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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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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.

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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.

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

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