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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

4 Factors That Will Affect Your Healing After Surgery

Posted May 30, 2017

Plastic surgery is a serious decision, and many people may think after their procedure is over, that’s it. A major part of the surgical experience is the recovery period. Having a safe and easy recovery is a crucial part of achieving the results you want and for preventing risks and complications. While it may seem […]

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Cosmetic surgery- Popularity and Precautions before and after the surgery

Posted December 23, 2013

Cosmetic surgery is a medical specialty which is concerned with the correction or restoration of any of your body parts.  It is performed on normal parts of the body with the purpose of improving a person’s appearance and for removing signs of aging. Cosmetic surgery is becoming popular day by day. Stats show that, in […]

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Walter Yeo: One of the First Plastic Surgery Patients

Posted November 19, 2013

Although plastic surgery for strictly cosmetic purposes is a contemporary practice, plastic surgery for reconstructive purposes dates back to ancient times. An Egyptian medical text from 3000 BC mentions a procedure to repair a broken nose, reconstructive surgeries are documented in India from 800 BC, and in 1815 Joseph Constantine Carpue performed the first major […]

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Posted October 09, 2013

Plastic surgery is a great option for eliminating stubborn areas of fat and excess skin, and exercise can help produce and maintain optimal results. Getting in shape before a procedure will reduce the amount of fat that needs to be removed and will allow for additional loose skin to be removed, making the procedure less […]

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Recovering with a Proper Diet

Posted June 27, 2013

If you have had surgery, or are planning on having surgery, keep in mind that the foods you eat can make a great impact on your recovery and how quickly your wounds heal. Not only can eating the right foods help prevent complications, but it will also provide the necessary requirements your skin needs to […]

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How to Have a Smooth (and Swift!) Recovery Period

Posted March 15, 2013

One of the first questions prospective patients ask regarding their surgical procedure is: How long is the recovery period? Although every procedure has an estimated healing time, there are several things you can do both before and after surgery to help maintain a smooth – and swift – recovery period. It is important that you […]

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What Can I Expect During Recovery?

Posted June 25, 2012

Many patients experience mixed emotions once they reach the decision to undergo a surgical procedure. Excitement and anticipation about obtaining your aesthetic goals will play a major role in how you feel during the time leading up to your surgery, although it isn’t uncommon to have some concerns regarding the recovery period. Knowing what to […]

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Exercise Limitations of Breast Augmentations

Posted February 27, 2012

Many women who opt for breast augmentation are active and exercise regularly. In fact, the only body feature they wish to change is their breasts. For patients who enjoy working out, breast augmentation should not hinder your decision to have a procedure performed. As you recover from surgery, your exercise routine will be limited. This […]

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