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.

Best Bra Options after Breast Augmentation By Patricia Berbari on July 29, 2019

Upper torso of female shows chest and bra Breast augmentation is the most common plastic surgery performed in the United States and Canada. Most patients experience excellent result, especially when they adhere to our aftercare instructions.

Following your breast augmentation procedure, you will begin the recovery process. Dr. Patricia Berbari, an esteemed plastic surgeon serving the Gatineau, QC, community, will provide instructions on which bra types should be worn through recovery and after recovery. Read on to learn more about the best bras to wear after breast augmentation.

Bra Options after Surgery

The hours, days, and even weeks following surgery are critical to ensuring that your breasts retain their ideal shape. Immediately after surgery, your breasts will be tender and swollen. You should not wear an underwire bra because that type of bra can affect the position of the breast implant.

In general, you will want to find a bra that:

  • Has a front clasp that will allow you to avoid excessive movement and stretching
  • Fits well and offers excellent support

Dr. Berbari will provide customized recovery guidelines that will describe whether or when to wear a bra after surgery. She will recommend a bra type that restricts movement of the implant, protects breast tissue, promotes healing, and reduces swelling. Follow your surgeon's instructions.

Bra Options after Full Recovery

Each patient will heal at a different rate. Most, if not all, of the swelling and soreness associated with breast augmentation surgery should subside around one month after surgery. At the appropriate point, Dr. Berbari will inform you that you have recovered to the point that you can wear more bra styles. You will be able to shop for the best bra type that helps show off your new breasts while providing support and comfort. A good bra can also add life to your new implants by preventing them from dropping.

Dr. Berbary understands your unique anatomy. Toward the end of your recovery, she will discuss which types of bra will best suit your needs during your visit to our Gatineau office. You may want to visit a lingerie store to have your breasts properly measured.

While your surgery had the goal of increasing the volume of the breasts, the final size of your bra cup can be different. A professional fitting is the best way to determine the actual bra size you will need. Your new implants will be wider and fuller than natural breasts, so it will take time to find the right type and style to meet your comfort and aesthetic needs.

Enhance Your Bustline at Our Practice

Once you have neared full recovery, shopping for new bras can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The right type of bra can further enhance your already shapely bustline. Dr. Berbari is one of the most respected plastic surgeons in Gatineau. Her surgery uses circum-areolar and infra-mammary techniques that minimize the appearance of scars. To schedule your breast augmentation consultation, please contact our office online or call (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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