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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Toronto

Posted in Plastic Surgery | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: Dr. Solomon, I am considering facelift surgery. Please explain the difference between a Facial Plastic Surgeon like yourself and a Plastic Surgeon. I have seen one other Facial Plastic Surgeon and one Plastic Surgeon in Toronto and found both very competent. Dr. Solomon's Answer: Thank you for the question. In Canada and the United States Cosmetic Facial Surgery is generally done by a few different specialty groups. These include Facial Plastic Surgeons, Plastic... Read More»


Will sneezing damage my new nose surgery?

Posted in Rhinoplasty | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: I am considering getting Rhinoplasty in September I have bad allergies. I am concerned that I will sneeze after surgery and damage my new nose. Will I require nasal packing after surgery? Dr. Solomon answers: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. This is a common question. Allergies should be optimized if possible prior to surgery with antihistamines and possibly nasal steroids if you have problems... Read More»


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What can I do about post operative pain?

Posted in Rhinoplasty | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient Question: I am scheduled for Rhinoplasty to remove a hump on the bridge of my nose in a few weeks. I am concerned about post operative pain and nausea. I also have a number of allergies to medications. What can I use after surgery? Dr. Solomon's answer: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. Generally Rhinoplasty surgery is not excessively painful. I will give you pain medication prescription for comfort after surgery.... Read More»


Can you make my nose look more Caucasian?

Posted in Rhinoplasty | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: I am an African American Woman who wants to narrow my nose and make it look more Caucasian. I dont want a Michael Jackson Nose. Dr. Solomon Answer: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. And Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon. In general African American and Asian noses have lower bridges and wider thicker nasal bases. There is also a common lack on nasal tip support, weaker nasal tip cartilages and... Read More»


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How long will Rhinoplasty Take?

Posted in Rhinoplasty | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: I have consulted with a few surgeons regarding Rhinoplasty in Toronto. One surgeon told me the surgery would take three hours and be open Rhinoplasty the other surgeon told me it would take forty minutes and be done with closed Rhinoplasty. Why do they have such a different approaches to my surgery? Dr. Solomon Answer: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Otolaryngologist Head and Neck... Read More»


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What is a keloid scar?

Posted in Scar Revisions | Posted By - Dr. Philip Solomon
Patient question: What is a keloid scar? Are some people more prone to keloids than others? Are keloid scars treatable? Is it possible to develop a keloid scar from a piercing? Dr. Solomon's Answer: This should not be construed as medical advice. I am a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. And Otolaryngologist Head and Neck Surgeon Keloid scars are defined as an abnormal scar that grows beyond the boundary of the original site of a skin injury. It is a raised and ill defined... Read More»



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