Cool Case of the Week

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 


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