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Cosmetic and Reconstructive Breast Plastic Surgery in New Jersey

Breast Augmentation | Breast Lift | Breast Reduction | Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Stephen A. Chidyllo, New Jersey Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, has offices in both Monmouth and Ocean Counties where he performs the popular breast surgeries for women in the area.�The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has reported that over 300,000 breast augmentations, 90,000 Breast Lifts, 20,000 breast reductions and 100,000 breast reconstruction surgeries were performed in 2011 by member surgeons. Cosmetic and Reconstructive breast surgery is a significant portion of Dr. Stephen Chidyllo's practice and is performed regularly at Central Jersey Plastic Surgery. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo has over 20 years of experience in the field of plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery & reconstructive plastic surery. Plastic surgery procedures of the breasts which are performed commonly at Central Jersey Plastic surgery include: Breast Implants (Breast Augmentation), Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction and Breast Reconstruction. Breast Reconstruction is commonly performed for the treatment of both acquired breast deformities (missing breast) after cancer surgery or congenital breast deformities (birth defect). Those patients who are considering Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive breast surgery in New Jersey should review the additional information listed below.

Breast Implants | Breast Augmentation New Jersey

Dr. Stephen Chidyllo is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery Inc. and is a member surgeon of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as well as the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo performs Breast Augmentation surgery as a regular part of his New Jersey Plastic Surgery practice. Breast augmentation, technically known as augmentation mammaplasty or breast enhancement, is a surgical procedure to enhance or make bigger, the size and shape of a woman's breasts. Breast implants are medical devices with a solid silicone outer shell. The implant shell may be filled with either saline solution (sterile salt water) or elastic silicone gel. Both saline and silicone gel breast implants are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Approval means that an implant has been rigorously researched and tested, and reviewed by an independent panel of physicians for safety. Breast augmentation surgery is performed as a same day surgery under anesthesia. The breast implants can be surgically placed either above or below the chest muscles. The surgical incisions (scars) can be in one of four common positions. Either under the breast in the breast crease, about the nipple, under the arm or uncommonly through the belly button. The most commonly use approach is through an incision under the breast in the breast crease.

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Breast Lift | Mastopexy | Augmentation Mastopexy New Jersey

Breastlift, or mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to raise and reshape sagging breasts. Breast Lift surgery can also reduce the size of the areola, the darker skin surrounding the nipple. Breast lift is often commonly performed along with a breast augmentation (breast implant). In some cases the breast needs to be both lifted, tightened and re-shaped. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo of Central Jersey Plastic Surgery recommends that if you are considering a Breast Lift procedure, you should also consider placing a small implant under the breast at the same time to add additional shape to the upper portion of the breast. This will add upper breast fullness and return your breast to that youthful appearance. The incisions associated with a breast lift are commonly located around the nipple and often also up the center of the breast mound (lollipop scar). It is through these incisions that the nipple can be lifted along with tightening and re-shaping of the breast tissue. Breast lift surgery (breastlift) along with other forms of cosmetic breast surgery, breast augmentation and breast reduction are performed as a same day surgery at one of the local regional out patient surgical facilities.

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Breast Reduction | Reduction Mammaplasty New Jersey

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has reported that over 20,000 Breast reduction surgeries were performed in 2011 by member surgeons. Breast reduction technically known as reduction mammaplasty, is designed for women with very large, pendulous breasts.� These women may experience a variety of medical problems caused by the excessive weight, from back and neck pain and skin irritation, to skeletal deformities and breathing problems. Breast reduction surgery is performed as a same day surgery under anesthesia. Breast tissue is proportionately removed from the different areas of the breast in order to reshape and recontour the breast. In the past breast reduction surgery was partially covered as a medical procedure by health insurance carriers. Today it has been more difficult to have this procedure covered and health insurance carriers commonly consider this surgery cosmetic surgery. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo of Central New Jersey Plastic Surgery performs breast reduction surgery along of most cosmetic breast surgery as a same day surgery.

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Breast Reconstruction | Tissue Expander | TRAM Flap | DIEP Flap New Jersey

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported that over 100,000 breast reconstruction surgeries were performed in 2011 by member surgeons. Reconstruction of a breast that has been removed due to cancer or other disease is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures performed today. Dr. Stephen A. Chidyllo of Central New Jersey Plastic Surgery has dedicated a great deal of his training in the field of Reconstructive Surgery. New medical techniques and devices have made it possible for surgeons to create a breast that can come close in form and appearance to matching a natural breast. Breast surgery along with breast reconstruction is a significant part of Dr. Chidyllo's practice at Central New Jersey Plastic Surgery. There are several new state of the art safe surgical procedures which can be performed to reconstruct a women's breast. The common breast reconstructive procedures which are performed by Dr. Stephen Chidyllo are: Tissue Expansion Breast Reconstruction along with Silicone Gel or Saline Breast Prosthesis (implants). Other forms of breast reconstruction procedures include� Muscle Skin flap reconstructions utilizing the patients own tissue. These flaps are commonly referred to as: TRAM or DIEP flap breast reconstruction.

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Tissue Expansion Breast Reconstruction

Tissue expansion is a safe procedure that enables the body to "grow" extra skin for use in reconstructing a part of the body. A silicone tissue expander is inserted under the skin and or muscle, near the area to be repaired and then gradually filled with sterile salt water in the surgeons office over time. Tissue expander breast reconstruction is one of the most commonly used procedures when reconstructing a women's breast after cancer surgery (mastectomy). After the tissue expander is inflated to its final size, the expander is removed and a new state of the art, FDA approved either silicone gel or saline breast implant is placed. Utilizing the tissue expansion breast reconstruction technique, most women return to a modified daily routine within seven to ten days, which is appreciated by today's "On The Go" women.

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Breast Implant Revision | Breast Implant Removal | Leaking Breast Implants | Capsular Contracture Surgery

Breast implant removal or revision is a surgical procedure that removes or replaces breast implants placed during breast augmentation, or breast reconstruction. The American Society of Plastic Sugeons has reported that over 35,000 breast implant revision surgeries were performed in 2011 by member surgeons. The procedure may be indicated for medical reasons or it may be the patient�s personal choice. There are many possible reasons a woman may choose to undergo revision breast augmentation or breast implant removal. Dr. Stephen A. Chidyllo of Central New Jersey Plastic Surgery performs revision breast implant surgery regularly in his practice with offices located both in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey. One of the associated complications related to breast implants is the leakage of the breast implants. Both saline and silicone breast implants can leak. In either case a women will notice either a rapid or gradual change in their breast size. Dr. Stephen Chidyllo will review all of the options concerning the revision of your initial breast surgery along with your choices of new generations of breast implants.

Capsular Contracture is also an accepted documented risk associated with Breast Implant Surgery, whether reconstructive or cosmetic.� Capsular contracture is the development of scar tissue about the breast implant.� This scar tissue may be soft and not even noticable to the patient, or hard and painful.� In the cases of symptomatic capsular contracture about a breast implant, it may be necessary to surgically remove either a portion or the total breast capsule. This is usually accompanied by a removal or change of the breast implants.

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