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Dr. Anthony Nicholas Dardano, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
951 Nw 13th Street; Suite 4d
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Dardano specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Dardano is professionally affiliated with Broward Health North and West Boca Medical Center. Before completing his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, Dr. Dardano attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Thorne Farber, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7700 West Camino Real; Suite 403
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Scott Farber's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Farber obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Farber is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Delray Medical Center, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, and West Boca Medical Center.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Parker Bogue, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
660 Glades Road; Suite 380
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. David Bogue's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. The average patient rating for Dr. Bogue is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Bogue completed a residency program at Georgetown University Hospital. He has received the distinction of Professional Recognition: Chief of Surgery, Boca Raton Regional Hospital RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Bogue is professionally affiliated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Pec Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Ross Berman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
670 Glades Road; 240
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Berman is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Berman average 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Berman include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Berman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Dr. Daniel E OHara, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
660 Glades Road; Suite 380
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Daniel O'Hara is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Boca Raton, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. O'Hara include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6877 Sw 18th Street; Suite H201
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Ress sees patients in Boca Raton, FL. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Ress include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Ress graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ress honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Hilton Becker, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
670 Glades Road; Suite 220
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Hilton Becker is a plastic surgeon in Boca Raton, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Becker include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Becker has received the following distinctions: Excellence in Heath Care; South Florida Business Journal Finalist for Physician of the Year; and Top Breast Cancer Reconstructive Surgeons.

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What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgery to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts in order to ease discomfort.

When women have unusually large breasts, the weight of the breast tissue can cause significant pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. If the breast tissue pulls the shoulders down in a certain way, nerve problems can result, leading to a feeling of pins and needles in the arms and hands. The skin underneath large breasts can suffer from rashes. Women with unusually large or heavy breasts might not be able to participate in sports or other activities that they would like to do. Large breasts can also lead to unwanted attention and a significant loss of self-esteem for many women.

Some men may also seek to have breast reduction surgery. Due to certain hormonal disorders, men can sometimes develop enlarged breast tissue, called gynecomastia. This condition can be a source of great emotional distress.

During a breast reduction surgery, the patient is usually ‘put to sleep’ with general anesthesia. An incision is made around the areola, the dark area around the nipple, and sometimes down the underside of the breast as well. Through this incision, the breast tissue is removed, lifted, and shaped. The areola and nipple are repositioned higher on the breast. Then the new breast is sutured, or sewn closed. The entire procedure takes between two and five hours. For several weeks after the reduction, the new breasts will be swollen from surgery, and their size will continue to change until healing is complete. Scars are usually small but visible right after surgery, but they fade after several months.

In order to be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery, a patient must be in good general health, not significantly overweight, not a smoker (or able to stop smoking temporarily), and old enough that the patient’s breasts have finished developing. Although there are several good reasons to undergo breast reduction surgery, there are risks as well. Some of these risks are related to surgery in general, such as risks for anesthesia or blood clots. Others are specific to breast reduction surgery, and they include the risk of asymmetrical breasts, decreased sensation in the breasts, or an inability to breastfeed in the future.
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