Covid-19 Update

Happy New Year to all our patients, following recommendations from public health, here are some updates on the availability of services at CCCPB and MedicSPA.


The operating room remains open, surgeries will take place as planned.


Appointments for injections (wrinkles and facial fillers), laser, radiofrequency, as well as spa treatments will be postponed until February 8th 2021.

All consultations (CCCPB and MedicSPA) will be carried out by video, with the exception of follow-ups for recent surgeries.

Thank you for your understanding. Your safety and health are our priority.

Stay safe.

Everything You Need to Know About a Cosmetic Face Lift Procedure


An overview of the cosmetic face lift procedure. Dr Patricia Berbari discusses the non-surgical options that they offer before proceeding to a face lift. She talks about the importance of achieving natural-looking results.

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As we age, we see some droopiness of the face like in any other part of the body. So we have skin laxity, we have jowling, and especially at the level of the neck we can start seeing some chords and some extra skin. Most women or men who come and want to enhance their look, they start with some injectables. First, a little bit of Botox fillers, and after the age of 50 or 55 they want a better result. They want more skin tightening. We can use the lasers. We can use facial creams, treatments, but there's a limit to all of these treatments, and sometime we need the help of the knife. So when we make a facelift, we proceed in the operating room, and this is done under sedation. We need a general anesthetic to do a face lift. I don't like to give an operated look to my patients, and no patient wants to look different. They all want to look rested, a little bit younger, but not too much younger because they don't like people to guess they've had the procedure. And contrary to most people's thinking this is approximately a 10 or 15 day downtime procedure. So they can go back after two to three weeks to their regular activities. The swelling is gone. There is very little bruising with the new techniques we're using now.

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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