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Rhinoplasty in Toronto: What to Know
Posted on April 10, 2023 by Dr. Richard Rival
With nearly 500 plastic surgeons in Canada and many of those in the GTA, how do you choose the right surgeon for you? Choosing the right plastic surgeon for rhinoplasty in Toronto is crucial to ensuring a safe and successful outcome for any cosmetic surgery procedure. Several factors to consider when selecting a plastic surgeon include their skill in the procedure and how that surgeon will handle your before and aftercare. Choose the right plastic surgeon Look for a facial plastic surgeon, so you know they have undergone rigorous training and testing and have demonstrated proficiency in plastic surgery.…Continue reading »
Preservation Rhinoplasty: A Comprehensive Guide
Posted on April 5, 2023 by Dr. Richard Rival
Preservation rhinoplasty is a surgical technique in which the nasal structures are preserved as much as possible during rhinoplasty while still achieving the desired cosmetic and functional outcomes. In traditional rhinoplasty, the surgeon may remove or modify significant amounts of nasal cartilage, bone, and other tissues to reshape the nose. In preservation rhinoplasty, the surgeon aims to maintain as much of the natural nasal structure as possible. Preservation Rhinoplasty Techniques Your surgeon has various options to offer you the results you’re looking for. We go through a few below. Tip suture technique This involves using sutures to reshape…Continue reading »
Will I Be Able to Smell After Rhinoplasty Surgery?
Posted on March 31, 2023 by Dr. Richard Rival
A rhinoplasty procedure doesn’t have as nearly as an intimidating recovery period as some would have you believe. The intense bruising immediately afterward looks much more painful than it is. However, the rhinoplasty recovery timeline will require some adjustments to your daily life. One question we frequently hear regarding rhinoplasty surgery concerns the senses of smell and taste after the procedure. If you’re interested in how nose surgery might affect your sense of smell, we’ll sniff out some answers for you here. The rhinoplasty recovery timeline Before we can cover how your sense of smell is affected by a…Continue reading »
Wedding Prep: Is Getting a Rhinoplasty Procedure Worth It?
Posted on March 31, 2023 by Dr. Richard Rival
For those who weren’t aware, February is National Weddings Month, likely since this is when all those New Years and Christmas proposals start to turn into real wedding plans. Or maybe it’s to coincide with the romance of Valentine’s Day! If you’re in the wedding planning mood or suspect you’ll be attending one in the coming year, there’s undoubtedly an impetus to look your best. And whenever looks are on the mind, one tends to return to their “wish list” of cosmetic procedures. And if there’s one cosmetic option that tends to show up on most people’s wish lists,…Continue reading »
Finding the Perfect Nose For Your Face Shape
Posted on December 8, 2022 by Dr. Richard Rival
There’s probably no such thing as a perfect nose. But various nose shapes work better with various face types.Continue reading »
Celebrity Septoplasties: Before and After
Posted on November 3, 2022 by Dr. Richard Rival
Septoplasty before and after pictures are always interesting — doubly so if you spot septoplasties in celebrities.Continue reading »
5 Types of Food to Avoid After Rhinoplasty
Posted on September 19, 2022 by Dr. Richard Rival
You might know about some good foods to eat after a nose job. But what are the foods to avoid after rhinoplasty?Continue reading »
Double or Nothing: Getting the Most out of Your Clinic Visit
Posted on October 27, 2021 by Dr. Richard Rival
Cosmetic surgeries can do wonders for appearance, confidence, and social ease. But there are plenty of valid reasons to hold off on a great cosmetic operation as well. However, sometimes, the only thing dissuading you from a rhinoplasty or other cosmetic procedure is the cost. But did you know that there are many cosmetic procedures you can get done at the same time, saving you both time and money? This blog will cover some of these “double” options, including… Rhinoplasty and Septoplasty Many people looking into getting a cosmetic procedure done on their noses tend to confuse these two procedures.…Continue reading »
Is Autumn a Good Time for a Rhinoplasty?
Posted on October 26, 2021 by Dr. Richard Rival
As they say, there’s a season for everything, and this includes the season you get your rhinoplasty surgery done. The season in which you choose to get a surgery can actually affect different parts of the rhinoplasty recovery process, for better or for worse That’s not to say that there’s any hard or fast rule on what the best time is to get a rhinoplasty – but you should be aware of what effect the current season will have on your rhinoplasty recovery timeline. As of writing, it’s getting into the midst of autumn – which is good news, because…Continue reading »
What Can Cheek Implants Do For Me?
Posted on October 7, 2021 by Dr. Richard Rival
Cheek implants can totally reinvite a face that is losing volume due to sagging and age. This blog gives an introduction to this procedure.Continue reading »