Dr. Lefkovits NY Plastic Surgery Blog

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May 29, 2015

If you are a man who has started to develop breasts, it's natural to wonder why this is happening to you. Gynecomastia, or the enlargement of breast tissue within male bodies, can be alarming and embarrassing for many of the men who visit our New York City office for a consultation. Fortunately, the condition is generally nonthreatening and easy to treat.

The root cause of gynecomastia is generally hormonal, an imbalance between the levels of testosterone and estrogen in your body. If... More

May 18, 2015

People can be too trusting when they pick a doctor to perform their plastic surgery. Often, this is due to our past experiences with surgeons. If you have surgery on a broken leg, it goes without saying that your orthopedic surgeon is certified by a medical board, so it's logical that the same should be true for anyone who practices plastic surgery, right?

Sadly, this is not always the case. Doctors with no special training or proven skill will often open practices and advertise... More

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May 18, 2015

One important decision when considering breast augmentation is the material you want to use for your implants. While several options exist, Dr. Lefkovits works with the two materials that have been approved by the FDA for breast augmentation surgery: saline and silicone. The material you use will depend on your physical characteristics and plastic surgery goals.

Saline breast implants consist of silicone pouches that are inserted into your breast and filled with sterile salt water.... More

April 27, 2015

That’s right, summer is on its way and before you know it, those little bikinis and tight booty shorts will be on the prowl all over the city. Why not give yourself a treat this spring that you can show off in the summer by adding to your backside with a Brazilian Butt Lift? At Park Plaza Plastic Surgery, our Manhattan plastic surgeon can give you the best experience in butt augmentation.

What is a Brazilian Butt Lift?

A Brazilian Butt Lift is a procedure in which our New York plastic... More

March 17, 2015

There is no greater joy than the blessings of motherhood. After feeling your little one grow and finally bringing them into this world, you get the pleasure of watching them mature, change, and become a wonderful little man or woman. In addition to the many blessings associated with motherhood, your body may change in ways that you’re not fond of, which is when a mommy makeover from our Manhattan, New York plastic surgeon may be worth discerning.

Pregnancy can change multiple parts of... More

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February 17, 2015

There are multiple causes for excess sagging skin around the abdomen. Oftentimes, this is due to a high amount of weight loss or pregnancy. The weakening of stomach muscles combined with the stretching of skin can cause your abdomen to no longer have the appearance you'd like it to have. A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a surgical body contouring procedure that our New York plastic surgeon, Dr. George Lefkovits, can perform to return your abdomen to its tight and beautiful original... More

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February 10, 2015

Gynecomastia is a condition in which the breast tissue in boys or men swells and is not something that can go away with diet or exercise. According to the Mayo Clinic, 25% of men between the ages of 50 and 80 have gynecomastia. It is also very common for newborn boys to be born with breast tissue that will go away as they age or boys going through puberty to develop breast tissue that will also dissipate. However, if gynecomastia occurs in adulthood, it is often due to an imbalance in a man'... More

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February 03, 2015

Are you tired of looking in the mirror and wishing you could replace your curve-less backside with something a little more substantial? Or, maybe you have a fine-sized backside, but wish to alter its overall appearance. Whatever your longings are for your buttocks, our Manhattan plastic surgeon, Dr. George Lefkovits, can help you achieve them with a Brazilian Butt Lift.

How Does the Brazilian Butt Lift Work?

A Brazilian Butt Lift procedure is not to be confused with butt implants,... More

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January 20, 2015

Perhaps you've been working your hardest with diet and exercise, but just can't seem to get the toned, gorgeous legs you've been hoping for. Or, perhaps, you've lost a lot of fat from the thigh area, but are left with excess skin in the thigh area. If either of these describe you, you may benefit from a thigh lift from our Manhattan plastic surgeon.

During a thigh lift procedure, our New York cosmetic surgeon can tighten up sagging skin that may be giving your legs a fat, older look.... More

January 13, 2015

Have you caught yourself staring into the mirror lately, wondering why you all of the sudden look older than you feel? You realize that your eyes look more tired or angry than they used to, but you're not sure why. It's very possible that your upper and lower eyelids have experienced changes and are the reason your eyes looking different.

As we age, our eyelids may become more puffy or saggy, giving the eyes an aged and tired look. There can also be skin and fat that accumulates or... More

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