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Implants or Fat Grafting? Why Not Both?

Lately, some women have been intrigued by the idea of "natural" breast augmentation. At our Westchester, Manhattan, and Roslyn Heights offices, they often ask if fat transfer breast augmentation is an option for them. Fat transfer breast augmentation takes fat from an area of the patient's body where's it's unwanted and transfers it to the breasts. It can be an excellent option for many women, but only if the goal is a very modest increase…

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Breast Augmentation Can Be More Subtle Than You Think

You’re not alone if you’ve considered breast augmentation but hesitated for fear of looking “fake” or “worked on.” Thanks to the over-the-top breast augmentation trends of the past, there’s a common misconception that breast implants can only create disproportionately large, unnatural-looking results. In reality, subtle enhancements are often all it takes to bring your features into proportion and attractively accentuate your natural curves. As our breast augmentation patients in Westchester County and Manhattan have found, today's…

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Swimming, Flying & Running After Breast Augmentation: Your Questions Answered

After your breast augmentation, you’ll likely be eager to return to your usual activities as soon as it's safely possible. Travel and exercise top many women’s post-op to-do-lists. We caution our breast augmentation patients in Westchester and Manhattan that it may be tempting to jump back into your routine as soon as you're feeling up to it. But you must allow your body time to recover fully before taking these steps. Read on to learn more…

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Breast Implants for Active Women: What You Need to Know

Many Westchester women interested in breast implants live healthy, active lives. They want to make sure their breast enhancement procedures won’t get in the way of their exercise routines. Fortunately, women today have many customizable choices when it comes to breast augmentation. Working with a board-certified plastic surgeon such as Dr. Newman, you can request specific details that will work beautifully with your active lifestyle. A few of the most important choices include implant material,…

Treating Asymmetry of the Breasts (See It to Believe it!)

Treating Asymmetry of the Breasts (See It to Believe it!)

Asymmetry in the human anatomy is not as uncommon as you may think. Many men and women experience slight differences in symmetry, for example, as related to foot size, hand size, arm length, facial features, even the organs or the hemispheres of the brain. Most of the time, the asymmetry most people experience is so slight that it isn’t even noticeable, at least not to the untrained eye. Asymmetry of the breasts is not uncommon.…

Can I Breastfeed with Implants?

Can I Breastfeed with Implants?

With August being National Breastfeeding Month, let’s reflect on the age-old way of feeding and nourishing babies, breastfeeding. We’ve heard of countless benefits that come to babies, and even mamas, when breastfeeding is a part of the baby’s daily ritual. WomensHealth.gov reports that breastfeeding helps infants to stay healthier and can even prevent some illnesses as breastfed babies grow up. Any woman who has breastfed one or more infants will likely tell you she lost…

What Are Realistic Goals for Plastic Surgery?

What Are Realistic Goals for Plastic Surgery?

As any doctor should tell you, plastic surgery is a very personal decision. Patients can read so much online, watch as much television as they like, studying celebrities who may or may not have had plastic surgery done, but at the end of the day, it is the patient herself (or himself!) who has to be able to live with—and love!—the results. Plastic surgery is not a cookie cutter operation. What works for a friend…

What Is The Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation

What Is the Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation?

Getting breast implants changes your appearance and your life. Your new and improved physique alters how you look and how you feel. You may wish to choose a new wardrobe to accentuate your assets and you will likely notice a strong boost of confidence in many aspects of life. The Average Lifetime of a Breast Augmentation Once your surgery and recovery period have concluded, the average lifetime of a breast augmentation may be the last…

Ten Things You May Not Know About breast Implants

Ten Things You May Not Know about Breast Implants

Getting the perfect breast implants can be a life-changing experience. You should always feel comfortable in your own skin, and there’s no shame in enhancing your body to meet your desires and preferences. If you’re considering a breast augmentation, it helps to do a little research first to familiarize yourself with your choices, the overall procedure, and the breast implants recovery period. Here’s a list of 10 interesting facts you may not know about breast…

Understanding Pregnancy After Breast Augmentation

Understanding Pregnancy after Breast Augmentation

Most women begin dreaming of making changes to their bodies long before future children are even a twinkle in their eyes. This is especially true in cases of breast implants, making pregnancy after breast augmentation a fairly common occurrence. Breast augmentations occur most frequently in women between the ages of 20 and 39, closely followed by the age 40-54 group, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Data from 2012 reports about 82,500…