Would this procedure be covered by insurance?

Would this procedure be covered by insurance?

Patients often ask if their procedure would be covered by insurance. To be covered by insurance the procedure would have to be determined by an insurance company to be medically necessary to correct a functional problem. Insurance companies do NOT cover: Breast Lifts Arm Lifts Thigh Lifts Tummy Tucks Liposuction Lower Eyelids Gynecomastia Correction of […]

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July 2021 Procedure of the Month: Liposuction: Who, What, Where, and When?

July 2021 Procedure of the Month: Liposuction: Who, What, Where, and When?

Who: Most people can have liposuction done if they have an area of excess weight that they cannot address with a healthy diet and exercise program. What: Liposuction is an out-patient procedure used to remove excess fatty tissue with a very small cannula that is inserted through a tiny incision to areas of the body […]

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April Procedure of the Month: Our Top Three Procedures for Spring

Spring is Here! Our Top Three Procedures for Spring: Breast Augmentations remain the most popular procedure each spring as we begin to see the weather change and people start to head outside to enjoy the sunshine. Typically, a Breast Augmentation is used to create or restore fullness and balance to a woman’s breasts. During the […]

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February Procedure of the Month: 4 Post-Operative Recommendations from Dr. Antimarino

A regular diet with adequate fluid intake. One of the most common questions Dr. Antimarino is asked regarding post-operative care involves vitamins and supplements to help expedite the healing process. The vast majority of patients are healthy and are able to receive the right amount of nutrients they need for normal wound healing using a […]

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November Procedure of the Month: What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings?

November Procedure of the Month: What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings?

What does it take to contour the arms or remove batwings? Fall, Winter, and early Spring are the perfect time to address concerns regarding the upper arms. Cooler weather allows for long sleeves and sweaters so healing can take place inconspicuously. “Batwings” or “Bingo Arms” are some of the common terms patients use to describe […]

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August 2020 Procedure of the Month: Beauty and Self Confidence from Our New Perspective

August 2020 Procedure of the Month: Beauty and Self Confidence from Our New Perspective

Throughout the Covid-19 shutdown, our culture has had an opportunity to slow things down and take time to re-evaluate our lives and the things that are important to us. When it came time for our practice to re-open our doors, we found patients were coming in to address things that had bothered them for years, […]

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July 2020 Procedure of the Month: Wound healing

July 2020 Procedure of the Month: Wound healing

A common concern of patients that are considering a surgical procedure is the fear of scarring. Scars, or incisions, should be addressed during the initial consultation and any concerns or fears should be discussed at this time. Education is always key when it comes to discussing a potential surgery. Patients will need to play an […]

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June 2020 Procedure of the month: Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy (Breast Lift)

Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy (Breast Lift)   When restoring the shape and volume to a breast, many times this requires not only adding volume to reshape the breast, but also including a lift to restore the position of the breast on the chest. Implants come in many different shapes and sizes but that alone may […]

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March 2020 Procedure of the Month: Let’s Talk About Breasts

March 2020 Procedure of the Month: Let’s Talk About Breasts

Size Breast size is the most common concern for women when contemplating breast surgery, whether this is addressed with a breast enhancement or a reduction procedure. Cup size is not the most accurate way to determine size. The size of a breast should be based on a woman’s body habitus and her activity level. Asymmetry […]

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