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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.

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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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5 Rhinoplasty Myths Debunked to Put You At Ease

Any surgical procedure is intimidating, no matter what kind of operation you’re undergoing and that rings true for rhinoplasties as well. They’re much safer than many other types of surgery, but misconceptions about the procedure naturally make people nervous. That’s entirely normal.. With that in mind, we’ll debunk five of the most common rhinoplasty myths …

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7 Types of Nose Shapes a Rhinoplasty in Toronto Can Fix

Everyone’s nose is unique to them. And by the same token, everyone’s rhinoplasty is unique to them as well. That said, when you’ve been in the rhinoplasty business in Toronto for as long as we have, you start to notice some trends. Certain nose shapes are among the most common that people want to change. …

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What is the Best Nose Shape For Your Face?

For most people, the urge to get a rhinoplasty comes from dissatisfaction with the shape of their nose. This could be due to an injury, medical condition, or just plain aesthetic goals. But that’s just one half of the rhinoplasty equation. It’s one thing to decide that the shape of your nose has to change. …

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9 Rhinoplasty Myths and Misconceptions Debunked

Rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed every year. With this popularity comes a myriad of preconceived notions and judgments from rumours, fiction, and the media. If you're interested in rhinoplasty in Toronto but feel overwhelmed sifting through all the myths and misconceptions, the Rival Cosmetic Surgery team is here to …

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Enhancing Facial Harmony: Complementing Your Rhinoplasty Surgery

The nose is only one aspect of the face that affects aesthetics and facial symmetry. Whether for superficial or health-related reasons, many patients want to enhance their facial harmony. While a cosmetic nose job can create dramatic improvements, oftentimes, a combination of a couple procedures is ideal for achieving the most natural-looking results. What is …

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Rhinoplasty for Ageing Noses: Restoring a Youthful Appearance

One of the largest demographics looking for a nose job is those feeling the effects of ageing. But does rhinoplasty differ for an older demographic? What are the differences between getting a nose job at eighteen, for example, and at fifty? The team at Rival Cosmetic Surgery is here to cover everything you need to …

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How Communication is Key in Rhinoplasty Surgery

Busting Myths About Botox   Botox is incredibly popular worldwide, but there are apprehensions and fears around the treatment. Misinformation, myths, and a lack of understanding about the procedure keep patients from trying a treatment that can be life-changing.  As always, the cure for fear is education, which allows you to confront your apprehensions head-on. …

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What to Consider Before Choosing Eyelid Lift Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

Eyelid lift surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgery to tighten excess skin around the eye and remove fat to refresh the eyes for a more youthful, lively look. The procedure is done mainly for cosmetic reasons. Many surgical procedures target the area around the eyes and face, but blepharoplasty offers several unique benefits that could …

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Rhinoplasty: Improving Confidence and Quality of Life

Rhinoplasty, also called a nose job, is a cosmetic procedure that involves reshaping and restructuring the nose. The procedure is done for medical or cosmetic reasons, and it's becoming incredibly popular. In the United States, over 220,000 rhinoplasty procedures are performed every year. Beyond the physical changes, rhinoplasty benefits include far-reaching psychological effects like improving …

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How to Get a Symmetrical Face Through Face Lift Surgery

If you're wondering how to get a symmetrical face, you know that achieving symmetry will enhance your overall look and appeal. Though our faces are naturally asymmetrical, with subtle differences in the position and size of our features, some of us suffer from more irregularity than others.  When performing a facelift, your surgeon will work …

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