It is with great enthusiasm and pleasure that we can announce the re-opening of the Landings Surgical Centre — our official opening date will be June 4, 2020

The past few months have forced all small business create a new way of managing their business and for physicians offices it is more of a re-invention.

New regulations created by governments to create a safe environment for patients and employers are the new normal as a result of Covid-19. Previously we have offered our patients a safe and highly professional environment and we will strive to do this and more as we go forward. Our focus on giving you the best plastic surgical care will remain our number one priority. In achieving this there will be a need to add some protocols to each and every visit to our offices. Please bear with us and be patient with our staff as there will be growing pains for everyone.

Our staff will commence contacting patients after May 27, 2020. This will be done in order of canceled date. We hope to resume surgical procedures near the end of the first week in June. We will resume our facial filler and Neuromodulator injection practice the first week in June. All patients must now follow the Nova Scotia Provincial Guidelines listed below.

NS Guidelines

If you are sick or have been sick you must be-book your appointment until 14 days after you feel better.
If you have been in contact with anyone with Covid-19 you must reschedule your appointment to 14 days after that contact.

Arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment, please do not be late.
It is important to be on time as physical distancing does not allow for clients to wait in the reception area.
All registration and information forms MUST be filled out and forwarded to us before your appointment.
You may be asked to wait in your car to receive a text if too many people are in the reception area.
You are asked to wear face covering to the appointment. If you do not have one, a surgical mask we will provided to you for a small fee.
You may have your temperature taken by thermal imaging.
All clients will be asked to sanitize their hands upon entering and exiting the clinic
Please follow physical distancing and the markers on the floor that we have all become accustomed to.
We will frequently clean all high touch areas.

We are excited to welcome all of our regular clients and new clients into the Landings Surgical Centre.

Breast Lift Techniques to Restore a Perkier Bust Line

By The Landings Surgical Centre on January 26, 2015

A full, shapely, perky bust lineMany women take pride in their body and look at their curves as a sign of femininity and beauty. However, as the body ages or as women experience significant life events (pregnancy, breastfeeding, etc.), that shapely, feminine body can also experience changes. Many women find that the breasts, in particular, are affected as their size, shape, and position changes over time. Women who once had firm, shapely, perky breasts may now have breasts that droop. A breast lift can restore a more youthful bust line and improve breast shape and firmness to give patients back their attractive, feminine figure.  At The Landings Surgical Centre, we offer our Nova Scotia patients several breast lift techniques that can meet their specific cosmetic needs to help them reach their aesthetic goals when it comes to the contour of their breasts.

“Anchor” Incision

The “anchor” incision is considered the traditional breast lift technique and is performed most often at our practice. This technique allows for the greatest degree of alteration and is ideal for patients who require a significant lift. This technique is named because its incision resembles an anchor; it circles around the nipple areolar, reaches down the center of the breast, and then extends horizontally across the natural crease at the base of the breast. Using this incision, our surgeons can remove excess tissue and fat to lift the breast and improve firmness, and relocate the nipple so that it sits at a higher position.

“Lollipop” Incision

Also named for its appearance, the “lollipop” incision is similar to the anchor incision, but without the incision across the base of the breast. When using this technique, our surgeons encircle the nipple areolar and then extend vertically down the middle of the breast. This technique does allow surgeons to improve breast lift and firmness through the removal of excess skin and tissue, and also allows for the repositioning of the nipple. However, while the technique can address moderate sagging, it does not produce results as significant as those achieved through the “anchor” incision and also is not ideal for patients who desire the placement of a breast implant.

“Donut” Incision

Continuing with the pattern, the “donut” technique is named for the singular circular incision that is created around the nipple areolar. While this results in the smallest scar, this is the least frequently used technique because it allows for a minimal degree of lift. Through the donut incision, surgeons can remove skin and tissue to address mild to moderate sagging, and create a more youthful position for the nipple.

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A breast lift can improve breast contour and restore a perky and youthful bust line for those who have experienced a change in breast shape and position. To learn more about the breast lift techniques offered at The Landings Surgical Centre, and to find out which may be best suited to your specific needs, schedule a consultation with one of our experienced plastic surgeons at your earliest convenience. We look forward to hearing from you!

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