Our May 2017 Newsletter

Dr. Galante with four consecutive The Times Best of the Region awards

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.

Glad you asked: Should I lose weight before my procedure?

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, a healthy lifestyle (including a healthy weight) is an important consideration for every procedure.

Regardless of treatment area, the associated risks are amplified when the patient’s Body Mass Index (or BMI) is outside the healthy range, typically above 30. In general, the higher the BMI, the higher the risk of complication.

Because we seek to minimize any associated risks, we pay special attention to the patient’s current state of health, not just the results to come. If Dr. Galante feels that delaying a procedure is in the best interest of the patient, he will recommend accordingly. Above all, patient safety is our highest priority.

Not sure if you are in the healthy BMI range for your height and weight? Get calculating! It’s important to note that a patient who maintains a healthy weight and lifestyle will typically enjoy a faster recovery and better results. Of course, there are many other important factors that come into play when determining if you are a good candidate for a procedure.

That’s where a consultation comes in. Contact us today to schedule yours!

Galante Loyalty Group Members: Stay tuned

As a way to say thank you to each and every one of our Galante Loyalty Group Members, we’re replacing our Open House in favor of something a bit more intimate.

If you’re a current Galante Loyalty Group member, you’ll be entered in our 1st annual prize drawing (coming soon). Plus, the next time you come into the office we’ll have a surprise for you. Best. News. Ever.

Dr. Galante and his daughter in Nepal

In other news: Father’s Day is near (June 18 to be exact) and this year, we’re celebrating the wonderful dads and father figures in our lives with a gift card giveaway! Don’t worry moms, you’ll have a chance to win, too! Stay tuned to our Facebook Page for details.

Dr. Galante is now on Instagram

That’s right, you can now keep up with our practice from the comfort of your Instagram news feed! Grab your phone and follow @drgusgalante for all the latest from Dr. Galante and staff, including updates and office fun!

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