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Toronto Office
Dr. Richard Rival
501-1881 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4S 3C4
Phone: (866) 229-3223
Outside Ontario: (905) 830-6711
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Map of Newmarket Location

Newmarket Office
Dr. Richard Rival
712 Davis Drive, Suite 101A
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8C3
Phone: (905) 830-6711
Outside Ontario: (905) 830-6711
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Dr. Richard Rival's Blog

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Can You Bring Symmetry to an Asymmetrical Face?

Some people have always known the exact cosmetic procedure they’d get if they had the chance. Perhaps they have protruding ears. Or perhaps they’ve seen a nose job before–and-after picture that inspired their own rhinoplasty ideas.  For others, however, the exact issue they have with their silhouette is a little harder to pin down. There’s …

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Is a Masculine Nose Bothering You?

For a lot of people, having a robust masculine nose or other such facial features is a benefit. Of course, not everyone wants to project a masculine image. For those who want to present a more feminine identity, a more stereotypical “male nose” can be a source of anxiety and concern. But what exactly makes …

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Mini Face Lifts and Other Work-From-Home Trends

With work from home, you might expect that concerns over appearance would have diminished. However, many of us are replacing in-work offices and in-person gatherings with plenty of video calls and on-screen meetings. People who transitioned to work-from-home jobs are now, more than ever, seeing their own faces reflected back to them up close and …

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Are Face Lift Bands a Replacement for Face Lift Surgery?

If you’ve been looking up questions like “how much is a face lift in Canada,” or other cosmetic questions about face lift surgery, you likely have come across references to “face lift bands.” The idea of combating sagging skin without a traditional face lift is certainly an interesting one. But can these nonsurgical procedures really …

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Can I Get Ear Pinning Surgery As An Adult?

Otoplasty, often known as ear pinning surgery, is a common procedure for children with notably protruding ears. The surgery can help set a child up for a future without worries about ear shape, structure, or potential health risks. Many adults consider it too late for them to get an otoplasty. However, there may be more …

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What Is A Nose Thread Lift?

Nose thread lifts are a non-surgical procedure intended to lift, and define the appearance of the nose, not unlike a rhinoplasty. Described as a quick, simple procedure, a nose thread lift involves the insertion of threads made of medically safe materials to boost the bridge and lift the tip of the nose.  Unlike an actual …

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Eye Brow Lift Recovery Guide

A brow lift or forehead lift is a procedure done to give you a more youthful appearance on the forehead and around the eyes. An eye brow lift can erase years of age and worry from your face without requiring extensive surgery. The procedure involves lifting and repositioning the eyebrow.  There are a few kinds …

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Tips For Reducing Bruising after Cosmetic Surgery

Facial cosmetic surgeries can truly change the way you look at yourself and how others look at you especially when it’s been an ongoing insecurity you’ve dealt with. Of course, most cosmetic surgeries will require you to be willing to put in time for a proper recovery. One of the universal features of the recovery …

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Can stretched earlobes be returned to normal?

Can Anything Be Done About Stretched Ear Lobes?

Sometimes stretched earlobes are something we give ourselves intentionally. Other times, pulled lobes are caused by accidents and injuries. Regardless, there comes a point where someone with stretched ear lobes simply wants them gone and to return to their original size and look. But is there anything that can be done about stretched lobes? Let's …

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Recovering From Eye Plastic Surgery

Blepharoplasties and other eye plastic surgeries are an underrated form of cosmetic procedure. When we think about what a board-certified plastic surgeon can do for us, we think mainly about obvious problems. Perhaps we have a bump on our nose, or our ears stick out.  Eye plastic surgery can do more than remove an imperfection. …

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