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Plastic Surgery for New York City (NYC), Manhattan and all of New York (NY)

November 02, 2015

Breast implants are nice to the eyes of many and a lot of women are going under the knife to look and feel good. With different varieties and kinds of breast implants, women would choose which one they want, go to the best doctor in town and perform the surgery.

But what makes a good breast augmentation?

First off, you must pick the right doctor who will perform the surgery. Determining the best surgeon is not an easy step. You should consider the following:

He or she is... More
October 07, 2015

You have probably wondered about this question before. Some plastic surgeries develop a reputation among patients for having short-lasting or highly variable results, especially fat-grafting procedures like the Brazilian butt lift. However, the truth is that these procedures are far more reliable than you may have heard...but you need to make sure your surgeon is experienced with the procedure.

The results you get from Brazilian Butt Lifts depends heavily on the skill of the surgeon... More

October 07, 2015

When you decide to get butt augmentation surgery, the most important step in the process involves choosing a surgeon who will consult with you and perform the surgery. As with any form of plastic surgery, you can't just choose any doctor. The aesthetic results of your butt augmentation will depend greatly on your surgeon's skill and familiarity with the procedure.

Ideally, the plastic surgeon performing your Brazilian butt lift should meet the following minimum requirements:

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October 07, 2015

Open any workout magazine and you will see articles about how to sculpt your butt through diet, exercise, or clothes designed to give your body pleasing contours. While diet and exercise may give you the sort of results you are looking for, these can take a long time to show up, and are difficult to predict. You may find that too much exercise ends up removing your curves and giving you a flatter, less attractive butt.

If you want to improve your butt shape with faster and more... More

July 30, 2015

When the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its numbers earlier in the year, buttock augmentation was the real headline-grabber. The butt-enhancing procedure was growing faster in popularity than any other plastic surgery operation.

The increase in augmentation procedures was attributed to the increasing popularity of celebrities with prominent buttocks. The most popular method of buttock augmentation is using fat. Silicone implants are less desirable because they are... More

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July 20, 2015

Many of the male patients who visit our practice in New York City come by to ask about gynecomastia - male breast reduction surgery, which gets rid of excess breast tissue in men. If you are a male and have discovered your breasts getting disproportionately larger, you may wonder what is going on with your body.

The truth is, there are several potential reasons for gynecomastia. The condition is fairly common among young men during puberty as their hormones change, and will often... More

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July 10, 2015

One benefit of plastic surgery is that it can fix the parts of your body you feel insecure about. Many of our patients are generally happy with how they look, but have one or two areas that they would like to improve.

Of course, there are patients who would prefer to make some major corrections, especially if the shape of their bodies has drastically changed. After delivering a baby, women find that their bodies have undergone a major transformation, and understandably, many are not... More

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June 30, 2015

If you have been researching liposuction on the internet, chances are you've come across articles explaining the different types of liposuction procedures available. The version we offer in our New York City plastic surgery practice  is tumescent liposuction.

During a tumescent liposuction procedure, the plastic surgeon floods the fat beneath your skin with a liquid that contains anesthetic and makes the fat easier to remove. The surgeon then removes the fat through a stainless steel... More

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June 19, 2015

As women get older, breast cancer becomes a serious health concern. It is recommended that you get a mammogram every year once you turn 40, or, if you have had breast augmentation surgery, once you turn 35.

Many women considering implants are concerned about the effect they may have on their mammogram results. Mammograms look for lumps of dense tissue growing within your breast, and current technology is unable to distinguish these lumps from your breast implants, which have a similar... More

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June 10, 2015

Losing weight is supposed to make you look healthier while boosting your self-confidence. If you lose a great deal of weight, however, you may find that your belly, thighs, buttocks, and other areas of your body now have loose skin that wasn't there before. Needless to say, this isn't the look you were hoping for. To fully get back your tight, skinny body, you may get better results by combining a tummy tuck with a liposuction procedure.

Both tummy tucks and liposuction are surgeries... More

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