We found 7 providers matching breast reduction and who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Boca Raton, FL.

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

Dr. Anthony Dardano sees patients in Boca Raton, FL. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dardano accepts. Before completing his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, Dr. Dardano attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health North and West Boca Medical Center.

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

Dr. Scott Farber's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Farber include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Farber takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Farber studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). He is professionally affiliated with 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. Jonathan Ross Berman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
670 Glades Road; 240
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Berman specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patients gave Dr. Berman an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Berman has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor.

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

Dr. David Bogue's specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Bogue include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Bogue is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Professional Recognition: Chief of Surgery, Boca Raton Regional Hospital RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Dr. Andrew Michael Ress, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6877 Sw 18th Street; Suite H201
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Ress' area of specialization is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His professional affiliations include Boca Raton Regional Hospital and West Boca Medical Center. Dr. Ress graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Ress's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

Dr. Hilton Becker works as a plastic surgeon. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Dr. Becker honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. 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 professional recognition including the following: Excellence in Heath Care; South Florida Business Journal Finalist for Physician of the Year; and Top Breast Cancer Reconstructive Surgeons. He is professionally affiliated with Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

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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. Dr. O'Hara is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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