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Author: Jason Petrungaro

Five things every man should know about plastic surgery

“Who said Plastic Surgery isn’t for men? Over 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2016 alone! Read on to learn some of the most important things men should know about Plastic Surgery.  Here’s a small sneak peek: procedures are customized specifically to the male body, you need to rest after surgery (no…

Receiving the Best Results From Your Breast Augmentation

Today, breast augmentation is a very popular procedure performed all over the world. As the name suggests, your breast size is increased by surgically inserting breast implants. While this procedure is now one of the most common plastic surgery procedures performed, there are certain things that you can do before, during and after breast augmentation…

Mommy Makeover – How Much Does It Cost?

Here is a great article describing the extremely popular “Mommy Makeover.”  Has pregnancy and motherhood taken a toll on your body?  Read on to find out what procedures are typically part of a Mommy Makeover, some average surgeon’s fees, and other important information.  Ready for your consultation?  Call us today at (219) 836-1163! Christopher Knotts,…

Questions to ask your liposuction surgeon

Liposuction is consistently one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed year after year.  It is essential that you find a board certified Plastic Surgeon experienced in liposuction to achieve the best results.  Here is an excellent list of questions to ask your Plastic Surgeon during your liposuction consultation. Are you certified by the…

Buttock augmentation with fat grafting – aka the Brazilian butt lift

Buttock augmentation is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgical procedures performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, according to 2016 Annual Statistics. Buttock augmentation with fat grafting—also known as a “Brazilian butt lift”—has increased 26% between 2016 and 2015, while augmentation with implants increased 18% over the same period. Buttock augmentation with fat grafting During this…

Fact or fiction? Popular myths and other misconceptions about breast implants debunked

Breast augmentation surgery is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure, according to the latest statistics obtained by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Every year, almost 300,000 women undergo breast augmentation in the US, including silicone gel, saline, and the newer structured implants. Along with the popularity of the procedure comes increased media coverage…

Dr. Petrungaro Receives RealSelf 500 Award For Enduring Commitment to Consumer Education

MUNSTER, INDIANA – April 14, 2017 – Local physician Jason M. Petrungaro is one of 500 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 Award, a prestigious award honoring the top influencers on RealSelf—the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find and connect with doctors and clinics. In 2016, more than 82…

Northwest Indiana Brazilian Butt Lift

Doctor Jason Petrungaro has an intense commitment to the art and science of NWI Plastic Surgery. A proud native of Munster, Indiana, he is dedicated to achieving the precise cosmetic and reconstructive goals of his patients through effective communication, honesty, professionalism, and surgical expertise. Doctor Petrungaro is an expert Munster Plastic Surgeon who has extensive…

How long after a tummy tuck (with stomach muscle repair) can I resume ab work at the gym?

A tummy tuck takes time to heal, and one must follow postoperative instructions carefully. I will typically ask my patients to avoid all strenuous activity for at least one week initially (during this time you are allowed to walk around and do normal daily activities). After that I will slowly allow you to resume more…

What are the calorie requirements during recovery from abdominoplasty and liposuction?

Following all of your surgeon’s instructions is very important to get the best cosmetic results after a tummy tuck. Don’t overthink things too much. As long as your weight was stable prior to surgery and you weren’t actively losing any weight, you should be in a good place in terms of nutrition during your recovery.…

How long does it take a Mastopexy scar to heal and fade? Do you regain full sensation to the nipples?

There are many ways to perform a mastopexy. Surgical scars need on average 6-12 months to fade and settle. To be completely honest, a scar isn’t completely mature until 12 months after surgery. Many factors go into a scar healing, including your genetics, your nutrition, and you following postoperative instructions such as no strenuous exercise…

Who is most satisfied after breast reconstruction, DIEP Flap or Silicone Gel Implant Patients?

There are many options for breast reconstruction, and some women are candidates for every option, and some are candidates for only a few depending on their bodies. Implant-based reconstruction has the advantages of being faster in terms of the actual surgical time as well as technically easier for the Plastic Surgeon. Recovery is faster as…

Do I need to wean my baby from breastfeeding before I can have my tummy tuck?

A woman’s body will change, often dramatically, during the postpartum and nursing phases. It is common to gain a decent amount of weight during pregnancy, and then lose it after delivery due to reestablishing your exercise routine as well as breastfeeding. If you continue to breastfeed, it will continue to make you lose weight. Even…