Plastic Surgery & Dermatology in NYC

Liposuction Treatment Areas For Men – Achieve A Firmer Physique!

POSTED ON MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016 AT 5:30 PM by Dr. Elie Levine

Are you looking to achieve a firmer, more-masculine physique this summer? Despite your best efforts, stubborn fat may be getting in the way of hard-earned results. Certain problem areas are extremely difficult to slim, no matter how much time you spend at the gym. Excess fat under the chin, as well as fat pockets around the midsection or back, can take away from youthful definition. At Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, we understand that certain problem areas may be preventing you from achieving an athletic-looking body. We offer a variety of liposuction treatments to trim fat and enhance body contours.

Improve Jawline Definition

A defined jawline is among the most-coveted physical attributes, as a strong chin can enhance the entire facial profile. Submental liposuction targets excess fat underneath the chin to accentuate your jawline. These fat pockets often lead to the appearance of a double chin, which can result in a rounder-looking facial profile. Small cannulas are inserted under the skin to gently suction-out fat cells from the neck area. Additionally, technology-based liposuction techniques, including SmartLipo® and VASER® LipoSelection, can promote skin tightening by heating collagen fibers beneath the surface. These lipo procedures can achieve a more-defined chin line for patients. Additionally, submental liposuction can be combined with facial rejuvenation procedures, including a facelift or necklift, for a younger-looking appearance.

Eliminate Male Breasts For A Masculine-Looking Chest

For men suffering from gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, lipo procedures can be used to help sculpt a firmer chest. Gynecomastia may result from obesity or genetics and is difficult to reduce through diet and exercise alone. During male breast reduction, excess fat can be removed with liposuction to improve chest definition. Traditional liposuction options, including tumescent lipo, super wet liposuction, and power assisted lipo, as well as technology-driven liposuction, can be used during this procedure. Gynecomastia surgery can also be combined to remove or re-drape excess chest tissue, reducing the size of male breasts. Together, these body sculpting techniques can promote an athletic-looking chest.

Enhance Back Contours

Back liposuction can remove stubborn fat from the upper, mid, and lower parts of your back to enhance contours. Liposuction can also eliminate mid-back bulges and lower back pockets. Depending on your individual treatment, either traditional liposuction or technology-based lipo may be utilized. Your plastic surgeon may also recommend back lift surgery to tighten lax back skin and promote sleek shoulders and back muscles.

Firm The Midsection And Flanks

The abdomen and flanks are among the most-troublesome areas for patients, as buildups of localized fat deposits often result in love handles at the waist. Abdominal liposuction is designed to remove stubborn belly fat and bulging. Eliminating excess fat from the abdominals and oblique muscles can promote a flatter-looking stomach. Additionally, a tummy tuck can surgically tighten abdominal muscles that have become weakened or stretched due to weight gain or substantial weight loss.

NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, and the staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about submental liposuctionmale breast reduction, back lipo, and abdominal liposuction, as well as our other body contouring procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!

 

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Some Uncommon Uses For Cosmetic Fillers!

POSTED ON TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016 AT 1:30 PM by Dr. Jody Levine

Dermal fillers are an effective option for volumizing various parts of the face to improve wrinkles or fine lines. However, did you know these non-invasive treatments can be used on other areas, as well? Cosmetic injectables are particularly useful for improving sagging earlobes, hollow temples, and gaunt hands! At Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, we offer different types of dermal fillers to properly address these conditions.

Improve Sagging Earlobes!

Over time, the effects of gravity may take their toll on the natural shape and contour of your earlobes. Aging, as well as the applied weight of earrings, can cause earlobes to sag downward, resulting in the appearance of wrinkles. Dermal fillers, such as Juvederm®, Belotero®, or Restylane®, are carefully injected into the earlobe to reduce fine lines and improve sagging. Cosmetic injectables can achieve plump earlobes in as little as 20 minutes.

Volumize Hollow Temples!

Your temples may become hollow as you get older, resulting in a loss of youthful-looking volume. The temples are located above the cheekbones. Loss of definition in these areas can take away from the rest of your facial profile and hairline. Strategically-placed cosmetic injectables can restore lost volume around the temples and achieve a fuller-looking facial profile.

Rejuvenate Your Hands!

The hands are the second most-commonly seen part of your body after your face. As a result, they are an important part of your day-to-day routine and interactions. Additionally, they are more prone to the effects of sun damage than less-visible parts of the body. The sun’s rays, as well as the natural aging process, can strip away younger-looking definition from the hands, causing underlying veins to become more prominent. Cosmetic injections use hyaluronic acid—a natural substance found in the body—to restore volume to the hands by filling in wrinkles. Thanks to cosmetic injectables, patients can minimize vein patterns under the surface of the skin without any downtime.

NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and the staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about cosmetic injectables and hand rejuvenation, as well as our other cosmetic treatments. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!

 

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MiraDry® & SculpSure™ To Get Ready For Summer!

POSTED ON THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016 AT 6:17 PM by Dr. Jody Levine

With the warmer weather on its way, now is the time to prepare for the summer months with a few non-invasive treatments! For those struggling with underarm sweat and deodorant stains, miraDry® is FDA-approved to eliminate excess sweat glands in under 30 minutes. Patients no longer need to apply antiperspirant. If slimming down for summer is your goal, then SculpSure™ may be right for you. This non-surgical laser fat reduction technique can remove troublesome fat pockets around the body to get ready for beach season. At Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, Dr. Jody Levine offers both miraDry® and SculpSure™ for patients looking to prepare for summer!

Say Goodbye To Underarm Sweat!

MiraDry® is a non-invasive procedure that targets excess sweat glands around the armpits. During your procedure, the miraDry® hand-piece gently suctions sweat glands closer to the surface. Next, specialized miraWave™ energy is delivered to the target area to eliminate sweat glands. Cooling technology soothes the surface of your skin during treatment to reduce any discomfort. MiraDry® targets both eccrine glands (which cause sweat) and apocrine glands (which cause odor), meaning patients no longer need to wear deodorant to combat these effects! Results are long-lasting and many patients see an immediate reduction in underarm sweat and odor.

Eliminate Stubborn Fat!

SculpSure™ can remove fat deposits around the body without the need for incisions or downtime.  This laser fat removal procedure uses special applicators that deliver heat energy, causing a disruption to excess fat cells. First, these applicators are placed above the treatment area(s). After being positioned, laser heat energy is delivered to stubborn fat cells, causing them to detach from your surrounding tissue. Over time, these fat cells are naturally removed by your body! Any discomfort during your SculpSure™ procedure is minimized, thanks to a cooling mechanism that soothes the surface of your skin. Patients usually see long-lasting improvements to their figure after undergoing SculpSure™ treatment. Maintaining a healthy diet and consistent exercise is recommended to sustain your body contouring results.

NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, and the staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about miraDry® and SculpSure™, as well as our other non-surgical procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!

 

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Get Bikini-Ready With These Body Contouring Procedures!

POSTED ON THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 AT 3:00 PM by Dr. Elie Levine

Bikini season is almost here! Are you ready to hit the beach? Or are there certain aspects of your physique that you’d like to improve upon before trying on your bikini? Dr. Elie Levine of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC offers a variety of different body contouring procedures that can tighten loose skin, remove excess fat, and improve definition. Patients can target the breasts, midsection, thighs, and buttocks for a firmer-looking physique with these treatments!

Enhance The Breasts

Patients now have more breast enhancement options available to them than ever before. Breast augmentation can increase the size of your breasts through breast implants, while a breast lift can provide a youthful-looking lift to your bust. Additionally, fat transfer can be combined with these breast enhancement procedures to correct asymmetries in size or shape using your body’s natural fat.

Tummy Tuck For A Tighter-Looking Abdomen

Even with consistent diet and exercise, bulging around the midsection may persist, due to lax skin or stretched stomach muscles. Tummy tuck surgery can carefully remove excess skin around the abdomen, while also tightening stomach muscles that have become weakened due to weight gain or pregnancy.

Remove Fat From The Stomach & Flanks

Liposuction can target troublesome love handles around the stomach and flanks. These small pockets of fat are often difficult for patients to remove through traditional weight loss methods. Our technology-based liposuction techniques, including SmartLipo™, VASER® LipoSelection, and SculpSure™, can slim love handles, stomach bulges, and more, while also promoting skin tightening for firmer-looking results.

Reshape The Thighs

Thigh lift surgery can address sagging thighs to achieve a shapelier lower body. During a thigh lift, loose skin around the inner and outer thighs is carefully excised and re-draped for balanced results. Thigh lift surgery can also reduce the appearance of skin rashes caused by chafing at the inner thighs.

Buttocks Augmentation For Firmer Glutes

There are two approaches to creating a well-rounded buttocks: accentuating gluteal curves and lifting the buttocks to a more youthful position. Buttocks augmentation combines fat grafting and surgical techniques to achieve firmer-looking glutes. Buttocks fat transfer utilizes your body’s own fat cells to add natural-looking volume, while a gluteal lift reshapes and removes excess tissue for a more defined buttocks.

NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, and the staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about breast augmentation, tummy tuckliposuction, thigh lift surgery, and buttocks augmentation, as well as our other body contouring procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!

 

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Know Your Breast Enhancement Options!

POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016 AT 10:44 AM by Dr. Elie Levine

For many, the term “breast enhancement” is synonymous with breast implants. While breast augmentation is a popular breast enhancement option for patients, there are a variety of procedures aimed at improving breast size, shape, and positioning to fit in with your individual profile. Patients can undergo fat grafting to provide natural-looking volume to the breasts, a breast lift to restore youthful-looking contours, breast asymmetry surgery to correct unevenness of the breasts and nipples, breast reduction to reduce overly-large breasts, and inverted nipple correction. At Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC, breast surgeon Dr. Elie Levine provides different breast enhancement procedures to help you achieve your desired results. Know your options!

Improve Breast Size And Shape

Patients have numerous breast augmentation options to consider when looking to improve the size and shape of breasts. Breast implants can be customized to fit in with your individual body type, as well as your procedure goals. Saline, silicone gel, and gummy implants are all offered in either round or teardrop shapes to ensure natural-looking results that harmonize with your individual profile. Patients can also opt for fat grafting to provide natural-looking volume to the breasts. During your natural fat transfer procedure, fat cells are carefully collected from a donor site through liposuction—oftentimes around the abdomen, flanks or thighs. Once extracted, these fat cells are gently reinserted into the breasts to enhance contours.

Add Lift To Sagging Breasts

Breast lift surgery can lift drooping breasts to a more youthful position. Over time, breasts may begin to sag due to factors such as pregnancy, breastfeeding, and aging. A breast lift can surgically remove excess skin, while also lifting drooping skin to achieve youthful, firmer-looking breasts. Incisions are carefully placed around the breasts to remain inconspicuous.

Correct Asymmetries Or Unevenness

Breast asymmetries, including differences in breast size or shape, as well as nipple asymmetries, can be corrected surgically. Your breast surgeon may utilize breast lift surgery to reposition uneven breasts, as well as breast augmentation, to enlarge a smaller bust. Fat grafting can also be utilized to add volume and symmetry. Those suffering from nipple irregularities can undergo nipple correction to achieve natural-looking, symmetrical nipples.

Reduce Breast Size

Overly-large breasts may cause aesthetic concerns, as well as physical discomfort. Breast reduction surgery is designed to reduce the size and weight of breasts, while simultaneously improving shape and aesthetics and easing tension on the back, neck, or shoulders. Surgical techniques can remove and re-drape excess breast tissue, while liposuction can gently suction small amounts of breast fat to reduce the size of breasts. Male patients can also undergo breast reduction to treat gynecomastia. During male breast reduction surgery, excess chest tissue is carefully removed and repositioned to craft a more athletic-looking chest.

Improve The Appearance Of Nipples

Inverted nipple correction can target nipples that project inward or appear flat to improve nipple symmetry. This procedure can be completed in less than 1 hour and usually requires local anesthesia—making it a very common treatment for patients looking to enhance the appearance of their nipples. During inverted nipple surgery, tiny incisions are made at the base of each nipple to release tight tissue that contributes to an inward-looking appearance. Patients can expect long-lasting improvements to the shape of their nipples after undergoing inverted nipple correction.

NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Elie Levine, NYC dermatologist, Dr. Jody Levine, and the staff at Plastic Surgery and Dermatology of NYC welcome any questions you may have about fat grafting, breast enhancement, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast asymmetry, breast reduction, and inverted nipple correction, as well as our other body contouring procedures. Contact our office at 212.988.1800, or request an appointment online today for your personal consultation!

 

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