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Introducing the IDEAL Implant

I have been very impressed by this new type of breast implant. It has the softness of silicone breast implants with the convenience of saline filled breast implants. Because of the internal baffles, there is much less rippling and wrinkling of the outer shell compared to standard saline implants. Thus it gives an augmentation effect […]

  • Posted on: Jul 24 2018
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An interesting article about Liposuction from the American Society of Plastic Surgery

Liposuction is a great way to reduce localized areas of excess adiposity but it is not always the answer! Ten common misconceptions about liposuction Liposuction is one of the most frequently performed cosmetic surgical procedures in the United States and around the world. This is somewhat surprising, considering how many misunderstandings about it persist. Listed […]

  • Posted on: Feb 8 2018
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An Interesting article about non surgical fat removal

This has been in the news recently and may be of interest to my patients. Does nonsurgical fat removal work? Each year, over 150,000 people get nonsurgical fat removal performed – and not just women. Nearly 30,000 of those fat removal patients are men. Nonsurgical fat removal is a less invasive alternative to “regular”liposuction, but […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2017
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Cosmetic surgery may help smokers quit!

If you’re a smoker considering cosmetic surgery, your plastic surgeon will likely require you to stop smoking for at least two weeks before your procedure ( I actually sometimes ask my patients to quit for up to 3 months in advance if they are heavy smokers–D. Medalie). A long-term follow-up study finds that many patients […]

  • Posted on: Nov 8 2017
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Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Tummy tuck and Liposuction (large volume)

Abdominoplasty and large volume liposuction. This Cleveland Plastic Surgery patient came to see Dr. Daniel A. Medalie at his Beachwood office to discuss abdominal contouring. She was quite heavy and understood that she would not be perfectly thin after the procedure. She also understood that her stretch marks below the belly button would be gone […]

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2017
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Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Breast Augmentation with silicone implants

This pleasant 27 year old woman came to see Dr. Medalie in his Beachwood, Ohio office to discuss breast augmentation with silicone  breast implants. She was tall and thin (5’9″) and did not want implants that made her look top heavy. Dr. Medalie performed an augmentation mammoplasty procedure on her at University Suburban Health Surgery […]

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2017
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