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Dr. William Koenig

Q and A with Dr. Koenig

Dr. William J. Koenig is one of New York's most experienced and trusted plastic surgeons. As a specialist breast and body plastic surgeon, he believes in taking a holistic approach to rejuvenation. In addition to recommending the best treatment plans for his patients, Dr. Koenig encourages them to maintain healthy lifestyles by being conscientious about …

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MOHS SURGERY EXPLAINED

- BY FACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON DR. HEATHER LEE Skin cancer is one of the most common malignancies, affecting 1 in 5 Americans in their lifetime. Unfortunately, the number of new cases has only continued to increase over the past decades. Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun is the main cause of skin cancers. Cumulative sun damage to …

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Q & A WITH DR. QUATELA

Dr. Vito C. Quatela is known the world over for his surgical expertise in facial plastic surgery and for his life-changing HUGS Foundation charity. Here are a few everyday things you may not know about this extraordinary man: What's a typical day for you?  5 am workout 6 am shower 7:30 am surgery (3-4 cases; …

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IS BREAST IMPLANT ILLNESS REAL? HERE ARE THE FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the U.S. Breast implants have been used since the 1960s and are one of the most heavily scrutinized and investigated medical devices in history. The types of implants available today, combined with continual refinement of breast augmentation surgery, make the procedure more reliable than ever …

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3 IN 5 WOMEN DON’T KNOW THERE’S A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PLASTIC SURGEON AND A COSMETIC SURGEON

A new survey by RealSelf, the world’s largest online community dedicated to educating and sharing information about plastic surgery, has found that more than one in four (26%) women in the U.S. are currently considering a cosmetic procedure, yet nearly three in five (59%) women do not know there is a difference between a cosmetic …

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CHOOSING YOUR PLASTIC SURGEON: THE TOP 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK

Whether it’s a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty or facelift, plastic surgery has never been more accessible to improve your appearance and self-image. For many of our patients, their cosmetic procedure goes far beyond the physical changes and is truly a life-transforming experience. While plastic surgery is more popular than ever, it’s important to remember …

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BIA-ALCL: BREAST IMPLANT SAFETY UPDATE

Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a voluntary global recall of Allergan’s BIOCELL® textured breast implants due to its risk of breast-implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare form of immune system cell cancer. It’s important to note that at this time the FDA does not recommend removal of these or other …

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