Dr. Lefkovits NY Plastic Surgery Blog

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February 27, 2014

Dr. George Lefkovits is often asked how do you determine the size of your breast implant.  That depends on the size and shape of your body.  Read his full answer below: After deciding that breast augmentation is a good option for you, the next step is to choose the size of the implants. There can be a fine line between aesthetically pleasing implants and implants that are not proportional to the body. Since implants come in many sizes, many women feel overwhelmed by the decision-making... More

February 26, 2014

NYC breast implant surgeon Dr. George Lefkovits is often asked what are advantages of silicone versus saline breast implants.  Read his answer below.

Congratulations on deciding on breast implants! This surgical procedure is one of the most successful ways that women can increase confidence, look younger, and look better than ever. However, making the decision to get breast implants is not the only thing to consider when you are getting the surgery. Many surgeons provide multiple... More

February 25, 2014

New York breast augmentation surgeon Dr. George Lefkovits is often asked if breast asymmetry is common and if it can be corrected? Read on to learn the answers: Breast asymmetry is the disparity between the form, position, volume or size of the breasts. This condition can make it difficult for women to find clothes that fit correctly, bras that provide sufficient coverage and comfort, and feeling confident with their bodies. Many women have some degree of breast asymmetry, and this is very... More

February 24, 2014

One of the biggest concerns that people have when they undergo liposuction surgery is if their troublesome fat comes back after liposuction. It is difficult to anticipate going through the surgery with the recovery required if there is potential that the fat can come back. However, this is often not the case. With a good surgeon, liposuction removes fat cells which are resistant to diet and exercise. Since these cells do not exist in the body anymore, weight gain will simply accumulate in... More

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February 08, 2014

Congratulations, you’ve decided to take the next step toward increased confidence and improved appearance! This can be a very difficult thing for many, but a successful aesthetic surgery can transform people in ways they could have never imagined. After you’ve selected the surgical procedure that you would like and picked a plastic surgeon to perform your procedure, there are a few additional things that you need before the actual surgery occurs. They are as following:

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February 07, 2014

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?"

Generally, plastic surgeons have health as top criteria for surgery eligibility. It is difficult for those in poor health to recover successfully from a surgery and achieve results that are positive. In addition, plastic surgery requires anesthesia, including general anesthesia, which is similar to a medically induced coma, so that the... More

February 06, 2014

You’ve picked the procedure that could transform your life and appearance. You’ve done the research on the positive effects and potential negatives of the procedure, and you are ready. Now you just need to pick a surgeon. In popular culture, the terms “plastic surgeon” and “cosmetic surgeon” are often used interchangeably. However, there are real differences between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon. These differences range between:

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February 05, 2014

Not only is it difficult to select the right kind of plastic surgery to address your hopes, the amount of plastic surgeons that you find on the Internet and through people can be staggering. However, plastic surgeons can vary in quality and experience. The right New York plastic surgeon for a friend may not be right for you. Someone that is well respected within the field for a specific type of surgery may not be the best for another type of surgery. It is ideal for people to select plastic... More

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February 04, 2014

Bigger is not always better. Some breast implants are so large that people immediately know that they are not real. Some breast implants are so small that there is no noticeable cosmetic improvement, which can be discouraging. When women are making the decision about their implant sizes, there are some important factors to take into consideration. Our breast surgeon is skilled in assessing your needs and helping you select an implant size that respects your natural contours while also... More

February 03, 2014

When you are considering breast surgery, two options that are typically available to you are a breast lift or augmentation. Both surgeries can address issues with breast volume, symmetry, shape, and even size. They are terrific procedures for women that are in overall good health. The type of surgery that you pick depends on a combination of your goals and your natural contours.

One of the first things to take into consideration is breast sagging. Many women experience breast sagging... More

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