We missed you! As of June 1 2020, we will be reopening the doors of the CCCPB surgical center and the MedicSPA.




Dr. Berbari and her team prioritize patient and staff safety. Please familiarize yourself with these new procedures:


          Services will gradually resume from June 1 2020, respecting the social distancing guidelines issued by Public Health.


          Long-term follow-ups will resume as of June 22 2020 and will be carried out by telemedicine. Appointments will be given after July 6 2020 as needed.





           We have extended the time slots (fewer appointments per day) to give our employees time to disinfect the rooms between each patient.

           According to the above policies and dates, the contactless payment method will be favoured when making an appointment. Our staff will take your credit card number and the receipt will be emailed to you.

           You will then be invited to answer a COVID-19 questionnaire when booking the appointment (whether it is by email or by phone).

           N.B. follow-up appointments: we will contact you for follow-ups, as visits are now restricted to avoid contamination.



           Please show up on time out of respect for other patients.

           Once you arrive in the clinic parking lot, please announce your arrival by phone (819-243-7667).

           A member of our team will welcome you in the doorway for an evaluation (questionnaire, temperature, mask, hydro alcoholic gel).

           N.B .: Only patients will have access to the clinic, anyone else must remain in the parking lot.



          You will be taken directly to the treatment room.

          We opened door A for the aesthetic care (laser, radiofrequency, PRP etc.) of the MedicSPA and door B for surgery appointments and injections.

          After the appointment, you will be accompanied to the exit by a member of the team.


An explanatory video will be available on social media (@medicspa.gatineau on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM) and the website (drpatriciaberbari.com) on May 29 2020, to summarize these new procedures.


When interacting with our staff, understand that they have received strict directives, we ask you to respect them for your safety.

Brow Lift Surgery Recovery By Patricia Berbari on November 05, 2012

Brow Lift Surgery RecoveryOne of the best ways to greatly enhance the overall appearance of your face is to undergo a brow lift. Brow lift surgery will remove those furrows and deep lines on the forehead, making you look refreshed, younger, and more energetic in the process. With that in mind, we always make our patients understand that it's important to know what to expect after the surgery is performed. Proper recovery means the best possible results. Our Ottawa plastic surgeon would like to take a moment right now to look at the basic recovery process involved with brow lift surgery. We will cover this in greater detail during your visit.

Preparing for Brow Lift Surgery

Good recovery starts with preparing yourself for surgery. We will ask patients to stop smoking or drinking for a few weeks before surgery, and to refrain from both for a few weeks after surgery. Alcohol and nicotine can affect the healing process. Prescriptions, if any, should be filled in the week before surgery is performed.

In addition, a cosmetic surgeon in Ottawa will ask that patients arrange for transportation to and from the surgical facility and that a loved one be present with the patient for the first day or two after surgery. This will ensure the patient's well being and safety.

What to Do the Day of Surgery

Before coming to the surgical facility, be sure that you are wearing clothes that are loose fitting and comfortable. In addition, we implore patients to refrain from wearing makeup, jewelry, or perfume, and that they do not use lotions or creams on their faces.

The First Days After Brow Lift Surgery

As with an Ottawa face lift, the first days after a brow lift should be spent resting. Patients may notice swelling and discomfort during the first 48 hours, which can be managed by pain medication. We ask that patients do not touch their face and be careful about the way they sleep. If there is any undue discomfort, excessive bleeding, or any other things that seem out of the ordinary, the patient should contact our practice so the matter can be addressed in a timely fashion.

The First Week After Brow Lift Surgery

During the first week of brow lift surgery recovery, it's important that patients refrain from any strenuous physical activity, especially heavy lifting. Patients will return to the practice for the first of several follow-up visits to monitor the progress of the healing.

The Months After Brow Lift Surgery

As the weeks progress and patients return to our cosmetic plastic surgery centre for additional follow-up visits, patients will be able to slowly return to normal activities. It's important that patients avoid saunas and steam rooms for a few months, however, since this can affect the healing of the face. We will be sure to let you know which activities you can resume as time goes on.

Learn More About Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

For more information about facial rejuvenation and other treatments for anti-aging, be sure to contact our Ottawa cosmetic surgery center today. The entire team here looks forward to helping you achieve all of your aesthetic goals and making the best decisions for your needs.

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Dr. Patricia Berbari offers plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures to treat a variety of conditions. Our board-certified plastic surgeon is affiliated with a number of medical societies including:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Laser and Aesthetic Specialists Society
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

To schedule a consultation, call us at (819) 243-7667 or contact us online today!

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