According to data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), breast lift procedures have seen a significant rise in popularity in the last 13 years. In 2000, less than 53,000 breast lifts were performed in the United States. In 2013, over 90,000 breast lift procedures were performed. Although breast augmentation surgery is still the most popular procedure by far - with 290,224 procedures conducted in 2013 - the 70% increase in breast lift surgeries represents a two-fold... More
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The Brazilian Butt Lift is the most popular surgical procedure performed in this office, and for good reason. This surgery tackles two common issues that many people have: excessive fat and a less than shapely butt, and transforms your appearance. While there are several approaches to the Brazilain Butt Lift, this procedure can increase the size, firmness, and lift of the buttocks by removing fat from specific areas such as the abdomen or arms. One question that most of our patients ask us... More
Dr. George Lefkovits, one of the country's leading buttock augmentation surgeons answers the question: How common is the Brazilian Butt Lift in New York?
Over the past few years, the Brazilian Butt Lift, which is butt augmentation through fat transfer, has rapidly gathered attention from the public in New York and throughout the US. Every surgical survey shows that this procedure is shooting up in popularity, and there are several reasons why this procedure is catching on so rapidly.... More
A common question among breast augmentation patients is: How long before I can return to work following breast augmentation. NY plastic surgeon Dr. George Lefkovits answers below: Breast augmentation is a common plastic surgery with fairly predictable results. Following surgery, there may be varying levels of pain and sensitivity, which is why it is recommended that women take as much time off work as allowed. Depending on the nature of work that you perform, most patients can return after... More
New York plastic surgeon Dr. George Lefkovits is often asked by his patients: Can breast augmentation be combined with other body procedures. The answer is yes, breast augmentation is often performed in conjunction with other cosmetic surgery procedures. One of the most popular surgical trends throughout New York City is the mommy makeover. In the mommy makeover, the patient receives a combination of surgical treatments, typically a breast augmentation with some liposuction. However, this... More
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
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
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
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
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:Tests Medical... More