Facelift

Starting in our 40s, the effects of age, sun exposure, and general stresses start to become apparent in our faces. The facelift procedure is designed to try to reverse these changes and give the face and neck a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance. If you notice that you have deepened lines around your cheeks and the corners of your mouth, or if you feel that your facial skin and jowls are sagging, then a facelift may be the…

Mini Facelift

A traditional facelift is designed to address the signs of aging in the face and neck. This is usually done with an incision that can extend quite far behind the ear and into the hairline. Dr. Pirani is one of only a few plastic surgeons in Toronto trained to achieve the same results of a traditional facelift with a much shorter scar or mini-facelift. Through a smaller incision than a traditional facelift, Dr. Pirani is able to improve the signs…

Neck Lift

Starting in our 40s, the effects of age, sun exposure, and general stresses start to become apparent in our necks. The neck lift procedure is designed to try to reverse these changes and give the neck a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance. If you notice that your neck skin is sagging, or that you have vertical bands in your neck, then a neck lift may be the right procedure to help rejuvenate your appearance…

Mini Necklift

A traditional neck lift involves placing an incision under the chin in order to address the sagging neck musculature. Traditionally, the two free edges of the platysma muscle are sutured together in order to tighten and smooth out the neck contour. This can often result in an unnatural appearance as a vertical band can result in the neck, especially in patients with thin skin. In order to achieve a more natural result, Dr. Pirani prefers to address the real…

Brow Lift

A brow lift or forehead lift is a procedure designed to help rejuvenate and enhance the beauty of the upper one third of the face. It is useful in people with sagging eyebrows, forehead wrinkles, and frown lines (vertical lines between the eyebrows). A brow lift or forehead lift are critical considerations when considering peri-orbital (eye) rejuvenation In fact, many people with excess skin in their upper…

Otoplasty

An otoplasty (ear pinning) is a procedure designed to address large or protruding ears and ear asymmetry. Large or protruding ears can be the source of significant teasing and embarrassment. Many people use long hair to camouflage large or protruding ears. Dr. Pirani uses an innovative combination of cartilage reshaping and suture fixation to reposition your ears in a more cosmetically pleasing position…

Eyelid Surgery

As we get older, the soft tissues and supporting structures around our eyes can begin to sag and weaken. This often results in a tired appearance and heavy feeling in the eyelids. Loss of volume and thinning skin can also result in dark circles and a hollow appearance. Sometimes, pockets of fat normally held back during youth bulge forward and create the appearance of “bags”in the lower eyelids…

Rhinoplasty

A rhinoplasty is a surgery designed to alter the form and function of the nose. The nose is the most prominent feature of the face and is critical to overall facial cosmesis and facial aesthetics. Dr. Pirani believes that cosmesis is a function of the face, and if you are not happy with the appearance of your nose it can significantly diminish your confidence level and impact negatively upon your interactions with others…

Moles, Cysts, Scars

Most people have skin lesions that develop with age or scars that they don’t like. Most of these can be addressed with relative ease and comfort. The most common types of skin lesions that patients request removed include moles (nevi or nevus), cysts, and skin tags. Similarly, many patients seek the help of a cosmetic plastic surgeon such as Dr. Pirani with improving the appearance of their scars…

Facial Liposuction

Facial Liposuction is a very common cosmetic surgical procedure performed by Toronto plastic surgeons. Facial Liposuction is a surgical procedure designed to remove targeted areas of facial fat using very small incisions. Anatomical areas that respond well to facial liposuction include the cheeks, neck, chin, and jaw line. In men, facial liposuction can often be used to create a masculine jaw line…

Facial Fat Grafting

During the natural aging process, we tend to lose volume in our faces. This loss of volume contributes to a less youthful appearance. Volume replacement with your own fat can help counteract this process and restore a more youthful appearance. Facial fat grafting is a minimally invasive option for full facial rejuvenation. In some patients, it can act as substitute for a traditional facelift surgery…

Ear Lobe Repair

Torn earlobes are a common problem. These often result from traumatic injuries or as a result of years of wearing heavy earrings. Fortunately, torn earlobes can be repaired relatively easily under local anaesthesia. The procedure often takes less than 15-20 minutes. After the repair, you will have to refrain from piercing your earlobes for at least 6 weeks. To schedule a consultation with regarding torn earlobe repair, call 416-360-8772…

Chin Augmentation

Chin Augmentation is used to improve chin projection, width, and fullness. The chin is an often overlooked part of the face, but it is actually very important when considering facial balance and proportion. Chin augmentation can be done as a stand alone procedure or in conjunction with other facial procedures, such as rhinoplasty surgery…

Cheek Augmentation

As we age, we lose facial volume. This is usually most pronounced in the cheeks which provide width and a youthful shape to the mid-face. In order to correct facial volume loss, it is critical that cheek volume be restored. In order to augment cheek volume, Dr. Pirani prefers to use either hyaluronic acid fillers, such as Juvederm® Voluma™, or fat harvested from your own tissues. Although implants can be used for cheek augmentation, Dr. Pirani believes that the…

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures performed by Toronto plastic surgeons. Although most patients are very happy with the results of their breast augmentation surgery, it is important that a board-certified plastic surgeon performs the procedure…

Breast Implants

There are two basic types of implants. These can be filled with either saline or silicone. Saline is essentially intravenous fluid composed of a saltwater solution. Saline implants require smaller incisions and are generally less expensive. There are a number of downsides to using saline implants. …

Breast Fat Grafting

Although implant based breast augmentation is the most common way to increase breast volume and improve overall breast shape, a recent technical advance involves transferring fat from another part of the body to the breasts. Often, fat is harvested (liposuction) from areas …

Breast Lift

As women age, their breasts tend to droop or sag, resulting in an unwanted change to what is an important part of a woman’s body and self-image. Factors other than time that can cause this include weight change, pregnancy or breast-feeding. Thankfully, Toronto breast surgery specialist Dr. Asif Pirani…

Male Breast Reduction

The development of excess breast tissue in men is termed gynecomastia. Gynecomastia can be caused by excess gland or excess fat or a combination of both. The condition can cause a significant amount of embarrassment, especially when changing in public or swimming…

Breast Asymmetry

It is normal to have slight asymmetries between your breasts. Often one breast will be more developed than the other, or will have a slightly different shape than the other breast. Nipple / areola size and shape differences can also be a source of asymmetry…

Nipple and Areola Reduction

Large nipples are a common condition that can be a source of embarrassment for many women. Fortunately, it can be treated rather easily as a minor procedure under local anaesthesia. The procedure often takes less than an hour, without the need for general anaesthesia…

Brachioplasty (Arm Reduction)

A brachioplasty or arm lift is a procedure designed to remove excess skin and fat in the upper arms. Brachioplasty surgery improves upper arm shape, size, and contour. Many patients who have lost a significant amount of weight (often after bariatric surgery) complain of excess upper arm skin…

Hand Rejuventation

In recent years, Toronto plastic surgeons have started to pay more attention to cosmetic rejuvenation of the hands. Recent studies have shown that women, in particular, are quite self-conscious about the appearance of their hands…

Liposuction

Liposuction (also known as lipoplasty) is one of the most common cosmetic surgical procedures performed by Toronto plastic surgeons. Liposuction is a surgical procedure designed to remove targeted areas of fat using very tiny incisions. Liposuction techniques are often used to treat areas of fat accumulation…

Tummy Tuck

An abdominoplasty (commonly referred to as a “Tummy Tuck”) is a procedure designed to improve the shape and contour of the abdominal region. This is done by removing excess abdominal fat and skin, while also tightening the abdominal wall musculature…

Labia Reduction

A labiaplasty is a procedure designed to help women deal with the embarrassment and discomfort of having large or uneven labia minora (inner labia). This is an issue that is often the source of much anxiety and embarrassment for women…

Mommy Makeover

Although childbirth and raising a family are one of the greatest joys a woman can experience, there can be a significant physical toll associated with pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding…

Mini Tummy Tuck

Although a tradition tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) can result in impressive and lasting improvements in abdominal contour, it is associated with a long scar. Not every patient needs a full tummy tuck, however. In many fit people with only a small amount of excess skin and good skin tone, a mini tummy tuck combined with abdominal liposuction is a better option…

Thigh Lift

A thigh lift is a procedure designed to reduce the circumference of the upper inner thighs and lift sagging skin in this area. It is often combined with liposuction of the thighs in order to optimize the results…

Lip Augmentation

In women, beautiful, full, plump lips are associated with youth and attractiveness. Dr. Pirani takes great pride in helping his clients develop well proportioned beautiful full lips, without overdoing it. This is why Dr. Pirani is known as an expert lip augmentation specialist…

Botox

During the natural aging process, our skin undergoes a number of changes that result in increased lines and wrinkles. These include the loss of water content, elastin, and collagen. With these changes, movement from the muscles under your skin result in more permanent lines and wrinkles…

Fillers

During the natural aging process, our skin undergoes a number of changes that result in increased lines and wrinkles. These include the loss of water content, elastin, and collagen. With these changes, movement from the muscles under your skin result in more permanent lines and wrinkles…

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

In the right hands, injectable fillers can be used to reshape the nose and make subtle changes to the dorsum and tip without the need for surgery. Such subtle improvements to the nasal contours can result in significant overall facial aesthetic improvements…

Non-Surgical Facelift

During the natural aging process, we tend to lose volume in our face. This loss of volume contributes to a less youthful appearance. Volume enhancement with dermal or injectable fillers can help counteract this process and restore a more youthful appearance…

Skin Care

As we age, collagen production diminishes, skin thins and elasticity decreases causing facial sagging, fine lines and wrinkles. SkinMedica® products are scientifically formulated and clinically tested to rejuvenate skin and help rekindle your skin’s youthful appearance…

Hand Rejuvenation

Recent studies have shown that women, in particular, are quite self-conscious about the appearance of their hands. After the face, the hands are one of the first things we notice when we meet another individual. Unfortunately, the hands are also one of the first areas to show signs…

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