Plastic Surgery for New York City (NYC), Manhattan and all of New York (NY)
The United States has been a leader in innovation, education and technique development in aesthetic surgery. But it comes at a price; namely it is not covered by medical insurance and therefore is self-paid.
It is popular because women are very concerned about their appearance and femininity. In addition, today's implants are very safe, come in a variety of shapes and sizes as well as consistency.
Sagging of breasts along with loss of volume is common following weight loss and/or pregnancy.
While in a small percentage of patients breast augmentation can correct both problems, generally a lifting with augmentation using implants is necessary. In a majority of cases when the sagging is not severe the breast lifting can be performed through an incision around the areola alone.
Many patients often present to the plastic surgeon for breast enlargement but who also need a breast lift. These are usually women who have had 1 or more pregnancies and/or who have lost lots of weight. Thus, they have lost elasticity of the skin as well as loss of breast volume.
Breast augmentation is a type of surgery which is used for restoring or increasing size of the breast with the help of saline implants, silicone gel implants and fat transfers. Nowadays, breast enlargement is a common and popular aesthetic surgical procedures which helps women regain, enhance as well as restore balance of their figure.
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New York plastic surgeon George Lefkovits, M.D., is often asked by patients, "If I have a medical problem, can I still undergo plastic surgery?"