BREAST IMPLANT MANUFACTURERS

There are three major breast implant manufacturers: Mentor, Natrelle, and Sientra. Dr. Zuckerman uses all three kinds for patients who undergo breast augmentation with him in New York City.

There are three major breast implant manufacturers: Mentor, Natrelle, and Sientra. Dr. Zuckerman uses all three kinds for patients who undergo breast augmentation with him in New York City.


While each of the three manufacturers markets themselves as having a differentiated product, they are generally more or less fungible. Each company offers both round and anatomically shaped implants, textured and smooth implants, low, moderate and high profile implants, etc. Natrelle, the brand by Allergan, tends to be slightly more expensive than the other two. They were the initial inventors of the anatomically shaped implants. Dr. Zuckerman often favors Mentor implants, but the choice is largely one of familiarity. The choice of implant manufacturer does not have a large effect on the breast augmentation outcome. Much more important is the size of implant. All implants offered by all three companies are FDA-approved and as your surgeon, Dr. Zuckerman will be happy to discuss your preference.

Note: a more recent entrant into the market are Ideal® Implants. They offer a ‘structured saline’ implant, which is thicker than normal saline solution. Please contact Dr. Zuckerman’s office if you would like more information on this type of implant.


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Dr. Zuckerman has been selected as a SuperDoctor and profiled in The New York Times Magazine SuperDoctors issue three years in a row, recognizing him as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York.

Dr. Zuckerman has been selected as a SuperDoctor and profiled in The New York Times Magazine SuperDoctors issue three years in a row.


Dr. Zuckerman was quoted on the use of Kybella to eliminate submental, under the chin, fat. He also opined on how an angular jaw line is essential to societal classical perceptions of facial beauty.

Dr. Zuckerman was quoted on the use of Kybella to eliminate submental, under the chin, fat. He also opined on how an angular jaw line is essential to societal classical perceptions of facial beauty.


Dr. Zuckerman appeared on an episode of The Doctors TV show on CBS for a preoperative evaluation of a severe burn victim who requires a complex plastic surgery reconstruction.

Dr. Zuckerman appeared on an episode of The Doctors TV show on CBS for a preoperative evaluation of a severe burn victim who requires a complex plastic surgery reconstruction.


A mother and daughter pair of Dr. Zuckerman’s patients were interviewed by the New York Post about how much they enjoy their experience at Dr. Zuckerman’s office undergoing cosmetic Botox and Juvederm treatments.

A mother and daughter pair of Dr. Zuckerman’s patients were interviewed by the New York Post about how much they enjoy their experience at Dr. Zuckerman’s office, undergoing cosmetic Botox and Juvederm treatments.


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed on the trend of “Trophy Husbands” where men undergo plastic surgery for Fox5 News.

Dr. Zuckerman opined on the trend of “Trophy Husbands” where men undergo plastic surgery for Fox5 News.


Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed on nipple piercings, their implications for breastfeeding, and why plastic surgery intervention may be required to remove them.

Dr. Zuckerman was interviewed on nipple piercings, their implications for breastfeeding, and why plastic surgery intervention may be required to remove them.


Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctor for New York state for plastic surgery. This selection is Dr. Zuckerman’s third year in a row and recognizes him as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York.

Dr. Zuckerman was selected as a SuperDoctor for New York state for plastic surgery. This selection is Dr. Zuckerman’s third year in a row and recognizes him as one of the best plastic surgeons in New York.


For ReadersDigest.com, Dr. Zuckerman discussed the fact that liposuction is not a shortcut to weight loss. It is a sculpturing tool best used to shape and contour targeted problem areas with excess, stubborn fat.

Dr. Zuckerman discussed the fact that liposuction is not a shortcut to weight loss. It is a sculpturing tool best used to shape and contour targeted problem areas with excess, stubborn fat.


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