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Wonderful experience
mim23's Review of: Dr. Mark Epstein

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
April 23, 2014, 9:25 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Mark Epstein (My Profile)
Stony Brook
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   mim23 (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):   April 1, 2014
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I recently had a breast lift and augmentation done after many many years of considering it. After the birth of my second child and weight loss of 20plus pounds (below my pre-pregnancy weight) my breasts were sagging and had loss any fullness they ever had. I always referred to them as "deflated balloons." This bothered me enough to seriously begin researching a plastic surgeon. After reading about a "normal" recovery, I was discouraged. I knew I could never handle the long and painful recovery. With children to care for and minimal family support and a full time job, I had basically decided against it until I came across Dr. Mark Epstein.
Dr. Epstein had an approach I hadn't come across on any other plastic surgeons website. His "One-Day recovery" Breast Augmentation was exactly what I was looking for. During my consultation he informed me that a lift would be necessary. He also stated that the recovery time for an augmentation and lift would still be a "One-Day recovery." I was thrilled! I booked my surgery that day.
The surgery day came and everything went exactly how he and his staff said it would. I was able to raise my arms over my head just before leaving his facility. There was no need for bandages, medical support bras, drains or narcotic pain killers. I left with only medical tape on my incisions. Advil was all I needed for the pain and an occasional tylenol.
Sleeping the first 2 nights was a bit uneasy as I am not a back sleeper but with the Benadryl I was advised to take, I was able to get decent sleep. The next day I was able to get my kids up and ready for school and I spent the day at home and did minimal computer work. The following day I was back at the office resuming my normal work duties. I was even able to continue all the wonderful house chores.
Dr. Epstein is a wonderful doctor. He listened to everything I said. I had so much confidence in him and I could not be happier with the outcome. I wanted a very natural looking breast, not much larger than they already "appeared" in my heavily padded bras. He gave me just that. This surgery has been a secret from mostly everyone except a few close friends and nobody has even noticed. But believe me, when undressed there is a huge difference. I can actually go braless, something I never dreamed would be possible. In closing, I highly recommend Dr. Epstein. He and his staff are absolutely amazing. His technique and recovery are beyond amazing. He is unlike any doctor I have ever been a patient of. Truly wonderful experience all around.

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