Dr. Lefkovits NY Plastic Surgery Blog

Buttock and Breast Augmentation (NYC), Park Plaza Plastic Surgery New York (NY)

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 29, 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 23, 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 16, 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

April 05, 2014

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

March 04, 2014

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

March 02, 2014

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

March 01, 2014

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

February 28, 2014

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

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