Is Breastfeeding with Implants Possible and Safe?

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Breast augmentation ranks among the most popular plastic surgeries in the United States, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Yet many women who get breast implants and also plan to be mothers are concerned that the procedure may interfere with their ability to breastfeed – one of the many joys of motherhood. Is it safe for a baby …

Can I Have A Tummy Tuck If I Am Not Done Having Kids?

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Although there is some debate as to the best time to have a tummy tuck, the basic answer to the question is “yes”–abdominoplasty will not present a problem for future pregnancies. Most plastic surgeons, however, do recommend waiting to have tummy tuck surgery until you’re done having children. This is because a post-abdominoplasty pregnancy can affect long-term results and satisfaction with the original …

Modern Liposuction Techniques Yield Amazing Results

For years liposuction–also known as liposculpture–has been a successful treatment for removing stubborn pockets of fat around the hips, thighs and stomach area. Re-contouring your body’s profile has never been simpler thanks to recent advances in liposculpture techniques, reports a team of senior plastic surgeons from Rome and China. “Based on our 20 years of experience and observations on three-dimensional …

Select Your Plastic Surgeon Wisely, Urges NYC’s Dr. Preminger

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It’s crucial for anyone seeking plastic surgery in New York to be diligent in their search for one of the best doctors, whether they are seeking something as simple as a Botox injection or a more involved procedure such as liposuction. No recent story illustrates the dangers of settling for a less-then-qualified or uncertified cosmetic surgeon more than the tragic tale of Ecuadorian beauty …

Lifelong Consequences to Choosing an Unqualified Plastic Surgeon

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Although plastic surgery promises the allure of an rejuvenated appearance, it’s important for patients to realize that cosmetic procedures are still surgeries and that any type of surgery involves certain risks–especially when uncertified practitioners perform procedures they are not trained for. In an effort to boost awareness about the dangers of selecting an unqualified doctor for plastic surgery, the American Society of Plastic …

In Brazil Plastic Surgery is a Right, Not a Privilege

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In Brazil, the prevailing ethos is that beauty is a privilege that should be afforded to everyone – regardless of income or status. Having plastic surgery, according to most Brazilians, shows the world that you care about yourself and are investing for a happier and more lucrative future. Take Janet and Jaqueline Timal – middle-aged sisters who diligently save for …

NYC Plastic Surgery Trends for 2015

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The field of aesthetic plastic surgery has made incredible strides over the past several decades, with a wide range of innovations and modern techniques coming to the fore. If recent predictions are any indication, 2015 is likely to witness several more groundbreaking developments and trends sure to provide prospective patients with the incentive needed to make some changes for the …

Breast Asymmetry Correction Improves Mental Health, Study Finds

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Breast asymmetry correction may help teens and young adults develop a higher self-esteem and emotional well-being, a new study has found. Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital discovered that asymmetrical breasts could take a physical, emotional and social toll on girls, beginning in the teen years. These findings suggest breast asymmetry may be more than a cosmetic issue and that early …

New Research on Shared Medical Appointments for Breast Reduction Surgery

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According to new research published in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, an increasing number of patients may benefit from shared medical appointments (SMA) for breast reduction surgery or other plastic surgery procedures. Unlike a one-on-one consultation, SMAs enable a group of patients to meet with a plastic surgeon about a prospective procedure, where they are presented with …