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


Why is cosmetic surgery called “plastic” surgery?

By on 02/23/2015 in Blog, Dr. Plant Q&A, Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery is broad surgical specialty that requires a minimum 5 year residency after completing medical school. The word Plastic, in plastic surgery comes from the word “plastikos” which is greek for “to mould” and it got this name because in general plastic surgery involves manipulating and moving tissue around to suit a specific purpose.