Category: Butt Lifts

Rio, Ivo and passing the Plastic Surgery Torch

August 13, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Olympic cauldron was lit at the Maracana Stadium on Aug. 5, 2016. One of torch bearers on this the final day was Brazilian Plastic Surgeon, Ivo Pitanguy. Dr. Pitanguy was as much a national symbol of Brazil’s excellence in Plastic Surgery as he was a hero for his care of many of the victims of the The Niterói Circus Fire. , 70% of the approximately 3000 in the audience were children. He credits this experience with teaching him that for many, physical appearance was critical to living. The day after helping light the Olympic Torch, his own light extinguished. At the age of 93, he suffered a fatal heart attack at his home in Rio de Janeiro.

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U.S. Plastic Surgery Statistics – 2014

March 14, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Americans have spent more than 12 billion dollars during each of the last two calendar years on surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. While nonsurgical procedures out number surgical procedures in number, surgical procedures accounted for 60% of the total expenditures.

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Brazilian Butt Lifts in the SF Bay Area | Buttocks Augmentation

January 10, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The Brazilian Butt Lift has come to the SF Bay Area. More patients are requesting that the fat removed with Liposuction be transplanted into their buttocks to provide them with a more shapely contour. What is the Brazilian Butt Lift? The Brazilian Butt Lift is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure that is used to restore […]

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Body Beautiful – Facelifts, Eyelid Lifts, Tummy Tucks and Brazilian Butt Lifts

December 06, 2014 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The new KRON studio goes live in the next few days, and I hear it’s as beautiful as it is state-of-the-art, but that will be seen next episode. This week’s Body Beautiful will be one of the last shows broadcasted from the old KRON 4 studios. I’ll be talking about Facelifts, Eyelid Lifts, Tummy Tucks and Brazilian Butt Lifts.

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