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March 16, 2018

Where your plastic surgery procedure is performed will play a direct role in your safety, your comfort, and the care you receive before, during, and after surgery. Board-Certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata performs all cosmetic surgery procedures, including liposuction, at the Carmel Ambulatory Surgery Center, a fully accredited surgical center co-owned by St. Vincent Hospital. In the short video below, Dr. Fata discusses some of the benefits this offers.

At Renaissance Plastic Surgery, we care about your safety and...

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March 16, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of women choose to have breast augmentation in the United States every year. However, for many, concerns about breast cancer screening such as mammograms act as a deterrent to achieving their cosmetic goals.

Before you decline to have a procedure that can help you look and feel amazing, you need to understand that breast augmentation will neither increase nor decrease your risk for breast cancer. Neither will this procedure keep you from getting mammograms or interfere with breast cancer screening.

While breast implants may change the way your doctor screens for breast...

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March 02, 2018

During the liposuction procedure, a small incision is made in the treatment area to allow for the insertion of the instrument that will gently break apart and remove your stubborn fat deposits. The incisions used for liposuction are incredibly small, but as with any surgical incision, a scar is possible after recovery.

Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata utilizes advanced liposuction techniques that are designed to minimize trauma while maximizing results. These techniques allow for a smaller incision to be used during the liposuction procedure, which can further serve...

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March 02, 2018

If you are a young woman considering breast augmentation, worries about how the procedure may impact your future ability to breastfeed are natural. They are also, however, almost entirely unnecessary. When placed correctly, breast implants should not impede your ability to breastfeed. Nonetheless, it is important that you discuss your desire to breastfeed with Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata during your initial consultation. Having this knowledge, Dr. Fata will be able to make adjustments to your procedure that will serve to minimize potential complications.

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February 23, 2018
Why can't I get rid of this "pooch"?

The term "pooch" is commonly used to describe an abdominal bulge seen below the navel. If you are asking this question, you are probably at a good weight and have tried exercise. The reason women have a bulge below the navel is because of a weakness in the abdominal muscles. If you have always had weak abdominals and have never been pregnant, core muscle exercises, such as Pilates, might still work. However, if you have gone through a pregnancy or a large weight gain and loss, then these muscles have likely been stretched and are no longer connected along the center of your abdomen. A ...

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February 02, 2018

What is the difference between upper and lower eyelid surgery? In this short but informative video, board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses how aging impacts these areas differently and which surgical techniques may work best for rejuvenating each.

If you live in or around Indianapolis and are considering blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), please call Renaissance Plastic Surgery at 317-575-9152 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Fata. We welcome eyelid surgery patients from Noblesville, Carmel, and...

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February 02, 2018
Whether obtained through diet and exercise or surgical options, weight loss offers tremendous benefits. However, you may find that your body has lost weight, but failed to fully contour to your new size. In fact, excess sagging skin is a common byproduct of weight loss and one no amount of physical activity can fully reduce. What’s more, when you gain weight, your abdominal muscles will separate and weaken, impacting core strength and often producing a “bloated” look that weight loss alone cannot correct.

tummy tuck is a surgical procedure in which excess skin is removed from your abdominal area. Board-...

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January 23, 2018

The average cost of breast lift surgery is $6,500. When you choose board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata for your procedure, this cost is all-inclusive and will cover 100% of your pre and postoperative visits, surgeon fees, facility and support staff fees, and costs for any equipment or supplies that will be needed during your recovery period. If you are combining a breast lift with breast augmentation, costs will increase accordingly. This will be discussed in greater detail as needed...

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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.

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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...

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