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Chemical Peels for Clear, Flawless Skin

By admin
June 28, 2016

Bad skin is a problem for many people. While some people have to deal with acne beyond their teen years, others have to deal with scars, blemishes and patchy skin. Thanks to medical advancements, there is no need to live with bad skin permanently. Of the many cosmetic skin care procedures available, chemical peels are...  read more


6 Ways To Pay For Plastic Surgery

By admin
June 28, 2016

Whether it's major reconstruction or cosmetic procedure to improve appearance, the cost of plastic surgery can prevent people from seeking treatment. No standard list of prices exists for the hundreds of surgeries available, which adds to patients' concerns. Fortunately, many financing options exist to allow practically anyone to achieve the appearance they desire. You Don't...  read more


24-Hour-Recovery from Breast Augmentation – How to Know You are Getting the Real Thing

By drepstein
June 28, 2016

In 2002, my good friend, colleague and mentor, Dr. John Tebbetts, described an entirely new approach to breast augmentation. His procedure, which he termed “24-hour-recovery breast augmentation”, is radically different than current breast augmentation techniques. What he created is a system for breast augmentation that is: • Based upon the measurement of breast tissue parameters,...  read more


The Plastic Surgery Channel has a new member!

By ttebbetts
August 6, 2015
Upload: August 6, 2015

  We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Epstein has been invited to be a distinguished member of a very exciting, new authority and resource for patients in plastic surgery! The Plastic Surgery Channel’s goal is to educate, inform and influence the world of plastic surgery and it needs experts to do it! That’s...  read more


Shopping for Breast Implants!

By ttebbetts
July 18, 2015
Upload: July 18, 2015

Finally!  New breast implant options are arriving for patients!  The Allergan Natrelle Inspira breast implant was recently approved by the FDA and Dr. Epstein is very excited to have a new product to add to his arsenal of breast implant options for his patients!  He says, ”These implants have been available outside the US for...  read more


Why Go Under the Knife when you don’t have to? And for what, breast implants???

By ttebbetts
June 7, 2015

Most people spend their lives trying to avoid surgery.  So why do so many women seek surgery for something as totally unnecessary as breast implants?  In Dr. Epstein’s practice, we see two types of women who seek breast augmentation.  Both groups have one thing in common, they cannot fix what bothers them about their breasts...  read more


Over vs Under – What does that really mean?

By ttebbetts
May 22, 2015

If you seriously start to discuss breast augmentation with your friends, over vs under is certainly going to come up.  But what does it really mean when you are talking about a breast implant?  Pocket location is one of the key decisions in breast augmentation operative planning.  Choosing the proper pocket location is key to...  read more


Incision Indecision – Which incision is best in Breast Augmentation?

By ttebbetts
May 10, 2015

Boy, have times changed in the incision decision department! When the FDA took the old silicone gels off the market in the 1990′s, we were forced into using nothing but saline implants for over 16 years. Saline implants come to the surgeon empty and are filled through a valve after they are placed (one of...  read more


Breast Augmentation and Cup Size – when should you buy new bras?

By ttebbetts
April 26, 2015

This question came in from a friend of one of our patients who had surgery with another surgeon – not Dr. Epstein, as he would never promise a patient a certain cup size!  He does, however, listen carefully to the patient’s desires, which is often expressed in cup size, but helps them understand that if...  read more


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