in terms of numbers of procedures. But beyond that, it has one of the highest satisfaction ratings of any cosmetic procedure. If a woman has always felt dissatisfied with her breasts, whether that stems from size, asymmetry, or any other reason, augmentation surgery can really change her …

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