Category Archives: Breast Reduction

Breast Reduction Surgery FAQs

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, especially when it comes to breasts. Though modern society tells us that bigger is better, there are diminishing returns with large breast sizes. We have patients coming in every day telling us that their backs hurt, their bra straps dig into their shoulders, frustrated […]


Long Island Mommy Makeover Center by Dr. Rhee

We are getting excited to launch the Long Island Mommy Makeover Center in Huntington, NY! A first of its kind, the Long Island Mommy Makeover Center combines specific body contouring procedures that target common trouble areas for both new and experienced moms. Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon located in Huntington, […]


Breast Reduction Surgery for Men with Gynecomastia

An endocrine disorder, gynecomastia results in enlarged breast tissue in men. In adolescents, the problem often occurs due to the hormonal changes associated with puberty. Gynecomastia also affects older males, as a natural consequence of aging and a reduction in the testosterone levels in the body. Sometimes, certain medications may also lead to the problem […]


All About Vertical Incision Breast Reduction Surgery

While breast augmentation is one of the top cosmetic procedures in the country, there is another group that goes in for the exact opposite. Breast reduction is a common procedure sought out for a variety of reasons but typically because of the discomfort caused by large breasts. Large breasts have known to cause a wide […]


Vertical Breast Reduction: Frequently Asked Questions

Breast reduction surgery is a popular choice for women who suffer physical and emotional discomfort due to overly large breasts. Though this type of procedure has been used to for many years, new advances and techniques give patients even more choice when it comes to breast reduction. Vertical incision breast reduction, also known as LeJour […]


Common Questions about Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a beneficial cosmetic surgery for women who feel their breasts are over-sized or suffer from chronic back pain. Breasts that are disproportionate to the body can produce feelings of insecurity for many women. To follow are a few of the most commonly asked questions about breast reduction surgery. Who is the Ideal […]


A Brief History of Breast Augmentation

An estimated 5,083,717 American women have breast implants, however it wasn’t always such a safe and popular procedure. To follow is a brief history of breast augmentation, highlighting important events that have lead breast augmentation to be the number one plastic surgery performed annually. 1940s The first women to surgically enlarge their breast size were […]


When is it the Right Time for Breast Reduction?

Many women with overly large breasts that cause neck and back pain turn to breast reduction surgery. This procedure is a viable option for many women that suffer greatly from pain, and have lost the ability to be physically active because of their breasts. However, many women are unsure of how breast reduction will affect […]


Breast Reduction and Insurance Coverage

Women with overly large breasts sometimes turn to breast reduction surgery to alleviate medical problems such as sore neck, back pain and in some instances, difficulty breathing. The cost of plastic surgery isn’t necessarily affordable for many women, especially on Long Island. However, some insurance companies will cover part of, or the entire cost of […]


4 Reasons Why You Might Consider A Breast Reduction

Very large breasts can pose a major problem for the women who have them. Those who suffer from this condition, known as macromastia, may experience difficulty and pain in several areas of life due to their large breasts, including physical pain, low self-esteem and social discomfort. A breast reduction, or reduction mammaplasty, removes fat, glandular […]


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