Gustavo E. Galante, MD Blog

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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The Skinny on Excisional Liposuction

Did you know that there is a type of liposuction that offers you results that are closer to a tummy tuck than “just” liposuction? It’s called excisional liposuction or liposuction with skin excision. What is Liposuction? Liposuction, although not a weight loss technique, permanently removes fat from areas of the body that don’t respond to exercise and …

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Is a Lunchtime Facelift Right for You?

Many of my Indiana plastic surgery patients wish to have an improvement in their facial appearance, but aren't quite ready for a facelift. For those patients, a Lunchtime Facelift, also known as a Liquid Facelift, can provide improvement that, although temporary, is less expensive than a traditional facelift and has virtually no downtime. It's often …

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Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also called injection rhinoplasty, is a method to reshape the nose through the use of dermal fillers, such as Restylane, Juvéderm and others. The benefits of this nose-reshaping technique are that it’s less expensive and has a faster recovery than does traditional, surgical rhinoplasty. While it doesn’t work for everyone, for those with …

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Hand Rejuvenation

While many men and women focus their anti-aging treatments and procedures on the face and neck, our hands often give away our age! Look at your hands—right now. Do they give away your age? Fortunately, making your hands look younger is pretty standard procedure here at my NW Indiana plastic surgery practice. Radiesse for Hand …

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