Effective Solutions for Eliminating Bra Line Bulges

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For many women, battling the bulge involves much more than watching the waistline. In fact, it can be very difficult to deal with bulges above or below the bra strap through diet and exercise alone, given that these unsightly “rolls” may be comprised of both excess fat and excess skin. While camouflaging the area with bulky clothing is a short-term …

Report: Breast Augmentation Is Now a Widely-Accepted Science

US plastic surgeons have convalesced around widely accepted standard techniques for breast augmentation surgery. A new survey published in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery found that surgeons agree on one of the best implant types, sizes, incisions and placements of implants. They also found that surgeons are slow to adopt some of the newer technologies due to …

Rising Number of Millennials Seeking Plastic Surgery

An article in The New York Daily News spotlights a rising trend in plastic surgery among millennials – people who are barely into their 30’s. There are approximately 80 million millennials in the United States, and though few are old enough to sport a furrowed brow or wrinkled forehead, they are seeking cosmetic enhancements in droves. In a survey conducted by …

Jumpstart Your New Year’s Resolution with Plastic Surgery

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January 1st welcomes a new year and yet another chance to live a healthier and happier life. For many people, New Year’s resolutions are announcements of hope. Some want to exercise more and eat better diets; others vow to quit smoking or stop other bad habits. Perhaps two of the most popular resolutions across both genders are to lose weight …

Gifting Plastic Surgery this Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, we begin the hunt for the most thoughtful gifts for our loved ones. But what about that person in your life who already has it all — from the latest kitchen gadgets to a few new wrinkles? Have you ever considered the gift of plastic surgery? If so, you’re not alone. Since this trend …

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Sheds Light On Important Issue

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October 21, 2015 marked the fourth annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day. The first-ever event took place in San Francisco on October 17, 2012, but has since expanded to include 175 events in all 50 states nationwide. “Breast reconstruction following a mastectomy or lumpectomy is not for every woman,” states the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Plastic Surgery Foundation, …

Areola Reduction Surgery on the Rise

The average areola is approximately 4.5 centimeters in diameter, but they can become enlarged due to natural sagging with age or breastfeeding. Disproportionately large areolae can also be related to heredity and hormonal changes during puberty. Knowledge that the area surrounding the nipple is larger than normal can erode a woman’s self-esteem and lead to intimacy issues, diminished confidence and …

Back to School Plastic Surgery for Teens on the Rise

September marks the start of the school year when many teens return to the classroom with fuller breasts, new noses, plumper lips – and few raised eyebrows. The American Society for Plastic Surgery (ASPS) reports that some 64,000 teenagers had cosmetic surgery in 2013, and the bulk of those procedures take place over summer break. The two-month vacation allows plenty …

NYC Cosmetic Surgeon Reflects on the New Face of Plastic Surgery

The reasons to seek cosmetic enhancement go far beyond the traditional means of correcting a deformity or enhancing one’s natural assets. These days, people enlist the help of a NYC cosmetic surgeon for everything from a replication of a famous celebrity’s lips to the desire to win more money by having a better “Poker face.” The NY Times recently reported …

Embarrassing Breast Tissue in Your Armpit? Here’s What You Can Do

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Accessory breast tissue, also called hypermastia, is essentially extra breast tissue and is a common developmental phenomenon. It occurs in 2-6% of the general population and can occur in men or women. Accessory breast tissue surgery entails the removal of the excess tissue by a qualified plastic surgeon like Dr. Preminger in order to restore the naturally smooth contours of …