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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
740 S. Limestone; Ukmc, Ky Clinic, K454
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Daniel Stewart practices plastic surgery. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Stewart takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Critical Care
Suite K454, Division of Plastic Surgery; 740 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Lesley Wong is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Wong's areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. She is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Breast Reduction, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Carlos Vasconez, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Henry Vasconez's areas of specialization are hand surgery and pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery; he sees patients in Lexington, KY. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Vasconez include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Vasconez is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. Dr. Vasconez takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Central University of Ecuador.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. James Yhi Liau, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. James Liau is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Lexington, KY. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Liau is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Henry Grover Wells Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
135 E. Maxwell Street; Suite 402
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Henry Wells specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Lexington, KY. Dr. Wells attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wells honors. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital and Samaritan Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Therese-Anne Lien-Phuon Levan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Therese-Anne Levan sees patients in Lexington, KY. Her medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Levan graduated from Rush Medical College.

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Dr. Brian D Rinker, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Brian Rinker's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rinker include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rinker is professionally affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Rinker an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Michael J Bass, JD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
151 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 200
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Michael Bass is a plastic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY. His clinical interests include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Bass accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Dorothy H Clark, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Dorothy Clark practices plastic surgery in Lexington, KY. These areas are among Dr. Clark's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Dr. Susan M.H. Wermeling, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Susan Wermeling is a plastic surgeon. Dr. Wermeling's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. John Michael Moore, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1401 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B488
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. J. Moore's specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moore accepts. Dr. Moore is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Pec Implants, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and ... (Read more)

Dr. Monica Susan Hall, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3260 Blazer Parkway; Suite 102
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Monica Hall's specialty is plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hall at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
1760 Nicholasville Road; #601
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Cameron Schaeffer is a Lexington, KY physician who specializes in pediatric urology. Dr. Schaeffer's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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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.