CoolSculpting Now for a Spring Body

If you regret the overindulgences of the holiday season as swimsuit weather approaches, now’s the perfect time to do something about it. 

Gotham Plastic Surgery is midtown Manhattan’s exclusive choice for CoolSculpting. This non-surgical procedure allows you to rid yourself of fat deposits on your body’s most stubborn, diet-and-exercise-resistant areas. Gotham’s expert aesthetician, Jill Badalamente, can help you get ready to hit the beach or pool with confidence. 

The Cool Solution

coolsculpting new york results CoolSculpting uses cryolipolysis, a non-surgical treatment performed in a doctor’s office using cold temperatures to eliminate fat cells from your body. This technique has been used in Europe for years and has also gained popularity in the United States with men and women alike. 

CoolSculpting has been featured on television shows such as The Doctors and Good Morning America. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has named CoolSculpting one of their “10 Anti-Aging Technologies to Watch.”  

The device used during your CoolSculpting procedure delivers freezing temperatures through your skin to the body’s fat cells. Using this technique, the fat cells are essentially crystallized and gradually die, resulting in fat reduction over time. The dead fat cells are naturally metabolized and eliminated by your body’s natural metabolic processes. Since fat freezes at a higher temperature than other cells, the surrounding skin and tissue are not affected by the treatment.

This procedure is ideal for people seeking to remove localized fat deposits without surgery or other invasive methods. CoolSculpting can be used on any body area that has proven resistant to your weight loss efforts.

After treatment, patients typically see initial results within four weeks and can expect to achieve their desired body contour within three months.

Your Problem Areas – Solved

Because of our specialized attachments, CoolSculpting can effectively treat and eliminate stubborn fat anywhere it has settled on the body, including:

  • liposuction body contouring diagram in new york Abdomen
  • Stomach
  • Love handles
  • Muffin top
  • Flanks
  • Beneath the buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Above the knee
  • Back fat
  • Arms
  • Gynecomastia (male breasts)
  • Double Chin 
  • Neck

The Natural Approach

The fat cells in the treatment area are frozen immediately during the CoolSculpting procedure. However, results gradually appear several weeks to a few months following the procedure. Changes occur over time as your body naturally absorbs the crystallized fat cells.

Although only one treatment per area is all that is needed in many cases, patients often choose to have CoolSculpting performed on additional body areas after seeing the incredible results! They can also have a second treatment on any area where they wish to reduce fat even more. 

Unless you choose to tell people about your CoolSculpting procedure, no one will suspect you’ve had anything done. They’ll simply assume your fabulous results are the product of your enviable willpower and your diet and workout regimen.

Nonsurgical – No Downtime

CoolSculpting is a completely non-invasive procedure with minimal risk and no required downtime. The most common side effects are numbness, tingling, and minor bruising in the targeted area. These effects are temporary and will resolve within a few weeks.

CoolSculpting Alternatives

The CoolSculpting procedure is ideal for individuals who are mostly satisfied with their current body shape but would like to see improvement in specific stubborn areas.  

breast augmentation before and after Suppose you want to achieve significant fat loss results. In that case, you can do no better than working with  Douglas Steinbrech, MD, FACS,—a nationally recognized expert in minimally invasive and surgical body sculpting procedures. Among these procedures are tummy tucks, breast augmentation, mommy makeovers, liposuction, and his proprietary BodyBanking®.

While both CoolSculpting and liposuction eliminate stubborn fat, the procedures are quite different. Liposuction is surgery that removes large amounts of fat and dramatically contours the body. Because liposuction is a surgical procedure, you’ll need to allow downtime for recovery afterward. 

Gynecomastia treatment and pec contouring by Dr. Steinbrech. After surgery, fullness is transferred to upper chest for a more masculine contour. While Dr. Steinbrech counts many women among his clientele, he’s a renowned, sought-after expert and innovator in procedures for men. 

If you want to take body sculpting to the next level, Dr. Steinbrech’s Body Banking® procedure—which achieves stunning results using the selective fat transfer process—is an especially popular option with his male clientele.

 Selective fat transfer involves the collection of high-quality fat during liposuction. Dr. Steinbrech then injects the harvested, purified fat beneath the patient’s skin in a series of injections using a mini cannula. The areas of the body receiving the strategically placed fat will appear more muscular and defined.

Why Gotham Plastic Surgery Should Be Your CoolSculpting Choice

By scheduling your CoolSculpting procedure now, you’ll be ready when swimsuit weather arrives. With our innovative techniques, impressive results, and thousands of satisfied patients, you can confidently select Gotham Plastic Surgery as your choice for non-surgical—and surgical—body sculpting procedures in Manhattan, New York.

The team at Gotham Plastic Surgery provides custom cosmetic treatment plans that include a combination of minimally-invasive techniques and advanced procedures. Only Gotham Plastic Surgery offers the exclusive NatraLook™ process to help each patient achieve the Aesthetic Confidence® they desire. 

Get Summer-Ready At Our NYC Plastic Surgery Clinic

Feel confident on the beach or by the pool with CoolSculpting or our other body sculpting procedures. Contact our plastic surgery clinic today to schedule a consultation.

What’s Hot in Body Contouring: Real Housewives Spill

Featuring jaw-dropping drama and over-the-top lifestyles, The Real Housewives franchise is among the most popular in reality TV. It’s no secret that many (if not most) of the Real Housewives cast members have had plastic surgery in some form, from liposuction to breast augmentation and buttock implants. 

the real housewives logo At Gotham Plastic Surgery in Manhattan, we want to make aesthetic goals attainable for anyone—female or male. Our unique NatraLook™ approach addresses both restorative and transformative changes, producing natural-looking results that boost your aesthetic confidence by enhancing your appearance. 

Douglas Steinbrech, MD, FACS, Gotham’s renowned, board-certified expert in body contouring procedures, achieves world-class results for female and male patients alike. 

Focus on the Tummy

New York Abdomen Liposuction Body Sculpt The tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery procedure that involves the removal of excess fat and skin and the tightening of weakened abdominal muscles to flatten and shape a protruding abdomen and waist.

The procedure is beneficial for patients who have stretched skin and muscles due to pregnancy or considerable weight loss. Liposuction alone may be helpful for patients with only localized areas of fat and no excess skin.

Childbirth is one of the most meaningful experiences in a woman’s life. Even while enjoying motherhood, women often wish they could get their pre-pregnancy body back. After having children, women are often left with sagging breasts and enlarged areolas, less definition in the waistline, a sagging abdomen, and stretch marks. 

Cosmetic surgery can help restore youthful contours to the breasts and abdomen – often at the same time. A combination of procedures often referred to as the “mommy makeover” adds procedures like a breast lift, breast reduction, and liposuction to the tummy tuck for a dramatic result. 

Pregnancy leaves many women with stubborn fat pockets in the lower abdomen and decreased definition in the waistline. Women who’ve undergone a C-section often have an area of fat remaining above the surgical scar. In these cases, liposuction can help remove excess fat from the abdomen, buttocks, hips, thighs, and waist. Liposuction can effectively remove fat deposits after pregnancy, or anytime you discover stubborn pockets of fat, for a sleeker shape.

Breasts and Backsides

breast augmentation before and after Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States—and certainly a favorite among The Real Housewives cast. This procedure places implants into the breast for a fuller, more shapely look.

Breast augmentation can be an excellent option for women dissatisfied with their breast size or those who’ve noticed changes in their breasts from breastfeeding, weight loss, pregnancy, or the aging process. For asymmetrical breasts, this procedure can help provide a balanced look. 

Although breast augmentation will enhance the shape and size of the breasts, it can’t significantly lift drooping breasts. We frequently recommend a combination of breast augmentation and a breast lift to address this concern.

Our New York City plastic surgery clinic offers a variety of breast implant options, depending on a patient’s specific needs. Your procedure will be tailored to your particular desires and body proportions for a beautiful, natural result. Implants can be round or tear-shaped, and a variety of implant types are available.

The Brazilian butt lift has been a popular plastic surgery procedure since the early 2000s and was another favorite of The Real Housewives and other celebrities. However, the procedure has fallen out of favor in the last several years, with record lows in the number of procedures performed. 

Dr. Steinbrech offers his exclusive procedure, BodyBanking®, a safe and effective technique that enhances specific areas of the body while reducing others. Since Dr. Steinbrech tailors BodyBanking to the patient’s needs and goals, the technique produces excellent results for any patient.

Liposuction to the Next Level

liposuction before and after new york Liposuction can be ideal for body areas with stubborn fat deposits, including the abdomen, buttocks, chin, hips, knees, neck, thighs, upper arms, and waist.

Tumescent liposuction is a procedure that gently suctions out excess fat in predetermined areas using a cannula. While the procedure creates a slimmer and smoother appearance, there are limits on the effectiveness of fat removal in resculpting the body. 

Liposuction alone can’t create fuller breasts or shapelier buttocks. Dr. Steinbrech has improved on the typical liposuction procedure by adding another step that sculpts and shapes the body.

BodyBanking® involves performing liposuction in designated areas and then injecting the removed fat into other areas of the body to achieve the desired results.

After deciding to have her breast implants removed, Emily Simpson of The Real Housewives of Atlanta underwent a fat transfer procedure to add fullness to her breasts. Another cast member used a similar procedure to enhance her buttocks.  

Not Just for Housewives

male fat grafting results new york Dr. Steinbrech is an internationally recognized expert in male plastic surgery. His proprietary BodyBanking® procedure also creates transformative results for his many male patients. 

Men typically seek BodyBanking to eliminate fat from the abdomen or love handles and augment the glutes, pectorals, and biceps for a muscular, chiseled body appearance.

Your Best Choice for Body Contouring in New York City

As a cosmetic surgery innovator with a large contingent of female and male patients, Dr. Steinbrech is an expert in using the latest, most effective body sculpting techniques to create dramatic results that aesthetically flatter the female or male physique.  

Are you ready to achieve the body of your dreams or to restore your pre-pregnancy contours? Contact our New York City plastic surgery clinic to schedule a consultation with Dr. Steinbrech.

How To Get Back Your Body After Kids

Mothers are bombarded with the concept of having to “bounce back” after having babies. From Kate Middleton’s consistently fit and fabulous appearance to all the magazine covers and social media feeds showing how celebrities and influencers are already looking photoshoot-ready in a bikini (complete with six-pack abs) just weeks after giving birth. 

Meanwhile, you are wondering if you can ever escape being held prisoner by your ultra-comfy pair of sweatpants. What you need to know is that getting your body back is not all about vanity –it’s about reclaiming yourself –and a Mommy Makeover or other non-surgical procedures could be your key to, once again, feeling good inside and out.

Dr. Douglas Steinbrech and the team at Gotham Plastic Surgery offer the Mommy Makeover along with non-invasive treatment options for skin and body rejuvenation, all performed in our state-of-the-art facility. Dr. Philip Miller offers facial treatments that can restore your pre-pregnancy vitality and glow to your face. Renowned for our innovative techniques, impressive results, and thousands of satisfied patients, we are the number one choice for plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, and non-surgical procedures in New York City.

Look And Feel Empowered 

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It is a fact that moms want to look and feel healthier, stronger, fitter, and more beautiful. And what moms need to take note of, is that it is not selfish to make yourself a priority. You should not feel guilty about self-care. Why not? Because taking care of yourself should not ever be a luxury but rather, a fundamental component of your well-being. So, if you want to feel free again as you take your kids to the playground without having the nagging anxiety and self-consciousness of having to conceal your body, or if you simply want to be more fearless and confident, treat yourself. At Gotham Plastic Surgery, you have several options for surgery to injectables to get your body back. 

What Is A Mommy Makeover?

A Mommy Makeover is a specialized combination of procedures designed to reverse the physical changes women can experience during pregnancy. 

Possible procedures included in a Mommy Makeover and performed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Douglas Steinbrech are:

  • Breast Reduction – a surgical procedure that removes excess fat and glandular tissue, and also tightening the remaining skin. The result is smaller, lighter breasts that are not only more proportionate to the rest of your body but will also help relieve common concerns that are associated with large breasts, including pain, improper posture, rashes, and poor self-esteem.
  • Breast Lift – a mastopexy or breast lift is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and tightens the supporting tissues to restore a more youthful, uplifted shape to the breasts. Surgery can also reduce the size of large areolas.
  • Tummy Tuck – if you have stretched skin and muscles resulting from pregnancy, a tummy tuck can be particularly beneficial for you. This surgical procedure removes excess skin while tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall, helping restore a flatter, more toned appearance to the waist and abdomen. It may be combined with liposuction to eliminate stubborn fat in the abdomen or flanks. 
  • Liposuction – Ultrasound-Assisted Lipectomy (UAL), Suction-Assisted Lipectomy (SAL), and tumescent liposuction can sculpt the body after pregnancy for a more toned and contoured shape. It is ideal for improving areas of the body that no longer respond to diet and exercise, including the arms, abdomen, waist, hips, thighs, and buttocks. Through tiny incisions made on the body, a small tube called a cannula is inserted to break up the fat which is then suctioned out. In addition, Dr. Steinbrech offers high-definition liposuction for more precise results. 

Non-Surgical Mommy Makeover Options

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While Mommy Makeover results can be dramatic, the procedures will require a significant amount of downtime. In addition, you may just want simple tweaks here and there –perhaps, a few inches off your waist and an appearance that looks less tired.  When combined strategically, these less invasive treatments can give you results that are more subtle than their surgical counterparts but will be just as satisfying. 

Here are common non-surgical treatments offered at Gotham Plastic Surgery that are perfect for your mommy makeover:

  • Liquid Facelift – our facial plastic surgeon, Philip Miller MD, uses a combination of facial fillers such as Restylane and Juvéderm that fill in areas of the face where hollows have developed or where fat has depleted with age. These fillers will plump and contour the face, filling in wrinkles, lines, and creases, giving you a more youthful appearance. They will also plump facial folds and improve under-eye bags and hollows. Treatment areas can include the eyes, cheeks, mouth area, chin, and lips. Botox injections can also be performed to address dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet, forehead wrinkles, and frown lines. The non-surgical facelift can also be combined with skin tightening treatments such as Ulthera to address sagging skin.
  • CoolSculpting – delivers freezing temperatures through the skin to underlying fat cells, causing them to crystallize. Fat cells will then undergo apoptosis, a process of cell death which results in them gradually being absorbed by the body. In addition, Gotham Plastic offers Dual CoolSculpting which allows faster, more efficient treatment time for optimal patient comfort.
  • Eye Rejuvenation – Dr. Miller utilizes a combination of neuromodulators and/or facial fillers to reduce wrinkles, minimize dark areas, and restore facial volume around the eye area.  Localized Botox injections can address vertical brow lines and crow’s feet, giving you a non-surgical brow lift that will leave you with a more youthful and alert appearance.
  • Scar Revision – for C-section scars, a skin needling treatment can be used to flatten scar tissue, resulting in smoother skin. This technique creates hundreds of microscopic pinpricks that activate the body’s natural wound healing process. As your skin heals, collagen production is stimulated, naturally filling in wrinkles and scars. 

Choosing The Right Surgeon

If you’re choosing to have a major procedure such as a Mommy Makeover or facial rejuvenation post-pregnancy, you should carefully select a surgeon you can trust. It is vital to choose a plastic surgeon that you feel comfortable with and is more than qualified to provide you with the results you desire. Dr. Steinbrech and Dr. Miller are board-certified and considered some of the country’s foremost experts in bodily and facial rejuvenation, respectively. For more than two decades, they have dedicated their careers to providing patients with customized surgical and non-surgical procedures. To learn more about their board certification by the American College of Surgeons, visit facs.org

Schedule An Appointment in our New York Office Today

Having a Mommy Makeover, surgical or not, can do more than just restore your pre-pregnancy body. It can give you your self-confidence back, which may be the most essential benefit of all. To learn more about our post-pregnancy treatments, contact our medical spa at Gotham Plastic Surgery in New York to schedule a consultation