Map of Toronto Location

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.

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What to Expect During Chin Implant Recovery

A chin implant is a great way to significantly alter your facial silhouette into something that better suits your desired appearance. However, like many cosmetic procedures, it has a recovery period. This blog explains what to expect during this time, and how to make the process proceed as smoothly as possible.  What is a chin …

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Main Reasons People Get Otoplasty in Toronto

Most readers could probably describe the purpose and method of a rhinoplasty. But otoplasties are far less recognized. This is unfortunate, since many people could receivelife-changing benefits from otoplasty. This blog explains some of the top reasons why people get cosmetic ear surgery, and perhaps make you realize you could benefit from one yourself.  What …

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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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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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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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Facial Implants Vs. Facial Fillers

Facial implants and facial fillers are both cosmetic options used to alter the appearance of your face to make it look fuller, more defined and more youthful. Dr. Rival offers both procedures as he specializes in facial plastic surgery in Toronto and the surrounding area. So which one do you choose and how do you …

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Putting Your Best Cheek Forward: Cheek and Chin Implants

A full volumized face is one characteristic of youth and vitality. Cheek implants are a great way to achieve this look, especially if you notice volume loss in certain areas of your face. High or strong cheekbones and chins aren’t just indicators of youth. They’re also a popular look among some of the most revered …

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