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How to Prepare for Breast Reconstruction

July 20, 2020
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Getting ready to have breast reconstruction surgery may seem overwhelming, but rest assured that double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua B. Hyman will help you be as prepared as possible. He will provide clear instructions for you to follow before surgery. These will likely include things like adjusting your current medications and requesting time off work to recover. Learn more below.

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Category: Breast Surgery

Do I Need to Wear a Bra After Breast Reconstruction?

July 15, 2020
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It’s normal to have a lot of questions running through your mind before your breast reconstruction. Double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua B. Hyman will make sure that you know what to expect. To help you feel ready, we’re answering a question we commonly receive about breast reconstruction: “Do I need to wear a bra after my procedure?”

Wearing a Bra During Surgical Recovery

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Category: Breast Surgery

What Type of Implant is Best for Reconstruction?

July 15, 2020
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Different types of breast implants Several types of implants are available to restore the shape of your breasts after lumpectomy or mastectomy. Each one can be a good choice, though there are slight differences in look, feel, and performance. Understanding these considerations will help you figure out what is best for your breast reconstruction.

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Category: Breast Surgery

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

June 30, 2020
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A breast reduction procedure can provide considerable benefits to women seeking smaller, more proportionate breasts. In fact, breast reduction has one of the highest patient satisfaction rates of all plastic surgeries. Keep reading to discover three ways that this procedure can positively impact your life.

1. Breast Reduction Alleviates Discomfort

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Category: Breast Surgery

The Most Common Fat Transfer Questions, Answered

June 18, 2020
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Fat transfer, also known as fat grafting or lipofilling, is an excellent method of augmenting the face and body. It involves removing fat from one area, purifying it, and injected it elsewhere. The technique has become popular amongst patients seeking natural-looking, long-lasting enhancement —without the use of implants or fillers.

Are you wondering if this is the right cosmetic procedure for you? These answers to common fat grafting questions will help you make that call.

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Category: Plastic Surgery

How Soon Can I Tan After Breast Augmentation?

May 15, 2020
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Tanning is an important part of many women’s beauty routines. You may be wondering how soon is too soon to add color to your skin following breast augmentation surgery. It depends on a few things, including your preferred method of tanning. Keep reading to learn more.

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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

April 24, 2020
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Women who undergo breast augmentation can generally expect their results to last for many years. However, breast implants aren’t lifetime medical devices. The outer shell can wear out over time, or some other issue may arise.

Most breast implants will need to be removed and exchanged sometime after placement. This is something to consider when deciding if breast enhancement is right for you.

Modern silicone implants typically maintain their integrity for 15 years or more. Meanwhile, saline implants may require replacement after 10 years. However, these numbers are just averages; breast implants don’t have an expiration date.

When Should I Replace My Implants?

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Category: Breast Surgery

Tummy Tuck – Prepare for Summer!

March 19, 2020
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Tummy tuck surgery (abdominoplasty) is an incredibly effective way to sculpt and tone your entire midsection. With this procedure, board-certified New York plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Hyman can significantly improve the look and feel of your belly and surrounding areas by:

Eliminating stubborn deposits of fat from the hips and belly Correct diastasis recti by reattaching separated abdominal muscles Remove excess and unnecessary skin from the midbody

Tummy tuck surgery opens up clothing options, helps to improve physical comfort and range of motion, and creates a more desirable appearance. Addressing diastasis recti may help reduce risks for a hiatial hernia, eliminate low back…

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Category: Body Contouring

Why Breast Augmentation is the Top Plastic Surgery Procedure in the U.S.

February 28, 2020
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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation has been the top plastic surgery procedure in the United States since 2006. That’s a lot of time at the top of the heap! Here, we discuss the prime reasons why we believe hundreds of thousands of women undergo this procedure annually.

Breast Augmentation Lets You Realize Your Cosmetic Goals

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Category: Breast Surgery

Top Reasons to Have a Breast Augmentation

February 20, 2020

While trends in breast augmentation have fluctuated over the years, the popularity of this cosmetic surgery has remained consistently high. Breast augmentation can address several common concerns with breast appearance, and there are several benefits to having the procedure.

Double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Joshua B. Hyman, is thorough and passionate about delivering the results that you want. His experience and training allow him to evaluate your frame, anatomy, and treatment goals in order to help you create your ideal look. 

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