Procedures

How Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps with Diabetes

Are you overweight or obese and suffering from type 2 diabetes? Do you feel like you’ve tried every diet or workout plan out there, and you’re still struggling to shed the pounds? For effective, lasting weight loss and improve weight-related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, the Mini-Gastric Bypass might be your best solution. …

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Culture Of Excellence At SmartShape Weight Loss Centres Continues To Reap Rewards

SmartShape receives unprecedented unreserved accreditation for 3 more years The team at our SmartShape Weight Loss and Clearpoint Surgical Centre Toronto have always been committed to their mission of providing excellent care and putting their patients first. This approach has reaped rewards. After an intensive accreditation process from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), SmartShape was awarded an unreserved accreditation for …

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New to plastic and cosmetic surgery? Read our introductory guide

Common procedures, benefits and differences What are common reasons to get plastic surgery for restorative purposes? Injuries to the hands, legs, skull, and face, often after an accident Large wounds Burns Skin cancer Breast cancer Cleft lips and other congenital deformities Scar revision surgery What are common reasons to get plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons? …

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Balloon Sinuplasty: Less invasive endoscopic sinus surgery

As a relatively new and minimally invasive procedure, Balloon Sinuplasty may be something that many doctors would not have known about or recommended to their patients. For patients that have been experiencing uncomfortable sinus difficulties for a prolonged period of time, i.e. six months or longer, and have not responded to drug therapy, this procedure …

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Unsightly Bunions? Learn about the MICA Cosmetic Orthopaedic Procedure!

What is a Hallux Valgus? What is a Bunion? A Hallux Valgus and a Bunion are actually the same thing! Hallux Valgus is just the scientific medical terminology used by doctors, while the word bunion is the word commonly used by most patients. A bunion is typically a large, protruding bump on the outer side …

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When do you know if it’s time for cosmetic surgery or a non-surgical treatment option?

Have you always hated that hump in your nose? Are your wrinkles just a little too obvious? Or, maybe it is that extra skin you still have lingering after losing weight. Well, that is where options like cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatment come in. Whether it is a tummy tuck, a face lift, a nose job, a breast augmentation, or a soft non-surgical face lift …

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