Instead of watching TV before bed, Paramus, NJ plastic and reconstructive surgeon Jordan P. Farkas, MD, Zwivels.
He also Zwivels before work, at lunch and even on the weekends.
In case you are not familiar with the term, Zwivel is the clever name given to an online platform started by one of Farkas’ partners, Gary Breslow, MD.
Zwivel connects plastic surgeons and prospective patients online before either party commits to an in-office consultation, allowing for back and forth – i.e zwiveling– regarding expectations, cost, downtime and all that goes into planning for a cosmetic procedure.
Zwivel has been a game change for many – including Farkas. “It allows patients the
Capsular contracture is among the most feared of breast augmentation complications. This occurs when scar tissue forms around the implant, and can cause pain, stiffness and possible leakage of the fluid inside the implant. Fortunately, the next generation of breast implants being used today are vastly improved so that there is a much lower rate of capsules from the silicone gel used in the 1990s.
Capsular contracture almost always involves revision surgery, and there is no way to predict who will develop it or when. What’s more, women who undergo secondary surgery to treat capsular contracture have a higher risk of it occurring again. And it’s not pretty.
One of its causes is biofilm
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When his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer, Winter Park, Florida-based plastic surgeon Jeffrey Hartog’s work using fat to reconstruct the breast took on a deeply personal meaning. He’d always specialized in fat grafting for facial and cosmetic breast procedures, but his wife’s diagnosis encouraged him to learn all he could about the role fat grafting can play in breast reconstruction. He attended seminars and other training events taught by global leaders in this technique, and now Hartog is considered one of the pioneers in this procedure especially when used as a means to salvage breast reconstruction failures or treat complications from other techniques.
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Largely due to his flair for enhancing natural beauty, Theodore Diktaban, MD, is sought after for body contouring work, rhinoplasty, and everything in between. The double-board certified plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist is named one of the “Best Plastic Surgeons in New York” by Castle Connolly year after year, and also has been honored in New York Magazine’s “Best Plastic Surgeons” listing and The New York Times’ “SuperDocs of New York” list.
Before setting up shop in New York City, he received his undergraduate degree from New York Medical College, and completed his residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, both in New York City. He also co
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