Category: Butt Lifts

Skin Tightening After Massive Weight Loss Video

October 15, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Today’s video includes many of the commonly performed Post Bariatric Plastic Surgery Procedures. Post Bariatric Plastic Surgery is a specialized branch of Plastic Surgery that deals with the extra skin left after weight loss. It is often referred to as skin removal surgery. Many of the procedures are similar to those used for normal amounts of weight loss or after pregnancy, but often they are modified (super-sized) to treat the enormous skin excesses seen after massive weight loss. I perform many including: Tummy Tucks, Body Lifts, Arm Lifts, Breast Reduction, Chest Reduction, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lifts, Thigh Lifts, Buttock Lifts, Neck Lifts and Face Lifts.

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Plastic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss

September 09, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Although Bariatric Surgery can be very successful at weight reduction, it usually inadequate when it comes to skin reduction. Post-Bariatric Plastic Surgery is a specialized field of plastic surgery which provides assistance in the area of body contouring after massive weight loss.

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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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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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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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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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