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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
460 Creamery Way; Suite 110
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wingate is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Wingate is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Wingate's hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. Dr. Wingate is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Francine Anne Cedrone, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
491 John Young Way; Suite 320
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Francine Cedrone sees patients in Paoli, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Exton, PA. Her medical specialty is plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Cedrone is 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include dermabrasion, deviated septum, and rhinoplasty. Dr. Cedrone takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cedrone's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Main Line Health. She is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction with Flap Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
460 Creamery Way; Suite 110
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Paul Kim's specialties are plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practices in Exton, PA. Dr. Kim's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. Dr. Kim's practice is open to new patients. He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Saul Caplan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
491 John Young Way; Suite 320
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Howard Caplan is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Caplan's areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Caplan's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Main Line Health. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Richard Eugene Kirschner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Richard Kirschner specializes in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include general reconstruction, gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction), and cleft lip and palate repair. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kirschner studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kirschner is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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All Interests: Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Vascular Malformations, Burn ... (Read more)

Dr. Nestor Adolfo Veitia, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Nestor Veitia works as a plastic surgeon in West Chester, PA and Paoli, PA. Dr. Veitia's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgery to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts in order to ease discomfort.

When women have unusually large breasts, the weight of the breast tissue can cause significant pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. If the breast tissue pulls the shoulders down in a certain way, nerve problems can result, leading to a feeling of pins and needles in the arms and hands. The skin underneath large breasts can suffer from rashes. Women with unusually large or heavy breasts might not be able to participate in sports or other activities that they would like to do. Large breasts can also lead to unwanted attention and a significant loss of self-esteem for many women.

Some men may also seek to have breast reduction surgery. Due to certain hormonal disorders, men can sometimes develop enlarged breast tissue, called gynecomastia. This condition can be a source of great emotional distress.

During a breast reduction surgery, the patient is usually ‘put to sleep’ with general anesthesia. An incision is made around the areola, the dark area around the nipple, and sometimes down the underside of the breast as well. Through this incision, the breast tissue is removed, lifted, and shaped. The areola and nipple are repositioned higher on the breast. Then the new breast is sutured, or sewn closed. The entire procedure takes between two and five hours. For several weeks after the reduction, the new breasts will be swollen from surgery, and their size will continue to change until healing is complete. Scars are usually small but visible right after surgery, but they fade after several months.

In order to be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery, a patient must be in good general health, not significantly overweight, not a smoker (or able to stop smoking temporarily), and old enough that the patient’s breasts have finished developing. Although there are several good reasons to undergo breast reduction surgery, there are risks as well. Some of these risks are related to surgery in general, such as risks for anesthesia or blood clots. Others are specific to breast reduction surgery, and they include the risk of asymmetrical breasts, decreased sensation in the breasts, or an inability to breastfeed in the future.