As a highly specialized facial plastic surgeon, I believe in creating balanced and natural results for my patients. This starts with understanding your goals, and then providing you with realistic advice and delivering exceptional care.
Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada -
Head, Neck & Facial
Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (CAFPRS)
Awards & Recognition
Jack Anderson Award Winner
Lecturer, University of Toronto
Co-Director, Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowships, Canada
Advisory Board Member, Allergan (Botox, Juvederm), Merz (Xeomin, Radiesse), and Galderma (Restylane, Perlane)
RealSelf Top Doctor
Dr. Asaria has hospital affiliations at Humber River Regional Hospital.
Undergraduate & Medical School
Undergraduate: BSc, University of Toronto
Medical: MD, University of Toronto
Post-Medical School Training
Residency: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto
Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan
Blog Posts and Articles
Facelift Myths and Realities: Natural Results, Mini facelifts, and Facelifts in Men and Women
"Facelifts produce an artificial, "operated" appearance to the face."
Patients who are considering facelift surgery today are more educated than ever. The vast majority realize that a good facelift will produce completely natural-appearing results that will not look artificial or "over-stretched" in any way. That said, we can all think of examples of celebrities that have had poor, over-done results. The best way to reassure my patients of what to expect is to show them...
What type of scarring can you expect with a facelift?
Any incision will leave a scar. When performed correctly, however, the scars associated with either a facelift of a mini-lift should be negligible.
The majority of the scar is hidden in the temple hair and in the creases in front and behind the ear. A good facelift surgeon will pay great attention to the natural creases on your face, the pattern of your hair, and your skin-type in order to give you the best possible results.
These scars generally heal as very fine lines that should...
How do I choose the right doctor or the right surgeon for plastic surgery?
Listen. If you are thinking about having a facial procedure performed, whether it is something straightforward like a botox injection, or something complicated like a facelift, you want the best possible person performing your procedure. Itâs your face. There are things in life where it makes sense to find the best bargain, or find the most convenient location. Plastic surgery of the face is not one of those things. Pick the absolute BEST person you can find. Not the surgeon who is pretty...
Open Rhinoplasty versus Closed Rhinoplasty
A very common question that my patients ask me is whether it is better to have an open rhinoplasty or closed rhinoplasty. Some surgeons talk about open rhinoplasty as being a better approach because there is better exposure and they can do more detailed work. Other surgeons claim that closed rhinoplasty is better because there is no scar and the healing is faster.
Here is the truth. Neither one is âbetterâ. Although there are a thousand questions,...