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Breast surgery is a popular area of plastic surgery that is often sought after to restore the breasts to a more youthful appearance or to enhance their natural shape. Breast lift surgery (mastopexy) and breast augmentation are two of the commonly performed breast procedures, each providing specific benefits for the right candidates. While breast lift and breast augmentation can both improve breast firmness and address some degree of sagging, the procedures have different goals, and our plastic surgeons recommend one ... Continue Reading

Although breast augmentation is a popular procedure for women seeking to enhance their breasts, some individuals are actually better candidates for breast lift surgery. This rejuvenating procedure can address many common concerns that women have with their breasts. A lift is often performed to accomplish the following benefits: Elevate the position of the breasts on the chest wall Resize the areolae Reposition the nipple-areola complex Enhance breast symmetry Improve the overall shape of the breasts Boost self-esteem Many women who ... Continue Reading

Breast augmentation consistently ranks as the top cosmetic surgery in the world. For women who make the personal decision to have the surgery, the results can boost self-esteem and contribute to a more positive body image. So is there a right time for a woman to want to enhance her figure by having breast surgery? “Women will seek out this surgery at different stages of their lives, for different reasons,” said Dr. Trefor Nodwell, board-certified plastic surgeon and co-founder of ... Continue Reading

The latest global statistics on cosmetic procedures show that more than 1.3 million women underwent breast augmentation in 2014/2015. “There’s no doubt it’s one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures today,” says board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of The Ottawa Clinic, Dr. Trefor Nodwell. “Even so, some patients are unaware of the differences between this procedure and other common breast-related surgeries, such as the breast lift.” Below Dr. Nodwell explains the differences. Which procedure is right for you? “In ... Continue Reading

Ottawa Plastic Surgeons Perform Innovative Keller Funnel Technique

The Ottawa Clinic offers breast augmentation using the advanced Keller Funnel technique to place silicone implants for the right candidates. Ottawa, ON—Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries year after year. The plastic surgeons at The Ottawa Clinic credit this in part to the procedure’s ability to create such beautiful transformations. They also highlight that with the latest advancements in breast augmentation, they are able to provide an enhanced procedural process and recovery. More specifically, by using ... Continue Reading

It’s estimated that one in nine Canadian women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and many of these women will undergo a mastectomy as treatment. What is life like post-surgery? How can breast reconstruction help women whose lives have changed so drastically? On October 26, Dr. Trefor Nodwell, Dr. Sachin Chitte and Dr. Hae Mi Lee—board-certified plastic surgeons at The Ottawa Clinic—will host BRA Day in Ottawa to educate and raise awareness of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. “During breast reconstruction ... Continue Reading

Undergoing cosmetic breast surgery can be a big decision. That is why our team at The Ottawa Clinic is committed to helping you prepare and know what to expect throughout the course of your treatment. For five things you should know before your breast augmentation, keep reading below. Be open to recommendations. Even if you think you know exactly what you want, your surgeon may have slightly different recommendations. Trust their training and experience, and keep in mind they know ... Continue Reading

Having a baby will change your life, but it can also change a woman’s body. After giving birth to her son four years ago, Brittany’s breasts lost their shape and perkiness, developing a “pancake-like” appearance. So, Brittany began to research plastic surgeons in Ottawa and explore the option of breast augmentation. Brittany had considered getting a breast augmentation for years, but over six months of research, she developed a clear idea of what she wanted. She talked to several clinics ... Continue Reading

Thirty-six year old Ottawa resident Stephanie Pearson spent years considering a breast augmentation to improve the shape and size of her breasts. Faced with excess skin around her chest after losing 100 pounds, and having watched a friend undergo the surgery with great results, Stephanie went for it. In late 2015 she found Dr. Trefor Nodwell and The Ottawa Clinic. “I didn’t like the way my breasts looked. Choosing to have a breast augmentation wasn’t just about increasing size, but ... Continue Reading

The plastic surgery team at The Ottawa Clinic highlights five factors patients undergoing breast augmentation should consider about their breast implants. Ottawa, ON--Every year, breast augmentation remains one of the most sought after plastic surgery procedures. With so many women interested in the cosmetic enhancement surgery, breast implant companies like Allergan and Mentor continue to develop a wide range of implant varieties to suit women of all body types. To help patients make an informed decision about their procedure, the ... Continue Reading