4 Facts about Breast Augmentation

New York City, NY Deciding to undergo breast augmentation is a significant decision, usually full of questions and concerns for most patients. From the size of the implants to what to expect during recovery, these variables should be discussed with your plastic surgeon so that you can achieve the best results. Your board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City, Dr. …

Getting Breast Implants After Breastfeeding

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New York City, NY In both 2017 and 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported breast augmentation as the most popular plastic surgery procedure performed in the U.S. Many women who have breastfed choose to get breast implants to enhance the size, shape, and fullness of their breasts. Dr. B. Aviva Preminger, a celebrity plastic surgeon in Manhattan, wants …

Correcting Breast Asymmetry in Manhattan

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New York City, NY When buying a bra or trying on a bathing suit, have you noticed that a difference in the size or shape of your breasts? Breast asymmetry is frustrating and embarrassing … and common. This condition affects more than half of all women. However, for some, this asymmetry is more pronounced. There are a number of reasons …

Unsuspecting Reasons to get a Breast Lift

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New York City, NY The most common reason to get a breast lift is to adjust the appearance or shape of the breast area after pregnancy or extreme weight loss to restore a more healthy, youthful look. Although the elevation of sagging breasts is the number one result of a breast lift, it is not the only desired goal. Your …

Can Breast Implants be too Big?

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New York City, NY Breast augmentation surgery is an important decision, and the increase in size is a significant factor. Your overall satisfaction is key, but when it comes to breast size, bigger is not always a better choice. Petite women may find larger breasts cause them to look disproportionate. In addition, larger implants could cause strain and discomfort in …

Deciding the best time to Schedule your Breast Augmentation

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New York City, NY Planning for any surgical procedure can be difficult when you have an incredibly busy schedule. Shifting things around in your daily home or work responsibilities can be a hassle but is necessary when you undergo breast augmentation. Just as with any other surgery, your body must have time to heal from the procedure. In today’s blog, …

Implant Recall shows the growing Threat of Breast Implant Illness

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New York City, NY Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures. Each year, millions of women receive breast implants, which the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) deems as approved medical devices. But, that does not mean breast implants come without any risks. It is up to each patient as to whether they feel the associated risks …

FAQs about Axillary Breast Tissue Removal

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New York City, NY It can make you self-conscious about wearing sleeveless shirts. It can cause skin irritation as it rubs against your clothing. It can become swollen or tender, especially during your period or pregnancy. What is it? Axillary breast tissue—or accessory breast tissue. This refers to breast tissue that forms in atypical areas, usually near the armpit. Preminger …

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

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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 …