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Dr. David Michael Kupfer M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 2.5 stars (1 rating)
25495 Medical Center Drive; Suite 303
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. David Kupfer's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kupfer include eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). He accepts Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In addition to English, Dr. Kupfer speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Richard AK Chaffoo M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 4.54 stars (28 ratings)
25405 Hancock Avenue; Suite 108
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. Richard Chaffoo specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Chaffoo's areas of expertise include dermabrasion, breast augmentation, and endoscopic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Chaffoo's training includes residency programs at Naval Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. He has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Chaffoo is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Lip Implants, Sclerotherapy, Double Eyelid ... (Read more)

Munish K. Batra M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.35 stars (60 ratings)
25495 Medical Center Drive; Suite 303
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. Munish Batra's medical specialty is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and tummy tuck revision. Dr. Batra's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Batra takes. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Batra completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Batra (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Batra is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Sharp Memorial Hospital, and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Vaginoplasty, Mini Tummy Tuck, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Liposculpture, ... (Read more)

Dr. James J. Chao MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 5 stars (2 ratings)
2973 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA
 

Dr. James Chao's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: dermabrasion, botulinum toxin injection, and breast augmentation. Dr. Chao is professionally affiliated with Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, and Sharp Community Medical Group. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Chao's practice is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute and NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Chao attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese.

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

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

Dr. Mark Daniel Gaon M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
25455 Medical Center Drive; Suite 200
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. Mark Gaon sees patients in Newport Beach, CA, Orange, CA, and Murrieta, CA. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Gaon's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Gaon's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital (Orange, CA) and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Alfonso Camberos F.A.C.S., M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 4.5 stars (2 ratings)
25495 Medical Center Drive; Suite 303
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. Alfonso Camberos' areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His clinical interests include breast augmentation, microsurgery, and burns. Dr. Camberos is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Camberos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Rees-Stealy, and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser Resurfacing, Breast Implant Removal, Burns, Chemical ... (Read more)

Dr. David Adam Newman MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.71 stars (28 ratings)
25150 Hancock Avenue; Suite 110
Murrieta, CA
 

Dr. David Newman is a plastic surgeon. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Newman's clinical interests include dermabrasion, coolsculpting, and mini tummy tuck. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Lip Implants, Double Eyelid ... (Read more)

Dr. Esther Yoonah Kim MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.69 stars (28 ratings)
41715 Winchester Road; Suite 201-a
Temecula, CA
 

Dr. Esther Kim's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botox injection. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dr. Kim completed her residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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

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

Amnart A. Wongworawat M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 5 stars (24 ratings)
41715 Winchester Road; Suite #201a
Temecula, CA
 

Dr. Amnart Wongworawat's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: monsplasty (pubic lift), dermabrasion, and voluma. Dr. Wongworawat takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He trained at Loma Linda University Medical Center for his residency.

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

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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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