Category: Post-Bariatric Surgery (After Weight Loss)

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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Thigh Lift Video (Thighplasty) SF Bay Area

July 01, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Dr. Mele discusses Thigh Lifts on this video segment from Body Beautiful. The Thigh Lift was performed about 10,000 times last year in the United States alone. It is a specialized procedure that is almost exclusively performed after weight loss or bariatric surgery. As Thighplasty techniques have improved, its popularity has increased. The number of Thigh Lifts performed is up 8% this year compared to last year and up 87% since the year 2000.

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Breast Augmentation Lifts – Breast Lifts with Implants – SF Bay Area

June 17, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Sometimes a Breast Implant or a Breast Lift alone is not enough to get the results we want. The combination of Breast Augmentation with a Breast Lift, or Augmentation Mastopexy, is used when breast sagging is combined with a loss of breast volume. Board Certified, San Francisco Bay Area Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Mele, discusses the nuances of the procedure on this episode of Body Beautiful, a live television show dedicated to the latest in Cosmetic Plastic Surgery news for the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

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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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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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Arm Lift San Francisco Bay Area (Brachioplasty)

March 26, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Excess arm skin can be uncomfortable both physically and emotionally. The arm lift, or brachioplasty, removes excess skin from the upper arm. This Arm Lift Video presentation reviews many of the frequently asked questions and illustrates the possible results with expertly narrated Brachioplasty before and after pictures. All arm lift before and after photos are actual patients of Dr. Joseph Mele, San Francisco Bay Area Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Walnut Creek, CA.

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Arm Lifts – No Arm No Foul | SF Bay Area Brachioplasty

June 25, 2016 Joseph A. Mele, MD

Brachioplasty literally means arm changing. The ideal candidate is healthy with a large amount of loose redundant upper arm skin. Sometimes called Bat Wings, this skin excess is not amenable to exercise, and further weight loss only exacerbates the problem. There is no skin shrinking ray to correct the problem, so the options are often either an Arm Lift or to live with it.

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Thigh Lifts (Thighplasty) SF Bay Area

December 19, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

The Thigh Lift is a specialized cometic surgery that specifically tightens loose thigh skin. Also know as a thighplasty, the thigh lift can provide the finishing touch after weight loss. This is not a procedure that should be routinely performed for thigh skin that is a little loose. It is meant to remove redundant skin, and works best when the inner thigh skin looks less like a skin suit and more like skin drapery.

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Tummy Tucks, Breast Enhancement and Mommy Makeovers in the SF Bay Area

January 03, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Mommy Makeovers are a combination of procedures that restore what pregnancy can take away. Pregnancy can be hard on breasts and bellies, so the most common combination for a Mommy Makeover is Breast Augmentation with a Tummy Tuck.

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