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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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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...

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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 317-575-9152 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Fata today.

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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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