do can indirectly
impact a woman's
Robert Zubowski, MD, FACS
Women who have large, pendulous
breasts may have chronic irritation
and are often unable to exercise and
stay physically healthy because of
the weight of the breasts. Undergoing a breast reduction procedure
can really transform those patients.
They are among the most gratified patients I have ever had in my
Another area involves women
who have had massive weight loss,
A Question & Answer with top healthcare professionals
Dr. Robert Zubowski,
Q: How can you address wom-
en’s concerns related to aging
or physical deformity?
A: Whether it’s through facial
rejuvenation or body contouring, the
methods I use to address those issues
can include noninvasive, minimally
invasive or invasive treatments. I
still perform an enormous number
of face-lifts and eyelid surgeries for
women dealing with aging issues;
those two procedures remain the
best way to rejuvenate appearance.
What I do can also indirectly impact
women’s overall health. I know that a
lot of times if people feel better about
themselves, they are more incentiv-ized to eat healthier, work out more
and maintain their appearance once
they’ve gotten that jump start.
Q: In what areas can your work
directly impact a woman’s
physical health and overall
A: One area is breast reduction.
whether through diet alone or
through bariatric surgery. They can
have large amounts of skin that
cause irritation and interfere with
their ability to perform normal daily
functions. They will see significant
improvement in their health after
having a skin reduction procedure.
A lot of the impact can be found in
their emotional and psychological
health in addition to more obvious