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What is a “Brazilian” Butt Lift?

Some doctors use silicone implants to shape patients’ backsides. A so-called “Brazilian” butt lift starts with the same premise—adding volume to reduce sagging and create a rounder appearance—but trades devices for microfat injections. Toronto Plastic Surgeon Dr. Wayne Carman prefers the microfat technique over implants for its natural-looking results. There is no clear answer to […]

Nonsurgical Treatments Don’t Replace Plastic Surgery

Some people shy away from the idea of surgery, instead choosing minimally invasive treatments to rejuvenate aging areas of their faces. While BOTOX® and other injectables effectively smooth out wrinkles for months at a time, they are not always a substitute for plastic surgery procedures. Toronto’s Dr. Wayne Carman understands that a range of factors […]

Why Choose Breast Reduction Surgery?

Breast augmentation with implants is practically synonymous with plastic surgery. The procedure is consistently one of the most popular—if not the most popular—cosmetic surgical procedures performed each year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. However, not all women want to increase the volume of their breasts. With breast reduction surgery, Toronto Plastic Surgeon […]

Open vs. Closed: Two Approaches to Rhinoplasty

Nose surgery is a versatile procedure with many variations. The broad category of “nose reshaping” encompasses everything from reducing the width of overly wide nostrils to smoothing out a nasal hump to making any number of alterations intended to cause a nose to appear more in proportion with the rest of the face. Since there […]

Working in Three Dimensions

Faces in paintings are flat. Portraits have only the illusion of contour, thanks to shading and other tricks employed by talented artists. Faces in real life, however, are made up of angles, planes, and curves that can be viewed from a variety of positions. Each view reveals a different perspective of the visible features. When […]