Are You a Good Candidate for a Mini Tummy Tuck?

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In a recent interview with medical journal Cosmetic Town, NYC plastic surgeon B. Aviva Preminger explains the mini tummy tuck, also known as a partial abdominoplasty. This popular body contouring procedure is often sought by women who cannot rid themselves of stubborn fatty tissue and excess skin in the midsection that often results from major weight loss or pregnancy. Unlike a …

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 …

Do Breast Implants Need to Be Changed Every 10 Years?

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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 …

Cosmetic Injectables: Fact or Fiction?

The popularity of cosmetic injectables has skyrocketed over the years, but unfortunately, plenty of misconceptions linger. Your best source of reliable and credible information about cosmetic injectables is a plastic surgeon. In New York City, individuals who are curious about cosmetic injectables visit Dr. B. Aviva Preminger, who is renowned for her technical skills and artistry. Fiction: Botox causes “face …

FDA Approves New Juvederm Vollure XC Filler

Americans looking to turn back the clock to a more youthful appearance have yet another tool in their arsenal as of this month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new hyaluronic acid dermal filler manufactured by Allergan. Juvederm Vollure XC has been approved in Europe since 2013 (under the name Juvederm Volift), but will now be available to …

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 …

Getting Rhinoplasty? Here’s Your Pre-Surgery Checklist

There is much excitement in the weeks leading up to a rhinoplasty surgery. Soon you will have the beautiful new nose you’ve always dreamt of, and the renewed sense of self-confidence that comes with it! Dr. B. Aviva Preminger wants you to have one of the best possible results, so she will provide you with a detailed rhinoplasty pre-surgery checklist …

Dr. Preminger Selected as Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”

For the second consecutive year, Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr. B. Aviva Preminger has been selected as one of the nation’s “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for her qualifications and expertise in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Castle Connolly, a highly respected health research firm, has been America’s most trusted source for identifying one of the best …

Fixing Nose Job Problems with Corrective Rhinoplasty

Too big or too small, too asymmetrical or too bumpy. These are some of the most common complaints people have about their noses. The good news is that rhinoplasty can fix all of these problems, leaving you wondering why you didn’t have this plastic surgery sooner. But unfortunately, some people are still dissatisfied with the appearance of their noses after …