Dr. Fata's Plastic Surgery Blog

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May 11, 2017

Gigantomastia is one of two types of breast hypertrophy – a rare medical condition in which breast tissue grows too rapidly, resulting in excessively large breasts. Often impacting one breast more than the other, gigantomastia typically results in asymmetry, although uneven breast size is far from the largest problem posed by this condition. Women suffering from gigantomastia may struggle with extremely heavy breasts that cause severe and even debilitating pain. Many women with the condition also experience itchy lesions, peeling skin, and other serious discomforts.

The causes of gigantomastia is not known. There is some evidence...

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May 02, 2017

Having children can permanently alter the appearance of some of your most noticeable features. In this short video, board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses these changes, and how the mommy makeover procedure can address them to restore your body to its most appealing and healthy-looking state.

To schedule your mommy makeover consultation with Dr. Fata, please contact Renaissance Plastic Surgery today. Located in Indianapolis, Dr. Fata provides customized plastic surgery treatments for women...

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April 15, 2017

Enlarged breast tissue on males is a medical condition known as gynecomastia. Often embarrassing and emasculating, excess breast tissue on the chest of men can also be a source of frustration when it comes to physical activity, making it something that many men choose to address through male breast reduction surgery.

Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata offers both fat and glandular tissue removal for the sculpting of male chests. If you are a man struggling with feminine-looking breasts, call 317-565-1009 to schedule a consultation and learn how Dr. Fata can help.

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April 03, 2017

How long will I look the way I do after a facelift? This common question is addressed in the short video from Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata.

If you have specific questions about facelift surgery or if you would like to schedule a consultation at our Indianapolis plastic surgery office, please contact Renaissance Plastic Surgery online or by calling 317-565-1009 today.

March 27, 2017

Liposuction is a safe and effective way to eliminate pockets of fat that have failed to respond to diet and exercise. Particularly as we age, fat accumulations can become resistant to dietary changes and physical output, making it very difficult to restore ideal body shape and tone. With liposuction, Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata can address this issue, revealing your true shape and helping you look and feel your absolute best.

Liposuction should not be used to make a person “skinny” by traditional standards. It should be used instead to help a person remove...

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March 20, 2017

Three facial rejuvenation procedures have made the list of the top five plastic surgery procedures performed in 2016. The list, produced by industry organization the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, is compiled of data gathered from board-certified plastic surgeons and produced annually. Rhinoplasty (nose surgery), blepharoplasty (eyelid lift), and facelift all made the top five last year, indicating that facial rejuvenation remains something of interest to both men and women as we age.

A Closer Look

Knowing that these procedures are popular is interesting....

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March 14, 2017

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reviews procedural data from thousands of board-certified plastic surgeons to provide an annual list of plastic surgery trends. For several years, breast augmentation has topped that list. This year is no exception.

The ASPS reports nearly 290,500 breast augmentation procedures were performed by board-certified plastic surgeons in 2016. That represents a 4% increase over 2015 and a remarkable 37% increase since 2000. Rounding out the top five are liposuction, rhinoplasty,...

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March 01, 2017

Breast reduction surgery can help reduce chronic back pain, restore full range of motion, and eliminate certain physical limitations, but will insurance pay for it? In this short video, board-certified Indiana plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata addresses this question and provides information about the instances in which insurance will and will not pay for breast reduction.

To learn more about breast reduction in Indianapolis or surrounding areas of Indiana, please contact Renaissance Plastic Surgery online or by...

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February 27, 2017

are a number of choices that will need to be made prior to your breast augmentation procedure. These choices will impact the final appearance of your breast enlargement and should be personalized to complement the natural curves and dimensions of your body. During your breast augmentation consultation with board-certified Indiana plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata it can best be determined which options will be ideal for your specific needs.

While many surgical options will play a role in the final appearance of your breast augmentation, four of the most important are:

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February 21, 2017

If you have multiple areas that you'd like improved after having children, a mommy makeover might be right for you. Please take this quiz to find out if you should consider a mommy makeover procedure:


To schedule a consultation with our plastic surgeon, Dr. Fata, please contact Renaissance Plastic Surgery today at 317-565-1009. We are proud to serve patients in Indianapolis, Indiana.