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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 specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Stelnicki's areas of expertise include the following: cleft lip and palate, facial problems, and eyelid surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Bethesda Health, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. Patient reviews placed Dr. Stelnicki at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the distinction of Robert Ivy award, AAPS.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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, who practices in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. White (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. White include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Holy Cross Hospital. Before performing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. White attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. White accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

Dr. Peter Jon Simon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3201 N Federal Highway; Suite 302
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Peter Simon practices plastic surgery in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Simon include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

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

Dr. David Rankin works as a plastic surgeon. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Rankin include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Dr. Rankin attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: RealSelf Top Doctor. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, and JFK Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Chance Kaplan, who practices in Oakland Park, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaplan include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Kaplan performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Nipple Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Russell Sassani is a plastic surgeon in Plantation, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sassani include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Pec Implants, Butt ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Rainer Sachse's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sachse at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Dr. Sachse is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

Dr. Zoran Potparic, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1116 E Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Zoran Potparic is a plastic surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Potparic include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received professional recognition including the following: British Council Scholar, J. Redcliff Infirmary Craniofacial Surgery, Oxford, UK. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision , breast implant revision, breast lift

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

Dr. John Michael Thomassen, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2800 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 103
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. John Thomassen practices plastic surgery in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Thomassen accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center, Dr. Thomassen attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Thomassen (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Russian. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

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. Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Learn accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Deaconess Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

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

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What is Cosmetic Breast Surgery?

When a woman is dissatisfied with the appearance of her breasts, she may consider cosmetic breast surgery. Lack of tissue, sagging due to breastfeeding, and deformities present at birth are some of the most common reasons why women may choose to surgically enhance their breasts. Breast augmentation and breast lift are the most frequently performed cosmetic procedures on the breast.

In breast augmentation, enlargement of the breast is accomplished using either implants or the patient’s own fat. Implants are clear shells that may be filled with saltwater solution or silicone. They come in varying sizes and shapes. There are different approaches to placing the implant as well. Incision locations can be:

  • Peri-areolar, or around the outline of the areola.
  • Inframammary, or along the crease of the breast.
  • Transaxillary, or through the armpit.
  • Transumbilical, or through the belly button.
You and your surgeon will discuss your needs, preferences, and limitations to determine the type of implant and incision to use.

Using one’s own fat for breast enlargement starts with a procedure called liposuction, which is the removal of excess fat from other parts of the body. After the fat is collected, it is rid of impurities and then injected into the breast. This option suits those who do not wish to have foreign materials placed inside their bodies.

Deformities such as tubular breasts may also be corrected using breast augmentation. Tubular breasts are characterized by small, droopy breasts and a narrow base. Aside from placement of an implant, the surgeon cuts the breast tissue to release the tightness and make the base wider.

Breast implants are not lifelong devices. They may rupture or you may develop capsular contracture, which is the hardening of scar tissue around the implant. If these complications occur, you may need to get another surgery to replace or remove your implants.

While a breast augmentation enlarges the breast, a breast lift, also called mastopexy, raises the breast by repositioning the nipple and removing excess skin. Breast lifts can be done using three techniques. If there is only a small amount of sagging, removal of excess skin around the outline of the areola may accomplish the desired result. This technique is called a doughnut lift. If your nipples are just at or slightly below the level of your breast fold, your surgeon may recommend a lollipop lift. This type of lift involves a doughnut lift and a vertical incision from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease. If you have a lot of excess skin, your surgeon may recommend an anchor lift. This technique is similar to the lollipop lift, but it also involves a crescent-shaped incision along the breast fold to be able to remove more excess skin. Sometimes loss of breast volume accompanies sagging. If this is the case, an augmentation can be performed in combination with the lift procedure.

Because nerves around the nipple are cut during surgery and need time to heal, temporary loss of sensation in this area is common after having a breast lift. Sensation is usually regained after several weeks to a few months. Although uncommon, loss of sensation may also be permanent, especially if a significant amount of tissue around the nipple was removed.

Both breast augmentation and breast lift are typically done in an outpatient facility and do not require a hospital stay. Following surgery, you should apply a cold compress over your breasts for the first 24 hours and keep your upper body elevated -- even during sleep -- for the first few days. You will also be given a special type of bra to wear while you are recovering. Using cold compresses, staying elevated, and wearing the special bra help minimize swelling and pain. Strenuous activities like running and working out should be avoided for four to six weeks, but light exercise may be started about one week after your procedure.

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