Author Archives: The Centre for Minor Surgery

Woman with a Keloid on her shoulder (model)

How Do You Flatten a Keloid?

It’s unfortunate to heal from a wound or surgical incision only to be left with a scar that compromises your appearance. That’s the reality of keloid scarring, and if you’ve experienced a keloid, you know it all too well. Fortunately, there are ways to flatten keloids and minimize their cosmetic effect so you can move […]

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Man pointing to his repaired ear lobe (model)

How Much Does It Cost to Repair an Earlobe?

How much is earlobe repair? If you’re looking to close a stretched opening or fix a tear, this is likely one of the first questions on your list. While earlobe repair is considered minor surgery, its effects can be significant, so it’s worth considering whether it fits into your budget. In this blog post, we’re […]

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doctor examining sebaceous cyst on woman's back

How Much Does Sebaceous Cyst Removal Cost?

How much does it cost to get rid of a sebaceous cyst? As sebaceous cyst removal specialists in Ontario, this is a question we hear often. When it comes time to remove a cyst, you want to get rid of it for good—but also as cost-efficiently as possible. In this blog post, we’ll explain how […]

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man feeling skin bumps on back

7 Things To Know About Dermatofibroma Removal

Do you have a bump that appeared after you nicked your skin and now won’t go away? If it’s raised, pink or brown, and less than a centimetre in diameter, there’s good news: It’s likely harmless, and you can get rid of it in a snap with dermatofibroma removal at our Toronto clinic. What are […]

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Examining a lipoma on arm

Lipoma Removal: How To Diagnose & Treat

Discovering an unusual growth is usually a bit unnerving and should prompt a trip to the doctor. If your physician diagnoses the growth as a lipoma, what to do about it is a personal choice. One option is lipoma removal in Toronto at The Centre for Minor Surgery. What Is a Lipoma? Round or oval-shaped […]

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Examining mole for removal

How Much Does Mole Removal Cost?

The cost of mole removal at our Toronto, Ontario, clinic usually starts at $495, but the price varies with the location and size of the mole. Most people choose to have experts such as our Royal College-certified plastic surgeons perform mole removal rather than attempt home mole-removal remedies to avoid unnecessary risks. People who use […]

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The Centre for Minor Surgery in Toronto, ON

Welcome to the Centre for Minor Surgery’s Blog

Welcome to our new blog! We are so happy to see you here.   We are Dr. Robert Backstein and Dr. Richard Backstein, brothers and Royal College-certified plastic surgeons who specialize in , , and  in Toronto. At The Centre for Minor Surgery, people like you visit us from Barrie, Mississauga, and throughout Greater Toronto to enjoy the freedom of saying goodbye to concerns that […]

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