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We found 10 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Wauwatosa, WI.

Dr. Robert John Havlik, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8700 Watertown Plank Road; Department of Plastic Surgery
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Robert Havlik practices plastic surgery in Wauwatosa, WI, Milwaukee, WI, and New Berlin, WI. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and rhinoplasty. Patients rated Dr. Havlik highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Dr. Havlik attended Yale School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Havlik's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Hani S Matloub, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8700 Watertown Plank Road; Department of Plastic Surgery
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Hani Matloub is a plastic surgery specialist in Wauwatosa, WI and Milwaukee, WI. In addition to English, Dr. Matloub speaks Arabic. Clinical interests for Dr. Matloub include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), free flap breast reconstruction, and head and neck cancer reconstruction. He is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, and Medical College of Wisconsin. He attended the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Matloub accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Milwaukee Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant removal

All Interests: Botox Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Congenital Hand Disorders, Breast Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. James R Sanger, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8700 Watertown Plank Road; Department of Plastic Surgery
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. James Sanger is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include general reconstruction, free flap breast reconstruction, and head and neck cancer reconstruction. Dr. Sanger is professionally affiliated with Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Sanger attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then went on to complete his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He has received the distinction of Milwaukee Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast implant removal

All Interests: Microsurgery, Breast Reduction, Breast Implant Removal, Burn Reconstruction, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Willon Loewenstein, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
13800 W North Avenue; Suite 110
Brookfield, WI
 

Dr. Paul Loewenstein's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He practices in Brookfield, WI. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Loewenstein's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Philip Lee Sonderman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
13800 W North Avenue; Suite 110
Brookfield, WI
 

Dr. Philip Sonderman is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Brookfield, WI. Patient ratings for Dr. Sonderman average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sonderman honors. Before performing his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Sonderman attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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

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

Dr. John Anthony Logiudice Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8700 Watertown Plank Road; Department of Plastic Surgery
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. John Logiudice sees patients in Wauwatosa, WI and Milwaukee, WI. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Logiudice's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Logiudice is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Dell Dembny II, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
201 N Mayfair Road; Suite 530
Wauwatosa, WI
 

Dr. Kenneth Dembny works as a plastic surgeon. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Dembny's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Community Care Network (CCN), and GEHA, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Dembny's hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Sinai Medical Center and Aurora West Allis Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. Roger Conant Mixter, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5201 North Port Washington Road
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Roger Mixter's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Mixter has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Mixter is conversant in Spanish.

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

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Dr. Andreas Doermann, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8901 W Lincoln Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
 

Dr. Andreas Doermann practices plastic surgery in Mequon, WI, Menomonee Falls, WI, and Milwaukee, WI. Dr. Doermann's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Doermann attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He speaks German. Dr. Doermann is professionally affiliated with Aurora Sinai Medical Center, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

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

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

Dr. Lawrence A Sterkin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
201 N Mayfair Road; Suite 530
Wauwatosa, WI
 

Dr. Lawrence Sterkin is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Sterkin attended medical school at the University of California and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sterkin's professional affiliations include Aurora Sinai Medical Center and Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (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.