Deciding to make it your mission to lose weight is an important life-changing goal that can help you for the better. However, before you embark on your quest believing only good things will come from your weight loss, it’s actually imperative to consider the ripple effects of what weight loss can mean for your self-image, […]
Talks with Dr. Edward Domanskis on Bariatric Plastic Surgery The video series. Episode 5 “It’s Life-Changing” 13-minutes In video episode 5, Dr. Edward Domanskis and My Bariatric Life discuss “expecting the unexpected” in terms of how your life may be impacted following bariatric plastic surgery. Physical and emotional changes come rapidly. There will be challenges along the […]
Talks with Dr. Edward Domanskis on Bariatric Plastic Surgery The video series. Episode 4 “What Can be Achieved” 10-minutes In video episode 4, Dr. Edward Domanskis discusses what can be achieved through bariatric plastic surgery after weight loss: Improving appearance, mobility, health and emotional well-being. About Dr. Edward Domanskis Dr. Edward Domanskis is a board-certified plastic surgeon in private practice in […]
Talks with Dr. Edward Domanskis on Bariatric Plastic Surgery The video series. Episode 3 “Costs and Insurance Coverage” 10-minutes In video episode 3, Dr. Edward Domanskis discusses if bariatric plastic surgery is cosmetic or a reconstructive procedure that can be covered by insurance, and how much it costs. About Dr. Edward Domanskis Dr. Edward Domanskis is a board-certified plastic […]
Talks with Dr. Edward Domanskis on Bariatric Plastic Surgery The video series. Episode 2 “Contouring the Female Body after Weight Loss” 13-minutes In video episode 2, Dr. Edward Domanskis discusses specific aesthetic considerations for contouring the female body after massive weight loss using bariatric plastic surgery, and how to achieve a more womanly figure. About Dr. Edward Domanskis […]
Talks with Dr. Edward Domanskis on Bariatric Plastic Surgery The video series. Episode 1 “Sequencing and Combining Procedures” 8-minutes In video episode 1, Dr. Edward Domanskis discusses sequencing and combining plastic surgery procedures in the post-bariatric surgery or massive weight loss patient, keeping the patient’s safety, aesthetics, and finances top-of-mind. About Dr. Edward Domanskis Dr. […]
Body Contouring after Weight Loss Explained This article provides a good entry point for those considering body contouring after weight loss. Body contouring after weight loss is both a reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery to remove excess skin and restore the body contours to normalcy. A common misconception is that plastic surgery is a […]
Mikimi’s journey through body contouring after massive weight loss is one of triumph over challenges: From battling HMO insurance approval for plastic surgery, to enduring wound healing issues, to again fighting for HMO insurance coverage for plastic surgery revisions — and in the end, winning! Mikimi got her plastic surgery paid by insurance. Mikimi had […]
My editor at Health Central Obesity asked if I wanted to write about the stigma associated with having plastic surgery after weight loss. Specifically, she was referring to my face lift. I replied, “What is the stigma?” I had never heard of this. She explained, “Many people judge those who underwent facelifts and view them […]
Weight loss surgery normally delivers what it promises. The amount of weight that might be lost is dramatic, as is the speed of the weight loss. The consequence of sagging skin after this weight loss is the result of prolonged stretching of the skin over time from morbid obesity. And it is an unpleasant surprise […]
This is part 3 of My Bariatric Life plastic surgery with Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Capella Plastic Surgery, Ramsey NJ. My Plastic Surgery with Dr. Capella Thinking back across the months leading up to my body contouring plastic surgery, I’d had many consults with Dr. Capella, one of the country’s leading bariatric plastic surgeons, to fully understand what my plastic surgery results versus what my […]
Secrets I’ve Learned about Plastic Surgery As a patient and obesity activist, I’ve spent roughly the last 2-years immersed in bariatric plastic surgery. So much has been learned through my plastic surgery journey and the patient journeys that I’ve been privileged to be part of, as well as through my discussions with plastic surgeons and other professionals in the business who very […]
This is part 1 of My Bariatric Life plastic surgery with Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Capella Plastic Surgery, Ramsey NJ. Choosing Dr. Joseph F. Capella I had been contemplating body contouring plastic surgery with Dr. Joseph F. Capella since losing more than 100 pounds from gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I’d expected my flesh would shrink with the weight loss as […]
This is part 2 of My Bariatric Life plastic surgery with Dr. Joseph F. Capella, Capella Plastic Surgery, Ramsey NJ. Once the plastic surgery is scheduled patients generally feel very excited. I know that’s how I felt. I’d wanted bariatric plastic surgery since 2006 with Dr. Joseph F. Capella (Capella Plastic Surgery), renown for plastic surgery after weight loss. I was […]
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2 months ago
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