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Saline vs. Silicone Implants

Posted November 09, 2023

 By Dr. Chris Patronella I’m often asked, “What’s the difference between a saline and a silicone implant?” and why would I use saline in one patient and silicone in another? Who are the best candidates for silicone vs. saline? The first thing I’ll say is that despite what you may have read, there really […]

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How to Maintain Tummy Tuck Results

Posted September 11, 2023

By Dr. Chris Patronella While tummy tuck surgery can make a dramatic change in the appearance of the abdomen, healthy lifestyle habits are essential to maintain this new look. Weight Maintenance Any excess weight that is gained will inevitably occur internally, creating a greater quantity of visceral fat. This fat makes the abdomen project more, […]

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Are You a Candidate for Tummy Tuck Surgery?

Posted August 17, 2023

By Dr. Christopher Patronella Generally, a candidate for a formal, full abdominoplasty or tummy tuck (True Form Tummy Tuck®) is someone who has three main components: Separation of the muscle wall (diastasis), usually in a woman who’s had children Excess thickness of the fat pad over the abdominal wall Loose skin of the upper and […]

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Newsweek Magazine: Dr. Patronella Named One of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons 

Posted August 04, 2023

Newsweek Magazine and Statista announced Dr. Christopher Patronella earned a position on their prestigious “America’s Best Plastic Surgeons of 2023” list for the third year in a row. Dr. Patronella was named one of America’s best plastic surgeons for facelift surgery, breast augmentation, liposuction, and rhinoplasty.  Plastic surgeons were selected for the list based upon […]

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