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Weight Loss

Why Plastic Surgery Is Often Necessary After Massive Weight Loss

The skin stretches to accommodate underlying fat and muscle when you gain weight. Unfortunately, the skin may be extended beyond its capacity to bounce back. Losing weight is a tremendous accomplishment, especially for obese individuals, and it’s frustrating to carry excessive skin tissue after this transformation. Many people who lose 100 or more pounds struggle […]

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Breast Surgery

3 Reasons Women Choose to Correct Inverted Nipples with Breast Surgery

Breasts come in different sizes and shapes, and nipples are just as unique. Inverted nipples affect 2-10% of women and occur when the nipples point inward or lie flat in line with the breast tissue instead of pointing outward. They may cause functional problems and cosmetic issues and increase the risk of infection and irritation. […]

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Breast Augmentation

Weighing the Benefits of Breast Implant Options: Size, Shape and Fill

Breast augmentation with saline or silicone breast implants comes with various options to customize the implant and procedure to each woman’s unique needs and anatomy. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Arnold Breitbart, offers breast enhancement and will explain your implant choices during your consultation at our Long Island or Manhattan offices. Implant Fill All breast implants have […]

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Facial Plastic Surgery

Realize a More Youthful Appearance in Time for the Holidays with These Face Procedures

Many people time their facial plastic surgery or cosmetic treatment for a big event, including holiday gatherings where you haven’t seen certain family members in a while and want to look your best. The correct face procedure or non-surgical treatment depends on your cosmetic goals, the extent of facial aging and the timeline to the […]

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Tummy Tuck

Will Tummy Tuck Fix Diastasis Recti After Pregnancy?

The “six-pack” muscles are stretched during pregnancy and weight gain and often separate, leaving a visible gap and compromising abdominal muscle strength. Many women struggle with this abdominal rectus diastasis (or diastasis recti) and may experience lower back pain, poor posture and urinary incontinence. Rectus plication during the tummy tuck procedure can correct diastasis recti. […]

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Thigh LIft

How a Thigh Lift Eliminates Loose Skin on Your Upper Legs

Thigh Lift Long Island, NY

As you get older, your skin experiences many changes. Your body produces less collagen and elastin, which help maintain hydrated, tight tissues. The decrease in these proteins makes it difficult for your skin to bounce back after weight fluctuations. Pregnancy and significant weight loss often leave loose, sagging skin tissue that is challenging to treat […]

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Male Plastic Surgery

Why Men Look to Plastic Surgery for Youthful Facial Definition

Male Facial Plastic Surgery Long Island, NY

Men struggle with signs of aging and facial changes the same as women, but their reason for undergoing facial plastic surgery is different. While both genders wish for a younger look, women seek to restore or enhance femininity with softer features, such as round cheeks and wide eyes. Researchers have found that men want more […]

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Liposuction

How SmartLipo Works and When You’ll See Liposuction Results

Smart Lipo Vs. Traditional Liposuction Long Island, NY

Everyone struggles with areas of stubborn fat that won’t go away with diet and exercise. SmartLipo is a type of laser liposuction that reduces your recovery time, allowing you to return to work in as little as one day with less bruising and swelling. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Arnold Breitbart, offers SmartLipo® Triplex® to […]

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Breast Augmentation Breast Surgery

Ask Yourself These 5 Questions to See if You’re Ready for Breast Surgery

Breast Surgeon Manhattan, NY

Having an invasive procedure is a big decision, and you must weigh the pros and cons and understand what the surgery can do for you. Hundreds of thousands of women have breast surgery every year, and breast augmentation remains one of the most popular procedures. Whether you’re ready to improve your breasts’ size or shape […]

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Plastic Surgery

What are the Benefits of Combining Plastic Surgeries?

Cosmetic Surgeon Long Island, NY

Many people have one or more aspects of their appearance that they’re unhappy with when they look in the mirror. Maybe your eyebrows droop and hang over your eyelids, causing a tired appearance, or perhaps you have sagging breasts that are uneven. Whether your cosmetic concern is with your face, breasts and/or body, combining two […]

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