Fire and Plastic Surgery

October 22, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The recent Napa Sonoma fires make me think about my experience taking care of burn patients. Burn care was one of the most challenging aspects of my Plastic Surgery Training. I’ve treated burns at every stage, from new injuries to old scars. For most of us, burns are unsightly, but for the patient they are […]

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Otoplasty SF Bay Area (Ear Pinning)

October 09, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Prominent ears can be a source of embarrassment and teasing. Cosmetic Ear Surgery (Otoplasty) includes Ear Pinning to reduce the appearance of prominent ears. This video segment is from the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station, KRON 4’s, Body Beautiful with Dr. Joseph Mele. On it, Dr. Mele reviews the techniques, recovery and procedure of Otoplasty, and illustrates the results with Otoplasty Before and After Pictures.

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Gynecomastia Reduction SF Bay Area (Male Breast Reduction)

October 02, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Male breast reduction is one of the procedures I perform every week. Whether it’s puffy nipples or the entire breast is enlarged, for a man, gynecomastia reduction (male breast reduction) surgery can significantly change how a man feels about his chest. If you are considering male breast reduction, this video segment from the San Francisco Bay Area’s News Station, KRON 4, reviews gynecomastia reduction and narrates multiple before and after pictures.

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Breast Implant Revision SF Bay Area

September 25, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Breast Augmentation with Implants remains the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery, but from time-to-time a touch-up may be needed. This breast implant revision surgery video reviews options, and diagrams some of the most common breast augmentation revisions with multiple before and after pictures.

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Tummy Tuck SF Bay Area News (Abdominoplasty)

September 18, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The Tummy Tuck is one of the most requested cosmetic plastic surgery procedures I perform. Whether after childbirth, or weight loss, the procedure removes excess fat and skin and tightens the abdominal muscles. This Tummy Tuck Video discusses abdominoplasty and narrates multiple Tummy Tuck Before and After Pictures, with Mommy Makeovers and Brazilian Butt Lifts, too.

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New Body Beautiful From Head to Tummy

September 09, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The next Body Beautiful will be broadcast this Tuesday, September 12, at noon. This week’s show is dedicated to four Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Procedures: Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Breast Augmentation Revision, Gynecomastia Reduction (Male Breast Reduction) and Otoplasty (Ear Pinning).

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Tummy Tucks and Previous Surgery – SF Bay Area

August 26, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The Tummy Tuck is one of the primary workhorses for fixing flabby fupas, but what if you have had abdominal surgery? How will this change your Abdominoplasty? While most the time an Abdominoplasty can be safely performed, there are some incisions that make the procedure dangerous. Today we will talk about how scar location may change your Tummy Tightening Procedure.

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2017 Talk Award Winner – Dr. Joseph A. Mele, III, MD, FACS

August 12, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The 2017 Talk Award Winners were announced last week, and I am humbled and honored to announce that for the sixth year in a row, myself and my staff have been awarded the 2017 Talk Award for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction. Thank you, to all my patients who have taken the time to post a positive review. After 20+ years in practice, I know how rare that is. This is especially true for Cosmetic Plastic Surgeons, like myself, who practice in Northern California, where results are more often very personal and private, than they are something to live streamed for the world to see.

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