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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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The Psychological Benefits of a Breast Augmentation

February 10, 2020

Wanting to make physical changes to the body is common and can actually be healthy. This drive is often what motivates us to eat healthier and be more active. In its unhealthy form, feeling chronically upset about not looking a certain way can be very psychologically taxing. Dissatisfaction with your breasts can be frustrating, as there are no diet or exercise regimens that can add volume or improve cleavage. Breast augmentation can transform your figure, giving you fuller, more symmetrical breasts, but it is important to have realistic expectations for the procedure.

Many patients experience considerable psychological benefits from breast augmentation surgery, but you shouldn’t…

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Quick Facts about Breast Augmentation

January 27, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of women have a breast augmentation procedure every year. Whether you have spent years being self-conscious of asymmetrical or small breasts, or if pregnancy left your breasts deflated, know that you have options to enhance your breasts, attain a silhouette you love, and live your best life.

Double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua B. Hyman has helped many women achieve their desired shape with breast augmentation. Depending on your treatment goals and aesthetic preferences, you can choose between a fat transfer procedure or breast implants. Dr. Hyman is skilled at both methods of breast augmentation. He is also dedicated to understanding your…

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How Long Does Scar Revision Take?

January 13, 2020

Scars are an inevitable part of the body’s healing process after trauma or surgery. In many cases, scars fade considerably without intervention. However, sometimes a scar revision is the only way to make a scar less noticeable. The time between your injury to scar revision results depends on multiple factors.

In your complimentary consultation, our double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Hyman will assess your scar and your goals for treatment in order to determine the best course of action for you. For minor scars, a non-surgical procedure may be effective, while for darker or larger scars, a surgical scar revision may be necessary.

What is Scar Revision?

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Category: Plastic Surgery

Love Your Look this Holiday Season

November 18, 2019

You still have time to refresh your look for holiday photos and festivities. From fillers to facials, we have non-surgical solutions for a wide range of cosmetic concerns.

Call us at 212-517-5157 to schedule your free consultation with double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joshua Hyman. We have solutions for numerous skin conditions and imperfections—no surgery required!

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Fall is Breast Augmentation Season for a Reason

October 02, 2019

Choosing autumn for your breast augmentation procedure has several benefits. By scheduling around summer, you don’t have to miss a single pool party or endure high temperatures while you heal. You also have plenty of time to heal and get back in the gym before bikini season.

As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Joshua…

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Breast Augmentation Recovery Timeline

September 09, 2019

After a breast augmentation, you can expect to take about a week off work until discomfort and swelling subside. You will also have some physical activity restrictions for several weeks. Keep in mind that every breast augmentation patient and procedure is unique. Healing times vary based on where incisions are made, the placement of the implants, and the implant size.

Dr. Joshua Hyman is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who takes special care to provide each patient with personalized instructions for recovery. Our team is dedicated to supporting you at every stage of the breast augmentation process.

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Category: Breast Surgery

Reclaim Your Body with a Mommy Makeover

August 22, 2019

If pregnancy left you a body that doesn’t feel like yours, you are not alone. Sagging or deflated breasts, a protruding abdomen, and loose abdominal skin are some common ways that having a child can radically change your body. While dieting and exercising can get you to a healthy weight, some post-pregnancy conditions can’t be reversed with any amount of calorie counting or burpees.

Dr. Joshua Hyman is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who can help you regain your pre-pregnancy form and reclaim your body with a mommy makeover. A mommy makeover combines multiple cosmetic surgeries to restore your pre-baby form.

What Does a Mommy Makeover Include?

Mommy makeovers…

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