Category: Videos

Cosmetic Ear Surgery Video (Otoplasty) in the San Francisco Bay Area

April 29, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Otoplasty means ear changing. It encompasses a collection of cosmetic ear procedures designed to restore or create normal anatomy. It can also be life changing for those embarrassed by their prominent ears. This otoplasty video included in this post shows examples of what cosmetic ear surgery can do. Dr. Joseph Mele explains otoplasty on this segment from Body Beautiful as seen on KRON 4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s news station.

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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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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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Mommy Makeovers After Children (Video) | SF Bay Area

April 08, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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No matter what shape you are in before childbirth, the postpartum physique is rarely an improvement. Pregnancy can wreak havoc on a woman’s body. Cosmetic Surgery Repairs after having children are done so frequently, there’s a name for it: Mommy Makeover. Today’s video is all about the Mommy Makeover, and its many variations.

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Chin Augmentation with Chin Implants – SF Bay Area

January 21, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Chin Augmentation balances the lower face when the chin is small or weak. The most common method for Chin Augmentation places a Chin Implant on the front surface of the mandible (the lower jaw bone). This pushes the soft tissue of the chin forward and can improve facial harmony by creating balance between the upper and lower face. Chin Augmentation is most commonly used in cases where the front of the chin is located behind the front of the lips when viewed on profile.

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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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Liposuction Video – SF Bay Area Plastic Surgery

January 07, 2019 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Liposuction can improve body proportions from head to calf. In this video from KRON 4’s Body Beautiful, San Francisco Bay Area, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Joseph Mele explains and shows examples of his work. Liposuction of the abdomen, thighs, arms and back are narrated with before and after pictures.

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Breast Reduction Video – Reduction Mammoplasty SF Bay Area

December 31, 2018 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Today, I am posting the latest episode of KRON 4’s Body Beautiful. This video segment continues where the last post left off, discussing Breast Reduction for Women. This Breast Reduction Video Presentation contains: Information about reduction mammoplasty; Reduction mammoplasty before and after pictures; Descriptions of how breast reduction is performed; Several options for breast reduction; Recovery information and tips for after reduction mammoplasty surgery; and Narration of many specific examples of breast reduction.

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Eyelid Lifts and Double Eyelid Surgery Video Presentation | SF Bay Area

November 07, 2018 Joseph A. Mele, MD

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Eyelid Surgery is one of the most meticulous of all cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. While the operation can be performed safely and reproducibly, even under local anesthesia when desired, you can improve the chances of a good result by seeking an experienced and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon or Oculoplastic Surgeon

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