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Dr. Alan Barth Pillersdorf, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
1620 S Congress Avenue; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. Alan Pillersdorf's specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Pillersdorf include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Pillersdorf is affiliated with Bethesda Health and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY). Dr. Pillersdorf graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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.

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

Dr. William Joseph Vinyard, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1620 S Congress Avenue; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. William Vinyard is a plastic surgery specialist in Palm Springs, FL and Wellington, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Vinyard's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vinyard takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vinyard (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and JFK Medical Center (East Florida) - Main Campus.

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

Dr. Luis Antonio Vinas, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
550 S Quadrille Boulevard; Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Luis Vinas, who practices in West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Vinas's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient ratings for Dr. Vinas average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Vinas has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Vinas's professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and JFK Medical Center (East Florida).

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

Dr. Dov I Eidelman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1620 S. Congress; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. Dov Eidelman practices plastic surgery. Dr. Eidelman graduated from Albany Medical College. Clinical interests for Dr. Eidelman include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Eidelman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health, Palms West Hospital, and JFK Medical Center (East Florida).

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Dr. Ernesto Hayn, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1620 S Congress Avenue; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. Ernesto Hayn specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Hayn has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Hayn include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hayn accepts. Dr. Hayn attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and Ponce School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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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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