We found 9 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Medicare near Crestview Hills, KY.

Dr. Joel Patrick Maier, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
425 Centre View Boulevard
Crestview Hills, KY
 

Dr. Joel Maier's specialty is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maier include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Dr. Maier graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Maier honors Medicare insurance.

Read more

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Neil Vashi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Crestview Hills, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Vashi is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He attended Northeast Ohio Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Vashi's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Vashi is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

Read more

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

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

Dr. Robert P Hummel III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Crestview Hills, KY
 

Dr. Robert Hummel's specialty is plastic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Hummel's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hummel takes. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

Read more

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

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

Dr. Michael J Columbus, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Crestview, KY
 

Dr. Michael Columbus is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Columbus include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His professional affiliations include The Jewish Hospital and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Dr. Columbus graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. Patients gave Dr. Columbus an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

Read more

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

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

Dr. Michael Gregory Leadbetter, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Crestview Hills, KY
 

Dr. Michael Leadbetter is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Leadbetter's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati. Dr. Leadbetter is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and The Christ Hospital Health Network.

Read more

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

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

Dr. Gene E Ireland, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Edgewood, KY
 

Dr. Gene Ireland's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Ireland attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ireland is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Septoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down Syndrome, Nose ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel G Kuy, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
133 Barnwood Drive
Edgewood, KY
 

Dr. Daniel Kuy specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. He graduated from the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Bellevue Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kuy's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kuy's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and Anderson Hospital.

Read more

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Bryan Williams, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 100
Crestview Hills, KY
 

Dr. Richard Williams specializes in plastic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati and Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Williams attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

Read more

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

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

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
133 Barnwood Drive
Edgewood, KY
 

Dr. Allison Lied practices plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lied include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, West Hospital, and The Christ Hospital Health Network. Dr. Lied is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lied takes.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Credentials

Dental School

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.

Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.