Breast augmentation is the most popular and often-performed procedure at Dr. Peter J. Capizzi’s Stillwater Plastic Surgery, with 300-500 silicone and saline implant surgeries of approximately one hour performed annually. Post-surgery downtime is minimal (back to work and exercise in 1-2 days), often with no narcotics needed for pain management and no special wraps or exercises required.
Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck is a highly individualized surgery to remove excess skin, often including muscle repair and liposuction. Surgery is performed under general sedation in 1-3 hours with 7-10 days downtime post operatively.
Liposuction (ultrasonic and power assisted) removes stubborn excess fat that diet and exercise cannot remedy. Surgery is performed in 1-2 hours typically with 48-hours downtime; post-operative garments are worn for six weeks.
CoolSculpting is sometimes a vialble alternative to liposuction. Dr. Capizzi and team developed unique CoolSculpting treatment techniques,which produces accelerated results. This non-invasive, fat-burning treatment freezes fat away and is an excellent first course of treatment for patients struggling with unwanted fat.
Breast Implant Revision is an outpatient surgery. Patients often come to Dr. Peter Capizzi through OB/GYN or primary care physician referrals. Dr. Capizzi is highly skilled and experienced with the most modern techniques: Alloderm, Strattice and fat grafting; as well as silicone, saline, cohesive gel, Mentor, Allergan. Silimed, PIP, Inamed, McGhan and other implant types. Generally 3 days downtime.
Dr. Capizzi is a Mayo Clinic-trained, double board-certified plastic surgeon with 15-years’ experience in cosmetic plastic surgery for breast, body and face, as well as preventative aging, including Botox®, Juvéderm®, laser resurfacing, BBL and chemical peels. Dr. Capizzi is the Charlotte-area surgical expert in breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, breast reconstruction, and body contouring procedures such as ultrasonic- and power-assisted liposuction, tummy tuck, thigh lift and Mommy Makeover. Dr. Capizzi was named as a Charlotte Top Doctor in 2013 and again in 2014 by Charlotte Magazine in a peer-review based survey. Hundreds of patients agree with the choice.
Dr. Capizzi attracts patients throughout the greater-Charlotte area, the Southeast and nationally. Dr. Capizzi has the most extensive experience in North Carolina with the recently FDA-approved fifth generation cohesive-gel implant from Sientra. Dr. Capizzi has placed over 800 fifth-generation “Gummy Bear” gel implants in his role as the only North Carolina co-investigator in an FDA study. Dr. Capizzi also offers the Carolinas’ widest selection of FDA-approved gel breast implants from Sientra, Allergan and Mentor. A nationally recognized Gummy Bear expert, Dr. Capizzi is frequently called upon to lead Gummy Bear preceptorships, educational seminars for the nation’s elite surgeons seeking to master Gummy Bear technique. Dr. Capizzi is also the author of professional papers on Gummy Bear surgery, published in the leading professional journals.
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