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Alexes Hazen, MD Dr. Hazen accepts the insurance plans listed below and is willing to work with all health insurance providers! Be sure to ask any questions you have in regards to health insurance coverage when you call or email to book your consultation. Dr. Alexes Hazen on Breast Augmentation (Breast Implants) | Board Certified Plastic Surgeon NYC.
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read more › As the Practice Administrator, Erica loves that she can blend her passion for health and wellness in a practice that embraces both! She will assist you with the planning, scheduling, and financial arrangements pertaining to your care. Erica always strives for a standard of excellence. Taking great pleasure in sharing a patient's journey, she looks forward to witnessing their excitement at the end of the transformation. Erica began working as Dr. Hazen's Receptionist in 2008 and went on to receive her degree at NYU in Healthcare Administration.

read more › Alexes Hazen MD, FACS is a New York City based aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon. She specializes in breast surgery, facial reconstruction, face transplant, transgender surgery, and aesthetic surgery including fat grafting and non-invasive techniques. Along with running her new private practice in the Upper East Side, Dr. Hazen is an Associate Professor at the Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. From 2002 to 2018 Dr. Hazen was the Director of the NYU Aesthetic Surgery Center, a position she let go of in order to create her own practice.

read more › Thank you for choosing me to be your doctor! If you had anything but a 100% positive experience with me or my staff, please call and let us know so that we have the opportunity to resolve any issues you may have had. We take your feedback seriously and want to make sure you feel satisfied with every aspect of your care.

read more › Dr. Alexes Hazen is an expert in all types of breast surgery. She will provide surgical solutions for the many breast problems or issues that arise. From breast cancer reconstruction and cosmetic breast augmentation to correction of breast asymmetry, Dr. Hazen will recommend the procedure that will be right for your body. Read further to find out about your options for breast reduction, breast augmentation, asymmetry-correction, cancer reconstruction and transgender breast surgery.

read more › Breast asymmetry correction surgery incorporates many techniques to shape and mold the breasts to match in shape and size when they do not match naturally. Breast asymmetry can be caused by previous surgery, like a breast biopsy, or radiation. Breast asymmetry can also result from your developing years, as there are many patients whose breasts grow differently. Some patients have syndromes that result in breast and chest wall differences. Dr. Alexes Hazen will carefully plan out your surgical correction and make sure that your goals are taken into account.

read more › Breast augmentation also referred to as breast enlargement, is a surgical procedure in which saline or silicone breast implants are placed in the breast in order to enlarge them and enhance their appearance. Reasons for undergoing breast augmentation depend on the woman and her individual desires. Many decide to undergo the procedure to increase breast size, while others wish to refine and balance body proportion. It is common for women to want to correct breast asymmetry or restore lost volume.

read more › Breast lift surgery or mastopexy is different from breast augmentation in that the procedure is intended to enhance, not the size, but the shape of the breasts. Breast lift surgery raises and reshapes sagging breasts, by removing excess skin and repositioning the breast tissue and nipples to improve their appearance. A breast lift can also reduce the size of the areola - the pigmented skin surrounding the nipple. If a patient's breasts are small or have lost volume (after pregnancy or weight loss), getting a breast lift and breast augmentation can increase their shape and size.

read more › When you get the diagnosis of breast cancer, it can be very overwhelming. There are many decisions to make all at once. NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Alexes Hazen, will help you navigate the options for breast reconstruction surgery, taking into account your desires, your lifestyle, your overall health, and the cancer treatment you will be receiving. Some patients may elect NOT to have breast reconstruction, or to delay reconstruction. There are many options today for breast reconstruction and Dr. Hazen will help you understand what is best for you.

read more › Breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammaplasty, is a procedure to reduce the size and lift the breasts. This is done by removing excess breast tissue and skin to achieve a breast that is in proportion with your body and perhaps more importantly, to alleviate the discomfort associated with excessively large breasts (macromastia). Breast reduction surgery can relieve not only the physical and psychological strains of overly large breasts but help women attain a more comfortable, proportionate, and attractive chest.

read more › Fat transfer breast augmentation, also referred to as breast enlargement with fat grafting, is a surgical procedure where fat is taken from one part of the body where there is extra through liposuction, and then processed and placed in the breast area in a safe and effective method. Women often choose this type of breast augmentation due to the minimal downtime and the desirable "natural breast augmentation" results. It is common for women to want to improve breast shape or restore lost volume without getting breast implants.

read more › Gynecomastia is the condition when a cisgender male has excess breast tissue. This can be devastating and embarrassing. However, several gynecomastia treatment options are very effective. The patient needs to be assessed for hormonal imbalances and even testicular tumors, but in most cases, there is no medically treatable cause and the solution is surgical. Surgery can be simple liposuction if the skin quality is good and there is no excess skin, or a more complicated skin excision and nipple and areolar reconstruction.

read more › Though breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, breast cancer does occur in men. Male breast cancer is most common in older men, though it can occur at any age. Men diagnosed with male breast cancer at an early stage have a good chance for a cure. Treatment typically involves surgery to remove the breast tissue. Other treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may be recommended based on your particular situation. While many plastic surgeons have no experience with male breast cancer reconstruction, Dr. Hazen has vast experience with this surgery and understands the aesthetic nuance of the male chest.

read more › Transgender surgery or gender-affirming surgery is an integral part of a persons transition. Dr. Alexes Hazen can help you navigate this process. Top surgery and facial feminization as well as hairline and hair restoration can be important procedures to complete the transition process. Read on to learn about breast augmentation for trans women and mastectomy and chest wall reconstruction for trans men and non binary people.

read more › Many trans women choose to get breast augmentation as part of their transition. Generally, breast tissue develops with the hormonal transition, but sometimes patients want larger breasts and want to augment the shape as well. Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that can be used to enhance the size, shape, or fullness of the breasts. This procedure has a number of important benefits for trans women. It can provide a greater sense of congruence between her inner and outer selves, enhance her confidence and self-esteem and help her wear the clothing she wants to and feel more comfortable doing so.

read more › The face is arguably one of the most important features of the human body. It provides to others the first clues to one's identity and personality. It contains the features, such as the eyes, ears, and mouth, that allow us to communicate and interact with one another. And it offers the first visual cues that determine whether other people perceive us as male or female. For these reasons, facial feminization surgery (FFS) is a fundamental aspect of the male-to-female transition. For those interested in facial feminization surgery in New York City, Alexes Hazen Md has the expertise you are looking for!

read more › Hair transplant is an effective and natural way to restore your hairline, fill in bald spots and create a new hairline. The patient first needs a full evaluation with Dr. Alexes Hazen to diagnose the cause of the hair loss, and determine if a hair transplant is the correct treatment. In many transgender patients, there can be hair loss due to taking exogenous hormones. Some trans women may want to change their hairline to make it appear more feminine. Many different treatments work for hair restoration, for example, oral or topical medications and injections of PRP or steroids.

read more › Unfortunately one of the common side effects from taking male hormones, like testosterone, is acne. It can be seen on the face and back most commonly and can be mild to very severe. There are many excellent treatments for acne including changing the dosing and delivery of testosterone, topical medications, and oral medications. There are also some peels and lasers that can be helpful acutely and for the treatment of scars. We all age, and as most of us age, we want to look good. There are some particular issues for transgender patients if they are taking hormones and this should be taken into account for any desired treatments for anti-aging.

read more › Alongside hormone therapy, top surgery is typically one of the first steps for patients who are transitioning from female to male; this may also be the only surgical procedure undergone by many trans men. Patients who opt for bilateral mastectomy can expect to experience a number of benefits, including a greater congruence between their outside appearance and experienced gender, improved self-esteem, and self-image. There are a number of surgical techniques that may be utilized to accomplish the desired breast tissue removal.

read more › Sometimes your top surgery did not get you the result you desired. Usually, this can be changed and improved. Whether it is removing a little extra fat, or skin, or changing the shape or size of the nipples - Dr. Hazen can help. Often, Dr. Hazen can get this covered through insurance. The revisions performed by Dr. Alexes Hazen can be very minor or extensive depending on the exact issue that needs revision. Sometimes, the scars are unsightly, or sometimes there is excess tissue or a dog ear. Dr. Hazen carefully evaluates you and your desired outcome and makes a plan that addresses your needs and desires.

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