Do Fat Transfer Breast Augmentations Last?

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Do Fat Transfer Breast Augmentations Last?

While breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure year after year, many patients are becoming interested in methods of increasing the size of their breasts that don’t involve implants. One alternative to breast implants is fat transfer, also known as fat grafting. There are some common questions about fat transfer breast augmentation, including how Read More

Help! I’ve got Allergan BIOCELL Textured Implants and they just got recalled…

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Help! I’ve got Allergan BIOCELL Textured Implants and they just got recalled…

Yesterday Allergan announced a worldwide recall of its biocell textured implants due to an FDA request that they do so because of the link to a rare cancer known as Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) How Safe Are Breast Implants? Breast augmentation has been the most popular cosmetic procedure for years now, Read More

Breast Implants and Health Insurance: How much does it cost?

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Breast Implants and Health Insurance: How much does it cost?

“Choosing to undergo breast augmentation—or any plastic surgery procedure, for that matter—is a big decision. This procedure will affect your life in many ways: physically, emotionally, and yes … financially. It’s no surprise that one of the most common questions we’re asked is “how much does this procedure cost?” Let’s start with the simple answer. Read More

Satisfaction Rates Are Climbing For Breast Augmentation Patients

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Satisfaction Rates Are Climbing For Breast Augmentation Patients

A recent study suggests that 98 percent of women who had undergone breast augmentation were happy with their outcome according to the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Many reported improvements in their quality of life and self-esteem. There is a lot of additional information in the study involving things like recovery times, Read More

Breast Augmentation Recovery Stages: What to Expect, Week by Week

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Breast Augmentation Recovery Stages: What to Expect, Week by Week

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular types of cosmetic surgery. While the surgery itself is simple, it’s important to understand that recovery can take several weeks. Depending on the implant size you choose and its placement, it might take anywhere from two to three weeks before you will be fully recovered to resume Read More

4 Ways to Heal After Breast Augmentation Surgery

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4 Ways to Heal After Breast Augmentation Surgery

If you opt for breast augmentation  with a board certified plastic surgeon, then you can expect for the recovery process to go smoothly. However, there are a lot of things that you will have to do at home to ensure that you heal properly. Here are some ways to make sure you stay healthy, comfortable, Read More

Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

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Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

Recovery is an important part of any surgical procedure. Dr. plant will do everything he can to ensure a safe and successful surgical procedure, but the end results are up to how dedicated you are to healing during recovery. With these tips, you can ensure a comfortable recovery process for satisfying results. Manage discomfort Discomfort Read More

Dr. Mathew A. Plant honored to be selected for the RealSelf Medical Review Advisory Board

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Dr. Mathew A. Plant honored to be selected for the RealSelf Medical Review Advisory Board

Dr. Plant was recently selected for the Medical Review Advisory Board by RealSelf. The Medical Review Advisory Board was formed as part of the Strategic Medical Advisory Council, three separate boards that further enforce RealSelf’s mission of providing patients and practitioners with reliable information and resources. The Medical Review Advisory Board is a group of Read More

Do I Need to Get my Breast Implants Removed?

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Do I Need to Get my Breast Implants Removed?

How Safe Are Breast Implants? Breast augmentation has been the most popular cosmetic procedure for years now, helping women achieve fuller, youthful, more symmetrical breasts with the use of implants. Millions of women around the world have breast implants, but there is a lot of controversy surrounding their safety, especially with the recent ban on Read More

Your Implant Placement Options

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Your Implant Placement Options

There is a lot of decision-making that goes into planning your breast augmentation. Deciding on the type of implant is only one part of it. Another important decision to make is where the implant should be placed during surgery. In all breast augmentations a pocket is created somewhere behind the breast tissue in order to Read More

Could You Benefit from a Breast Lift?

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Could You Benefit from a Breast Lift?

There are several breast enhancement procedures available to address your concerns, the breast augmentation being the most popular. However, in many cases, a breast lift is the preferred technique and can be combined with other procedures to optimize your results. Here are some instances when you could benefit from a breast lift: You experience breast Read More

Should You Get Breast Augmentation Before Having Kids?

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Many women may decide to have breast implants for different reasons. Once you decide to get a breast augmentation, the next concern may be about the best time to do it. Some women may be concerned if they should get the procedure before or after childbirth. The answer to this question varies. Dr. plant will Read More

Recovering from a Brazilian Butt Lift

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The Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) procedure is on the rise thanks to celebrities such as the Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez, and Iggy Azalea making a bigger booty desirable. The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is a type of butt augmentation that uses the patient’s own fat to augment the shape and size of the buttocks and hips. Read More

Dr. Mathew Plant Earns Third Consecutive RealSelf 500 Award

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Dr. Mathew Plant Earns Third Consecutive RealSelf 500 Award

Dr. Mathew Plant has been honored with the RealSelf 500 Award for the third consecutive year. The RealSelf 500 is an award that recognizes the 500 highest-rated and most active surgeons on RealSelf, worldwide. With his ongoing commitment to consumer education and high patient ratings, Dr. Plant helps the community learn about cosmetic treatments, while Read More

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Plant Awarded RealCare Promise Shield

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Plastic Surgeon Dr. Plant Awarded RealCare Promise Shield

  We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Plant is the first plastic surgeon in Canada to be awarded the RealSelf.com RealCare Promise Shield. Providers with the RealCare Promise shield pledge to provide an excellent experience for patients. Providers in the program are screened based on a customer service focus, and, as part of the program, Realself.com collects feedback Read More

Dr. Plant Talks to Zwivel About “Angry Resting Face”

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A popular concern among female clients, the “angry resting face” can make people think you’re in a bad mood even when you aren’t. Luckily, there is a simple and minimally invasive solution for these issues. Toronto Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Mathew Plant talks at length about why Botox is the best and easiest Read More

Dr. Mathew Plant, Toronto Plastic Surgeon, admitted into International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

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Dr. Mathew Plant, Toronto Plastic Surgeon, admitted into International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

  Toronto Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Mathew Plant, has been welcomed as a member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS). This prestigious society is reserved for only the most skilled surgeons and now Dr. Plant, who specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery of the breast, body, and face, joins an exclusive group that includes Read More

Dr. Mathew Plant Receives RealSelf 500 Award

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Dr. Mathew Plant Receives RealSelf 500 Award for Ongoing Commitment to Patient Education Toronto Plastic Surgeon Among Top Influencers in the Plastic & Reconstructive Industry TORONTO, ON – March 28, 2017 – Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mathew Plant is honored to be one of 500 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 Award. The prestigious Read More

Should I Add a Lift to My Breast Augmentation?

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Should I Add a Lift to My Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation continues to be the most popular cosmetic procedures performed. Many women desire fuller breasts, but what is a great option to complement your larger breasts? A lift! Combining a breast lift with an augmentation can make your new larger breasts look perkier and more youthful. However, depending on what your aesthetic goals are, Read More

Brazilian Butt Lift – 3 Things to Know

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Brazilian Butt Lift – 3 Things to Know

The Brazilian Butt Lift Blog Perfecting your back side has never been more popular. Having a shapelier buttock has become very popular due to culture, social media, and today’s “it” girls. Luckily, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mathew Plant offers the Brazilian butt lift in Toronto as a silhouette solution to give you your best shape Read More

‘Tis the Season to Love Your Look

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‘Tis the Season to Love Your Look

It’s that time of year again, where the weather gets cooler, the leaves change, and you begin to layer up in clothing. This is also the best time to schedule your long-awaited body contouring surgery with a board-certified Toronto plastic surgeon like Dr. Plant. Get ready for your holiday parties or your dream vacation with Read More

Dermal Fillers vs Neuromodulators

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Dermal Fillers vs Neuromodulators

  Many people think any treatment that comes in a needle will work for their wrinkles and that they are all essentially the same. This is not the case. Wrinkles come as a result of muscles repeatedly contracting and folding the skin, leaving a crease at a microscopic level. Neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin) and fillers Read More

What to Expect with Liposuction

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What to Expect with Liposuction

What to Expect Before, During and After Liposuction Dr. Plant discusses what to expect during liposuction in full detail, so his patients are comfortable and prepared for their upcoming liposuction surgery. What to Expect Before Liposuction Before liposuction surgery, you will meet with Dr. Plant during your consultation to discuss any concerns or questions you Read More

How to Talk to Your Surgeon about Your Choice of Plastic Surgery

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How to Talk to Your Surgeon about Your Choice of Plastic Surgery

How to Talk to Your Surgeon about Your Choice of Plastic Surgery Originally posted by Zwivel on June 18, 2016 The choice to have plastic surgery is highly personal and may not always get a positive response when brought up with friends and family. So how do you talk about plastic surgery without feeling worried Read More

Cosmetic Surgery Times: Galderma Collaborations

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Cosmetic Surgery Times: Galderma Collaborations

Dr. Mathew Plant in the Media: In a recent Cosmetic Surgery Times Galdmera Collaborations article, discussing the potential loyalty programs and the benefits for patients and physicians. In a recent article published on Cosmetic Surgery Times, it was reported that Galderma announced its second collaboration with an aesthetic brand in less than six months. The newest collaboration is Read More

What a Tummy Tuck Can Accomplish

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What a Tummy Tuck Can Accomplish

There are common misconceptions about what a tummy tuck can accomplish. Dr. Mathew Plant discusses his methods to achieve the best tummy tuck results. There is a common misconception that a tummy tuck can make ANY belly into a perfectly toned abdomen, but this is not always the case. In the right candidate, a tummy Read More

Injection Treatments and Millennials

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Injection Treatments and Millennials

Dr. Plant Featured in Cosmetic Surgery Times® Injections – Millennials Millennials have been catching everyone’s attention, whether it be through social media, selfies, and the rising importance of reality TV shows. These three things are driving factors in pushing millennials to their nearest plastic surgeon’s office for Botox® and dermal fillers for rejuvenation and correction. Read More

Reasons to Consider Labiaplasty

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Labiaplasty Reasons to Consider According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, one of the fastest growing procedures is the labiaplasty. Labiaplasty focuses on the cosmetic and functional concerns with a woman’s vagina. So why are more and more women receiving this procedure? Here are some labiaplasty reasons to consider. The main reason is to Read More

Now Offering Injectables in North York!

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Now Offering Injectables in North York!

Injectables North York Attention Vaughan, North Toronto and North York area patients! Dr. Plant will now be offering all injectable treatments at Polyclinic Family and Specialty Medicine. Through non-invasive techniques, Dr. Plant offers advanced solutions for a variety of cosmetic concerns, including the popular BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, and dermal fillers, such as Restylane®, Juvéderm®, and Read More

4 Types of Breast Lifts for a Perkier Appearance

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4 Types of Breast Lifts for a Perkier Appearance

Women are often troubled by sagging, undesirable breasts due to many factors, such as aging, childbearing, or gravity. Fortunately, there are many breast lift options for women who are seeking a fuller and perkier breast shape. I perform four basic types of breast lifts around the greater Toronto area. The kind of breast lift I Read More

Top 4 Ways to Prepare for Post-Op Recovery after Breast Augmentation

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Top 4 Ways to Prepare for Post-Op Recovery after Breast Augmentation

When women undergo breast augmentation, they are so busy preparing for this life-changing procedure that some forget to prepare for the post-operative recovery time. Although this may vary based on your particular lifestyle, here are some tips I give my patients before their breast augmentation procedure: Get Your Resting Area Ready Aside from going to Read More

Dr. Mathew Plant Wins RealSelf 500 Award

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  Toronto Plastic Surgeon Recognized as Top Social Influencer in Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures Toronto, Ontario – March 2016 – Local plastic surgeon, Mathew A. Plant is one of 500 doctors to receive the prestigious RealSelf 500 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf—the leading online community helping people make Read More

Is there really an injection that can get rid of my double chin?

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After much anticipation, Belkyra™ (Kybella® in the USA) has finally been approved in Canada for the treatment of submental fat (a.k.a double chin) and Dr. Mathew Plant is among the first plastic surgeons in Canada to offer this game-changing treatment. Belkyra™ treatment uses a naturally-occurring substance found in our bodies that helps break down fat. Read More

How do I fix my forehead wrinkles?

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How do I fix my forehead wrinkles?

There are many treatment options to address wrinkles of the forehead depending on the severity of the wrinkles. The first line of treatment is skin care which can improve mild wrinkling. At Clearview Plastic Surgery, we are using the Skin Medica line by Allergan. Specifically, the essential serum found in the TNS system works great at Read More

How big of an implant is required to go up one cup size?

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How big of an implant is required to go up one cup size?

In some areas of life, like baking, how much volume is required to fill a cup is fairly straightforward – 250cc. Unfortunately when it comes to breast implants, it is not quite as straightforward. Despite about 1/2 the population wearing a bra on a daily basis, very few people actually know what the measurement means and how Read More

Saline Breast Injections a.k.a. Vacation Breasts a.k.a. the 24 Hour Breast Augmentation

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Saline Breast Injections a.k.a. Vacation Breasts a.k.a. the 24 Hour Breast Augmentation

There has been a lot in the media recently about the so-called vacation breasts and patients and friends have been asking my opinion on this trend. First it’s important to establish exactly what we are talking about, and that is essentially pumping up to a litre of saline solution into each breast to make them Read More

Welcome to DrMathewPlant.com!

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Welcome to DrMathewPlant.com!

Welcome to the new DrMathewPlant.com website blog. Here we will be posting opinions on hot topics in plastic and cosmetic surgery, deals and promotions for the Toronto and Orillia practices as well as discussing interesting and/or common questions we receive from patients and staff. Check back often or sign up for our mailing list to Read More