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

Click on the PDF link above to see a copy of the article written on the tongue patch which was published in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery in 2014

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

Buttock Augmentation With Implants and Fat Grafting: A Comparative Study

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.

Calf Augmentation: A Single Institution Review of Over 200 Cases

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

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

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

Triceps Augmentation: Early Experience With the Procedure

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 27, No. 4, 2010

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

Introduction: In the past 10 years, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of men seeking cosmetic surgeons for enhancement of their physique, leading to the development of new and innovative techniques to meet their needs. Read more

Triceps Augmentation

Article Published In: Cosmetic Surgery Times September Issue

Ilya Petrou, M.D.

Introduction: Early experience with this procedure is producing positive results. A novel triceps augmentation procedure using specially designed silicone implants is becoming increasingly popular in the cosmetic surgery arena, allowing patients to realize their desired aesthetic muscle contour quickly and safely.
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Bicipital Augmentation: A Retrospective Review of 94 Patient Cases

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 27, No. 1, 2009

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

Introduction: Reality, documentary, and makeover programs have all helped to get rid of certain taboos previously associated with cosmetic surgical procedures.

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Bicipital Augmentation

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery Vol. 23, No. 1, 2006

Nikolas V. Chugay, DO; Joseph Racanelli, DO; John Hsu, DO; Paul N. Chugay, MD

Introduction: This article describes the surgical procedure used to implant a bicipital prosthesis with little injury to surrounding anatomic structures into the arm of a 32-year old man who desired greater upper body symmetry. Read more

Pectoral Augmentation

Nikolas V. Chugay.,* and Quang Quach, M.D. *

Introduction: Pectoral implants have been used to improve chest wall deformities, pectus excavatum, and Poland’s syndrome. We have implants bilateral pectoral prosthesis mainly to augment muscular inadequacy of the chest wall as well as to correct deformities.
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Modification of Buttock Augmentation

Article Published In: The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery , Vol. 14, No. 4, 1997

Nikolas V. Chugay, D.O.

Introduction: The traditional method of buttock enlargement, which involves making an incision in the lower portion of the buttock in the infragluteal fold, frequently results in secondary infections and long recovery times.

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Thigh Augmentation: Giving the Average Woman Curves in the Right Places

Introduction: The curvaceous woman is in vogue again. Breasts are getting bigger, buttocks are getting fuller, and there is increasing demand for a fuller, more curvaceous look to the thighs.