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Our Current Newsletter

Save the Date for Hospice Hustle 2019: September 15 The annual Hospice Hustle Cycling Event that benefits Hospice of the Calumet Region is quickly approaching once again! For the 15th year, the event is co-chaired by Dr. Galante and Bill Hasse of Hasse Construction. Both are excited to extend a personal invitation to you to attend this event, held in the beautiful countryside of southern Lake County. Join us on Sunday, September 15 at 8:00 a.m. for a day of exercise. Hospice Hustle 2019 offers a peaceful bike ride of 25, 50, 75, or 100 miles. And of course, this year there will be the family-friendly …

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June 2019 Newsletter

For the sixth year in a row, you have chosen us as The Times' 2019 Best of the Region: Best Cosmetic Surgery Center! We're humbled and honored that you chose us again. Dr. Galante and the entire staff strives to uphold the highest standards of patient care every day, because you deserve it. South Shore Arts Annual Fundraiser Dr. Galante is proud to serve as the co-chair for the 26th Annual Beaux Arts Ball, "Rock It, Man!" The event is held by the South Shore Arts programs, whose mission is to stimulate interest and appreciation for art in the region. …

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March 2019 Newsletter

Will you choose us for the sixth year in a row? It's time again to vote for The Times' Best of the Region 2019, and Dr. Gus Galante is up for nomination in the "Best Cosmetic Surgery Center" category. Voting only takes a few moments of your time, so get your votes in today. Head to the Beauty and Wellness category and click the big red "Vote" button next to Dr. Galante's name. It's that easy! The deadline to vote is March 31, so set your reminders and get voting! Dr. Galante appreciates your continued support of his practice over the years. …

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December 2018 Newsletter

What We've Been Up To These Days... Women's Center of Community Hospital Dr. Galante recently made a donation to the Women's Center of Community Hospital in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The donation funds came from a portion of money from each breast procedure performed in October. Hammond Community Services Center Our staff recently volunteered their time to pack Thanksgiving bags to give back to those who need them in Northwest Indiana. We're fortunate to be able to give back during the holiday season! Hospice Hustle And the results are in... This year's Hospice Hustle event on September 15 …

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Our September 2018 Newsletter

When Should I Schedule My....? While the only true "perfect time" for a procedure is when you feel most comfortable, fall seems to be a reliably popular choice. Patients often see Dr. Galante in fall for tummy tuck and liposuction for various reasons: 1. Sweater Weather Is Recovery Weather As we head into the colder weather, you can put the bikinis away and get out the sweaters. This may seem like the opposite of what you'll want after your procedure, but trust us when say that you'll appreciate the downtime (and the warm outfits) while you recover. After tummy tuck and/or liposuction, Dr. Galante …

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Our June 2018 Newsletter

Our Big Announcement Here's a snapshot of our award announcement in The Times. We are, once again, thrilled to announce that we have been named The Times' 2018 Best of the Region: Best Cosmetic Surgery Center! For the fifth year in a row, you have chosen us for this high honor. The continued support and trust you have placed in the practice will be returned with the highest level of patient care and service. We promise to strive to keep improving the practice for your benefit — and we'll start with a few big announcements. New Treatments You're Sure to Love Laser …

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Our December 2017 Newsletter

Supporting Breast Cancer Patients In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, Dr. Galante set aside funds from every breast procedure performed in October to benefit women without the means to pay for breast health. He donated those funds to Franciscan Health Crown Point. If you want to learn more about this cause and who the donations benefit, you can visit the Franciscan Alliance Foundation website. Stay Tuned for More Online Events   Stay tuned to Dr. Galante's Facebook page for the latest updates on the next Coffee Talk online event. Get the answers to all your plastic surgery questions, without having to leave …

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Our October 2017 Newsletter

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 …

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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, …

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Our February 2017 Newsletter

Galante Gives Was a Success Galante Gives was an incredible success – thanks to you! With your help, we narrowed our staff-nominated list of organizations down to 3 final recipients. Together, we gave a total of $5,000 to the following organizations: Fair Haven Center for Women ($3,000) The N.I.C.K Foundation ($1,500) Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana ($500) On behalf of each organization, we want to extend our warmest gratitude. Your votes helped us make a difference in our community. Check out our Facebook Page to see more photos of our winners! Treatments He’s Been Asking For (But Doesn’t Realize It) Recently, we’ve seen …

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Our October 2016 Newsletter

New at The Office: JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XCx JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA XC is the FDA-approved injectable filler that boosts lip volume, improves contours, and smoothes fine lines around the mouth. Dr. Galante is one of the first plastic surgeons in the region to offer it and trust us, the results speak for themselves! Want to learn more about the new treatment? Get in touch with us today! Something Exciting Is Coming... In the spirit of holiday giving, our practice is doing something we're really excited about. This year, we're donating a combined total of $5,000 to local charities. Members of our staff …

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Our July 2016 Newsletter

What We've Been up to These Days From staff outings and matching outfits to supporting our favorite causes, our team is always busy at the office helping patients and having fun doing so. Our recent favorite? "Clowning around" in support of Red Nose Day, an event to spread awareness and lift children and young people out of poverty in the U.S. and some of the poorest communities in the world. Don't miss another fun staff photo or update, including practice news, upcoming events, and giveaways! Stay connected to our Facebook Page and you'll always be "in the know." "I Wanted …

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

'Dinner and a Movie' Was a Success Last month we wrapped up our Dinner and a Movie giveaway where we offered a chance to win a free movie for 2 plus a $500 gift certificate to our practice. With over 1,200 entries, it was our most successful giveaway to date. In the end, we announced Connie as our big winner! Check it all out on Facebook! As a way of saying thanks, we are extending a VERY special offer to everyone who entered: Call the office at or to request your appointment soon, as this offer is only valid if …

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Winter 2015 Newsletter

Warmest Wishes to You and Yours With the holidays upon us, we want to take a moment to extend our deepest gratitude for your warmth and support over this past year. You are the reason our plastic surgery practice continues to thrive in Northwest Indiana. May your holiday season and New Year be filled with happiness, health, and success. We look forward to spending another beautiful year with you. See you in 2016! - Dr. Galante Gorgeous & Hydrated Winter Skin This season, combatting the effects of dry skin is simple with SkinMedica® Dermal Repair. This luxurious, ultra-rich moisturizer helps …

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

You Made Our Girlfriend Getaway Contest Great! We recently wrapped up our #GirlfriendGetaway contest where we gave you the chance to win 2 gift certificates to our practice, a 1 night hotel stay, and dinner for you and your BFF. We had over 100 incredible entries! In the end, Tina A. was our big winner! As a way of saying thank you for taking the time to share such heartfelt entries, we are extending a VERY special offer to all who entered: Receive 10% off any injectable treatment* *valid for entrants of the Girlfriend Getaway contest ONLY. Good for single …

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Thank You for Voting Us 'The Best Cosmetic Surgery Center' Thank you for voting us 'The Best Cosmetic Surgery Center'! That's right, our practice is thrilled to have once again been voted for the Beauty and Wellness category by The Times of Northwest Indiana. It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top plastic surgeons in the area, and it means even more knowing that it is an award voted on by you, members of our local community. When it comes to our patients and in Valparaiso, Schererville, Crown Point, and our sister communities, we always strive …

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3 Treatments for a Beautiful Mother's Day

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Spring Into Savings! From 5/1-6/15, schedule treatments for both JUVÉDERM® XC and BOTOX® Cosmetic* at the same time and receive 20% off. Limited space available. *Must be a candidate for this procedure Enter Our 'Beautiful Like You' Contest Whether you're celebrating Mother's Day as a brand-new mom or a seasoned grandma, we think you deserve a little pampering! These 3 treatments are a perfect pick-me-up to refresh and rejuvenate before our favorite springtime holiday. (Psst! They're also a perfect way to spend that $500 gift certificate.) : With light, medium, and deep peels customized for your skin type and goals, …

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Winter 2015 Newsletter

We're Sharing the Love This Month During the month of February, spend $500 or more during a single office visit on any in-office procedure or product, and you'll have the chance to pick a heart from our office's "Wall of Hearts," featuring surprise gifts from Dr. Galante. Who knows what you'll win? A gift for you, a gift for 2 – you'll just have to come in to find out! Make sure to like our Facebook Page to see prizes unveiled as the month goes along! (Expires Feb. 28) The Perfect Time for a Toned Tummy Winter weather is here …

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Fall 2014 Newsletter

A Season for Thanks and for Giving The season for giving is upon us, and this year, Dr. Gus Galante and staff will again lend a helping hand to Greater Hammond Community Services, putting together wholesome meals for families in need in Indiana. In addition, our will collect non-perishable food items in our Schererville office – and we need your help! If you would like to join us in giving back to our community, please drop off any non-perishable food items at our office before the end of November. 3 Reasons to Treat Your Skin to Teoxane We can't stop …

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Summertime Specials Interested in trying an injectable treatment? We're taking 20% off any BOTOX® Cosmetic or filler treatment scheduled for the month of October*. To take advantage of this offer, you must be a candidate for an injectable procedure. today to determine your candidacy — spots are sure to fill up quickly! *Must schedule an October procedure prior to September 30, 2014. Fill Out Your Face With JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC When it comes to facial aging, wrinkles are only part of the problem. Another common concern is lost volume throughout the face that can contribute to a sagging appearance. Dr. …

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Winter 2013 Newsletter

Introducing Belotero®: Our Newest Filler Third time's a charm! Belotero is a new dermal filler that has recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration- making it the 3rd FDA-approved hyaluronic acid filler in the United States. Our practice is happy to offer another great filler option to our patients, and we feel this volumizing product provides many benefits. What makes Belotero different? Belotero is unique because it is made of a soft, elastic gel that integrates easily into the skin. The improved product texture and smoothness means that it feels less noticeable under the skin and also creates …

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Fall 2012 Newsletter

Facebook Frenzy We love Facebook just as much as you do. Here at our Indiana plastic surgery practice, we use it to keep in contact with our patients and friends. Facebook is a great way for us to communicate with people who are interested in improving their appearance, but it's also a fun way for you to keep up to date on what's happening with Dr. Galante and his staff. We frequently post photos of things going on in our office and events in the community that we're involved in. We also let you know about newsworthy happenings in the …

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Summer 2012 Newsletter

Help Support Other Women Through Breast Oasis Following in Indiana, many of our patients discover they have a number of gently used bras that no longer fit. The same may be true for you if you've recently received breast implants, had breast reduction surgery or lost a significant amount of weight. If you have bras you can no longer wear, we have a solution for you that can benefit other women as well. Our office has joined forces with Breast Oasis, a charitable organization that helps women who can't afford clean, comfortable, well-fitting bras. Breast Oasis collects, cleans and certifies …

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

A Personal Note of Appreciation It's hard to believe that 20 years has gone by since I opened the doors to my first office and began my career as a . As I reflect on this milestone in my life, I stop to think about what has brought me the greatest satisfaction, and that is all of you – my patients. I am grateful to each and every one of you for choosing me as your plastic surgeon, whether it was for reconstructing your breast after cancer surgery, suturing your child's face after a fall, treating a burn or reversing …

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Fall 2011 Newsletter

Soothing Your Summer Skin Those sunny days of summer lure us all to spend more time outdoors. The results for your skin, however, aren't always so pretty. The solution to restoring your skin's smooth, youthful beauty: chemical peels. can treat sun damage, age spots, and uneven skin tone, resulting in smoothly textured, more youthful-looking skin. Each procedure is customized to treat your individual concerns, and our patients often say that they don't just look younger, they feel that way too! Chemical peels come in three main types: light, medium, and deep strength. Each peel treats different concerns, from surface blemishes …

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Summer 2011 Newsletter

Make This Your Most Confident Summer Yet Redefine your appearance with body contouring procedures from Indiana plastic surgeon Dr. Gus Galante to feel and look fabulous. Whether you want to enhance your breasts or get rid of winter weight gain, you can reshape your body and make this your best summer to date. We offer several popular body sculpting procedures designed to give you a shape you love: : A shapelier silhouette can be yours! Breast implants can help you achieve a feminine, attractive figure. Dr. Galante can guide you to determining which implant type and size are right for …

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

Refer a Friend – and Win! We value your referrals, because we know that when you refer a friend, you believe that we will provide the highest quality of care. To demonstrate how much we value your referrals, we hold regular patient referral drawings with fabulous prizes. Congratulations to the winner of our last drawing, Debbie in Griffith, who won an iPod Touch. In our next drawing, we'll be giving away an iPad! Please contact us for details today. Save the Date: April 7 In-Office Seminar Mark April 7th on your calendar, because we'll be featuring another of our insightful …

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Fantastic Fall Facelift For those who are considering cosmetic surgery in Indiana, or who know someone who is, a facelift procedure is a great way to enhance your image– just in time for the holidays! A can improve wrinkles and some fine lines, as well as restore a youthful look by removing excess or sagging skin and excess fat while tightening facial tissues. The first step to a fresh look? A consultation with Dr. Galante. He'll tell you all about the procedure and what you can expect. He begins the facelift procedure by creating incisions behind the hairline near the …

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Summer 2010 Newsletter

Plastic Surgery Miracle First Total Face Transplant Dr. Galante shares his thoughts about an awe inspiring story that recently took the international headlines: "Plastic surgeons not only enhance their patients' appearance through cosmetic surgery, they can improve their quality of life through reconstructive surgery. An inspiring story took the spotlight in March of this year when the first total face transplant was successfully performed in Madrid, Spain. The surgery, performed by Dr. Joan Pere Barret and a team of 30 medical professionals, involved replacing the man's entire face (except for his eyeballs and tongue) from the hairline to the lower …

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Winter 2010 Newsletter

Bikini Season in February? You Bet! While we're deep in winter's chill, it's not too early to prepare for bikini season and the welcome warmth that comes with spring and summer. Dr. Galante has a cosmetic procedure that can help you feel great about almost any area that could use a little improvement. Popular options include: to help you go from flat to fantastic, or maybe just feminine. A fuller bustline can help you feel more attractive and confident whether you wear a bikini, sundress, or fitted shirt. A can give you a firm, flat abdomen when weight loss or …

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Fall 2009 Newsletter

Back To School: Get Educated on Breast Augmentation Kids everywhere are gearing up for another year of studying, but plenty of women are taking the chance to "study up" on their breast enhancement options, too. Dr. Galante is proud to offer you a new Web resource dedicated exclusively to the needs of women considering breast enhancements such as . The new site includes plenty of information to help you answer some of your most important breast enhancement questions. You can also find resources to help you... Prepare for your consultation Choose the right breast implant type and placement Decide if …

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Summer 2009 Newsletter

Enliven Your Look Summer's here and it's time for some fun, like family vacations, outdoor weddings, and class reunions. If you're like many busy women and men, now's the time when you start thinking that your face might be in need of some perking up. Indiana plastic surgeon Dr. Gus Galante wants to reassure you that there's plenty of time to enliven your look with injectable wrinkle treatments. You can stop by his office in Valparaiso or Schererville for a quick treatment and jump right back into your routine looking younger and more vibrant. Injectable Fillers Our effective, affordable, non-invasive …

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Winter 2008 Newsletter

Silicone Breast Implants, 2 Years Later Since the US Food and Drug Administration's November 2006 approval of silicone gel breast implants, hundreds of thousands of American women have chosen silicone for their breast enhancement surgery. In the coming years Dr. Galante expects to see a continued shift toward this implant type as more women discover the benefits. "I am confident in the strong track record for safety and durability that silicone breast implants have shown," Dr. Galante says. "When surgeons and patients work together, they can create highly satisfying results and make decisions that fit a woman's goals in ways …

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Fall 2008 Newsletter

Attend Our Upcoming Injectable Seminars In the next few months, we will be putting together several evening seminars to showcase the benefits of today's most popular injectable treatments, including and Injectable Gel. These small gatherings will be held in one of our offices and are open to current clients and their friends/family members. These seminars are not just about discussing the cold hard facts of injectable treatments. Door prizes and giveaways will take place, and we are arranging for live demonstrations so you can see for yourself exactly how these treatments are administered and what types of immediate results you …

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Summer 2008 Newsletter

Breast Enhancement - Which Procedure Is Right For You? Almost every woman at some point in her life has had a Breast Moment of Truth. Maybe it happens when you're putting on a bra before work and you suddenly realize your breasts just don't look and feel like they did when you were younger. Or maybe you're in a fitting room trying on a new swimsuit when you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror - and you're just not that impressed. Thankfully, you have options to improve your look. Cosmetic breast surgery procedures at Dr. Galante's Indiana plastic …

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Spring 2008 Newsletter

Cosmetic Procedures to Fit Your Budget It's no secret that the economy has hit a rough patch, and it only makes sense to take a hard look at your finances these days so you can stretch your dollars further. But even if money's tight, you can still afford to look great thanks to the financing options and minimally-invasive skin care treatments we offer for our Indiana clients. We're committed to helping you look your best even when you're on a tight budget. Offering Non-Surgical Skin Improvement Non-surgical treatments continue to grow in popularity with women and men across the country …

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Winter 2007 Newsletter

Improve Your Looks in Time for the Holidays When celebrating with friends and family this season, of course you want to look your best. The winter holidays are only weeks away, but that's all the time you'll need for many of the cosmetic improvements we offer. You know that many of our skin care services and injectable fillers can improve your look in a matter of days, but did you also know that you can be ready to show off your new look in only a few weeks following many of our surgical procedures? For instance, breast augmentation requires only …

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Summer 2007 Newsletter

Protect Your Skin With a Professional Bodyguard Summer's in high gear, and when the midday sun is high in the sky, your skin can suffer long-term damage in only minutes. Whether you're headed to the lakes, the beach, the parks, or just your own backyard this vacation season, make sure to protect your skin with the latest skin care products that guard against sun damage. "A lot of products and procedures can help reverse the appearance of sun damaged skin," says Indiana plastic surgeon Dr. Gus Galante. "But in my experience, prevention is the key. If patients properly protect their …

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Spring 2007 Newsletter

Injectable Fillers - For When Thin Isn't In Everyday men and women across Indiana make the decision to improve their lives by losing weight. They exercise and eat healthier than ever before because they desire to look and feel their best. And, after months or sometimes even years of hard work and dedication, they do. They're happier and healthier than ever before. Often times, though, these same people need help, and look to plastic surgery and body contouring to eliminate the last pockets of hard-to-lose fat on the neck, stomach, hips and thighs. Looking and feeling ones best, though, isn't …

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Fall 2006 Newsletter

Silicone is No Longer a Dirty Word for Breast Implants Many reports surfaced during the 1980's linking liquid filled silicone breast implants to breast cancer and other degenerative diseases before any concrete scientific evidence could be gathered. The great breast implant scare of the 1980's caused the FDA to ban all silicone filled breast implants in 1992. The perceived potential threat of liquid silicone implant ruptures even caused some women to renounce all breast implants, including the FDA approved saline filled implants, as potentially harmful. The lack of scientific information coupled with sensationalized stories in the press has made all …

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Meet Dr. Gus Galante

Thank you for visiting the Indiana plastic surgery practice of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gus Galante. Our team is committed to providing you with the information you need to make an educated decision about your procedure. We offer a full range of surgical and non-surgical treatments such as breast augmentation, liposuction, and BOTOX® Cosmetic. Our goal is to make sure you feel comfortable and confident about your choices. We have offices in Valparaiso and Schererville for your convenience.

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