Dr. Lefkovits NY Plastic Surgery Blog

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

October 09, 2014

If you're interested in breast implants, you may be wondering how realistic they will feel and look after your procedure. You can choose between saline or silicone breast implants, both of which will offer a natural look and feel.

Both saline and silicone implants are approved by the FDA and each have some pros and some cons. Saline implants are more prone to rupture than silicone and can, occasionally, have a rippling effect because their interior is a fluid and not a gel. Silicone... More

July 20, 2014

There can be several reasons for wanting plastic surgery performed on your buttocks. In some cases, you've exhausted all of your energy to try to reduce the size of your behind and nothing seems to work. In other cases, maybe you would like to add to the shape and size of your buttocks for that curvy bump that is so desirable. Our board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. George Lefkovits, can perform a butt augmentation procedure to help you get the backside you want. A shapely backside will... More

July 10, 2014

If you've been working tirelessly to remove stubborn fat from your body, you may be interested in liposuction. Even with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, there can be troublesome areas that are resistant to fat loss. Liposuction can be performed to remove these fat cells and help restore your body to its desired appearance. There are different types of liposuction that Dr. Lefkovits performs at his New York cosmetic surgery office, but all of them will have a very similar recovery... More

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June 30, 2014

Perhaps you've tried everything to get the sculpted, full buttocks you've been desiring. You've tried exercise, diet, and done more squats than you care to count, but still have a flat backside that doesn't have a desirable shape and size. A shapely and round butt can give your hips and abdomen a thinner look and bring your entire body into better proportion. There are several benefits that can come from buttock enlargement, including the following:

Appearance of smaller waist and hips... More
May 31, 2014

Once you make the decision to have liposuction, your biggest worry may be that the stubborn fat may return to your problem areas. You should consider liposuction if you're at or near your ideal bodyweight and yet still suffer from stubborn deposits of fat that don't respond to diet or exercise. Liposuction can be performed in your trouble areas to remove the fat cells that remain there.

When performed by our skilled and experienced surgeon, liposuction will remove the fat cells that... More

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May 29, 2014

Thanks to its central position, your nose is a distinguishing feature. Perhaps you've experienced a trauma to your nose, or simply have never thought of it as symmetrical with your face.

Whatever the reason, Dr. George Lefkovits is a skilled New York City double Board Certified plastic surgeon who can help you with the rhinoplasty process.

Rhinoplasty involves an operation that can change your nasal profile, and alter the size and shape of your nose. Rhinoplasty can also be... More

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May 27, 2014

going through the wonderful experience of having your children, you may find yourself glancing in the mirror and wishing that your body looked as it did before you had kids. If this sounds like you, you may be a candidate for a mommy makeover. Dr. George Lefkovits is a skilled and experienced Board Certified plastic surgeon in New York City who can guide you through this process by drawing upon his years of experience. A mommy makeover can consist of some or all of the following procedures... More

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April 28, 2014

Liposuction is one of the least invasive cosmetic surgeries, but you will still need to set aside a reasonable amount of downtime to fully recover from the procedure. Pain and discomfort can vary greatly depending on the extent of your procedure, your body's healing rate, and your own tolerance levels for discomfort. However, most patients only need to use pain medication for the first few days of liposuction recovery.

You may be provided with an elastic garment to help your skin... More

April 22, 2014

Gynecomastia is a condition where the male breast tissue becomes enlarged. Over half of adolescent boys have some form of gynecomastia during puberty, but in 75% of cases, it resolves within two years. Men who still experience gynecomastia in adulthood may struggle with low self-esteem and a compromised self-image.

Male breast reduction is an increasingly common plastic surgery procedure. More than one technique can be used to produce the desired results. If Dr. Lefkovits determines... More

April 15, 2014

Many of our patients ask us what the ideal age is for a face lift. If you have noticed wrinkles, facial folds, and other skin changes in recent years, you may be wondering whether now is the right time to undergo a face lift. The right timing for a face lift procedure will depend on a wide range of factors. During a personal consultation, Dr. Lefkovits will examine your facial skin, review your medical history, and determine whether or not face lift surgery is right for you at this stage in... More

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