Cool Case of the Week

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 


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