Why is cosmetic surgery called “plastic” surgery?

By Dr. Mathew Plant on 23/02/2015 in Blog , Dr. Plant Q&A , Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery is broad surgical specialty that requires a minimum 5 year residency after completing medical school. The word Plastic, in plastic surgery comes from the word “plastikos” which is greek for “to mould” and it got this name because in general plastic surgery involves manipulating and moving tissue around to suit a specific purpose. […]

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Saline Breast Injections a.k.a. Vacation Breasts a.k.a. the 24 Hour Breast Augmentation

By Dr. Mathew Plant on 27/01/2015 in Blog , Breast Augmentation , Breast Implants , Saline Breast Injections

There has been a lot in the media recently about the so-called vacation breasts and patients and friends have been asking my opinion on this trend. First it’s important to establish exactly what we are talking about, and that is essentially pumping up to a litre of saline solution into each breast to make them […]

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Welcome to DrMathewPlant.com!

By Dr. Mathew Plant on 15/01/2015 in Blog

Welcome to the new DrMathewPlant.com website blog. Here we will be posting opinions on hot topics in plastic and cosmetic surgery, deals and promotions for the Toronto and Orillia practices as well as discussing interesting and/or common questions we receive from patients and staff. Check back often or sign up for our mailing list to […]

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DLM Internal

By Dr. Mathew Plant on 26/05/2000 in DLM FAQ

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