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Gary Wingate M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.9 stars (22 ratings)
460 Creamery Way; Suite 110
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Gary Wingate is a plastic surgeon in Exton, PA. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Wingate's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and volbella. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Wingate has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Brandywine Hospital, Chester County Hospital, and Paoli Hospital. Dr. Wingate 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. Francine A. Cedrone M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
average rating 3.48 stars (13 ratings)
491 John Young Way; Suite 320
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Francine Cedrone's area of specialization is plastic surgery. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical interests include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. The average patient rating for Dr. Cedrone is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cedrone takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with 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)

David Patrick Singer M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.92 stars (7 ratings)
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. David Singer is a plastic surgery specialist in Paoli, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Coatesville, PA. Dr. Singer is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Singer include eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). His professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Singer has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Nestor A. Veitia M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Nestor Veitia's area of specialization is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Veitia completed his residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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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 M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
average rating 4 stars (5 ratings)
491 John Young Way; Suite 320
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Howard Caplan works as a plastic surgeon and general surgeon in Paoli, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: facelift, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Dr. Caplan is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Main Line Health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Caplan attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency.

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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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