Category: Post-Bariatric Surgery (After Weight Loss)

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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The Arm Lift (Video) | San Francisco Bay Area

April 22, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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The arm lift (brachioplasty) is often performed after weight loss. Unlike liposuction, which can remove excess and disproportionate fat from the upper arm, brachioplasty tightens the skin. This Arm Lift Video presentation shows numerous before and after pictures and narrates them with tips on the procedure, scar location and recovery. Dr. Mele is an active member of the American Society for Aesthetic Surgery and specializes in post weight loss plastic surgery like tummy tucks, breast enhancement, arm lifts and thigh lifts.

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Massive Gynecomastia Reductions – SF Bay Area

January 14, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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These are not your typical gynecomastia reductions. Gynecomastia surgery is male breast reduction surgery. Most commonly, the outpatient procedure is a combination of liposuction to removed excess fat and direct excision of excess glandular tissue. In these cases, as is common after massive weight loss, excess skin is also a problem. Board Certified San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph A. Mele, MD, FACS, discussed whaat can be done for men and women after bariatric surgery or any massive weight loss to tighten the skin and shape up the body. This segment originally aired on KRON 4’s Body Beautiful

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Breast Reduction Mammoplasty – SF Bay Area Plastic Surgery

December 17, 2018 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Breast Reduction Surgery Breast Reduction is one of the most rewarding plastic surgery procedures I perform. While the Reduction Mammoplasty is a procedure that often provides aesthetic improvement, it is more commonly performed to reduce the symptoms associated with large breasts. Reasons For Breast Reduction Surgery Each patient is different, so Breast Reduction is customized […]

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Post-Bariatric Plastic Surgery Video – SF Bay Area

April 22, 2018 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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This Post-Weight Loss Plastic Surgery Video reviews several of the most common procedures including: Lower Body Lifts, Tummy Tucks, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lifts and Arm Lifts. The results of Post-Bariatric Plastic Surgery are illustrated with narrated with before and after pictures, which describe and demonstrate what Board Certified Plastic Surgeons can do for the skin excess that often occurs after weight loss.

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Breast Augmentation and Breast Lifts Combined – SF Bay Area

April 09, 2018 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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When considering Breast Augmentation, with or without a Breast Lift, be certain to consult an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. They can explain your options and select the procedure most likely to get you the results you want in the safest and most predictable manner. Call (925) 943-6353 and schedule a personalized consultation appointment, today.

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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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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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