WE'RE BACK!

 

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

 

NEW APPOINTMENT POLICIES

 

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.

 

PROCEDURES FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

 

# 1 BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT:

           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.

 

# 2 THE DAY OF THE APPOINTMENT:

           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.

 

# 3 ONCE IN THE CLINIC:

          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.

Breast Augmentation for Asymmetry By Patricia Berbari on November 27, 2018

Healthcare provider holding breast implantsDid you know that over half of all women have one breast that is visibly different from the other? When there is a noticeable difference in the volume, size, form, or position of the breasts, it can be a source of insecurity for many women.

That is why we perform breast augmentation for asymmetry at our Gatineau, QC practice. Here, Dr. Patricia Berbari explores the breast augmentation procedure so patients can be well-informed about their treatment choices.

Causes of Asymmetrical Breasts

There are several different reasons why a woman may develop asymmetrical breasts. For example, this condition can occur due to:

  • Extreme growth of one breast during your late teens or early 20s
  • Uneven breast development during adolescence
  • A history of pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Mastitis, or an infection of the breasts
  • Mastectomy for breast cancer treatment
  • Significant weight loss or gain
  • Uneven shrinkage of the breasts during the aging process
  • Undesired results after previous breast augmentation

Am I Eligible for Breast Augmentation for Asymmetry?

Virtually any woman who is concerned about breast asymmetry can be considered for this treatment. We recommend that patients wait until they are at least 21 years of age, as growth and development will be complete by this point.

General candidates will be in good overall health and will be free of any health conditions that make surgery a potential risk. In addition, eligible patients should have a thorough understanding of the treatment process and realistic expectations regarding results.

How the Procedure Works

Dr. Berbari plans treatment according to the unique needs of the individual. When addressing breast asymmetry, we may consider several different approaches. For example, Dr. Berbari may:

  • Place breast implants
  • Perform a breast reduction on one or both breasts
  • Recommend a breast lift as part of the procedure to address drooping or sagging breasts

How Can I Know Which Option Is Best for Me?

The only way to fully explore your treatment options is to attend a consultation with a plastic surgeon. Dr. Berbari takes time with each patient to fully understand her needs and aesthetic concerns.

After a comprehensive evaluation, she will be able to recommend treatment appropriate for your unique situation. We want you to be comfortable with the treatment choices you make. That is why we walk with you every step of your journey.

Contact Our Practice to Learn More

Do asymmetrical breasts make you feel self-conscious? Do you avoid tight-fitting shirts or two-piece bathing suits? If so, breast augmentation for asymmetry could be an excellent option for you. To learn more, schedule an appointment with Dr. Berbari. Contact our practice online or call us at (819) 243- 7667.

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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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Dr. Berbari is an excellent doctor - the best there is. Carol, Plastic Surgery Patient

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