Recovering from your Breast Augmentation

recovering after breast augmentation

Choosing an experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City means that your breast augmentation recovery should go smoothly, and rather quickly. Regardless, you will need to make some preparations, and know what to expect to ensure you have a healthy recovery following your surgery. Keep these tips in mind, and plan accordingly. Get some help Breast augmentation is considered …

What You Should Know About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

All types of cancer cause emotional turmoil, but breast cancer is particularly devastating to women. When a mastectomy is required, some women may feel as if their self-identity and femininity are threatened. Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy is a way to move forward and reclaim your self-identity. Should I wait for a reconstruction after the mastectomy? Your oncology surgeon and …

5 Things you always wanted to know about Breast Implants

Thinking about boosting your bra size with augmentation? With so many types of breast implants available, you probably have lots of questions. Do implants last forever? Are some types safer than others?  Do breast implants interfere with mammograms or breast feeding down the line?  What happens if I am not happy with the results? These are just some of the common …

Gynecomastia Breast Reduction Surgery Offers Hope

gynecomastia

An estimated 50 percent of men will experience some form of gynecomastia during their lives. A condition that causes breast tissue to enlarge and swell, gynecomastia can affect boys at a very young age, causing extreme discomfort, social anxiety and embarrassment. In the majority of cases, gynecomastia is caused by an imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. While both …

Quick Tips for Getting Fit with Bigger Breasts

quick tips for getting fit with bigger breasts

If you’re like many women who have breast augmentation surgery, you decided to have the procedure to improve your self-confidence, correct breast asymmetry, or be able to wear more flattering clothes. And now that you’ve had the surgery, you can’t wait to hit the gym to show off your figure. But resuming your normal workout routine will have to wait until …

Combining a Breast Lift with Breast Augmentation

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It is customary for a woman’s breasts to lose their youthful perkiness and shape over time. For women who have breastfed or lost significant amounts of weight, there may also be a noticeable lack of fullness and sagging, as the skin and underlying tissue becomes more lax and stretches. Fortunately, breast rejuvenation can improve the appearance of the bust line …

Do Breast Implants Need to Be Changed Every 10 Years?

Silicone breast implant

There’s a lot of misinformation about the supposed shelf-life of breast implants, prompting many patients to ask “when do I need to have my breast implants replaced?” Saline, silicone and gummy bear implants do not have an expiration date — nor are they lifetime devices. The short answer is there is no hard and fast timeline for breast implant removal. Ten …

Dr. Preminger’s Letter to the NY Times Highlights Benefits of Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Aviva Preminger

Women undergoing mastectomies face difficult decisions regarding how they want to look and feel as they recover from a breast cancer diagnosis. Plastic surgeons have been on a quest to better inform patients of their options before they undergo mastectomy. The UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center concluded that patients do not fully understand the benefits and risks of breast reconstruction. …

FDA Approves New Advice to Assist Breast Reconstruction

The primary goal of breast reconstruction surgery is to restore the size, shape and symmetry of the breasts following a mastectomy. Over the past three decades, implant breast reconstruction has evolved into a highly successful surgery with excellent aesthetic results. An integral part of this success has been the use of “tissue expanders” placed under the skin prior to surgery. …

Visualize Plastic Surgery Outcomes with 3D Imaging

In the offbeat 1985 Disney movie “Return To Oz”, Princess Mombi had a chilling glass case full of different faces she could put on as she pleased. Some days, don’t we all wish we could choose a different face? Now, with the potential of plastic surgery, you can look as beautiful on the outside as you feel on the inside. …