Category: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

Mommy Makeover Video SF Bay Area

June 11, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The Mommy Makeover combines the most common body shaping procedures into a single operation for maximum breast and belly shaping. Board Certified San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Mele, explains in this video segment from KRON 4’s Body Beautiful. The San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station covers the latest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery.

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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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Mommy Makeovers San Francisco Bay Area

May 21, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The most common Mommy Makeover combination is the one depicted above: Breast Augmentation and a Tummy Tuck. Breast Implants restore the lost breast volume, while the Tummy Tuck flattens and tightens the abdominal wall.

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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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Vaping And Cosmetic Plastic Surgery | E-Cigarettes | SF Bay Area

January 15, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Three of the most common cosmetic plastic surgery procedures are Face Lifts, Breast Reductions and Tummy Tucks. The risks of wound healing problems are six times higher after these procedures for smokers when compared to non-smokers. As a result, most plastic surgeons recommend stopping smoking a minimum of four weeks before and after any procedure that involves moving skin.

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Mommy Makeover SF Bay Area

December 26, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

Every Mommy Makeover includes enhancement of both the belly and the breasts. The most common combination is Breast Augmentation with a Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty). Other options for the breasts include: Breast Lifts, Breast Reduction and other Breast Enhancement combinations. For the belly Liposuction or Mini Tummy Tucks may be selected. The combination best for you depends on what you need, tempered by safety and predictability. More information is also available on http://www.drmele.com/mommy-makeover.html .

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Body Beautiful TV This Week – SF Bay Area

December 04, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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This Wednesday (Dec 7, 2016), Body Beautiful will be broadcast live, at 11 AM on KRON 4 at 11AM. The show is live and will include the latest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Body Sculpting. Topics include: Breast Augmentation, Breast Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Liposuction and Mommy Makeovers.

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Tummy Tuck SF Bay Area Abdominoplasty

October 31, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The Tummy Tuck remains one of my most frequently performed cosmetic plastic surgery procedures, and one of my favorites. Plastic Surgeons have to be a bit obsessive to get the very best results. The Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty, gives us the ability to not only remove fat, like Liposuction, and remove extra skin like a panniculectomy, but also allows a Plastic Surgeon to tighten the abdominal wall muscles. Tightening the abdominal muscles is the only way to tighten the foundation of the abdominal wall and obtain the flattest possible results.

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