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.

Learn More about Gummy Bear Breast Implants

Dr. Berbari handing a breast implant to a patientBreast augmentation with Dr. Patricia Berbari is a fully customized cosmetic procedure. One decision that can have a significant impact on the results of treatment is the choice between saline and silicone breast implants. Before undergoing treatment, Dr. Berbari will review the unique benefits of saline and gummy bear breast implants at her Gatineau practice to determine the type that can best achieve your unique goals. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Berbari and learn more, contact our practice today.

Receiving Gummy Bear Implants

Made of a cohesive silicone gel, gummy bear implants are designed to mimic the look and feel of natural breast tissue. They come in a variety of pre-filled sizes and are available in both round and teardrop shapes. Before undergoing treatment, Dr. Berbari will take the time to discuss your goals and determine the best placement location for your implants. Implants can be positioned either above or below the pectoral muscle. Since silicone implants provide a natural look even without retro-muscular placement, we often recommend retro-glandular (above muscle) placement for these types of implants because this technique is less invasive. 

On the day of your breast augmentation procedure, Dr. Berbari will make incisions around your areolas, down your breasts, or along the folds of your breasts. She will then use these openings to insert your implants. Once they are in place, Dr. Berbari will make any necessary modifications before suturing and cleaning your incisions to complete the procedure.

Benefits of Gummy Bear Implants

Many patients choose cohesive silicone gel implants because they:

  • Can create an extremely attractive and natural-looking appearance
  • Are formulated to have a soft and highly realistic texture
  • Are less likely to change shape over time than saline and standard silicone implants
  • Have a reduced risk of visible rippling than other types of implants
  • May be less likely to rupture than other types of implants

In addition, gummy bear implants provide all of the typical advantages of breast augmentation, giving you a fuller, sexier bust.

Risks

While breast augmentation surgery is typically quite safe, enhancing your figure with gummy bear implants still carries certain risks. These include:

  • Post-surgical infection
  • Changes in nipple and areola sensitivity
  • Discomfort, which usually goes away over time
  • Scar tissue contraction (a condition known as capsular contracture) around the implants

Like all breast implants, gummy bear types also have a risk of rupture. In these cases, the leakage is typically gradual and not as immediately obvious as a ruptured saline implant. However, extensive studies have shown that ruptured silicone implants do not pose a significant health hazard to patients, and the issue can be corrected with revision surgery. Dr. Berbari will further detail the risks of gummy bear implants and explain how we work to limit them during your initial breast augmentation consultation.

Discover if Gummy Bear Implants Are Right for You

Sophisticated, state-of-the-art gummy bear breast implants can help you enjoy a fuller, more attractive bosom. To learn more about gummy bear implants, schedule an appointment at Centre Chirurgical De La Capitale today.

Centre Chirurgical De La Capitale

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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