Dr. Fata's Plastic Surgery Blog

Plastic Surgeon Serving Indianapolis, Indiana

January 15, 2018

While recovery from any plastic surgery procedure will vary somewhat from person to person, it is common for facelift patients to be able to resume most normal activities within one week of their procedure. Postoperative discomfort may be present for a few days following surgery, but can typically be handled through over the counter medications. Swelling and bruising will also be present for one to two weeks after facelift surgery. Proper care of incisions, taking time to rest, and following all of our pre and postoperative directions will help minimize these issues.


Read More
January 05, 2018

The medical care you will need following your plastic surgery procedure will be dependent on several factors. In the short video below, Dr. Fata discusses these as well as how frequently you can plan on returning to our office for follow-up visits in the days, weeks, and months following your procedure.

All of our plastic surgery fees are upfront. Once you have paid for your surgery, you will never be hit with additional charges. Postoperative care and follow-up visits are included in the total...

Read More
December 21, 2017

Breast implants are used during augmentation to improve the size, shape, projection, and profile of the breasts. Dr. Fata offers both saline and silicone breast implants at our Indianapolis office, enabling him to meet the exact needs of each patient. In addition, Dr. Fata offers a range of breast augmentation options including implant placement and incision location to fully personalize each treatment. These options will, along with implant type, will impact the final cost of your breast augmentation...

Read More
December 14, 2017

Liposuction is a fantastic way to eliminate stubborn deposits of fat from nearly any area of the body, but it is not the right procedure for everyone. The short quiz below asks some basic questions to determine your liposuction candidacy and can be used as a fun tool to begin thinking about what liposuction may be able to do for you. Of course, you can’t actually determine your candidacy for liposuction with a quiz, you’ll need a board-certified plastic surgeon to help.

When you’re ready to move forward, we encourage you to call Renaissance Plastic Surgery at...

Read More
December 01, 2017

Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, a vasoconstrictor that delays the healing response and can result in several postoperative complications. In the short video below, Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses how long before your procedure you will need to quit to reduce your risks of infection and other complications.

If you are considering plastic surgery in Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, or surrounding areas, please call Renaissance Plastic Surgery at 317-565-1009 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Fata today.

November 22, 2017

If you are planning on attending Holiday parties this year but feel somewhat self-conscious about the way aging has impacted your appearance, maybe it’s time to call Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata to discuss nonsurgical facial rejuvenation. Dr. Fata offers a number of anti-aging treatments that can be used alone or in combination to target your areas of concern and restore a smooth, attractive, and more vibrant appearance in next to no time at all.

Nonsurgical options that are ideal for a quick holiday refresh include:

... Read More
November 10, 2017

One of the most important decisions you will make prior to your breast augmentation procedure is which type of implant you’d like to have placed. Board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata offers both saline and silicone breast implants, enabling him to meet the varied needs of each of our breast enlargement patients.

In the short video below, Dr. Fata talks briefly about your options, including breast implant texture and shape, but to truly learn which breast augmentation...

Read More
November 03, 2017

The word “tumescent” means swollen or to become swollen. Tumescent liposuction is a lipo technique that utilizes injections of lidocaine and epinephrine to cause tumescence of subcutaneous fat deposits, making them easier to remove.

Lidocaine is a local anesthetic. Its inclusion in tumescent lipo solution helps reduce the need for general anesthesia while greatly improving patient comfort. Epinephrine is a vasoconstrictor. Its inclusion in tumescent lipo solution helps temporarily shrink capillaries, reducing risks of excessive bleeding which may also help speed...

Read More
October 20, 2017

The cost of tummy tuck in Indianapolis is dependent on a number of factors:

What type of tummy tuck are you having performed? Where is your tummy tuck being performed? By what type of doctor is your tummy tuck being performed?

Board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph Fata, performs all of his tummy tuck procedures in accredited surgical facilities or hospitals. Fees for the facility and support staff, such as anesthesiologists, are included in the total cost of each abdominoplasty Dr. Fata performs.

It may be slightly less expensive to choose a doctor who...

Read More
October 13, 2017

Board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata believes all of our patients are deserving of honest information about each procedure we provide. In this short video, Dr. Fata discusses when you may want to consider a facelift based on factors unique to your aging process.

If you are unhappy with your appearance, now is the right age for you to call Renaissance Plastic Surgery at 317-565-1009 to learn about your options. If a facelift is not the best solution for your needs, Dr. Fata can discuss nonsurgical facial rejuvenation with...

Read More