Birmingham Plastic Surgeon
210 S Old Woodward Ave, Suite 250
Birmingham, Michigan 48009 US
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5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

I Would Do It Again - Birmingham, MI

I have always had a tummy bulge, even as a teenager. I am 52, 5' 4", 138 pounds with an athletic build. I did my belly - lower and just above belly button area and my sides in the back just below my waist line. I see a really nice difference with one treatment on my belly; the back side is not really as noticeable. My doctor told me at my age and with my life long belly I would have some...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

58 Years Old 19 Year Old Saline Under Muscle Removed!! Birmingham, Mi

At 40 years old 145 lbs and very healthy I decided I needed to change my little 34 A-B to 34C. Well one year ago I discovered this sight Real Self and had no idea all the health problems could be from implants. Thyroid disease weight gain (a lot) hair falling out fatigue etc... I am now a 40 D. Ugly sacks! I have all but 5 of these. Consult today! Before my implants and now. Surgery on...

4 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Saline Implant Removal After 18 Years, No Replacement, No Lift. Birmingham, MI

First off I want to thank everyone who has been posting to the site. It was your comments, and you're courage to share, that help me through this process. 18 years ago I made the decision to have saline implants. At that point in time I was very very small, nearly flat chested, with virtually no breast tissue. The implants were put behind the muscle wall. All in all I was very happy, although...

Need It Cheap Please. Michigan, MI

Im in NEED of fat transfer from Stomach to bottom. I have pcos and its hard to get rid of stomach fat.. please help. I need my confidence back. I have very little butt and wish there was a doctor out there in or near Michigan that would be nice and help me out. Im not rich so i don't have thousands of dollars laying around

5 out of 5 stars ThermiTight

ThemiTight at Two Months out - Birmingham, MI

It has only been two months and when I went to the Doctor today, he told me they haven't been seeing good results till after four months. He talked to several others Doctors doing the same procedure and they all agreed about six months for the best result. Well we took pictures today, two months out and he wasn't expecting much change but he emailed me the pictures and was very impressed for...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Saline Implant Removal After 1 Year - Bloomfield Hills, MI

A year after my BA, I developed a capsullar contracture on the right breast, the left breast was sagging. My right breast was about one inch higher than my left. I did not notice it immediately but had been experiencing some pulling pain on my right side that reached my underarm. I also had a swollen lymph node on the same side. It was time for my mammogram and I asked them to perform an...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Ready to Run Au Naturel After 24 Years! - Birmingham, MI

(probably won't post pics - don't have any before photos. Perhaps some afters down the road. sorry.) I had my implants put in at the age of 19. I did not develop "normal" breasts as a young girl - at least not like any I had seen before... I went for consultations and was super happy at the prospect of having a lift. Then my doc talked me into size D implants as well - he swore I wouldn't...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Out with the Old - Birmignham, MI

I was an A cup before and wanted bigger breast. I requested a full B cup to my plastic surgeon, I also needed a nipple crescent lift due to nipple positioning asymmetry. Long story short, I wake up from the anesthesia with huge DD-DDD implants and no nipple crescent lift done despite having paid for it. Ended up with way bigger implants than request and a nipple about 1 inch lower than the...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

So, So Happy I Did It! - Birmingham, MI

I'd been living very unhappily with my asymmetrical breasts. I was afraid to wear tight fitting clothing or God forbid, a bikini. I wanted to find a doctor that had a good aesthetic eye, good bedside manner and experience. I'd previously been to a doctor that really didn't want to spend any time with me.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

The Next Stage of Life at 37- Explant and recovery

I am currently a 38 D, exactly what I asked for 8 years ago. Sub Muscular, smooth, round, high profile Mentors filled to 480cc saline. I was a 40AA before the procedure due to three babies and long term pumping for each one as my nipples were flat and wouldn't detach. My PS told me I wasn't a AA even though I wouldn't fit into a B cup on a 40 band, which is what he said I was. Try finding a...

Personal Statement

As difficult as it is to perpetually strive for perfection, I try to do just that for every patient and feel that considering them a close friend or a family member brings the best of my talents forward. I limit my practice to procedures that I have extensive experience in.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Complimentary, we bill insurance if applicable.

Awards & Recognition

Professional Recognition:
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Oakland University William Beaumont Medical School
Chief of Plastic Surgery, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Detroit Medical Center

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Karaca has hospital affiliations at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce,MI // St. Joseph Mercy- Oakland, MI //Waterford Surgical Center, MI // William Beaumont-Royal Oak.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Cerrahpasa Medical School University of Istanbul, 1971
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    Plastic Surgery, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI
    General Surgery, The Grace Hospital, 1976
    Plastic Surgery, Wayne State University, 1978

Treatments offered at Ahmet R Karaca MD / Birmingham Plastic Surgery

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Opinions on Silhouette Lift?

The Instalift treatment is a very simple and easy procedure to give sagging skin a temporary lift. It usually requires between 2 to 5 sutures per... READ MORE

If I lose 20-25 more pounds; will this make my surgery price lower if the doctor requires me to lose more weight?

I believe ıt works out much better in the long term if the liposuction is performed first and the weight is lost afterwards. I have several of my ... READ MORE

I have what seems to be at least 10-15 lbs of extra fat on my calves. What's a safe/effective way to remove the fat?

We see this condition frequently and circumferential liposuction performed with thin cannulae gives very good results, allowing the patients to wear... READ MORE

Mommy makeover, good candidate? (Photo)

I agree with you rsurgeon. You do not need implants and should get a very good result with a lift. The operation can be done at the same time as a... READ MORE

25 y/o w/ DDD/E breasts seeking advice! (Photo)

Hello and good luck. Every insurance has some parameters they look for . Your best bet is for your surgeon to write a preauthorization letter... READ MORE

What stage of recovery should I be at 9 weeks after my Breast reduction ?

The healing after breast reduction is very rapid, limiting your physical activities only for three weeks. Most of the tissue removal is performed... READ MORE

What would surgery(ies) would be best for my body. Tummy tuck, fluer de li, or 360? Straight breast aug, and/or lift? (photos)

Hello there,You would benefit tremendously from a combined procedure of breast enhancement with implants, breast lift and a tummy tuck, tightening the... READ MORE

What is the best scar treatment cream/oil for my breast reduction scars? (Photo)

Whether it is for breast reduction or abdominoplasty, I have my patients use one inch micropore paper tape for two months after surgery. I have been... READ MORE

I'm 25, 5 ft, 110 lbs. My top part of inner thighs looks like two fat pockets/bulges. Am I a candidate for Liposuction? (photos)

You would get a very good result with liposuction or with Coolsculpting using the new handle for the thigh tissues. Liposuction is done under... READ MORE

How long before I can travel after a Breast Reduction and lift?

You should be able to travel safely two to three weeks following your surgery, if all goes well. If however you have wound healing problems, the... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Karaca

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ThermiRF: 15 Seconds of the Skin Tightening Technology

Dr. Ahmet R. Karaca demonstrates how ThermiRF works to tighten skin and reduce fat. The patient is under local anesthesia in an office setting. WATCH VIDEO

Liposuction of Calves and Ankles

Dr. Ahmet Karaca demonstrates a liposuction procedure on the calves and ankles. WATCH VIDEO

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