Dr. Fata's Plastic Surgery Blog

Plastic Surgeon Serving Indianapolis, Indiana

August 08, 2018

Love handles are those deposits of fat and skin that reside just above the waist. Like all accumulations of fat, love handles may be the result of dietary choices and a lack of physical activity. They may also be a result of hormones or an underlying medical condition such as hyperthyroidism or sleep apnea.

By and large, love handles are addressed through diet and exercise. Choosing a diet that focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and complex carbohydrates while eliminating foods high in sugar, white flour, and artificial ingredients is a great place to start. But fat elimination cannot always be accomplished...

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August 02, 2018

The first step to achieving your aesthetic goals is a one-on-one consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. In the short video below, Dr. Joseph Fata covers the process from your first call through your initial consultation, helping to give you a better idea of what you can expect when you visit our Indianapolis office.

Experienced, understanding, and attentive, Dr. Fata uses the consultation process to listen carefully to patient concerns, enabling him to offer honest and personalized recommendations for treatment. If you have been thinking about a procedure, be...

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July 17, 2018

What impacts the cost of liposuction in Indianapolis? This infographic explains it all. Remember, your liposuction costs at Renaissance Plastic Surgery are all-inclusive. The price you are quoted is the price you will pay for your procedure and all pre and postoperative visits. To learn more or to schedule your initial consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon, call 317-575-9152 today!

July 13, 2018

You should plan on waiting at least six weeks following tummy tuck surgery to go swimming. This is equally true of taking a bath or anything that would require extended contact between incisions and water. While it is absolutely vital that you use a gentle soap and water to keep incisions clean during the tummy tuck recovery process, soaking them can have adverse effects.

When you come to Renaissance Plastic Surgery for a tummy tuck, Dr. Fata will carefully review pre and postoperative instructions, helping ensure you are fully prepared for what...

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July 05, 2018

Breast implants are a medical device and, like any medical device, may not last for a lifetime. This does not, however, mean that every woman who undergoes breast augmentation will need to have her implants replaced. In fact, many women never do.

In the short video below, Dr. Fata discusses reasons you may need to consider breast implant revision. If you have questions or if you are considering implant removal, we welcome an opportunity to meet with you and discuss your needs, and to learn how we can help you reach and maintain your ideal bust size and shape.

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June 20, 2018

If you want breast augmentation, call Indianapolis Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata to learn about silicone and saline breast implants. Dr. Fata will review the pros and cons of both silicone breast implants and saline breast implants during your consultation.

A History of Silicone Implants in Breast Augmentation

Silicone implants were the preference for most women in the Indianapolis, Indiana area having breast augmentation until 1990, when a small group of women claimed they had contracted immune system diseases, such as rheumatoid...

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June 06, 2018

If you are planning breast augmentation, Indianapolis board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata can help you choose the breast implant size that is right for you. Dr. Fata believes that choosing the right breast implant size is the key to a happy and satisfied patient, and he will take the time to guide you in your selection of the breast implant size that will fulfill your goals.

To learn about the factors that determine ideal breast implant size, please call 317-575-9152 for a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Fata in Indianapolis.

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June 04, 2018

At the Indianapolis office of Renaissance Plastic Surgery, we offer both saline and silicone breast implants. In the short video below, Dr. Fata discusses the differences between the two to help you better understand which one may be right for your needs.

The best way to learn which type of breast implant will best enhance your frame is through a private and confidential consultation...

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May 22, 2018

The average cost of facelift surgery is $7,620 when performed by Indianapolis plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph Fata. When neckbands require additional midline tightening, costs may increase to $8,333 to accommodate for the additional surgical time. Mini-facelift procedures average $6,400.

Most of the facelift procedures performed by Dr. Fata are outpatient, but overnight stays at the Carmel Ambulatory Center are not unheard of. When necessary for your safety and comfort...

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May 14, 2018

In this short video, “Should I choose breast lift, breast augmentation, or both?” Indianapolis breast surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses breast size and ptosis (sagging), providing a few examples of ways you may be able to tell, before your initial consultation, which type of breast surgery is best for your needs. However, without a one-on-one consultation, it can be very difficult to determine which approach will be of most benefit for you.


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