Dr. Fata's Plastic Surgery Blog

Plastic Surgeon Serving Indianapolis, Indiana

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...

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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:

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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October 05, 2017

How much does liposuction cost? That depends on several factors unique to your specific situation. Factors that play into the cost of liposuction include:

The scope of your procedure. Which areas are being treated and how many will be treated at the same time? The type of liposuction being used. Will tumescent or ultrasonic liposuction be better for your needs? Specialist and facility fees. Where is your liposuction being performed and how many medical professionals will be involved?

The typical cost of a liposuction...

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September 27, 2017

Obesity poses both emotional and physical health problems. To address these, many men and women in the Indianapolis area look to bariatric surgery and other forms of rapid weight loss. While surgical weight loss procedures can offer remarkable results as far as body fat is concerned, they can also result in loose and sagging skin along with stubborn deposits of fat that, even after surgery, can continue to produce a heavy and uneven appearance.

Following significant weight loss, body contouring is often the most effective way to address loose skin and stubborn fat...

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September 19, 2017

Breast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States today – and it has been for decades. The reason for the popularity of breast augmentation is really quite simple: the procedure is transformative. With just two breast implants, Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata can produce ideal contours throughout your entire upper body, bringing it into line with your natural curves and dimensions, and creating a look that supports confidence, self-assurance, and overall satisfaction with your appearance.

If you are unhappy with...

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