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How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

Breast implant manufacturers do not consider breast implants to be lifetime devices. In fact, many manufacturers only guarantee their breast implants for 10 years.

However, individual patients may find that their breast implants have long-outlasted the manufacturer’s warranty period. In these cases, most plastic surgeons agree that patients do not need to replace breast implants as long as they are happy with them. (more…)

How to Choose a Breast Augmentation Surgeon

Choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your breast augmentation surgery is one of the most important decisions you can make. While breast augmentation surgery is gaining popularity and can help you obtain the body and self-image that you desire, it is still a surgical procedure with inherent risks. Therefore, your choice of cosmetic surgeons should not be taken lightly.
You want a cosmetic surgeon who is board certified, has specialized training in breast augmentation and has a high patient-satisfaction rate. In addition, you want a plastic surgery New York provider who is professional and makes you feel comfortable throughout the breast augmentation process. Here is a list of questions you’ll need answers to before choosing a surgeon for your breast augmentation procedure.

Choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your breast augmentation surgery is one of the most important decisions you can make. While breast augmentation surgery is gaining popularity and can help you obtain the body and self-image that you desire, it is still a surgical procedure with inherent risks. Therefore, your choice of cosmetic surgeons should not be taken lightly. (more…)

What Is the Difference Between Liposuction and Tummy Tuck?

The main difference between liposuction and tummy tuck is that liposuction is intended to reduce subcutaneous (i.e., under the skin) fat while tummy tuck is intended to remove excess abdominal skin and repair extremely weakened or separated abdominal muscles.
Additionally, while New York liposuction provider Dr. Joshua Greenwald can perform liposuction on various parts of the body (abdomen, hips, thighs, upper arms and neck) abdominoplasty has a more limited scope in that it only addresses the abdominal region. It does, however, incorporate several different techniques. Let’s go over the specifics of each procedure.

The main difference between liposuction and tummy tuck is that liposuction is intended to reduce subcutaneous (i.e., under the skin) fat while tummy tuck is intended to remove excess abdominal skin and repair extremely weakened or separated abdominal muscles. (more…)

Can I Breastfeed with Breast Implants?

If you are considering having breast implants placed — or have already had them placed —and still want to breastfeed your children in the future, rest assured. Experts agree that the majority of women with breast implants can breastfeed normally. However, if you have not yet had them placed, it’s important to discuss your plans with your plastic surgeon. (more…)

How to Perk Up Saggy Breasts

As women age, their breasts become vulnerable to the effects of gravity. It’s very common for an older woman’s breasts to sag and droop downward. Or, women who have had children and nursed also frequently experience sagging breasts. This can make a woman feel very self-conscious of her appearance, especially in tight clothing, exercise apparel or a bathing suit. (more…)

Dr. Greenwald Selected to Attend Mentor LEAD Surgeon Conference

lead-logoIn July 2012, Dr. Greenwald traveled to Los Angeles to attend the Mentor LEAD surgeon’s conference. Invitations for the conference were sent to only 35 of the nation’s top breast augmentation surgeons. Dr. Greenwald is a member of the Mentor LEAD Program Advisory Board, based on his significant surgical experience with both primary augmentation and revision augmentation, and his impeccable reputation in the field of cosmetic breast surgery. (more…)

Dr. Greenwald Included on Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” List

Dr. Greenwald was recently named to Castle Connolly’s 2012 “Top Doctors” list, joining other leading surgeons offering plastic surgery in New York City. He is honored to have been selected for this list, which includes plastic surgery’s cream of the crop. Castle Connolly’s picks are based on an extensive nationwide search for excellent doctors. They are split up by region and specialty. (more…)

How to Get Rid of Your Turkey Neck

The neck is very susceptible to the effects of aging. The skin in that area can quickly lose its elasticity, which results in an unattractive “turkey wattle” effect. The neck can also develop band lines and excess fat that distorts the neck’s contour. What’s the best way to get rid of turkey neck and take years off of your appearance? (more…)

What is Nipple Correction Surgery?

Nipples come in all sizes, shapes and colors. Some nipples are inverted, meaning they do not project out from the breast. If you have inverted nipples, you may be interested in pursuing nipple correction surgery. (more…)