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Bikinis & Breast Implants: Shopping for Bathing Suits

Shopping for a new swimsuit after breast augmentation.

Once you’ve decided to get a breast augmentation at our Calgary plastic surgery practice, the excitement often builds as you think about getting new clothes tailored to highlight your shape. One of the perks of getting breast implants is buying bathing suits that flatter your new figure. It’s important, however, to not rush out and buy a new bikini or … Read more

Can You Freeze Fat Off at Home?

Can you freeze off fat at home? No.

Since the introduction of CoolSculpting® at our Calgary practice, we’ve heard patients wonder why the same process of freezing away fat wouldn’t work at home. And it’s just not our office where people are asking this question. Online searches about do-it-yourself CoolSculpting are pretty common. These questions are actually quite valid, given the story of how the process used in … Read more

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

How long do breast implants last?

If you’re considering breast augmentation and researching breast implants, you’ve likely read or heard about a “rule of thumb” that implants need to be replaced after 10 years. That’s a myth. Yes, some women choose to replace their implants after 10 to 15 years, but many implants last much longer than 10 years. We tell our breast augmentation patients at … Read more

Can I Get a Mommy Makeover If I’m Not at My Goal Weight?

Should you be at your ideal weight before a mommy makeover?

Celebrities on social media posting post-pregnancy photos showcasing trim and fit bodies can create the impression that all new moms should be able to quickly “bounce back” after having a baby. Few women, though, have access to the personal trainers and nutritionists who help stars look so good. For many women, it can be extremely difficult to drop the weight … Read more

Can BOTOX® Prevent Wrinkles?

Use BOTOX to prevent wrinkles too!

BOTOX is known worldwide as one of the most effective anti-wrinkle treatments available. The vast majority of people who get BOTOX injections, though, want to minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles already etched into their skin. But in the past few years, we started noticing younger patients come in for BOTOX injections at our Calgary practice to prevent wrinkles. … Read more

Post-Breast Augmentation Bra Shopping Tips

Woman shopping for and trying on bras post-op breast augmentation.

One of the exciting perks of breast augmentation surgery is being able to shop for bras that might not have been suitable for patients with smaller breasts. But breast augmentation patients in Calgary should understand the need to postpone splurging on new bras until swelling completely resolves. In this blog post, we’ll offer some tips about bra shopping after getting … Read more

Nonsurgical Options to Eyelid Surgery: Do They Work?

Woman wondering about non-surgical options for eyelid lifting.

Our plastic surgeons are advocates for their patients. They’re committed to recommending the least invasive treatment solution that addresses an individual’s aesthetic concerns as effectively and enduringly as possible. When they consult with patients who are considering eyelid surgery at our Calgary practice, for example, they may suggest a nonsurgical option if they believe that alternative can produce the desired … Read more

Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Tummy tuck patient enjoying the unexpected benefits of a tummy tuck in Calgary.

Thinking about getting a tummy tuck? If so, you already know that the procedure improves the appearance of the abdomen by removing excess skin that can often remain after pregnancy or other significant weight loss. But many tummy tuck patients at our Calgary practice aren’t aware of the unexpected benefits of abdominoplasty. Some of these benefits are well known, such … Read more

Mommy Makeover: The Benefits of Combining Procedures

Benefits of combining procedures during a Mommy Makeover.

If you have multiple concerns you’re hoping can be corrected with plastic surgery, combining procedures can be a great way to reduce recovery time, cost, and provide the results you want. This is one of the reasons mommy makeover surgery at our Calgary practice has become such a popular option for women in the Edmonton area. In this blog post, … Read more

5 Reasons to Choose CoolSculpting® for Body Contouring

Coolsculpting is a great, non-surgical for body contouring, especially to get rid of that last bit of stubborn fat.

CoolSculpting has become a widely popular approach for minimizing fat deposits without surgery. There’s no shortage of reasons men and women love CoolSculpting at our Calgary practice, from its versatility to its lack of downtime after the treatment. In this blog post, we’ll explore the 5 main reasons so many people choose CoolSculpting to help them reach their body contouring … Read more

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With extensive training and years of specialized experience, our Royal College-certified plastic surgeons are known in Calgary and throughout Canada for exceptional surgical outcomes and compassionate care. Their goal is simple: to give you the best version of yourself, whether you choose a procedure for your face, breasts, or body, or a personalized combination of procedures.

Dr. Whidden Dr. Humphreys Dr. Byers

Dr. Humphreys(403) 242-5080

Dr. Whidden(403) 228-2684

Dr. Byers(403) 229-2906

Fax(403) 242-5090

Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery
7425 Macleod Trail Southwest
Calgary, AB T2H 0L8
Main Phone: (403) 452-7953
Fax: (403) 242-5090
Monday–Friday:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

At Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery in Calgary, Royal College-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Douglas Humphreys, Dr. Brett Byers, and Dr. Paul Whidden offer plastic surgery for the breasts, body, and face for people from Calgary, Edmonton, and throughout Alberta, Canada. Procedures are performed in the safety and privacy of the Macleod Trail Surgical Centre, a private, onsite surgical facility that is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

*Dr. Paul Whidden and Dr. Douglas Humphreys are members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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