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.

Rogaine

The active ingredient in Rogaine is minoxidil. Minoxidil increases the blood flow to blood vessels surrounding hair follicles. Although Rogaine has a proven track record, it does not work for everyone and there may be better alternatives for your hair loss. What is Rogaine (minoxidil)? Minoxidil was initially used to treat high blood pressure until it was discovered that a…

Gummy Smile

If you’re self-conscious about your gummy smile, you’ll be grinning from ear-to-ear when you discover that there are several cosmetic treatments available to address the issue. Most people incorrectly assume that the only options to correct excess gum tissue are surgical procedures performed either by a periodontist, a cosmetic dentist or an oral surgeon. However, there are less invasive and…

Breast Augmentation Surgery

What is a breast augmentation? A breast augmentation is a surgical procedure performed to increase the size and volume of the breasts, either by inserting implants under the breast tissue, or by grafting fat harvested from other parts of the body into the breast tissue, itself. Breast augmentation with breast implants is by far the most popular method. Is it…

Gummy bear implants promise to give breast augmentation patients a more natural look with fewer complications. Form-stable implants, also known as gummy bear or teardrop-shaped implants, are a compelling option for women seeking a low-risk breast augmentation technique, with a wide range of natural-looking shapes and sizes to choose from. Here are the pros and cons of this increasingly popular approach to…

Saline vs. Silicone Breast Implants

Most surgeons use silicone breast implants, which provide a more natural look and feel than saline implants. Saline implants are sometimes perceived as being safer, although exhaustive studies have validated the safety and reliability of modern silicone implants. On average, silicone implants cost twice as much as saline implants. Saline or silicone? It’s one of the most important choices a woman…

Capsular Contracture

Capsular contracture can happen at any time, even years after surgery. There are many non-surgical methods for treating capsular contracture, but not all of them are effective. Surgery may be necessary to remove scar tissue. What is capsular contracture? Whenever there is a foreign object inside of your body -- a breast implant or pacemaker, for example -- your body…

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…

the plank

FUPA is a slang term for fatty upper pubic area. Another name for it is panniculus or pannus. Causes for the FUPA include genetics, aging, pregnancy, weight changes, and stress. Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help to reduce the size of your FUPA. Plastic surgeons can treat your FUPA through surgery and minimally invasive procedures. Bikini season…

nose job recovery

The nose is made up of several bone, cartilage, and soft tissue components. Rhinoplasty is an intricate cosmetic surgery procedures that requires a great deal of finesse on the part of the surgeon. Following the surgeon’s pre-op and post-op recommendations has a significant impact on the procedure’s success. While in many cases nose reshaping serves purely cosmetic purposes, the procedure…

temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the jaw to the skull. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is a general term used to describe issues affecting the TMJ and associated muscles. Sufferers often experience pain in the face, jaw and neck or experience migraine headaches and stiffness in the jaw or “popping” sensations when they chew. What is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)? Often called…

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