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August 17, 2017

Gynecomastia, colloquially known as “man boobs” or simply “moobs,” is an emasculating condition in which excessive tissue creates the appearance of breasts in males. Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata offers both glandular tissue removal and liposuction to perform male breast reduction – the only 100% effective way to address gynecomastia. If you are struggling with excessive tissue in your chest and would like to learn more about male breast reduction in Indianapolis, call Dr. Fata at 317-565-1009 to schedule a consultation today....

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August 01, 2017

Tummy tuck surgery is an ideal way of dealing with the aesthetic and physical changes brought about by pregnancy. Capable of restoring core muscles weekend through diastasis recti, removing loose and sagging skin, and even reducing the appearance of stretch marks, tummy tuck surgery is commonly included in the mommy makeover procedure.

But what happens if you get pregnant after having tummy tuck surgery? Will you need to undergo the procedure again?

In this short video, board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses pregnancy following...

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July 20, 2017

Is liposuction a good option for your body? In this short video, board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses liposuction candidacy, weight considerations, and potential body contouring combinations that can help you reach your goals.

If you are considering liposuction in Indianapolis or surrounding areas of Indiana, please call Renaissance Plastic Surgery at 317-565-1009 to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Fata.

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June 28, 2017

Facelift surgery addresses loose and sagging skin along with excess fat deposits in the neck, the jowls and throughout the lower face. However, for men and women who have sunken skin, hollow cheeks, or deep wrinkling, a facelift will not be very effective. These issues respond much better to nonsurgical solution such as dermal fillers.

Dermal fillers are comprised of active ingredients that work to add volume to treatment areas. Some encourage collagen growth, others the production of hyaluronic acid, but all work to restore lost volume and produce a soft, smooth,...

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June 20, 2017

If you are a male and feel like you have breast tissue, you may be wondering if you simply need to go on a diet. The reality is that many men will actually develop breast tissue throughout their lives and that it can't be reduced through diet and exercise alone. This condition is known as gynecomastia and is a common condition for infants, pubescent males, and men in their 50s to 70s. Male breast tissue may naturally dissipate, especially in younger males, however it may remian for those that are in their older age. For these men, our plastic surgeon offers gynecomastia surgery to remove the breast tissue and restore your masculine...

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June 13, 2017

What is liposuction recovery like? Well, that depends entirely on the specifics of your procedure. Your natural healing abilities and your willingness to follow Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata’s pre and postoperative advice will play a role as well, but the technique used may be the larger determining factor.

In general, recovery from tumescent liposuction takes four to six weeks. Most patients are able to resume nonstrenuous activities like an office job and some mild forms of exercise within a week....

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June 06, 2017

Breast implants come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but which configuration will be best for your body? In this short video, Indianapolis breast surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses breast implant shape, a factor that can have a significant impact on your final results.

While this video is very informational, the only way to truly determine which shape of breast implant will best meet your needs is through a private and confidential consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon.

To schedule your breast augmentation consultation with Dr....

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May 23, 2017

Tumescent liposuction is a lipo technique that offers a number of benefits over traditional alternatives. Using tumescent fluid, Indianapolis liposuction surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata can swell fat deposits, allowing for easier and more complete removal of unwanted and unneeded fat accumulations. Because excess fat is made easier to remove, trauma to surrounding tissue and muscle is greatly reduced. This, combined with the anesthetic ingredients in tumescent fluid, allow tumescent liposuction to be performed without general anesthesia – eliminating those risks associated with heavier forms of sedation.

Safer, less traumatic, and more...

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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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