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We found 9 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Everyday Health near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Jeremy Boyd White, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
20950 Ne 27th Court; #302
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy White is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. White include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. White has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. White (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Drew Evan Schnitt, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 490
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Drew Schnitt is a specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Schnitt include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schnitt takes. His education and training includes medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. In addition to English, Dr. Schnitt (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Alberto Sergio Santibanez-Gallerani, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
21150 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 200
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Alberto Gallerani is a plastic surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Gallerani's clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Gallerani's residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gallerani is an in-network provider for 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 South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Paul Amunategui, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
21355 E Dixie Highway; Suite 109
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Amunategui is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients rated Dr. Amunategui highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Amunategui is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Thomas John Zaydon Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
20800 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 203
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Zaydon sees patients in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Homestead, FL. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Zaydon speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Monmouth Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Patients gave Dr. Zaydon an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Facelift, Arm Lift, Skin Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Yoav Barnavon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 550
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Yoav Barnavon specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Barnavon (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Chinese. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Barnavon is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Barnavon attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Andres Guillermo Sarraga, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
21110 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 103
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Andres Sarraga is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Sarraga is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patient ratings for Dr. Sarraga average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Sarraga speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4330 Sheridan Street; 102
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Caplan's medical specialty is plastic surgery and hand surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Caplan include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Caplan is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and St. George's University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Yude Globerman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
3700 Washington Street; Suite #208
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. David Globerman is a pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Globerman's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Globerman takes. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Breast ... (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.