Other Procedures New York City
This is a common occurrence which usually occurs from a pierced earring which is pulled through or from stretching of the ear hole from wearing heavy earrings for many years. Dr. Simone repairs such tears, closing the defect and will repierce the ear at later time.
Enlarged and stretched earlobes often occur as a woman gets older.
It can also be caused from many years of wearing earrings. Such large and stretched lobes limit earring wear. A simple straightforward reduction under local anesthesia reconstructs the lobe to a normal, more youthful appearance.
Excision of Moles/Biopsies
Dr. Simone will assess any questionable mole or growth. Depending on his knowledge and suspicions, he will recommend observation, biopsy or removal, using local anesthesia.
When biopsied or removed, Dr. Simone send the tissue to one of the best pathology laboratories in the tristate area, which specializes in skin and subcutaneous tissue pathology.
Depending on that result, additional treatment may or may not be necessary.
Excision of Growths [Lipomas, Cysts, "Lumps" etc.]
Many patients have growths on, in or under their skin. Some are stable and others may signs of growth. Depending on symptoms and findings, Dr. Simone will recommend observation or removal. The tissue then will be sent to a pathology laboratory for microscopic interpretation and diagnosis.
Scar Repairs and Revisions
Dr. Simone has extensive experience in the treatment of scars. He uses highly specialized techniques to change scars so that they are aesthetically improved and less conspicuous on all areas of the body. Most procedures are done on an ambulatory basis under local anesthesia.
Correction of Inverted Nipples
This is a relatively common finding in females and can give asymmetry to the breasts, with or without clothing. It can occur in one or both breasts. Women are often self-conscious of this finding. It is due to nipple’s deep attachments which prevents its coming out, in the natural state and when erotically stimulated. Surgical correction is done simply under local anesthesia and done on an ambulatory basis. Scars are small and inconspicuously place inside the nipple.
Reconstruction After Mastectomy
Dr. Simone was one of the first surgeons to do breast reconstructions following mastectomy. He has used a variety of techniques to produce the best results with least amount of scarring and complications.
Reconstruction Following Moh’s Surgery
Some dermatologists use a procedure called Moh’s Surgery to remove skin cancers on different parts of the body. The defects which remain as a result of cancer removal will at times require reconstruction using the skill of a plastic surgeon. Dr. Simone has worked with many dermatologists whose patients have required complicated reconstructions and is fully versed in all the needs for successful reconstruction.
Correction of deformities
Deformities can have infinite presentations due to many causes from disease to injury whatever and where ever the presentation, Dr. Simone will use 37 years of experience as a premier plastic surgeon to address the problem(s) and come up with the most creative, inclusive and best result for each patient.
Dr. Simone is available for emergencies requiring plastic surgery in children and adults including lacerations and other injuries.