Category: Brazilian Butt Lift

Brazilian Buttocks Lift Video – SF Bay Area

June 24, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Fuller, rounder buttocks are possible with the Brazilian Buttocks Lift. If you are healthy, want more shapely buttocks and have disproportionate fat elsewhere, it can be repurposed to enhance the shape of your butt. San Francisco Bay Area Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Mele, discusses what is possible with Brazilian Butt Lifts in this video segment from KRON 4’s Body Beautiful.

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Body Beautiful Today at Noon Watch KRON 4

June 07, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Getting ready for today’s live show with Janelle Marie. Body Beautiful airs at noon (June 7, 2017) on the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station, KRON 4. Tune in to hear the latest plastic surgery news. Today’s topics include: Mommy Makeovers; Breast Augmentation Lifts (Augmentation Mastopexy); Brazilian Butt Lifts (Fat Grafting to the Buttocks), and Thigh Lifts (Thighplasty). Tune in and learn more.

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Breasts, Belly and Bootie Lifts – SF Bay Area Plastic Surgery

June 04, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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This Wednesday, June 7, 2017, Dr. Mele will be on the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station, KRON 4’s Body Beautiful. The show airs live at noon and discusses the latest Cosmetic Plastic Surgery News. This week’s Body Beautiful Plastic Surgery topics include: Mommy Makovers, Breast Augmentation Lifts (Augmentation Mastopexy), Brazilian Butt Lifts (Fat Grafting to the Buttocks) and Thigh Lifts (Thighplasty).

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Top Plastic Surgery Procedures – SF Bay Area

March 05, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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This week the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) published the United States’ national Plastic Surgery Statistics for 2016. It is always interesting to me to how the national statistics correlate with my own Cosmetic Plastic Surgery practice here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Last year, the correlation was pretty close.

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Fat Grafting and Breast Augmentation – Part 3 of 3

March 12, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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I am very excited about how Fat Grafting is literally shaping cosmetic surgery. It is an important procedure, and there are aspects of fat grafting that make it very appealing for selective patients and selective procedure. We don’t know yet everything Fat Grafting can offer. On the other hand, it is not a panacea, and more research is needed for large volume fat grafting, especially to the breasts. Some proponents of fat grafting may read this post as negative, because I do list many of the problems with Fat Grafting. I am a fan of the cautious use of Fat Grafting, but overall, I have tried to keep objective.

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Fat Grafting and Breast Augmentation – Part 2 of 3

March 06, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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For routine Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants are still superior to fat grafting. Fat grafting has been an option since long before Breast Implants were invented in the early 1960’s. Did you know that the poor results achieved with previous methods of Breast Enhancement was why breast implants were invented? Over 50 years ago, breast implants quickly replaced all other techniques, because of their enhanced safety and predictability.

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Fat Grafting and Breast Augmentation – Part 1 of 3

February 28, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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In 1893, Gustav Adolf Neuber reported the use of small fat grafts to fill in a soft tissue depression on a 20-year-old man’s face. Neuber mentioned he had less success when he tried to use larger grafts, saying that “grafts larger than an almond would not give good results”. This is still true today, as larger fat grafts cannot establish a blood supply fast enough to survive the transplantation.

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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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