Posts By Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS

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Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS is a highly regarded board certified plastic surgeon in New Jersey, known by both patients and peers as a problem-solver with a warm, engaging personality, and an instinctive ability to identify and truly understand the goals of his patients and the patients, themselves.

Originally from Long Island, New York, Dr. Breslow graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

Following medical school, Dr. Breslow spent 6 years training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s nationally renowned Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program. There he received extensive training in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery from some of the nation’s top practitioners. After leaving Penn, he returned to NYU Medical Center to spend one year as the Microvascular Reconstructive Fellow at NYU’s prestigious Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Breslow is Board-Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is licensed to practice plastic and reconstructive surgery in both New Jersey and New York.

Tummy Tuck Scars

Scars are inevitable following tummy tuck surgery but will often fade over time. Different tummy tuck procedures produce different types of scars. Numerous factors can affect how tummy tuck scars form, heal, and fade. There are steps you and your surgeon can take to speed the healing process. If you underwent tummy tuck surgery, you’re probably thrilled with certain aspects…

Sea Lice Rash

Itchy, red bumps characterize this rash for which treatment is often unnecessary. Research shows outbreaks in the coastal region of the United States occur intermittently between March and August, but peak from April through early July. In the Caribbean, jellyfish breed throughout the summer, peaking in May. A few key tips can help reduce the risk and minimize symptoms. What…

Cellfina

As many as 98% of American women will develop cellulite over the course of their lives. Cellfina is a minimally-invasive treatment that attacks the root causes of cellulite. Cellfina has a high level of patient satisfaction in treating cellulite with results lasting 2-4 years. Cellulite is a skin condition characterized by dimpling of the skin, most notably on the thighs…

ThermiTight

ThermiTight is a minimally invasive, skin-tightening treatment with little downtime. It uses heat to melt fat and tighten saggy skin anywhere on the body. This fairly new device is shaping up to be an effective non-surgical rejuvenation treatment. ThermiTight uses a device called ThermiRF to generate heat under the skin using a small, needle-like probe. According to the makers of…

Chin Augmentation

Chin implants can provide a balanced lower face, a square jawline or cleft chin. The procedure is usually performed under local anesthetic with IV sedation. While some patients have a numb sensation in their chin for up to three months, recovery typically only requires one week. What is a chin implant? Chin implants are synthetic materials that are surgically placed…

Panniculectomy

A panniculectomy is a common surgical procedure performed to remove significant excess hanging abdominal skin after major weight loss. It is a safe and effective procedure when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon, but is not without risks and complications It is important to follow the surgeon’s postoperative regimen and instructions to maximize the chances of optimal outcome What is…

Seroma Treatment

Seromas are fluid collections that can appear under the skin following a surgical procedure. It is important to recognize the early signs and to alert your doctor to help to prevent more serious issues like a secondary infection. A seroma, which is generally considered benign, is not to be confused with a hematoma which in some cases can be life-threatening.…

Compression Garments

Compression garments are most commonly associated with body contouring procedures, but they are also used after facial plastic surgery. By providing increased comfort and circulation, surgical compression garments help speed up the healing process. Popular brands include Marena, Caromed, and Isavela, but in some cases a simple roll of ACE bandage is all it takes. Most invasive cosmetic procedure, like…

breast enlargement

Breast augmentation can now be performed by taking unwanted fat from one area of your body and transferring it to your breasts. Fat transfer breast augmentation can be a good option for women who prefer natural results as opposed to having an implant placed in their breast, but it’s not suitable for every woman. Postoperative discomfort to the breasts after…

abdominal separation

Diastasis recti can give your post-partum tummy a permanently bloated, puffy appearance, and is especially common among women who have given birth more than once If your abdominal muscles appear to be separated more than two finger widths, you will want to consider consulting with your doctor. Various at-home treatment options exist for new and longtime sufferers Abdominoplasty may be performed…

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