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Hospice Hustle Was a Success!   Sunday, September 17 was another successful Hospice Hustle Cycling Event that benefits Hospice of the Calumet Region.   This event has been co-chaired by Dr. Galante and Bill Hasse of Hasse Construction for the last 13 years. We appreciate all the volunteers and hospice staff who made this a wonderful day for an organization that serves our community in an important way.   His & Hers Treatments   Over the last several years, there has been a boom in the number of male plastic surgery patients. Even so, the misconception persists that all our … Continue reading

Tips Before Your Tummy Tuck

Also referred to as abdominoplasty, this procedure allows our Northwest Indiana tummy tuck patients a renewed sense of self-confidence and body image. This procedure often follows major weight loss or weight-loss surgery, or pregnancy, when unwanted sagging tissue and little pockets of fat are present around the abdomen. In order to achieve a sculpted, flatter abdomen all you need to do is schedule a consultation followed by a procedure. However, that’s not all you have to do! In fact, there are a few steps you can take prior to surgery to ensure the best possible, longest lasting results! First of … Continue reading

Our May 2017 Newsletter

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named The Times’ 2017 Best of the Region: Best Cosmetic Surgery Center! For four consecutive years now, we’ve been given this incredible honor because of your votes! Thank you again for your continued support – we are truly grateful. When a patient visits our practice for a liposuction or tummy tuck consult, the topic of weight is quickly brought to the forefront of the conversation; more specifically, if the patient’s weight is in a healthy range for the desired treatment. While body contouring options may seem largely dependent on this factor, the truth is, … Continue reading

In The News: The Tie Tuck

It’s all the rage in Hollywood. According to an article in the April 26th Hollywood Reporter magazine, Hollywood’s leading men—both on and off screen—are scheduling appointments with their plastic surgeons for the latest in aesthetic surgery: the Tie Tuck. If the man in your life admires the jawlines of Brad Pitt or Daniel Craig, aesthetic adjustments can be made—even though we don’t call it a “Tie Tuck” here in my Indiana plastic surgery practice. What’s a Tie Tuck? First, some background! As we age, both men and women experience these two physical changes (among others!): Shrinking of the facial bones, … Continue reading

Dr. Galante Named to the 2016 RealSelf 500

Dr. Galante is one of 500 doctors out of approximately 13,000 American board certified specialists to receive the prestigious RealSelf 500 award for 2016. RealSelf.com is a leading online forum that helps men and women choose elective cosmetic procedures. Dr. Galante and his staff have inspired their patients to share their stories with the RealSelf community to make informed decisions about their health and beauty. In an era in which 25% of US adults share various health experiences on Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks, the Real Self 500 physicians are recognized by the site as medical professionals (including … Continue reading

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    Julie's Breast Augmentation

    Julie's Breast Augmentation

    "I'm proud of what I did. I've never felt so good about myself in my life. It may sound funny, but I'm complete now. I have my two kids, my husband, and I'm healthy."

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    Dina's Tummy Tuck

    Dina's Tummy Tuck

    "I was in and out in a few hours. It seems funny to say this, but overall it was honestly a pleasant experience."

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