Tummy Tucks: 3 Surprising Medical Benefits

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The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reports that over the last four years, the number of tummy tucks performed in the U.S. has risen 87 percent, making it among the most requested cosmetic surgery procedures among women. Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is frequently sought post-pregnancy or after major weight loss. Unlike diet and exercise alone, which …

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 …

Transform These 5 Problem Areas with Lipo in NYC

Transform These 5 Problem Areas with Lipo in NYC

Body contouring procedures have advanced significantly over the past decade, with the help of laser-assisted liposuction. This cutting-edge treatment works best on patients who have localized collections of body fat. Generally speaking, liposuction can be viewed as more of a refining instrument rather than a means to drop drastic amounts of weight. If you have isolated problem areas, whether love …

Top 3 NYC Plastic Surgery Trends

Top 3 NYC Plastic Surgery Trends

While bigger breasts and sculpted bodies remain the two most common requests of plastic surgeons, medical advancements and cultural shifts have propelled other lesser-known procedures to the top of the list. Butt augmentation, labiaplasty and facial rejuvenation through fat injections are now more popular than ever, thanks in part to social media personalities like Kim Kardashian. Several surgeons spoke to …

Kybella- Sculpt the Chin without Plastic Surgery

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Dermal Filler

Soon, people may be able to sculpt a double chin into a more attractive facial profile without surgery or downtime. The FDA recently approved an injectable solution known as Kybella, used to eliminate pockets of fat under the chin, known as submental fat. Patients may be able to get Kybella in NYC as soon as next month. For some patients, …

Skin Tightening Benefits of Laser Lipo

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For men and women yearning for a trimmer waistline, svelte thighs or help with other problem areas padded with stubborn fat deposits, liposuction is one of the most recommended procedures for a fast fix. No matter which type of lipo performed, perhaps the most critical factor in a good liposuction outcome is the skill and experience of your plastic surgeon. …

Studies Find Buttock Augmentation & Vaginal Rejuvenation Safe and Effective

Studies Find Buttock Augmentation & Vaginal Rejuvenation Safe and Effective

Important long-awaited research findings were reported in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery regarding two of plastic surgery’s fastest growing procedures—gluteoplasty, more commonly known as butt augmentation, and labiaplasty, or vaginal rejuvenation. The results, published in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, focused on studies involving the safety and effectiveness of these two …

Liposuction – Will the Fat Come Back and Where?

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Liposuction is often touted as the most effective body contouring procedure for men and women looking to permanently rid themselves of unwanted fat. Flabby love handles, jiggly thighs, sagging underarms and bulging stomachs are some of the most common areas suctioned out in this minimally invasive treatment which has been around for decades. But what happens to all those fat …

Can Liposuction be Performed under Local Anesthesia?

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For many patients who are worried about general anesthesia risks, the option of local anesthetic or even twilight sedation is preferable when going under the knife. Body contouring procedures like liposuction can be performed using local anesthesia, local with IV sedation, or general anesthesia. When using local injections of lidocaine, patients are conscious and able to talk to the surgeon …

Can I Have A Tummy Tuck If I Am Not Done Having Kids?

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Although there is some debate as to the best time to have a tummy tuck, the basic answer to the question is “yes”–abdominoplasty will not present a problem for future pregnancies. Most plastic surgeons, however, do recommend waiting to have tummy tuck surgery until you’re done having children. This is because a post-abdominoplasty pregnancy can affect long-term results and satisfaction with the original …