Category: Tubular Breasts

Male Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia Video | SF Bay Area

June 20, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Gynecomastia is the growth of excess breast tissue in the male chest. The resulting enlargement causes fullness, embarrassment and often tenderness for men who develop what is colloquially known as “man boobs. Gynecomastia Reduction removes the excess breast tissue and restores the masculine physique. This videos illustrates and narrates several typical cases.

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Breast Augmentation Before and Afters In The San Francisco Bay Area

June 10, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Year after year, Breast Augmentation remains the most popular cosmetic plastic surgery procedure in the United States. This is true in the San Francisco Bay Area also. Common reasons include congenitally small or misshapen breasts and changes in the breasts seen after weight loss, pregnancy and breast feeding. Today, we will review a few examples.

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Breast Augmentation With A Breast Lift (Video) – SF Bay Area

April 15, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Breast Enhancement surgery has two aesthetic components: size and shape. Breast size is increased with Breast Augmentation and reduced with Breast Reduction. Breast shape is adjusted with the Breast Lift. There are many options for adjusting both size and shape, and today’s video is an introduction to the most versatile of all the Cosmetic Breast Enhancement procedures, Mastopexy Augmentation — the combination of Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift.

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San Francisco Breast 2.0 Enhancement (Augmentation, Lift and Reduction)

July 09, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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For information about Breast Augmentation, Breast Lifts, Breast Reduction (for women and men) or other specified Breast Enhancement procedures, SanFranciscoBreast.com has been completely updated. This update includes new content, and it is illustrated with new breast enhancement videos and more before and after pictures. In addition, the fresh content is wrapped in a new skin, improving navigation for the small screen and the desktop alike.

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When Breast Augmentation Needs A Lift | SF Bay Area

February 05, 2017 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Mastopexy Augmentation is the combination of Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift. When is Breast Augmentation alone enough? When is a Breast Lift the best choice? When should a combination of Breast Augmentation Lift be performed? It’s a big subject, and requires an in-person consultation for your specific needs, but some general rules for the procedures are explained below. There are many options, so be certain to consult with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon before making the decision.

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Do I Need A Breast Lift? The Pencil Test vs. The Pinch Test

November 14, 2015 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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One of the most frequent questions I get during a Breast Augmentation consultation is, “Do I need a breast lift?” The decision is based on anatomy, and how we define the ideal breast. The answer is ternary: yes, no and maybe, and can often be determined by a quick test. While every woman knows about the Pencil Test, the Pinch Test is the best way to determine if a Breast Lift Is needed.

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Tubular Breasts and Plastic Surgery – Walnut Creek, San Francisco East Bay Area

February 16, 2011 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Tubular breast deformity is a common, congenital breast abnormality found in both women and men. In men, a relatively flat chest is goal, so the treatment is straight forward. In women, however, a larger, sculpted, tear drop shape is desired, making the repair more complex.

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San Francisco Breast – A New Site Dedicated to Cosmetic Breast Surgery

November 25, 2010 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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San Francisco plastic surgery patients have a extensive new local resource encompassing all aspects of cosmetic breast enhancement surgery. If you are considering cosmetic breast surgery, SanFranciscoBreast.com is a comprehensive collection of consumer information.

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Radiant Life – RLM Success Files – Breast Augmentation

February 21, 2010 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Jennifer first came into the office for a consultation after noticing her breast volume had decreased after pregnancy. She was interested in restoring what mother nature had both given and then taken away. She expressed a desire to maintain proportions with her body, and wanted a natural look that would be attractive, without being distracting.

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Breast Implant Revision in San Francisco Bay Area

September 11, 2009 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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KRON4’s Body Beautiful, is a weekly news show hosted by News Anchor Vivki Liviakis. It originates right here in San Francisco and is know through out the Bay Area for its coverage of the lastest trends in cosmetic plastic surgery.

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