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5 Ways to Reduce Cellulite

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June 26, 2016

Cellulite, quite literally, can be a pain in the butt. Most people have it, however nobody wants it. What exactly is cellulite? It is a fat deposit that is just below the skin and it can come about due to a plethora of reasons. Here are the best ways though to get rid of it....  read more

How to Recover From Your Tummy Tuck Faster

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June 22, 2016

Getting a tummy tuck can be a big adjustment and requires plenty of recovery time. After surgery you should expect bruising and swelling, in addition to some pain in your abdomen. Many wonder if there are ways that you can speed up this recovery time. The easy answer is no, you can’t rush recovering from...  read more

Does Breast Augmentation Affect Breastfeeding?

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June 15, 2016

One of the most common questions when it comes to breast augmentation is if it affects breastfeeding. The answer isn’t a simple yes or no, but evidence has shown that it could potentially harm milk ducts or create harmful pressure on breast tissue. The following are factors that could determine if a breast augmentation will...  read more

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Plastic Surgeon

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June 14, 2016

Plastic surgery is a big decision that comes with many questions. These are the top five questions you should be asking your doctor to ensure that your operation is as safe and clear as possible. 1. Is your doctor board certified? Ask your doctor about their certifications, the answers may surprise you. In the United...  read more

Dr Coccaro attends the St. Charles Hospital Foundation's 2016 Gala

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May 18, 2016

Stephen F. Coccaro, MD as St. Charles Medical Staff President was honored to present the Theodore Roosevelt Award to William T. Konczynin, MD (posthumously) at the St. Charles Hospital Foundation's 2016 Gala "Up, Up & Away: A Great Adventure is About to Begin" on Friday, May 13. The Gala benefited the renovation of the Maternal...  read more

Bodacious Bras for a Cure

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April 18, 2016

Dr. Kenneth Kneessy, Dr. Stephen Coccaro and Suffolk Plastic Surgeons are extremely proud to support the Stony Brook Cancer Center's women's programs. On April 14th we attended their Bodacious Bras for a Cure event which featured an auction of 100-200 designer bra creations to support the programs which offer women emotional, physical and psychosocial resources....  read more

Dr Coccaro teams up with Blanca's House

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March 28, 2016

Dr Coccaro and his son James recently returned from Ecuador where they were part of the Blanca's House Medical Team. Besides plastic surgery, the mission included ophthalmology and orthopedic surgery. He and his team screened 37 patients and performed over 50 procedures on 25 patients over 3 1/2 days. Dr Coccaro is Co-Chairman of Blanca's...  read more

A New You with CoolSculpting® in the New Year

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January 8, 2016

Are you tired of making the same resolution every New Year, only to give up on it before January is over? Are you tired of the guilt you feel when it doesn’t become a reality? Want a new approach this year? Consider CoolSculpting® at Suffolk Plastic Surgeons, PC. If you want to get rid of...  read more

Suffolk Plastic Surgeons P.C. Welcomes Dr. Cristina Dracea

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December 15, 2015

It is with great pleasure that Suffolk Plastic Surgeons, P.C. announces that Cristina Dracea, MD has joined the practice as an associate plastic surgeon. Dr. Dracea graduated as a Medical Doctor from the State University of New York-Stony Brook School of Medicine in June, 2006. Thereafter, Dr. Dracea remained at Stony Brook University Medical Center...  read more

Breast Reduction in Teen Star Makes News

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September 2, 2015

Modern Family star, Ariel Winter, made news when she reportedly elected to undergo breast reduction surgery at the age of 17 to reduce her breasts from a 32F to a 34D*. Is it her age, her celebrity, the type of plastic surgery… or all of the above…that makes this newsworthy? Literally, not a day goes...  read more

Plastic Surgery Among College Students

By editor
July 31, 2015

September is a time of transition. And for young adults leaving for college, it’s an especially exciting time. It’s a new chapter in life. A clean slate. Everyone loves a fresh start, especially those who want to put the angst of those high school…and middle school…years behind them. College will bring new friends, new experiences,...  read more

Ultherapy® Live Demo and Open House at Spa Belle Meade

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May 27, 2015

Some people call it “the nonsurgical facelift”. Now you can see for yourself why people are raving about Ultherapy® at Spa Belle Meade’s Open House on Tuesday evening, June 2, 2015, from 6-8 pm. Ultherapy® is a non-invasive treatment that lifts and tightens the skin of the face, brow, neck or décolleté (chest) without any...  read more

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