Why is it called Plastic Surgery? | Blog | Guelph Facial Plastics

Why is it called Plastic Surgery?

Hint: it’s nothing to do with the synthetic polymer. Like most words in the English language, plastic surgery was derived from a Greek term: plastikos. Plastikos means to mould or shape something and therefore has nothing to do with the modern day plastic that most of us think of. Nearly 200 years ago, German doctor… Read more »

Renew Your Skin: Chemical Peels

One of the key tools to non-surgically reduce fine lines, brown discolouration from sun damage, tighten eyelid skin and create a fresh rejuvenate glow, is a chemical peel at Guelph Facial Plastics. What are Chemical Peels? Chemical peels are unique and powerful, non-surgical skin care treatments used to improve the look of adverse skin conditions… Read more »

The Ear Gauge Fix | Facial Reconstructive Surgery | Guelph Facial Plastics

The Ear Gauge Fix

As a popular trend within the last five to ten years, ear stretching and ear gauges have become widespread throughout North America. However, like many trends or fads, people grow out of them and hope to reverse their effects. Our resident Otolaryngologist, Dr. Matthew Brace, can expertly restore the earlobe with ear gauge repair surgery.… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Collagen

Collagen always seems to be a leading, beauty buzzword. As a key ingredient to youthful skin, Dr. Brace often recommends collagen-stimulating products and treatments to his clients. What is Collagen? The word collagen comes from the Greek kolla (glue) and gennao (I produce) which actually does a really nice job of explaining what it is.… Read more »

Belkyra™: The Double Chin Solution | Guelph Facial Plastics

Belkyra™: The Double Chin Solution

The excess submental fat that can form underneath the chin, often referred to as a double chin, can occur among both men and women. Unlike liposuction, Belkyra™ injections at Guelph Facial Plastics offer a quick and effective solution.   Weight is not the only cause of excess chin fat. Age, genetics, diet and even posture… Read more »