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Breast Reduction. Altoona, PA

The nurses are great they are helpful Dr Gonzalez is nice I'm looking forward to this.procedure at this office they kept.me updated every step of the way the make me.feel comfortable I feel like I got to know them and they got to know me they are very helpful with everything

Turning 60 and Am Having a Stomach Liposuction with Skin Removal and Am Very Nervous! - Pennsylvania

I have alrady had my pre-surgery appointment and have paid for my procedure but now am freaking out. I have a bad habit of second guessing myself and I am doing it big time. I elected to have this liposuction with lower excess skin removal rather than a tummy tuck because I don't need a figure of a younger woman but just want my clothes to look nice and to feel better about myself. I had...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

A Little Late in Starting a Post but Just Got 'Em! - Altoona, PA

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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

10 Weeks 6 days post tummy tuck! Few new PHOTOS!!

Hi everyone! My name is Krissy.. I am 37 years old.. married mother of three wonderful children! Daughter is 20, and my boys are 15 and 13. I struggled with my weight ever since having my children and after reaching 235 pounds and developing diabetes.. my PCP recommended I look into the Lap Band... well after doing some research on that, I didn't like the idea of having a port..so I began my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

itesnt - Altoona, PA

After losing almost 100 pounds from gastric bypass surgery in 2009.. I waited until I was at a nice steady weight for 2 years... I had a consult with Dr. Gonzalez about my breasts looking and feeling like two deflated balloons.. ;) I recently found out that my left breast had developed capsular contracture.. so I am going in to have it repaired on 2/27/13. I figured while I'm already under, I...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

No More Sunny Side Downs :) - Altoona, PA

There are only 2 providers in my area, but I could not have been happier with my choice!!

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Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Institute of Technology and Superior Studies of Monterrey
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowships: Plastic Surgery, University of West Virginia
    Plastic Surgery, University of Louisville


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20 days post op. Does this look like rippling? (Photo)

By looking at the picture seems to be inflammation, is not uncommon to still have swelling 20 days after surgery. Hope this helps READ MORE

Could I get away with just augmentation without a lift? (Photo)

By looking at your pictures, you should be fine with a straight forward augmentation without a lift. Your nipple/ areola are at and above the fold. READ MORE

Concerned about ruptured silicone breast implant

If there are concerns about a silicone implant rupture, the best test will be an MRI. If this shows it is broken, the best will be to exchange it. READ MORE

Full back lipo and swelling and numbness

Even though liposuction uses smaller scars to do the procedure, it does not correspond to a minimally invasive surgery, during the process of fat... READ MORE

Can an arm lift or lipo fix my situation? (photo)

By looking at your picture and based on your age, Liposuction could be an option. How well your skin will contract can not be predicted 100% but you... READ MORE

Do I have ptosis? Do I require a breast lift? (Photo)

By seen the pictures you posted, The breast augmentation should be able to correct the minimal ptosis you have. If your aereolas / nipple were lower... READ MORE

Will breast enlargement surgery be refused due to my weight? I'm 5'2" and weigh 148lbs, BMI is 26 (which is overweight).

Usually there is no weight restriction for augmentation. As long as you do not have medical problems it should not be a problem READ MORE

Arm Lift Recovery

Usually the arm lift is done also with liposuction. Normally a tight garment for pressure is use also. The incision is closed in at least 2 layers,... READ MORE

Sagging skin after lipo. What are my options? (Photo)

The medial thigh skin is thinner compared with other areas of the thigh, if after 8 months has not changed is likely to stay the same, option to get... READ MORE

After TT, assuming I have no complications, when can I start doing squats? (Photo)

Most recommend to avoid any heavy exercise anywhere from 4 to 6 weeks, varies depending on procedure and how your recovery is. Protocols change from... READ MORE

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