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Dr. Gary F Wingate, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
460 Creamery Way; Suite 110
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wingate specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Exton, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. On average, patients gave Dr. Wingate a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wingate's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Brandywine Hospital, Chester County Hospital, and Paoli Hospital. 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, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul S Kim, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
460 Creamery Way; Suite 110
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Paul Kim, who practices in Exton, PA, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Dr. Kim's professional affiliations include Brandywine Hospital, Chester County Hospital, and Jennersville Regional Hospital. Dr. Kim takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. He has an open panel. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Francine Cedrone specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Paoli, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Exton, PA. Dr. Cedrone's clinical interests include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Dr. Cedrone's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Paoli Hospital. She has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. David Patrick Singer, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. David Singer's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Singer accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Singer is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency training at Rhode Island Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Michael M Stefan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
730 W Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Michael Stefan's area of specialization is plastic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stefan include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Stefan is in-network for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stefan completed a residency program at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Pec Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Nestor Veitia sees patients in Bryn Mawr, PA, Coatesville, PA, and West Chester, PA. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Dr. Veitia's hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Veitia's office for an appointment. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Howard Caplan's medical specialty is plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Caplan is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Caplan trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Clinical interests for Dr. Caplan include thigh lift (thighplasty), general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients rated Dr. Caplan highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Main Line Health. Dr. Caplan has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Lip Implants, Injectable ... (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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