Vancouver Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi

8 West Cosmetic Surgery is British Columbia's centre for excellence in facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty, facelift, blepharoplasty (eye lid lift) and double eyelid surgery.

Rhinoplasty

rhinopasty-vancouverAre You Thinking about Rhinoplasty Surgery in Vancouver, BC? Welcome to British Columbia's most comprehensive source of information on nose job surgery. Board certified Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi is a rhinoplasty expert and has 15 years experience performing cosmetic nasal surgery. Dr. Buonassisi and his team have developed a massive resource section to help you evaluate if nose job surgery might be right for you. We encourage you to watch our videos, read the articles and FAQs, peruse the before and after photos - all with the aim of becoming educated and informed. Informed patients are happy patients - and patient satisfaction is our top priority. + More

Facelift Surgery

facelift-vancouverAre you researching face or neck lift surgery with the aim of assessing if a procedure of this type might be right for you? Welcome to the website of Vancouver Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi. He and his team have prepared an extensive resource section of videos, articles and FAQs about surgery to help educate our Vancouver facelift patients on the various procedures that are available for helping to restore a more youthful look to your lower face and neck. Facelift surgery is a highly customizable procedure and the techniques selected are based on each patient's objectives and anatomy. Find out more about the various types of facelifts and what to expect from recovery. + More

Neck & Chin Surgery

neck-surgery--vancouverThere is a lot of information out there on the internet. A google search for "necklift" returns a million results. It can be hard to figure out what your options are. What really is going on in your neck area? Did you inherit a lax platysma muscle which makes you look like you have a saggy neck even though you are only 25? Do you tend to store fat in your neck regardless of how slim you are? Does your chin sit back too far? A consultation with Dr. Buonassisi is essential for properly assessing your face and neck features to determine the appropriate surgical approach. Find out more about the various neck and chin procedures and how they can improve your profile and confidence. + More

Eyes & Brows

eyelid-surgery-vancouverEyelid lift or blepharoplasty surgery can be performed on the upper and/or lower eyelids to create a more youthful and rested appearance. Upper blepharoplasty is performed through an incision in the upper eyelid that is disguised in the natural eyelid crease and once healed is often imperceptible. The approach for lower eyelids blepharoplasty depends on the patent's age and degree of skin laxity - external lower blepharoplasty is performed through a fine incision just below the lash line, while the internal lower blepharoplasty approach is done through an incision inside the lower lid. Brows that sit too low can be repositioned to a more elegant or youthful position. Find out more about eyelid and brow rejuvenation techniques. + More

Double Eyelid

double-eyelid-vancouverAre you thinking about having a crease added to your upper eyelids to make your eyes look open and more bight? Welcome to the website of Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Thomas Buonassisi. Double eyelid surgery is a very popular procedure at our Vancouver BC practice. You are bound to have a lot of questions. Is suture or incisional technique best for you? What are your options for crease height and shape? What is the recovery like? Dr. Buonassisi and his team have developed an extensive resource section of videos, articles and FAQs to help you assess if surgery might be right for you. + More

Ears

otoplasty-vancouverPatients consider ear surgery when their ears sit too far away from their head, or their earlobes are large or stretched. Otoplasty surgery - also known as ear pinning (although modern techniques don't actually pin your ears) - is a cosmetic surgery procedure to bring the ears closer to the head so they are less obvious. The results look natural and there is a very high satisfaction rates. When the earlobes are stretched or elongated, they become the focus of attention. Ear lobes can be long naturally, or become stretched by heavy earrings or large piercings. Find out more about restoring a more natural looking size and shape to your ears or earlobes.. + More

Non Surgical

Non Surgical Facial Rejuvenation & Reshaping

Many non surgical options are available for rejuvenating or reshaping the face. Neurotoxins, dermal fillers and skin resurfacing can be used on their own or in combination to achieve the patient's goals. These non surgical treatments are often combined with facial surgery to achieve the best results, although patients who prefer not to have surgery have many options as well. + More

Dr. Thomas Buonassisi

Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

  • Staff surgeon at Lions Gate Hospital
  • Head of the Department of Head & Neck Surgery at Lions Gate Hospital
  • has over 10 years experience performing cosmetic facial surgery
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Dr. Buonassisi, board certified facial plastic surgeon, provides sound advice and insight about rhinoplasty, facelift and blepharoplasty on RealSelf.com.