With age and weight loss and gain, the upper arms can become flabby and loose, sometimes known as “bat wings”. This can be a problem with just fat, or just excess skin or both excess fat and skin. If the problem is excess fat, this can be addressed by liposuction.
Some women want to have larger breasts than nature gave them. Some women want to return to their natural breast size after weight loss or children. Other women were born with one breast larger than the other. Breast implants are used to increase the size of breasts.
If your breasts sag, but you are happy with the size of your breasts in your brassiere, then a breast lift maybe what is needed. This surgery involves lifting of the nipple position, and the entire breast mound is lifted and tightened in a higher location.
This is one of Dr. Tang’s favorite operations, because she find it so rewarding. For breast cancer survivors, it often helps them regain their femininity, hope and self esteem. After a mastectomy for breast cancer, there are several ways to reconstruct the breast.
A breast reduction is a procedure covered by OHIP, when it is done for medical reasons. The breast is reduced in size and weight, and the nipple and breast mound is lifted to a higher position. This operation is performed at the hospital as a day surgery.
Eyelid surgery is an operation to give the eyes a more youthful, less tired and fresher appearance. Patients that want this surgery complain that they look tired all the time, or that their makeup does not hold up well, due to the excess folds of skin…
This operation is a surgical operation to help rejuvenate the face and neck. The fat under the neck is removed. The skin of the neck and jawline are tightened. The marionette lines, the nasolabial folds and jowls are reduced. Marrionette lines are the lines from the corners of…
Liposuction is a surgical procedure to remove unwanted fat deposits by sucking them out of the body. This procedure is done through a few small incisions. Fat is sucked out from these small incisions. After birth, we have a fixed number of fat cells in our body.
After massive weight loss, it is common that skin from many areas may sag. Often there maybe excess skin folds of the abdomen, buttocks and legs. A lower body lift is like pulling up a pair of pants. Excess skin from the abdomen and buttocks, all the way around the body, is removed.
A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is an operation in which excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen is removed. As well, the abdominal muscles, which are stretched by weight gain and pregnancy, are tightened to form an internal corset and slim the abdomen. Excess skin and fat in the abdomen can be a result of weight gain or pregnancies.