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Dr. Marc Polecritti

Plastic Surgery
Spring hill, FL
19 years experience male

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Spring Hill, FL

Address

10429 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, FL
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Plastic Surgery

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92 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: It is quite common to use tattoo ink to color the reconstructed nipple. This can be done alone or together with creation of a raised nipple. Many ti... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Safe=yes,effective=?: Steroid injections are typically safe when performed properly to reduce problematic scarring. However, true keloids of the ear after piercing, in my ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
See a doctor: True gangrene is a result of a serious bacterial infection. What is the reason for both palms and soles to be affected? You need to be evaluated by a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Typically both : There are different degrees of excess tissue but in most cases, a combination of liposuction and resection of the dense tissue behind the nipple is ne... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Many options: Options for breast reconstruction are vast today. And there is no single "best" reconstructive procedure. All of the individual details of a patients... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Not sure: I'm not sure what a post traumatic lipoma is but the best treatment for lipomas is complete excision. With excision, you remove the entire lipoma and... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Neither: A mole or nevus is deeper within the skin than a skin tag. As such, skin tag remover won't work. Liquid nitrogen may work but may not penetrate deep e... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Silicone: There are very few head to head studies on the different scar treatments. However, I have not been impressed with mederma. Several patients have repo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Not enough removed?: If done properly, the labia should be tighter without constriction but should not "dangle". Your description suggests that maybe more tissue needs to ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Go to doctor: It is never a good idea to needle or cut yourself. The biggest concern in doing so is infection. The doctor would clean the skin first and use sterile... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Probably: It can take a bit longer than 5 days for this to go away completely. If the area is blistered or raw, Bacitracin ointment can be used otherwise just ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Swelling is normal: Especially in the area where surgery was performed. However, the swelling should gradually lessen as days pass from the surgery. Ice, head elevation... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
What was injected?: Many materials are offered for lip plumping. Some are safe and some are not. Some are permanent and some are temporary. If the patient has issues ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: A panniculectomy is typically deemed a medically necessary procedure by most insurances and therefore is paid for, whereas a tummy tuck is considered ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Usual surgical risks: A panniculectomy removes excess skin and fat along the waist line. The biggest risk is wound healing. Many times patients who need a panniculectomy ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Different procedures: Hair extensions are fake hair pieces from other people or synthetic sources weaved or attached to ur own hair to create length or volume. Hair replac... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
A lot: In my practice, I have a lot of women in your age group who want improvement in their breast shape or position. As long as the patient is otherwise h... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Several: Most common complaint is the deflated appearance. Some skin contraction will occur with time but if the change is severe enough, a mastopexy may be ne... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: As long as your in good health, these procedures are frequently performed together.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: You first need to meet with a rhinoplasty surgeon to discuss your concerns and procedure goals and to evaluate if these are realistic and obtainable. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Garbage: I'm just going to speak my mind on this one. The lifestyle lift is nothing more than an overmarketed short scar "mini" facelift. The lifestyle lift ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
No: If a mass is thought to be a sebaceous cyst on exam, there is no need for extra radiologic procedures prior to excisional biopsy.
A female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Don't gain weight: Liposuction with any modality is to help improve discrete areas of problematic fat that do not respond to diet and exercise. Liposuction is not a sub... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Safe but noeffective: Tattoo pigment is usually not well taken up in scar tissue so the cosmetic result may be less than expected. The trauma of the tattooing process may a... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Minimal: Liposuction is commonly used in addition to tissue excision to improve contour and shape of the reduced breast. Liposuction alone for breast reduction... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Some: I feel lipotransfer can be useful for contouring and fine tuning of the final reconstruction. For example, areas of residual depression after flap or... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Rhinoplasty can correct or improve a broken nose. Depending on the specifics, the nasal septum may need to be straightened as well. Insurance will ty... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Pay cash: Call a local surgeons office and request to pay to have it removed. They should be able to give an estimate of cost over the phone
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Options: At 1 year, the scar should be mature. If the appearance is less than satisfactory, options include surgical revision or steroid injection. Everyone ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: Too many individual factors to give a blanket answer. Most time, radiation is added to lumpectomy patients and this can negatively affect subsequent ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Define safe: Facelift surgery if done correctly, by a trained surgeon can be quite safe. However, many factors play a role in safety. The patients health, the faci... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: It's quite common to include a rhinoplasty with another procedure. Each individual situation however needs to be discussed with the surgeon and the pa... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Incisions and approach can be similar. Reductions typically involve lifting the breast as well as weight reduction. Breast lifts reposition and somet... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
It depends: This is a question best answered by your operating surgeon. A degree of temporary numbness is normal and will resolve as swelling goes away and healin... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: If the skin scars, damage was done. All bumps and abnormal growths should be examined by a physician prior to removal.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Good: Aesthetics is very subjective. Ceramic braces have little to no metal which makes them less noticeable. However, if you don't take care of the ceram... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
No: A brazilian butt lift is a term typically used for a procedure that involves liposuction to harvest fat from your belly, hips or legs and then injecti... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends on area: A fair average surgeon fee is around $4, 000. Usually this would not include the facility or anesthesia fee.
A member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Contracture: Standard surgical risks such as bleeding, infection, scaring, and wound healing problems. Risks specific to breast implants include capsular contract... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Not sure: This is more of a phrase than a question so i'm not sure what your asking. But here's a guess. Warm compresses can sometimes cause these cysts to dr... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: Although a new incision could be made, in most cases the old scar is excised.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Unlikely: Most common lesion on the back as you described is a pimple or sebaceous cyst. Both of which are localized skin infections/inflammations. A spider bit... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Leave it: Apply Bacitracin once a day, keep area clean. Leave blister intact.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Consult your surgeon: If you had a small nose initially, what was the reason for the "nose job"? Healing from rhinoplasty can take many months. It is typically recommended... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Options : Topical minoxidil, oral pills such as propecia, (finasteride) or hair transplant are all options. Which one is right for you depends on severity of ha... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: You could have any of these symptoms or none at all. If you have concern about a lesion, don't ignore it and seek physican consultation and possible ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: It depends on the severity, number and exact location. Excision of very deep ones can improve the appearance , as well as laser resurfacing or dermab... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
No: Smart lipo and fat transfer can be used in addition to facelifts. Depending the extent of your condition, either may improve your jowls and lipo dystr... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Cut : A laceration of the cervix is a cut to the cervix. The cervix is the entrance to the uterus within the vagina.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Polecritti is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Polecritti is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My tatoo did not last, should, been done later I didn't know I had cho
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 2003MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

Upmc Horizon

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Hudson, FL - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Hudson, FL - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Hudson, FL - Winter
2013
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