Gender Reassignment

The O-Shot®: Yes, "O" Stands for ORGASM

The O-Shot, or "orgasm shot," is meant to help sexual dysfunction in women and stimulate the vaginal and clitoral tissue to aid in achieving orgasm. It is the newest application of PRP in aesthetic me...

Dr. Marc DuPéré
  • 5 minute read
  • Jan 09, 2019

Should You Combine Breast Implants With a Breast Lift?

What's the ideal breast shape? There really isn't one. Some women prefer teardrop-shaped breasts, while some like them rounder. I always ask patients who are considering getting breast implants at my Toronto practice about their preferences. The young crowd seems to like them very round and high, an...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 9 minute read
  • Jan 04, 2017

Wedge vs. Trim Labiaplasty

Let me start this discussion by saying that, as we see with breasts, labia minora and labia majora come in all shapes and sizes. Choosing to have one's labia altered is a personal choice. Requests for labiaplasty, or labia reduction, in Toronto have increased exponentially over the last 10 years an...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 5 minute read
  • Jan 10, 2015

Labiaplasty, Vaginoplasty, etc. Part 2

As discussed in my previous blogs on aesthetic procedures for female genitalia and labiaplasty, there has been a steady increase in demand for these procedures in the last 10 years, both at my plastic surgery clinic in Toronto and internationally. As I've discussed previously, there are 7 areas that...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 5 minute read
  • Jan 10, 2015

Labiaplasty, Vaginoplasty, etc. Part 1

When I assess my Toronto cosmetic plastic surgery patients requesting labiaplasty, I first ask them about why they're considering the procedure. Most of my patients realize that their labia are actually what would be considered normal aesthetically, but they still want a change. They want a smaller...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 7 minute read
  • Sep 21, 2014

Vanity versus Narcissism

“Feel Good”, “Look Good” or “You deserve to look your best”, these are all tag lines that can be said in many different ways.   What is comes down to, is vanity.  However, there is a fine line between healthy vanity and being narcissistic.   It is all about natural beauty and unreal...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 7 minute read
  • Feb 28, 2014

The Art of Breast Augmentation in Toronto

How many times have we seen over-sized breasts on TV, at the gym or on the beach?  Many.  But I will argue here that too-small of an implant on a larger frame is also wrong. There is an art in breast augmentation in my Toronto plastic surgery practice at the Visage Clinics. Art of Listening The fi...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 3 minute read
  • Dec 08, 2013

What does the word ‘plastic’ in Plastic Surgery Mean?

Why is my surgical Specialty called “Plastic Surgery”? This is a very common plastic surgery question I am being asked when I chat with my patients in consultation in my Toronto VISAGE Clinics. Plastic surgery was first mostly reconstructive.  Modern Reconstructive surgery evolved quickly after...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician
  • 3 minute read
  • Nov 13, 2013

Welcome to Visage Clinic’s New Blog

You may have noticed that our plastic surgery website for Toronto patients has gotten a facelift, so to speak. Along with that, we at Visage Clinic have decided to launch a brand new blog to give our patients even more information in a convenient, online platform. News You Can Use Our readers are th...
Dr. Marc DuPéré
Master Medical Esthetician & Laser Technician