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An Ear Makeover

Probably one of the parts of the head that we pay less attention to are the ears and we are often unaware of how much of an impact they have in making a person more attractive.  If you are hiding your ears behind your hair and if this makes you insecure then otoplasty might be […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2013
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The Truth about Male Breast Reduction

It is a common misconception that plastic surgery applies mainly to women and their need to stay physically easy on the eyes. Realistically though, men, just like women, have imperfections that they want to address, and we make sure that they know that we are right here to help them.  Over the years, more and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2013
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The Essentials of Breast Reconstruction

For all the time that I have been working as a plastic surgeon, I have come to know how much importance the residents of Rochester NY place on their overall appearance and how this consequently affects their self-image and self-confidence.  So I feel for those that have lost their breasts due to a mastectomy or […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2013
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Filler Up

It’s very common to see patients at The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester coming in for consultations about getting fillers as a solution to their facial wrinkles and fine lines.  For a more natural look, I recommend Restylane and Perlane to all my patients.  The Restylane family of products is known for smoothing away wrinkles […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2013
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The Truth about Breast Reduction

Bigger isn’t always better.  Of course, as a plastic surgeon, I have patients in Rochester NY wanting a bigger cup size and wanting to look like celebrities who have fuller breasts.  On the other side of the spectrum, we also have patients that make appointments to have their full-sized breasts reduced.  Breast reduction is a […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2013
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The Gift of Breast Lift

I have always believed that women are God’s special creations!  Not only do they bring life into the world, they are definitely nicer to look at!  And in my profession as a plastic surgeon, my goal is to keep it that way.  Childbirth and aging can take a toll on a woman’s appearance and they […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2013
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The Amazing Spider Vein Removal

I have been treating patients in Rochester, NY for a long time now and in my practice at The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester, not only do I help patients who want to improve their appearance and look youthful, I also assist patients with conditions that affect their day to day activities.  One perfect example […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2013
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Facelifts

At some point one looks into the mirror at the face that looks back and realizes that over the course of time those familiar features have changed. Wrinkles, folds, blemishes, pigmentations and sagging skin are all characteristic of an aging face. While these features might be considered distinguished, or can be worn as the proud […]

  • Posted on: Mar 18 2012
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Farewell To Collagen, You Gave Me My Start

This year marks an end of an era for me.  Hi.  My name is Julie Sylvester.  I am a Physician Assistant at Finishing Touch at the Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester.  I began working here in August of 2001 and I began cosmetic injections one year later.  Back then, it was Zyderm and Zyplast collagen.  […]

  • Posted on: Apr 28 2010
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Breast Reduction

Reduction Mammoplasty Reduction mammoplasty is a procedure that results in some of the most satisfied plastic surgery patients.  The functional benefit from reducing the weight of a woman’s large breasts cannot be overstated.  It commonly results in a dramataic reduction in back, neck, and shoulder pain and often allows a woman to lead a much […]

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2010
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The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester has recently been allowed to resume performing elective surgeries. Patients continue to be seen as appropriate via telemedicine or in the office. Please feel free to contact the office at 585-922-5840 with regard to scheduling either an office visit or surgery.