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Nasal Valve Collapse – Long Island Rhinoplasty

Published on February 7, 2014 by

Nasal obstruction is an unfortunate condition. If you’re dealing with breathing issues and want to find out whether or not you have a nasal valve collapse, it’s extremely helpful to visit a qualified, experienced plastic surgeon. Rhinoplasty may be able

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Facelift – Sagging Skin Collagen Elastin Long Island

Published on January 24, 2014 by

Do you have deep creases on your face and neck caused by sagging skin? The aging process involves a reduction in the amount of collagen and elastin in skin tissue, making it looser. Plastic surgeons take away extra loose skin

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Pinched Nasal Tip – Long Island Rhinoplasty

Published on January 10, 2014 by

The nose is the focal point of the face; thus, it’s one of the primary things a person will notice when meeting someone for the first time. If your nose has aesthetic issues, it can make a strong impression, often

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Tummy Tuck Recovery – Abdominoplasty Long Island

Published on December 13, 2013 by

If well-defined abs, less abdominal fat, and no loose tummy skin sound like tempting propositions, an abdominoplasty procedure is worth every penny. After the area has been recontoured and the incisions have been closed, you’ll be ready for the tummy

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Angelina Jolie saved someone’s life today

Published on May 14, 2013 by

I am sure that Angelina Jolie did not write her letter in the NY Times with that intention in mind (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/opinion/my-medical-choice.html?_r=0). But in her writing it is clear that she realized that she faced a difficult personal choice and knew

NY State Law requires discussion of breast reconstruction

Published on August 19, 2010 by

While there is not much to be excited about regarding legislative efforts in Albany, this past week Governor Paterson signed into law bill A10094B to amend the public health law in relation to information and access to breast reconstructive surgery.

After Cancer, Removing a Healthy Breast

Published on March 11, 2010 by

On March 8, 2010, Tara Parker-Pope wrote an interesting article in the NY Times (http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/08/after-cancer-women-remove-healthy-breast/) about the increasing frequency of what is called contralateral prophylactic mastectomy. This refers to removal of the healthy breast on the other side at the

The EARLY act – issues and controversies

Published on July 11, 2009 by

On March 26, 2009, Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) introduced a bill with a stated objective to increase awareness of the risks of breast cancer in young women and provide support for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. The bill (H.R.

Update from the 25th Annual Atlanta Breast Symposium….

Published on January 17, 2009 by

I am excited to be attending the 25th annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium. This is the premier meeting dealing with advances in Plastic Surgery of the breast. It is organized by many of my former colleagues from Emory University, where

Some Hidden Choices in Breast Reconstruction

Published on December 26, 2008 by

The New York Times published an interesting article on breast reconstruction (www.nytimes.com/2008/12/23/health/23beauty.html?em). The premise of the article was that some plastic surgeons do not offer their patients all of the available options for breast reconstruction because they are not proficient