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When rapper Sir Mix a Lot had his 1991 number one hit, Baby Got Back, he couldn’t possibly have foreseen today’s big booty beauty trend, but here it is in 2017. Over the last year, Buttock augmentation using fat grafting has increased 26 per cent according to a recent study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). In this procedure, the plastic surgeon uses liposuction to harvest unwanted fat from the abdomen and then injects it to lift the ... Continue Reading

Every New Year, thousands of women across Ottawa commit to living a healthier lifestyle, losing weight or quitting a bad habit. Now is the perfect time to get a head start on 2017! “We always notice an uptick in patients who visit for a little BOTOX® Cosmetic around the eyes, a bit of contouring around the waist at the beginning of every year. There’s no shame in wanting to look your best,” says Dr. Trefor Nodwell, board-certified plastic surgeon and ... Continue Reading

On November 14th, 2016, Dr. Sachin Chitte, board-certified plastic surgeon at The Ottawa Clinic, travelled thousands of miles overseas to Hansot, Gujrat, India with Operation Rainbow Canada (ORC). His goal? To heal children with cleft lips, cleft palate deformities and burns. Dr. Chitte, alongside 20 fellow Canadian surgeons, nurses and volunteers, remained in India for just over one week to treat as many as 50 children in this time. Many ORC volunteers have done multiple missions and have become familiar ... 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

You’ve asked your friends and scoured every corner of the web to find the right plastic surgeon to help with that bump on your nose or to deal with those dark skin patches. Now it’s the moment of truth! You meet your plastic surgeon for a consultation. Dr. Trefor Nodwell, board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of The Ottawa Clinic, explains what to expect. An open, honest conversation. “The consultation is your first opportunity to have a candid conversation with us. ... Continue Reading

“Body contouring surgery is not for weight loss; it’s a process that helps patients achieve their true body shape after they’ve shed the pounds,” says Dr. Chitte, board-certified plastic surgeon and co-founder of The Ottawa Clinic. “After significant weight loss, patients are often left with loose, hanging skin which can affect their ability to carry on with daily activities. Depending on a patient’s needs, he or she may undergo a lower body lift, an arm lift or thigh lift to ... Continue Reading

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher Choosing to undergo plastic surgery is a big decision that changes someone both physically and mentally. For some people, making this decision begins by determining affordability, whether it’s for liposuction, breast reconstruction, rhinoplasty — almost any treatment. Costs for cosmetic and plastic surgery are varied and are based on tailored treatment plans; however, there are financing options available. “Some patients are as concerned ... Continue Reading

Every plastic surgery patient takes a different road to renewal, but a healthy recovery process is crucial in every patient journey. Today’s advances in science and medicine offer a number of safe and simple ways to heal so you can move on to enjoy life — and a new look — with minimal scarring. Here are three tips for post-operative care to help minimise the appearance of scars. 1. Wait at least two weeks before moisturising. “In the first two ... Continue Reading

For Dr. Sachin Chitte, MD, FRCSC, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, plastic surgery is about more than nips and tucks; it is about helping patients live better, healthier lives while improving and tailoring his own techniques. This is something he learned early on when he began his career as a pediatric plastic surgeon. “What first drew me to plastic surgery was the interaction with patients,” says Dr. Chitte, co-founder of The Ottawa Clinic. “Plastic surgery is not just an operation. ... Continue Reading