Cool Case of the Week

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 


Cleveland Platic Surgery -Case of the Week- Face Lift, Brow lift, Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasties, Fat injection, Mouth Corner Lift

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland West side office to ask about facial rejuvenation. After careful consultation it was decided to perform a Face Lift, Brow lift, Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), Fat injection to the cheeks and lips and a Mouth Corner Lift. This was a big operation and was performed in two parts to minimize the extent of trauma. After the surgery was complete the patient was completely satisfied with her new look.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week – Mommy Makeover

This 32 year old patient from Youngstown, Ohio came to Dr. Medalie at his Beechwood office for a “mommy makeover”. She had had two children and wanted to rejuvenate her breasts with a lift and implants. She also wanted to flatten her stomach and get rid of the extras skin, fat and stretch marks.  She elected to have a right breast lift and bilateral breast augmentation with 390 cc, smooth, round saline implants. At the same time she had an abdominoplasty (tummy-tuck) with side and thigh liposuction. She is shown 15 months after the surgery and is very pleased with her new body.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed



Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week – Lower Eyelids

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie for lower eyelid rejuvenation (blepharopasty). She had excess skin and large fat bags under the eyes, and Dr. Medalie proposed lower lid skin removal with fat re-draping over the orbital rim to blend the eyelid and cheek junction. The procedure was done as an outpatient at the MetroHealth West 150th street outpatient surgery center and the patient is depicted three months later with an excellent new contour to her lower eyelids.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Breast Augmentation

This patient from Akron, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Beachwood office. She desired breast  implants and wanted to be a full D cup. She is 5′ 8″ and 145 lbs and was a full B cup prior to surgery. Because she had enough tissue to adequately cover the implants, Dr. Medalie recommended smooth, round Allergan saline implants. The surgery was performed at the Metro Cleveland surgery center on West 150th street. During the surgery, Dr. Medalie placed 390 cc saline implants in a sub-muscular plane and filled them to 440 ccs on the left and 410 ccs on the right. The patient is shown 6 months post op and is very happy with the result.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


 


Cleveland Plastic surgery Case of the Week- Eyelid Surgery

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie for lower eyelid rejuvenation (blepharopasty). She had excess skin and large fat bags under the eyes, and Dr. Medalie proposed lower lid skin removal with fat re-draping over the orbital rim to blend the eyelid and cheek junction. The procedure was done as an outpatient at the MetroHealth West 150th street outpatient surgery center and the patient is depicted three months later with an excellent new contour to her lower eyelids.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


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

This patient  from Cleveland, Ohio contacted Dr. Medalie with the chief complaint of irritation due to the size of her labia minora (inner labial lips). She desired labia minora reduction (labiaplasty) with the goal of removing the excess tissue as well as tightening the lips to make them appear less irregular. Dr. Medalie performed labiaplasty on her with mild oral sedation and local anesthesia in an outpatient setting at his metro office on the West side of Cleveland. She is shown 3 months after the surgery with a marked reduction in the amount of labial tissue and an improved contour. She suffered no adverse effects from the surgery and is very happy with the results

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery-Case of the Week -Rhinoplasty

This plastic surgery patient from Cleveland, Ohio contacted Dr. Medalie with a complaint of nasal asymmetry. She felt that the tip of her nose was bulbous and had bulging cartilage on the right. She also was concerned with a dorsal hump and the general wideness of her nose. Dr. Medalie decided to perform an open rhinoplasty with reduction of the dorsum and nasal tip. She had refinement of the tip cartilage and a slight curve created on top of the nose to give her a more feminine appearance. Post-operatively she was very pleased with her cosmetic surgery.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week – Liposuction

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to Dr. Medalie with a chief complaint of excess adipose tissue of the sides, back and outer thighs. She was otherwise quite thin and felt that her trunk and thighs were out of proportion to the rest of her body. Dr. Medalie performed liposuction in an outpatient surgery center in Beechwood, Ohio and the pictures show her at 6 weeks post surgery. She is very happy with her new slimmer contour.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed


Cleveland Plastic Surgery case of the Week-Tummy Tuck

This patient from Eerie, Pa came to see Dr. Medalie at his Beechwood office with a desire for body re-contouring. She was unhappy with the excess skin and fatty tissue of the lower abdomen and sides as well as the stretch marks. She elected to have a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) with side liposuction. The surgery was performed as an outpatient procedure by Dr. Medalie at his surgery center on the west side of Cleveland, Ohio. The after pictures of the patient were taken at three months, and she is very happy with her new contour.

Plastic Surgery results can vary and are not guaranteed