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October 07, 2020

As you age, you may begin to notice some changes to the appearance of your breasts. The full, perky breast appearance you once enjoyed may be impacted by issues associated with sagging and lost volume. This is quite natural and may occur for a number of reasons.

Fortunately, breast lift, with or without an implant, can potentially improve these issues and restore a more youthful breast appearance. Below, internationally-known, double-board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer reviews the benefits and choices available for women choosing breast lift.

Deciding If Breast Lift Is Right for You

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September 05, 2020

Breast reduction surgery removes excess skin, fat and breast tissue to achieve smaller, more proportionate breasts. While reducing the size and weight of the breasts, this effective procedure, also known as reduction mammaplasty, typically elevates the position of the nipple and areola.

Breast reduction can achieve a more proportional and comfortable breast size and alleviate many of the issues associated with excessively large breasts. Here, internationally-known, double-board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, outlines benefits and options associated with breast reduction.

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August 04, 2020

Tummy tuck is a popular cosmetic procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal wall and tightens lax, separated muscles. At the same time, unsightly striae are often removed. Internationally known, double board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer often recommends tummy tuck to women who have completed their families and are seeking a flatter, more toned-appearing abdomen.

Are You a Candidate?

Pregnancy changes are not the only reason patients choose tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty. Men and women who were once overweight...

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July 03, 2020

Mommy makeover is a combination of surgical techniques that target the redundant skin and fat and the separated abdominal muscles that may follow pregnancy. Mommy makeover also may address the sagging and loss of volume of the breasts often seen following cessation of breast-feeding. From tummy tuck to breast augmentation and lift, available options may help a woman significantly improve her post-pregnancy figure.

Internationally known, double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer has a broad depth of experience spanning more than 30 years, making him a preferred choice for m...

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June 01, 2020

Aesthetic breast reconstructive surgery is a very important part of the healing process for mastectomy patients. The skill, compassion, and artistry of your plastic surgeon greatly affects your recovery and outcome. Breast reconstruction following mastectomy has been a passion of internationally known, double board-certified Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Jay Orringer for more than 30 years.

He considers it a privilege to share in the healing journey following mastectomy and reconstruction.

Breast Reconstruction Options

In general terms, breast reconstructive options...

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March 17, 2020

Breast reduction, also called reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure that reduces the size and weight of a woman’s breasts. It is used to remove excess breast tissue, skin, and fat, while typically elevating the position of the nipple and areola. Breast reduction can achieve a more proportional and comfortable breast size and alleviate the burdens associated with excessively large breasts, a condition known as macromastia.


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March 17, 2020

For many people, tummy tuck surgery is an effective way to achieve a flatter, more toned abdominal appearance. It is commonly performed to address cosmetic concerns following pregnancy and substantial weight loss. However, it can be a great option for someone struggling to reach his or her fitness goals, despite good diet and exercise.

During the procedure, double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Jay Orringer, will remove excess skin and fat, while tightening loose abdominal muscles. This procedure generally offers a long-lasting cosmetic improvement and patients typical...

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January 29, 2020

Autologous tissue breast reconstruction is one category of procedure to rebuild the breast(s) after mastectomy. It involves taking excess tissue from another place on the body, most often the abdomen, and moving it to the chest wall to form a new breast mound. Today’s techniques usually involve using skin and fat and preserving muscle.

This approach can be performed alone or in conjunction with implant reconstruction. It can also be done at different times, either immediately after mastectomy surgery or at a later date, depending on the patient’s unique situation.

Dr. Jay Orringer is a double-board certified plastic surgeon,...

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January 02, 2020

Smoking before or after breast reduction, or any operation, can severely affect healing and increase the risk of other complications. Smoking decreases blood flow to the healing tissues, including the skin. As a result, loss of the nipple and other breast tissue may occur. Poor healing may result. If wound separation occurs, smoking will slow the healing process.

In addition, smoking decreases lung function which can lead to post-operative pneumonia and other lung complications. Dr. Orringer strongly advises patients not to smoke beginning at least one month before surgery...

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November 18, 2019

When it comes to breast cancer, knowledge, prevention, and early detection save lives and offer the best possible outcome. For that reason, it is important to understand a central topic related to breast cancer: hereditary risk.

Keep reading to learn about this subject, including information on BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations and when to consider genetic testing. Additionally, explore the potential breast reconstruction choices available to high-risk individuals considering prophylactic mastectomy surgery.

Understanding BRCA1 and BRCA2

Breast cancer is associated with ge...

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