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38 year old mom of 3 breast lift/augmentation
LIMom's Review of: Dr. Mark Epstein

Rating: 9.90 (out of 10)
Review Date:
April 4, 2014, 11:11 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Mark Epstein (My Profile)
Stony Brook
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   LIMom (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   March 11, 2014
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I was referred to Dr. Epstein by a friend. I was looking for a plastic surgeon for my breast augmentation and was impressed by the fact that my friend needed no narcotics post-surgery. Dr. Epstein did not rush through my consultation appointment. He took his time coming up with the best plan. After having breast-fed 2 of my children, Dr. Epstein felt strongly that I would get the best result with a breast lift, as well as an augmentation. He used computer simulated images to show the look I would receive with and without the lift. It was clear to me that a lift would be my best option to achieve optimal results.
His staff were all extremely warm and knowledgeable. The day of my surgery I was immediately put at ease by the nurses, anesthesiologist, and support staff in the office. My lift and augmentation took about 2 1/2 hours and I recovered in the recovery room for another 2 hours. The recovery nurse was also extremely kind. I had a little bit of post-surgery nausea and I was immediately given something to make me feel better. Dr. Epstein called me the evening of my surgery to see how I was feeling. I felt well enough to go out to a meeting the same day as the surgery! I was able to lift my hands above my head the next morning and I never needed anything stronger then 800mg of Ibuprofen at any point after the surgery. I felt comfortable driving 4 days after my surgery, but I think I would have been driving sooner if I just had an augmentation and not a lift as well. I am currently 3 weeks post surgery. I still have some tenderness in my breasts, but I am able to do everything I was before my surgery. I am extremely happy with my results and would highly recommend Dr. Epstein.

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