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Okanagan Health Surgical centre Everything You Need to Know About a Foot Fusion Surgery
  • Nov 15, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About a Foot Fusion Surgery

Is foot/ankle pain preventing you from living a comfortable and happy life? Learn more about how the foot fusion surgery at our Kelowna private hospital can quickly and safely restore your function and movement. Do you suffer from long-term. . .

Okanagan Health Surgical Centre Kelowna BC Guide to Recovering From Your Foot Fusion Surgery
  • Nov 02, 2017
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Guide to Recovering From Your Foot Fusion Surgery

Are you considering a foot fusion surgery? Here is a comprehensive recovery guide to help you understand what to expect after this foot surgery. Are you experiencing pain and reduced mobility in your foot? A foot fusion can help restore the. . .

  • Oct 18, 2017
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Week-By-Week Guide to an Abdominoplasty Recovery Period

Are you considering an abdominoplasty? Here are some simple tips to ensure your recovery period is as safe and quick as possible.   An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck procedure, is a cosmetic body contouring surgery designed to. . .

  • Oct 03, 2017
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6 Preoperative Steps To Take For Successful Cosmetic Surgery

Whether you are opting for a cosmetic procedure such as body contouring, or require an urgent foot surgery, here's why the pre-operative period is so important. When performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, cosmetic procedures such. . .

Okanagan Health Surgical Gastric Banding 101
  • Sep 29, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

Are you considering plastic surgery for weight loss? Here’s everything you need to know about the laparoscopic gastric banding procedure at our Kelowna private hospital.   There are several different types of surgery for weight loss, and. . .

Okanagan Health Surgical Breast Augmentation Mastopexy
  • Sep 06, 2017
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Improve The Size & Shape Of Your Breasts With a Breast Augmentation-Mastopexy

Are you unhappy with the size and shape of your breasts? Here are some of the reasons why you might consider a combined breast augmentation-mastopexy at our Kelowna hospital. Today, there are a variety of breast surgery options that can improve. . .

Kelowna Wrist Surgery Types of Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Aug 21, 2017
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Types of Hand & Wrist Surgery

From general surgery, to hand/wrist arthroscopy, our board-certified plastic surgeons can help restore the function to your body after an injury, helping you live a healthier, more productive and fulfilling life. Complexly designed with an. . .

Kelowna Plastic Surgeon 3 Benefits of Having an Arthroscopy Procedure
  • Jul 10, 2017
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3 Benefits of Having an Arthroscopy Procedure

Arthroscopy, otherwise known as arthroscopic surgery, is an advanced surgical procedure used by plastic/orthopedic surgeons to look at joints, diagnose problems & provide treatment. Joints are a key feature of the human body as they provide. . .

Kelowna Plastic Surgeon Everything You Need to Know About ACL Reconstruction
  • Jun 26, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About ACL Reconstruction

Has your plastic surgeon recommended ACL reconstruction? Here’s what to expect from this surgery & how to achieve a quick and safe recovery.   The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major ligaments in your knee and is critical to. . .

Kelowna Liposuction
  • May 29, 2017
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How Liposuction Has Evolved For Better & Safer Results

Like many other cosmetic surgery procedures, liposuction has come a long way over the years. Advancements in techniques have allowed plastic surgeons to remove excess fat more efficiently and safely shape the body. These developments have led to. . .

  • May 15, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About a Palmar Fasciectomy

Palmar fasciectomy is a surgery to the hand to treat the effects of Dupuytren’s disease. Performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, this procedure safely & effectively corrects the thickening of the skin of the palm. While many cases of. . .

Kelowna Ear Surgery
  • May 01, 2017
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Tips for Recovering From Ear Surgery

Ear surgery, also known as an otoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery designed to alter the size and shape of a patient’s ears. Performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon, an otoplasty is a safe and effective way to restructure your ear and restore a. . .

facial fat grafting kelowna
  • Apr 25, 2017
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Pros & Cons of Facial Fat Grafting

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: Cheeks Lips Chin/Jawline Around the. . .

kelowna vasectomy
  • Apr 13, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About a Vasectomy

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. . .

kelowna body contouring options
  • Apr 05, 2017
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Your Surgical and Non-Surgical Body Contouring Options

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. . .

Plastic Surgeon & Ear Surgery Kelowna
  • Mar 01, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About Ear Surgery

Ear Surgery 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. . .

what your kelowna plastic surgeon wants you to know
  • Feb 15, 2017
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4 Things Your Plastic Surgeon Wants You to Know

Considering plastic surgery? Here are a few things plastic surgeons wish you knew before choosing to go under the knife. Overview With incredible advances being made in surgical and minimally invasive techniques, many plastic surgery. . .

plastic surgery trends in kelowna
  • Feb 08, 2017
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The Latest Trends in 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. Overview Plastic surgery is a perpetually evolving industry with new procedures and. . .

why get plastic surgery in kelowna
  • Feb 01, 2017
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What Motivates People to Get Plastic Surgery?

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. Overview There are many. . .

Eyelid Surgery Kelowna
  • Jan 31, 2017
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Everything You Need To Know About Eyelid Surgery

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 Kelowna
  • Jan 24, 2017
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What To Expect After A Neck Lift

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. Plastic. . .

Plastic Surgeon Kelowna
  • Jan 17, 2017
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4 Factors To Consider Before Liposuction

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. . .

Face Surgery Kelowna
  • Dec 29, 2016
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Facelift Aftercare and Recovery

Overview 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. . .

Abdominoplasty and Body Contouring Kelowna
  • Dec 15, 2016
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How To Prepare For A Tummy Tuck

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. . .

Kelowna Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
  • Nov 16, 2016
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Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

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. . .

Calgary Liposuction Plastic Surgery
  • Oct 17, 2016
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How Plastic Surgery Can Help You Achieve Your New Year Resolution

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. . .

Kelowna Best Plastic Surgeon
  • Oct 03, 2016
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4 Factors To Consider When Choosing a Plastic Surgeon

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. . .

face surgery kelowna
  • Aug 29, 2016
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Facelift 101

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. . .

blepharoplasty kelowna
  • Aug 01, 2016
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Blepharoplasty 101

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. . .

difference between cosmetic and plastic surgery
  • Jul 25, 2016
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What’s the Difference Between Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery?

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. . .

advantages of private kelowna healthcare
  • Jul 11, 2016
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What are the advantages of choosing a Private Hospital?

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 to help weight loss
  • Jul 04, 2016
  • OHSC

Plastic Surgery

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. . .

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