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Dr. Ergun Kocak, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the breast using DIEP, SIEA GAP, TUG, PAP, and direct-to-implant, in Columbus and Cincinnati, OH.
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The 9 Benefits of Breast Reduction Surgery

Category: Posted on: September 19, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

A lot of women have wanted larger breasts for years, making breast augmentation among the most popular cosmetic procedures there is. But there are also women whose large breast size causes them a few problems. It all boils down to what your own body needs and which kind of plastic surgery addresses it. In this... Continue Reading

Should I Get a Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation After Mastectomy?

Category: , Posted on: September 6, 2022 Updated on: September 12, 2023 | Author:

A mastectomy can affect the psychological well-being of breast cancer survivors. This is understandable since they have likely lost a significant amount of breast tissue, resulting in a loss of one or two breasts, and grapple with this fact every day. However, there is still life after a mastectomy. You are already in the stage... Continue Reading

Recovery Tips from Explant Surgery Due To BIA-ALCL

Category: Posted on: August 17, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) usually develops in the scar capsule tissue that forms around a breast implant. But just like any cancer, it can spread throughout the body and can even lead to death. The primary procedure for BIA-ALCL is breast implant removal or explant surgery. There are multiple approaches to an... Continue Reading

What Causes BIA-ALCL?

Category: Posted on: August 10, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is a rare form of cancer. Even if it is found in the breasts, BIA-ALCL is not actually breast cancer. Rather, it is a cancer of the immune system that can develop in the scar tissue capsule surrounding a textured breast implant. The capsule forms around an implant... Continue Reading

Signs of Good Liposuction

Category: Posted on: July 18, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

Liposuction continues to be among the extremely popular kinds of plastic surgeries. In our previous blog, we talked about the different effects it has on male and female patients. The qualifications are the same for both. Generally, healthy people within 30% of their ideal weight are the candidates for liposuction. They must also be non-smokers... Continue Reading

The Difference Between Liposuction In Men And Women

Category: Posted on: July 11, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

According to the latest data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 280,000 cosmetic procedures done on male patients in 2020. As society has become more accepting of the idea of plastic surgery, this figure proves that men, just like women, are also willing to spend a significant amount of money... Continue Reading

Addressing Common Concerns about FTM Top Surgery

Category: Posted on: June 13, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

A female-to-male (FTM) top surgery is a procedure that gives transgender men a more masculine-looking chest. Aside from hormone replacement therapy, it is another option available to transmen to amend their gender dysphoria. This refers to the significant discomfort related to the mismatch between their gender identity and the sex they were assigned at birth.... Continue Reading

A Guide To The Right Implants For Your MTF Surgery

Category: Posted on: June 6, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

Breast augmentation surgery is one of the surgical procedures involved in the male-to-female transition of many transgender women who want more prominently feminine breasts. Breast augmentation via implants can be done anytime during the course of the transition. To achieve the best possible results from the breast surgery, it is ideal for the patient to... Continue Reading

What Will My Breasts Look Like After Implant Removal?

Category: Posted on: May 16, 2022 Updated on: August 2, 2023 | Author:

The most popular breast augmentation surgery uses silicone or saline implants. While the use of these implants is safe and gives a high satisfaction rate to a lot of patients, chances are, that many women would eventually wish to have them removed for clinical or personal reasons. In the previous blog, we discussed some reasons... Continue Reading

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Needing Breast Revision Surgery?

Category: Posted on: May 9, 2022 Updated on: September 12, 2023 | Author:

Dissatisfaction with one’s breast size is usually the deciding factor why women opt for a breast augmentation procedure. But while a lot of those who undergo the procedure understand that implants have a limited lifespan, there are still a lot of possible reasons why women may consider having them changed. A few of these reasons... Continue Reading