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Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
810 Biesterfield; Suite 302
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kagan's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His training includes residency programs at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Kagan's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kagan accepts. Dr. Kagan has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. Dr. Kagan's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stefan Mark Szczerba, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
10400 West Higgins Road; Suite 100
Rosemont, IL
 

Dr. Stefan Szczerba is a plastic surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks Polish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Szczerba include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and St. Alexius Medical Center. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, Dr. Szczerba completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Szczerba has received include Castle Connolly's Top Doctors; Patient' Choice Award; and Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Doctor, Chicago Plastic Surgeon, RealSelf Top Doctor.

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

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

Dr. Mansour Vincent Makhlouf, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
9301 Golf Road, Golf Sumac Professional Building; Suite 110
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Mansour Makhlouf specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery and practices in Des Plaines, IL and Chicago, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Makhlouf include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Makhlouf is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Makhlouf has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Makhlouf (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Sinai Health System, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Makhlouf has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Stephen A Madry, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
810 Biesterfield Road; Suite 308
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Madry's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Madry's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $3,158
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $666
Dr. Trista Negele, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 2004
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Trista Negele is a plastic surgery specialist. Her areas of expertise include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Negele is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Negele's education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University.

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Relevant Interests: , breast lift

All Interests: Breast Lift, Juvederm, Burns, Otoplasty, Skin Cancer, Ear Problems, Scar Revision, Thigh Lift, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rudolph Frank Dolezal, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
605 W Central Road; Suite 205
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Rudolph Dolezal is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dolezal include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck revision, and male tummy tuck. Dr. Dolezal honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Dolezal graduated from Rush Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, Facelift, ... (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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