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Christopher K. Patronella, Md, Facs, Fics

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Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

Tummy Tuck Scar Treatment: Dr. Patronella’s Approach to Diminishing Plastic Surgery Scars

Posted September 01, 2020

By Sherri Roberts sherri@acps.com Top Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Patronella implements a multitiered strategy to achieving the best scar appearance possible from tummy tuck surgery and other cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. It starts in the operating room with the incision and wound healing techniques he uses followed by postoperative products and possibly nonsurgical skin […]

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The Cost of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted December 12, 2019

Tummy tuck surgery is often accompanied by some contouring such as liposuction in the waist. Or it may not be. The range of price can be anywhere from $8,000 to $15,000 depending upon what exactly we’re doing, the type of tummy tuck procedure we’re doing, whether or not there is accompanying body contouring which could […]

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What Is the Cost of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted November 06, 2019

At the time of this post, November 2019, my starting price for the True Form Tummy Tuck is $10,800 — $11,800 and $11,800 – $12, 800 for an extended tummy tuck in major weight loss cases. Typically, costs are reduced when procedures are combined. This is a comprehensive fee that includes the surgeon’s and anesthesiologist’s […]

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Allergan Recalls Biocell Textured Breast Implants

Posted August 12, 2019

By Dr. Chris Patronella On July 24, 2019, Allergan voluntarily recalled their BIOCELL textured breast Implants because of a rare link to a form of cancer known as breast-implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). An implant type rarely used in my practice, for the past 30 years to date I’ve never seen this reported […]

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