Plastic Surgery

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What to Expect for Your Tummy Tuck, Breasts & Arm Lifts

February 17, 2017 · 0 comments

Your journey started quite some time ago, so how does it end? Seemingly forever ago you were carrying a lot of excess weight. Perhaps you have lost 80lbs, 100lbs, or even more! Through bariatric surgery, or diet and exercise, you were able to lose most or all of the extra

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6 Tips to Prepare for Surgery After Massive Weight Loss

November 16, 2016 · 0 comments

Remember before your Weight Loss Surgery:  Researching whether you were a candidate?  Searching for the right surgeon?  Learning about the different operative procedures?  Attending support groups?   Weeks of trying to accommodate your diet and starting an exercise regimen?  You became an active participant, engaged and committed to ensuring the success

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The Area Nobody Wants to Talk About – Pubic Area

September 15, 2016 · 0 comments

The pubic area is naturally a very private zone for both men and women and is an extremely important part of our body that we need to understand. The pubic mound bulge is visible even with clothes on, however, is somewhat of a taboo or no-no, to even talk about

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Saggy Skin & Realistic Expectations After Weight Loss

August 25, 2016 · 0 comments

First of all, I would like to share my own personal experience with plastic surgery after weight loss because I believe I can better explain based on my own experiences as well as that of my patients. It is important to me that plastic surgery patients are knowledgeable about saggy

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What’s Next After WLS? Plastic Surgery!

August 17, 2016 · 0 comments

With over 20 years of experience in plastic  and post-bariatric surgery, I have dedicated most of my career to perform facial rejuvenation procedures as well as body contouring for those who have had massive weight loss. To explain what happens after a patient has had bariatric surgery and what aspects

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In Loving Memory of Steven Gitt, MD, FACS

August 2, 2016 · 0 comments

It is with heavy hearts that the OH Team shares with you that our longtime friend Dr. Steven Gitt has passed away. Described by his patients as a caring, compassionate, and understanding surgeon, Dr. Steven Gitt was the founder and Medical Director of North Valley Plastic Surgery where he specialized in

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Body Image Issues from One Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective

July 21, 2016 · 0 comments

There are many different types of body image issues that patients present to my plastic surgery office.  People present with a wide variety of complaints about their physique.  Often, patients have very high goals and expectations of their plastic surgery results.  Sometimes, patients demand unrealistic results. Some physical issues are

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Scar Revision with Plastic Surgery

June 23, 2016 · 0 comments

Usually, scars heal well.  When scars are aesthetically unacceptable, the scars may need to be revised. Scars can be unacceptable for a variety of reasons. Unacceptable scars can result from wound breakdown, infection, reactions to suture material, and even normal healing. Scars can be highly visible, wide, persistently red, thick,

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What to Expect During Your Plastic Surgery Recovery

May 25, 2016 · 0 comments

Deciding to undergo reconstructive plastic surgery after massive weight loss can be daunting and scary. However, most patients feel that this type of plastic surgery is an essential component of their weight loss journey.  In many patients' quests to be smaller, they view their weight loss surgery as "Part One

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Make the Most of Your Plastic Surgery Consultation

January 29, 2016 · 0 comments

Congratulations on taking control of your life, and choosing to live healthy. This was a difficult path and a great accomplishment that you completed. Be proud! After massive weight loss (MWL), many patients do not feel satisfied. Despite obvious improvements in health, BMI, and appearance, many patients feel they are