Cool Case of the Week

Breast Enhancement with Implants-Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week

This patient from Columbus, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie in Cleveland for a breast augmentation. She was an “A” cup and wanted to be a “C”. She was 5’6″ and 125 lbs and selected 330-360 cc saline implants with a sub-muscular/dual plane approach. Her results are shown at 6 months and she is very happy with her breast enhancement.

Plastic Surgery results can vary


Tummy Tuck in Cleveland, Ohio-Plastic Surgery Case of the Week

This patient from Columbus, Ohio came up to Cleveland to see  Dr. Medalie about abdominal contouring  (tummy tuck) after pregnancy and dramatic weight loss. She had extreme stretching of the skin and muscle and a fold of tissue above the belly button. Dr. Medalie performed the surgery as an outpatient at the MetroHealth West 150th surgery center in Cleveland. During the tummy tuck procedure he removed the excess skin and stretch marks and tightened the underlying muscle. After the procedure, the patient had a smoother, tighter belly with much less protrusion and laxity of  the muscle. From the side it is apparent that she has no hanging skin. She was very pleased with her tummy tuck.

Plastic Surgery results can vary


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

This Cleveland, Ohio patient came to Dr. Medalie for abdominal contouring  (tummy tuck) after pregnancy. She had extreme stretching of the skin and muscle as well as a belly button hernia. Dr. Medalie performed the surgery as an outpatient at MetroHealth Medical Center. During the abdominoplasty he removed the excess skin and stretch marks, repaired the hernia and tightened the underlying muscle. After the procedure, the patient had a smoother, tighter belly with much less protrusion and laxity of the muscle. She was very pleased with her tummy tuck.


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Post weight loss surgery with abdominoplasty, liposuction, arm lift and breast lift

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Beachwood office to discuss surgery after massive weight loss. She had a gastric bypass several years ago and lost 175 pounds. Her chief complaints were a large amount of excess skin and fatty tissue on the arms and abdomen and dramatically drooping breasts. Dr. Medalie agreed to perform a simultaneous tummy tuck with liposuction, breast lift and brachiaplasty (arm lift). After the surgery she had a dramatically improved body contour compared to her startign point and was very pleased with the operation.

Plastic Surgery results can vary

Before Tummy tuck, Breast Lift, Arm Lift                       After Tummy Tuck, Breast Lift, Arm Lift


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week-Mommy Makeover with Breast Augmentation and Lower Abdominoplasty and Liposuction

This 30 year old patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see  Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland West side office for a “mommy makeover”. She had had two children and wanted to rejuvenate her breasts with breast  implants. She also wanted to flatten her stomach and get rid of the extras skin, fat and stretch marks.  She elected to have bilateral breast augmentation with 330 cc, smooth, round saline implants. At the same time she had a lower abdominoplasty (tummy-tuck) with side and upper abdomen  liposuction. She is shown 9 months after the surgery and is very pleased with her new body.

Plastic Surgery results can vary

BEFORE                                                              AFTER

Breast augmentation and Lower Abdominoplasty with Liposuction


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Breast Augmentation ( silicone implants)

Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Breast Augmentation ( silicone implants).

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to Dr. Daniel Medalie at Cleveland Plastic Surgery seeking breast augmentation. She wanted implants to increase her overall breast size and and enhance her superior fullness. She underwent breast  augmentation with 350 cc silicone smooth round,  moderate profile plus implants and is shown three months after the procedure with fuller and rounder breasts and improved cleavage and superior fullness. Her breast enhancement was very successful.

Plastic Surgery results can vary

Breast enhancement after-side


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week -Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

This patient from Erie, Pa came to Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland East side office to discuss eyelid plastic surgery. She complained of heavy upper lids and tired looking lower lids. He performed a combined upper and lower lid rejuvenation. The excess skin was removed from the upper lids giving her eyes a more open appearance. Excess skin from the lower lids was also removed but even more importantly, fat from the lower lid was draped over the orbital rim to decrease the size of the fat bags and smooth out the lid/cheek junction. A muscle lift of the lower lids was also performed to give them more tone. After the plastic surgery the patient was very pleased with her appearance younger looking eyelids.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery – Case of the Week- Labiaplasty (Labia Minora Reduction Surgery)

This patient from Columbus, Ohio traveled to Cleveland to see Dr. Medalie at his Beachwood office to discuss labia minora reduction (labiaplasty). After a careful exam he confirmed that she was a good candidate for the surgery and explained the outpatient procedure. The surgery was performed with mild oral sedation and local anesthesia at the MetroHealth Specialty Services Pavillion on Cleveland’s West side, and the patient was able to return to Columbus the same day without difficulty. The post operative pictures are shown at three months and demonstrate smaller and less obtrusive labia minora on both sides. The patient was very happy with her labiaplasty surgery and had no complications.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed

_____Labia Minora Reduction Before ____________ Labia Minora Reduction After


Cleveland Plastic surgery Case of the Week-Breast Augmentation

This Cleveland, Ohio patient came to see Dr. Medalie at his Beechwood office to discuss breast enhancement with implants. She had one child and was interested in achieving more superior fullness in her breasts. She was 5?7? 130 lbs and chose 400 cc silicone implants (Mentor memory gel smooth round). After the breast augmentation she was very happy with the result

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed

Breast Augmentation Before Breast Augmentation After

Breast Augmentation Before Breast Augmentation After


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Large Volume Liposuction

This patient from Youngstown Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland East side office in Beechwood. She desired total body liposuction and agreed that she was very overweight with extreme body disporoportion to start with. She exercised daily and felt that liposuction might help to jump start a new diet plan . Dr. Medalie consented to proceed with large volume liposuction and explained the risks of the surgery (which required a two night stay in the hospital). The patient agreed to proceed and during the liposuction surgery, 13 liters of lipoaspirate was removed from her flanks, hips, sides, and thighs. The patient had a long recovery but ultimately did very well. She improved her diet and exercise regimen and is now extremely pleased with her new body.

Plastic Surgery results can vary