Does OHIP cover my explant surgery?

By on 10/08/2019 in Blog

The answer to this question is a bit complicated. OHIP will pay for breast implant removal sometimes, but how can you know if your particular case is likely to be covered or not? How do doctors know what OHIP pays for? To figure out if OHIP pays for something, it’s important to have a little Read More

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

By on 07/26/2019 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery

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?

By on 07/22/2019 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery

“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

By on 06/13/2019 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery

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

By on 05/17/2019 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery

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

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

By on 03/15/2019 in Blog, In The News, Plastic Surgery

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?

By on 01/18/2019 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Implants

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

By on 12/18/2018 in Blog, Breast Implants

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

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Plant Awarded RealCare Promise Shield

By on 03/06/2018 in Blog, In The News, Plastic Surgery

  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

Labiaplasty Popularity on the Rise

By on 07/25/2017 in Blog, Labiaplasty, Women's Health

Now more than ever, more women are choosing to undergo labiaplasty surgery. In fact, ASPS statistics show that in 2016, over 12,000 procedures were performed (a 39% increase from 2015)! If you are one of the many individuals who are considering labiaplasty surgery, read on for some answers to popular procedure questions. What is Labiaplasty? Read More

Dr. Mathew Plant Receives RealSelf 500 Award

By on 03/28/2017 in Blog, In The News

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

What to Expect with Liposuction

By on 08/01/2016 in Blog, Liposuction, Plastic Surgery

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

Reasons to Consider Labiaplasty

By on 05/19/2016 in Blog, Plastic Surgery

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

Dr. Plant Adds a Satellite Practice Location!

By on 03/24/2016 in Blog, In The News

  Dr. Plant is continuing to expand and will now be seeing patients at a new satellite practice location serving patients in the North Toronto and North York areas! Dr. Plant is now seeing patients at Polyclinic Family and Specialty Medicine in Toronto, where he will focus on the treatment of skin cancer and other Read More

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

By on 03/19/2016 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Plastic Surgery

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

By on 03/10/2016 in Blog, Dr. Plant Q&A, In The News, Plastic Surgery

  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?

By on 03/04/2016 in Blog, Injectables & Fillers, Non-Invasive

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?

By on 06/30/2015 in Blog, Botox, Facial Rejuvenation, Injectables & Fillers, Juvederm, Non-Invasive, Non-Surgical

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

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

By on 01/27/2015 in Blog, Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants, Saline Breast Injections

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!

By on 01/15/2015 in Blog

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