Plastic Surgery and the Coronavirus Pandemic

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New York City, NY The news across the United States regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has sparked some concerns, causing many to anticipate how shutdowns will affect their daily routine. As a physician who is dedicated to the safety and health of patients, our top-rated plastic surgeon in New York City, Dr. Aviva Preminger at Preminger Plastic Surgery, is …

Breast Implant Illness is becoming more Common. Here’s what you Should Know

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New York City, NY Dr. B. Aviva Preminger first made you aware of BIA-ALCL last year. Standing for breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, this type of cancer attacks the immune system. Also known as Breast Implant Illness or BII, BIA-ALCL forms in the scar tissue and/or fluid that surround the implant. For years, BIA-ALCL has been described as a …

Dr. B. Aviva Preminger named among EWIM by Castle Connolly

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New York City, NY Manhattan plastic surgeon, Aviva Preminger, MD, has been recognized by Castle Connolly Top Doctors as one of the Exceptional Women in Medicine (EWIM) for 2019. To be considered for this recognition, the doctor must first be nominated by peers, and then a team of physicians thoroughly research and vet the best candidates. For 25 years, Castle …

Best Treatments for Getting Rid of “Saddlebags”

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New York City, NY Some women are genetically predisposed to store extra fat in the outer thigh area. Commonly known as “saddlebags,” these bulges can actually make the top of the thighs look wider than the hips, giving a distinctive pear-shaped figure. If you have prominent saddlebags and are wondering about one of the best options for reducing these stubborn …

Would Plastic Surgery Make a Good Graduation Gift?

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Forget the new car—the hot new graduation gift is plastic surgery. College graduates, and perhaps to a lesser extent, high school graduates, have increasingly been receiving a visit to the plastic surgery office as a reward for their academic accomplishments. Cosmetic enhancements can make an ideal graduation gift, since it may take some time to recover, depending on the surgery. …

Financing Cosmetic Surgery with Your Tax Refund

During 2016, Americans spent about $16 billion on cosmetic surgeries and enhancements. It’s quite likely that even more Americans wanted to invest in cosmetic surgery, but weren’t sure they could afford it. Since it’s usually considered an elective procedure, cosmetic surgery isn’t often covered by health insurance. But if you have your heart set on improving your looks, tax refund …

Importance of Choosing a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Whether you’re considering Botox injections or a tummy tuck, there are many important decisions when selecting a plastic surgeon. To reduce the risk of experiencing complications or an unfavorable outcome, it’s crucial to find a doctor who is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Board certification signals that the surgeon has met several demanding requirements, has …

Cosmetic Procedures Are Increasingly Popular Among Millennials

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Botox, dermal fillers, and more extensive treatments like facelifts have long been prized by older adults for their ability to turn back the clock. But increasingly, plastic surgeons are seeing patients who are too young to worry about crow’s feet and sagging necks. Millennials are fueling the surge in minimally invasive cosmetic treatments in the U.S. Botox is becoming particularly …

Facelifts and Fat Transfers Rising in Popularity

The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) periodically releases statistics on the numbers of each type of cosmetic surgery that patients in the U.S. have. The latest data reflect a rising demand for autologous fat transfers to sculpt the body and facelifts to turn back the clock. In 2016, the ASPS reported that cosmetic surgeons in the U.S. performed 17.1 …