What you should know about the Voluntary Breast Implant Recall

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New York City, NY A few months ago, breast implant warnings made headlines when the Federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA) notified the public of a rare spectrum disorder known as breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). This disorder presents symptoms such as swelling of the breast, breast pain, or a lump in the breast or armpit. BIA-ALCL is …

How to Decide if your Breast Implants should be Replaced or Removed

breast implants replaced or removed

New York City, NY Approximately 1 out of every 20 women in America has received breast implants, a procedure that has been around for about four decades. Regardless of how long you have had your implants, you may wonder about getting them replaced or removed. Patients may want to upgrade their implants to a newer, safer version, or may opt …

Breast Implant Safety- What do I need to know about ALCL if I have Breast Implants or am Considering getting them?

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New York City, NY Breast implant safety has been making the news lately. The FDA recently concluded two day of hearings on the subject of breast implants, seeking panel recommendations on the issues informed consent, BIA-ALCL, and the rare but disturbing emergence of Breast Implants Illness or BII. Like any surgical procedure, breast augmentation is associated with certain risks. One …

Continuing an Active Lifestyle after Breast Augmentation

activity after breast augmentation

New York City, NY Choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon for your breast augmentation will ensure that your procedure is successful, and exceeds your expectations, especially for patients who wish to continue an active lifestyle after they fully recover. Factors to consider when getting breast augmentation are type, size, and placement of the implants. Understanding your options, and discussing your active …

IDEAL Breast Implants, what’s the buzz about?

IDEAL breast implants

New York City, NY Have you heard the buzz about IDEAL breast implants? These implants are fairly new on the market, but provide patients with a natural look and feel similar to silicone, but with the safety of saline. A female plastic surgeon in Manhattan, Dr. B. Aviva Preminger, wants to share with you the exciting news about IDEAL implants …

Is it time for a Breast Lift

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New York City, NY A breast lift is also called a mastopexy and can be helpful in recontouring the breasts for a more desired look, and it can even boost self-confidence. Sometimes it is performed in conjunction with breast augmentation. A breast lift provides many benefits, which we will discuss on our blog today. If you have been considering getting …

Is an Areola Reduction Right for Me

is an areola reduction right for me

Disproportionate or overly large areolae can cause your breast to appear uneven, not to mention it may bring on feelings that make you feel self-conscious. Thankfully, areola reduction in Manhattan may be an option for you to help you feel more confident and give your body the appearance of even breasts. Let’s take a look at what the areolae are, …

Saline or Silicone Implants, what’s the Difference

silicone or saline implants

Are you considering a breast augmentation in Manhattan? If so, it is important to do your homework. Any cosmetic procedure should entail a consultation before any work is done. Before that consultation, an expert Manhattan cosmetic surgeon such as Dr. B. Aviva Preminger recommends patients already have a general idea as to their preferred size, shape, and type of implant …

Why Breast Reduction has become so Popular

why breast reduction has become so popular

Big boobs are not something that every woman covets. For some women, their large chest can cause neck and back pain, and make fitting into certain styles of clothing difficult or even impossible. Exercising can literally be a pain, not to mention the self-conscious feelings that may accompany having larger breasts. If you are considering a breast reduction or reduction …

Breast Augmentation Q&A

breast augmentation q&a

If you are considering getting a breast augmentation in New York City, you probably have some questions about your procedure. While meeting with a board-certified plastic surgeon is the best way to have all of your questions answered and to make sure that your specific needs are met, we have provided you with some answers to frequently asked questions that …