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We found 6 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept AARP near Lake Success, NY.

Dr. Randall Scott Feingold, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
833 Northern Boulevard; Suite 160
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Randall Feingold works as a plastic surgeon. Dr. Feingold is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Feingold is an in-network provider for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Feingold completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Feingold (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Neil Tanna, MBA, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1991 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Neil Tanna specializes in plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Lake Success, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, and New York, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tanna include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He honors AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Tanna graduated from Albany Medical College. He has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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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. Alan Marc Freedman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
885 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Alan Freedman is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Freedman's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and Winthrop-University Hospital. Dr. Freedman has an open panel.

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Dr. Sanford Dubner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Other
410 Lakeville Road; Suite 310
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Sanford Dubner's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and head and neck surgery; he sees patients in New Hyde Park, NY and Lake Success, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Dubner is professionally affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dubner accepts. Dr. Dubner's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Diana Y Yoon-Schwartz, PhD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1010 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Diana Yoon-Schwartz is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Yoon-Schwartz graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Yoon-Schwartz is an in-network provider for AARP, Medicare, and United Healthcare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Yoon-Schwartz (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Korean. She is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and North Central Bronx Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Armen Kevork Kasabian, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1991 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Armen Kasabian practices plastic surgery and hand surgery in New Hyde Park, NY and Lake Success, NY. Dr. Kasabian's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Kasabian is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kasabian has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Kasabian (or staff) speaks Armenian and Russian. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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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.