Besides wrinkling and gravity, volume loss in the face has become increasingly recognized as an important component in the aging process. This can happen in many areas of the face including:
Around the. . .
A vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure that is one of the safest and most effective forms of contraception for men.
It has many benefits including:
Simple and quick procedure (approximately 30 minutes)
Highly reliable method of. . .
Losing weight is a significant challenge but often, even if you put in the hard work, you may need help eliminating stubborn pockets of fat, especially when fighting the effects of age or after a pregnancy.
While traditional surgical procedures. . .
The facelift is one of the most frequently requested plastic surgeries at our Kelowna hospital to help patients achieve a more youthful appearance.
Over the years, facelift technologies and techniques have advanced to successfully and naturally. . .
If you are looking to enhance the appearance of your bust line, there are a number of safe and effective options available.
Two of the most popular procedures for breast enhancement are mastopexy (breast lift) and breast augmentation. The. . .
Ear surgery - also referred to as otoplasty - is a corrective cosmetic surgery which typically involves the plastic surgeon reshaping or resizing your ear.
This safe and simple surgery uses minor incisions to alter the structure of. . .
Considering plastic surgery? Here are a few things plastic surgeons wish you knew before choosing to go under the knife.
With incredible advances being made in surgical and minimally invasive techniques, many plastic surgery. . .
Considering plastic surgery for the first time? These 2017 trends in cosmetic treatment can help you choose your next procedure for the best results.
Plastic surgery is a perpetually evolving industry with new procedures and. . .
Plastic surgery has become increasingly popular over the recent years with a number of men and women opting for different procedures. Here are some reasons why you might want to enlist the help of a plastic surgeon.
There are many. . .
Blepharoplasty Basics (Kelowna Eyelid Surgery)
How others perceive you is often determined a great deal by the framing of your eyes. Heavy upper eyelids, dark circles or bags around the eyes often lead to a tired and aged look.
Blepharoplasty. . .
Neck Lift Aftercare & Recovery
Performed as an isolated procedure or integrated in a facelift, a neck lift tackles one of the earliest onset ageing issues, allowing for a comprehensive re-contouring and rejuvenation of the neck.
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No matter how much you diet or exercise, there can be some body areas left with stubborn pockets of excess fat that just won’t shift.
Liposuction is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure that can help sculpt the body by removing unwanted fat. . .
The loss of youthful facial contours is a common part of aging and can be due to a number of reasons including stress, heredity, gravity and environmental conditions. A facelift, or rhytidectomy, is a popular plastic surgery procedure. . .
An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a body contouring procedure which involves the removal of excess sagging fat and skin to improve the shape and tone of the abdominal area.
When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, this. . .
A neck lift, also known as a lower rhytidectomy, is a plastic surgery procedure that improves visible signs of aging in the jawline and neck. For patients who do not feel ready for a full facelift but notice excess wrinkling and loose. . .
Liposuction continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures chosen by plastic surgery patients at our Kelowna private hospital.
However, with this prevalence comes many misconceptions and myths about how the surgery is. . .
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgery - also called lap band surgery or adjustable gastric banding - is an increasingly popular weight loss procedure performed in Canada.
Plastic surgeons recommend it as the simplest and least invasive. . .
Chin surgery - also referred to as chin augmentation - is an effective means to enhance facial definition and build a more exact profile.
This simple and safe plastic surgery procedure uses implants to change the underlying structure of the face,. . .
Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure during which a plastic surgeon will remove or reposition unnecessary skin or excess fat that has collected in the eyelids. This results in a more youthful, alert appearance.
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With 2017 just two months away, it’s time to start thinking about setting a few New Year’s resolutions.
For many people, this includes improving their appearance and health through diet and exercise. However, alone, this many not always. . .
Whether you are deciding on cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, there are many choices that you need to make.
The most important are choosing a plastic surgeon who has the appropriate training, skills and experience to carry out the. . .
When it comes to your skin, it is important to fully understand the procedures available to remove uneven blemishes and smooth any unwanted wrinkles.
Microdermabrasion and dermabrasion, though they sound similar, can have drastically different. . .
If you have managed to lose a significant amount of weight, whether through diet and exercise or a surgical procedure such as liposuction or an abdominoplasty, you deserve to be thrilled with the end result.
However, if you are unhappy due to any. . .
A breast reduction procedure, also known as a reduction mammoplasty, is a type of breast surgery to remove excess breast fat and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body.
A breast reduction can:
Decrease the size and. . .
A rhytidectomy, also known as a facelift, is a plastic surgery procedure aimed at tightening the skin of the face and the neck for a more youthful, alert appearance.
A rhytidectomy can be carried out as single surgical procedure or combined with. . .
Browplasty, also known as a brow or forehead lift, is a surgical procedure that aims to ‘lift’ a drooping brow.
This plastic surgery procedure can be performed for:
Cosmetic purposes (eliminate deep creases or any unwanted facial. . .
Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a plastic surgery procedure that rejuvenates tired-looking eyes to make them appear more youthful and refreshed.
Upper Eyelid Surgery: Aims to remove any excess skin or fat from the upper. . .
Okanagan Health Surgical Centre, is a private hospital situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Our team of board-certified surgeons offer a range of safe and effective general, orthopedic, cosmetic and plastic surgeries to help enhance your. . .
The health of you and your family is too important to put at risk. Even if you eat the right foods, live an active lifestyle and have no family history of serious illness, there are no guarantees when it comes to your health.
Patients who opt for. . .
Plastic Surgery BEFORE Weight Loss
If you are significantly overweight and have been unable to achieve a healthy body weight for a sustained period of time, even through medically-supervised dieting, then you could be a candidate for surgical. . .
Similar to other joints in the body, your knees are vital to daily life and any injury or damage to this area can make even simple activities difficult. Knee injuries and chronic knee pain are common among those that participate in high impact. . .
Your shoulders include some of the most frequently used joints in your body, so when there is an injury or damage to this area, the problem can be debilitating. Sometimes physical therapy and medication are all it takes to return your shoulder. . .
Have you noticed a new lump or bulge in your abdomen? Is there pain or discomfort in the area when you bend over, turn your body, or cough?
These symptoms can be signs of an abdominal hernia, a common condition in which an organ pushes through. . .
At our private Kelowna-based surgery clinic, we encounter a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including injuries, trauma and deformity of the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and nerves.
Orthopedic surgery is a highly. . .