Weight Loss Tongue Patch: An Alternative Nonsurgical Method to Aid in Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 31, No. 1, 2014

Paul N. Chugay, MD; Nikolas V. Chugay, DO

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Introduction: Despite efforts on the part of patients, some are not able to achieve significant weight loss because of poor compliance with balanced diets and exercise programs. The tongue patch is a means of ensuring that the patient abides by a strict low-calorie diet plan to achieve maximal weight loss while engaging in a moderate exercise regimen.  Read more

The Shape of Legs to Come

Introduction: “Nothing beats a great pair of legs!” So goes the famous 40-year-old advertising slogan of name-brand pantyhose maker L’eggs, a slogan still used today because it conveys a timeless truth: Shapely stems get noticed. Trouble is, it takes more than decent nylons to produce fabulous-looking legs.

Buttock Augmentation With Implants and Fat Grafting: A Comparative Study

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2012

Paul N. Chugay, MD; Nikolas V. Chugay, DO

Introduction: We sought to compare our experience in the 2 primary techniques for buttock augmentation and determine if one is clearly superior to the other from the standpoints of complications, postoperative pain and patient satisfaction. Read more

Calf Augmentation: A Single Institution Review of Over 200 Cases

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 30, No. 2, 2013

Paul N. Chugay, MD; Nikolas V. Chugay, DO

Introduction: Over the past several decades, there has been increased interest in creating a fuller-appearing and more well-defined calf region.

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Quadriceps Implant: Cosmetic Improvement to the Anterior Thigh Region in a Patient Suffering From HIV Muscle Wasting

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 30, No. 4, 2013

Nikolas V. Chugay, DO; Paul N. Chugay, MD


Introduction: Muscle wasting is a known complication of HIV and the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) therapy employed to treat HIV/AIDS.

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