Category: Post-Bariatric Surgery (After Weight Loss)

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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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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