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Dr. Engler
Lucy.Green201276's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
July 7, 2014, 10:44 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   Lucy.Green201276 (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):   May 22, 2014
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I gave a lot of consideration to whether to have a breast augmentation procedure. Philosophically, I had reservations about why I should do it. It took months of soul-searching and reflection about whether to do it, and why. I was always very athletic when I was younger and very thin. I was also very flat-chested during my teenage years and 20s, and it caused no small amount of anguish. Even though I thought I shouldn't care about it, and neither should others, the fact remained that I envied people with beautiful breasts and the fact that people treated me differently from those who did.

So it was with this background that I finally, in my 50s, decided to explore it further. I had just separated from my long-term partner, and was entering a new and wonderful stage in my life and I wanted to do whatever I could to be happy. I don't' think I was a typical patient for this type of procedure. I am older, am in a very conservative professional field, the law, and I don't know a single peer who had ever considered doing this. Also, I have a chronic illness, and I understood very well the risks of doing the procedure.

I researched prospective doctors pretty well, and one name came up repeatedly as someone who was very caring and careful in helping women make the choice, doing a great job , and caring for them afterward. Dr. Alan Engler. He really took the time to meet with me, on several occasions, to go over each and every one of my questions. He also spoke to me about the psychosocial reasons for doing the procedure, or not. He never pressured me to do it, but just calmly and objectively answered all my questions, over numerous sessions. He and his staff also provide excellent instructions and information, as well as a method for approximating what size to get. I went into the procedure feeling confident that I had all the information I needed and that I trusted my doctor.

After the procedure, I didn't experience as much pain as I'd anticipated, and Dr.. Engler was there every step of the way. He phoned me at least twice a day for the first week, which was over a holiday weekend. He was always there to check on me and answer questions. I felt very supported.

Overall, I am extremely pleased that I did this. It has had a tremendous effect on my self-confidence and my feeling about myself as a woman. Dr. Engler did a terrific job. I think my new breasts look natural, with very small, almost invisible scars, and they are just beautiful! It has turned out to be everything I expected, and more, and that's largely due to the time and effort Dr. Engler and his wonderful staff gave me. He is really skilled, very kind and very knowledgeable. I can't recommend him enough if you're considering this procedure. It was everything I hoped for, and more. Thanks, Dr. Engler and staff!

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