We found 7 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept First Health near Houston, TX.

Dr. Norman H Rappaport, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1812
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Norman Rappaport's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rappaport's clinical interests include dermabrasion, moles, and body contouring. His professional affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Rappaport is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Rappaport has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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

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

Dr. Michael Louis Eisemann, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Eisemann is a plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Houston, TX. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, a hospital affiliated with Yale University, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Eisemann's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Eisemann include: Listed as a top-rated plastic surgeon in Texas; "Guide to Top Doctors"; and Selected as one of the Top Doctors in Harris County and Bayou City. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, and Houston Methodist Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Eisemann's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Jason Richard Bailey, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jason Bailey is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Bailey studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Bailey has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Bailey (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Bailey has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryan J Correa, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Correa is a specialist in head & neck plastic surgery. He works in The Woodlands, TX, Houston, TX, and Spring, TX. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. Dr. Correa's areas of expertise include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Correa has received the distinction of Recipient of American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Resident, Scholarship. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Correa's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Thomas Lyos, MD
Specializes in Other, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1530
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Lyos is a specialist in head & neck plastic surgery. He works in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Lyos include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Lyos's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, St. Luke's Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lyos is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, Coventry, and more. His distinctions include: Texas Superdoc Award; Houston's Top Doctor Award; and Houston's Top Doctor for Women Award. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Eric Scott Rothenberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eric Rothenberg works as a plastic surgeon in Pasadena, TX and Houston, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rothenberg takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York Medical College. His residency was performed at Lenox Hill Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Rothenberg is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Nipple Surgery, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Jay M Shenaq, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jay Shenaq's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Shenaq graduated from the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Viant, and Employers Health Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shenaq is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid Retraction ... (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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