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We found 7 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueSelect Essential near Palm Springs, FL.

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. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pillersdorf include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. 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 is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Pillersdorf is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY).

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

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

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

Dr. Dov Eidelman is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Eidelman's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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 attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

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

Dr. Kris M Reddy, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1501 Forest Hill Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Kris Reddy practices plastic surgery. He graduated from Andhra Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reddy include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and BlueSelect, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with JFK Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (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 specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patient reviews placed Dr. Vinyard at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Vinyard (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Vinyard is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

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

Dr. Jose Alberto Alberto Navarro, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1620 S Congress Avenue; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. Jose Navarro is a plastic surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Navarro honors. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Navarro is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

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

Dr. Hatem Ahmed Abou-Sayed, MBA, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1620 South Congress Avenue; Suite 100
Palm Springs, FL
 

Dr. Hatem Abou-Sayed is a plastic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Abou-Sayed include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Abou-Sayed studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Abou-Sayed is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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

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

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

Dr. Ernesto Hayn practices plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Hayn is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hayn include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Ponce School of Medicine.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic 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.