Author Archives: Dr. Gus Galante

When is the Right Time for Body Contouring After Weight Loss?

If you’ve lost a major amount of weight, you have my admiration and congratulations! Many men and women struggle with excess weight throughout their entire lives and, when they find a solution—either weight loss surgery or a combination of diet and exercise—they have every right to celebrate. Unfortunately, after the weight is gone, these patients …

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Gynecomastia Treatment in NW Indiana

What is A Male Breast Reduction? When performed on a man, breast reduction is a method to treat what is called gynecomastia. A breast reduction eliminates excess breast tissue. While simple liposuction is usually adequate, if the breasts are greatly enlarged, a surgical excision of the excess tissues is done followed by removing the extra …

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Let’s Talk About Stretch Marks

While it’s true that nobody wants stretch marks—those grooved, tire-tread lines on our skin—lots of people get them. One of the common reasons that women come to our NW Indiana plastic surgery practice for a tummy tuck is to remove stretch marks! Statistics tell us that nearly 90% of pregnant women get some stretch marks …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Knee Liposuction

Do you dislike your knees? Most women describe attractive legs as a gradual tapering from the thighs to the ankles. While a slight fullness at the knees is normal, many women have prominent fatty bulges on the inner knees, even without excess fat in the thighs. This is both genetically determined and age related. If …

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Tummy Tuck Tips

My Indiana tummy tuck patients love their results, and most of them wish they’d taken the plunge earlier than they did. Knowing how many of my patients are considering this procedure, I’m sharing these tips to make your recovery even easier! Get Time Off You’re going to want a minimum of one week to recover, …

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