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Dr. Eric Jason Stelnicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
100 S.e. 15th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eric Stelnicki sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. His medical specialty is pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient ratings for Dr. Stelnicki average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Stelnicki attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Robert Ivy award, AAPS. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital Miramar, and Bethesda Health.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy Boyd White, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3230 Stirling Road; Suite 3
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy White is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. White average 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. White is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. White's education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor. In addition to English, Dr. White (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. White is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Dr. David Alan Rankin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2322 E. Oakland Park Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. David Rankin is a specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Rankin attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida for residency. 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. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rankin takes. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. In addition to English, Dr. Rankin speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, and JFK Medical Center (East Florida).

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. James Warren Fletcher IV, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2320 Ne 9 Street; Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. James Fletcher specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Fletcher honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fletcher attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Rhode Island Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Health System and Broward Health.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis ... (Read more)

Dr. Russell Frank Sassani, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4161 Nw 5th Street; Suite 100
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Russell Sassani practices plastic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Sassani an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include dermabrasion, vaginoplasty, and vaginal rejuvenation. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sassani attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency.

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Dr. Lisa Joann Learn, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4900 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Lisa Learn specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Lauderdale Lakes, FL. She graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Deaconess Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Patient reviews placed Dr. Learn at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Health System and Broward Health.

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

Dr. Chance T Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1754 East Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Chance Kaplan is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Oakland Park, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Dr. Kaplan is affiliated with Broward Health. He attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida for residency. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaplan honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Rainer Elmar Sachse, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
2818 E Oakland Park Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Rainer Sachse's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Sachse is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Sachse is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Lip Implants, ... (Read more)

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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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