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Dr. Mario Diana

Plastic Surgery
Plano, TX
31 years experience male

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Plano, TX

Address

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About

Bio

• Private Practice of Plastic Surgery -1999 to present:: • Extensive experience in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery including minimally invasive and complex reconstructive procedures. • Extensive experience with micro and macro fat grafting to face, breast and body. • Expert in liposuction including power assisted, internal and external ultrasound assisted liposuction, laser assisted lipolysis, water-jet assisted liposuction. • Faculty – National Society of Cosmetic Physicians - clinical training: “Basic and Laser assisted Liposuction” a 22 Cat. 1 CME hours Medical Education course held on location in San Antonio, TX • Faculty – National Society of Cosmetic Physicians: “Macro fat grafting for breast reconstruction and augmentation” • Luminary Lecturer and Faculty: Cynosure: “Laser Assisted Liposuction” • Founder – LSW (Live Surgery Workshops) Education, dedicated to the practical professional training of physicians and allied health personnel. • Founder of New Day Plastic Surgery, P.A, a professional association dedicated to the practice and development of ethical cosmetic surgery. • Medical Director of New Day Plastic Surgery Center, outpatient surgery center accredited by the American Association or Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) class C since 2003.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

39 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Firm tissue = gyneco: Being overweight does bring some increase in breast size, but firm tissue diffusely increased in size in a man is the hallmark of gynecomastia.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Soft moist non spicy: Most dry and spicy food will increase reflux and worsen esophageal dismotility. Limit coffee and alcohol intake as well.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
For sure: Any immune modulating medications may interfere with wound healing and increase risk of infections. Moreover, a fleur de lis abdominoplasty is a sign... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, direct: Vasculitis is one of the common consequences of radiation therapy. New therapy involving fat grafts have developed with excellent improvement of vasc... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Avoid BC pills: Keep weight under control and avoid birth control pills or other artificial hormones. Eat organic and limit intake of meats and dairy.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Phlebitis: Direct vein trauma can cause veins to swell and clot, leading to "knots". Usually the veins scar down and close, but can also become infected and ten... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Unlikely: Once the breast tissue has grown and developed into true glandular gynecomastia only surgical treatment is effective.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes and more: Diagnosis of gynecomastia is only the first step. Identifying the cause is the next very important one. An experienced primary care physician will b... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
For sure NO: In fact, if breast volume increases in a normal adult male below the age of 50 it is a good idea to seek medical attention. Breast diseases (includi... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Probably would not: No real reason to walk 26miles with a problem in the spinal column.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: The development of breast tissue in men is a function of the tissue sensitivity to estrogens, not a low testosterone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
If Fat is used: Breast augmentation by fat transfer - lipotransfer will give a soft, natural outcome without the long term effects of breast implants. In addition, s... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Thyroid dysfunction: Weak and brittle hair is one of the hallmark signs of thyroid dysfunction. Accurate evaluation of the current thyroid regimen is necessary if a patie... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes with some caveat: Results are very good but do not replace implants. Experience with the procedure, adequate follow up, and technique used are critical in success of l... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Fat grafting: Tuberous or constricted breast can also be treated with a combination of fat grafting and fibrous band releases. It is an effective outpatient treatm... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Hormone changes: Hormonal changes in men and women may change hair in color, thickness and type.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Drugs/alcohol/none?: Multiple reasons. Usually some medications, drugs, alcohol are behind this issue but it may present without any particular cause.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Most ventral hernias can be repaired at the same time as a tummy tuck , and in some cases that can be achieved with better outcomes because of the wid... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Encouraged: We encourage full range physical exercise after gynecomastia correction and we found that it actually improves results and decreases complications.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Custom Bra: The seinfeld episode made a point of this. However, custom bras can be purchased in most areas.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: The presence of any implant, saline or silicone, will affect how the mammograms are performed. If the test is completed in a standard fashion there ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: Not really, except that women check their breasts a lot more frequently than any man does. So, often the stage of male breast cancer is more advanced... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Low T not the issue: Low testosterone does not cause gynecomastia, but high estrinics to testosterone ratio will, in addition to a familiar predisposition. Evaluation by ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends on kind: Various techniques involve different incision patterns and overall impact on the tissue. A few days of recovery and approximately one month of liftin... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Below the navel: A tummy tuck can be extremely effective in removing stretch marks in the skin below the belly button. Stretch marks in other locations (hips, upper t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Rock on!: If you have had a tummy tuck and you want to get pregnant it would be best that you were completely healed (6 months or longer). I know of some women... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes ALCL: Anaplastic large cell lymphoma is an exceedingly rare form of cancer that has been identified in a very small number of women with breast implants and... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: There is not a home remedy for true gynecomastia. If the breasts have enlarged due to an increase in body weight and fat, then weight loss is the ans... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Phlebitis: A varicose vein that has been traumatized can become inflamed and hurt. Important to evaluate the underlying cause.
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Varicocele: Likely the process is a varicocele but all other options should be ruled out. Urgent evaluation by your md or a urologist is necessary.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Primary care: Best to get a referral by your primary care doctor for an evaluation by a plastic surgeon. The primary care doctor will verify the presence of the in... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes and no: Poor outcomes from breast augmentation surgery will affect a woman for the rest of her life. Breast implants do not last forever and are not lifetime... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Eat Organic: Most meats and other foods commonly consumed today have large doses of antibiotics and hormones with feminizing effects. Also avoid consumption of la... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
MD evaluation: Differentiating between weight induced breast size increase and true breast tissue growth can be safely done by your md. Important to do so if you fe... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, for sure!: Large breasts change the mechanics of walking, running, sitting and even standing. The effect of tight, heavy bra on shoulders and neck muscles is pr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Keep moist: Superficial burns up to blistering should be kept moist. Deeper burns with dry thick skin should be immediately evaluated by md.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
See Doc: Recurrent cysts after aspiration should be carefully evaluated even if the original tissue or fluid was normal in evaluation. See your physician for ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
It depends: Gynecomastia surgical treatment depends on the degree of the problem and other health risks associated. The cost can vary depending on the actual pro... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Follow with care: It is normal for boys (and girls) to experience changes of the nipples and breasts between 9 and 12 years of age. Boys may develop small breast buds ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Diana is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diana is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! What happens with textured implants? I think mine are... they're silicone gel.... hilaryny@gmail.com
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Thank you, this checklist was so helpful I’m heading up to hospital this morning thanks
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I have enjoyed reading the responses of Dr. Mario Diana, thank you.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Padua Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Italy
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF VIRGINIA HOSPITALS

Awards

Founding Knowledge Editor, First Place, San Antonio - Winter
2016
HealthTap Founding Doctor
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