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About Dr. Melinda L Lacerna MD
Dr. Melinda L Lacerna has 2 locations
Dr. Melinda L Lacerna has the following 1 specialty
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Dr. Melinda L Lacerna has the following 6 expertise
- Laser Resurfacing
- Hair Restoration
- Skin Cancer
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Cosmetic Surgery
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knowledgable and talented
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melinda L Lacerna - Posted on July 24th, 2019
Legs and stomach destroyed
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melinda L Lacerna - Posted on July 23rd, 2019
25 year old, no kids, 140 pounds all my life. Chose to get a round 2 BBL with dr Lacerna and my legs are permanently disfigured. I have so many scars all over my body, unnecessary spots of lipo entrance right next to eachother. Less is more when doing lipo and my legs were liposuctioned so aggressively they came out like STICKS with dents and lumps everywhere, and loose skin everywhere. The lipo was so bad. My butt was so huge compared to my legs; (specifically the left side) I looked like an ant. I saw other plastic surgeons that told me I have an ant deformity and scrawny chicken legs. My skin was stuck to the muscle from so much fat being liposuctioned. Esthetically pleasing results that a plastic surgeon should know is a body that blends. A huge butt needs to have some thigh to match. I was unaware they would turn out so bad when I told Lacerna to lipo my legs. Trusting that my results would be good I had no idea this would happen. You are not suppose to lipo banana roll area because this holds the butt up! My fat was also not placed in the hips at all only projection with stick thin legs which seriously looked so ugly. My body was better before any plastic surgery and I regret this every day. Have had to seek 2 revisions which did not help. Permanent damage and mentally I am not healthy any more at all. Have sought out therapy for depression. Haven’t worn shorts since the surgery
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melinda L Lacerna - Posted on May 10th, 2019
Dr. Lacerna is amazing
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melinda L Lacerna - Posted on April 26th, 2019
I have had two surgeries with Dr. Lacerna. I had a mommy makeover in 2012 and lipo in 2019. I have been overly happy with my results and would not ever go see another surgeon. She is caring, compassionate and skilled. I dont think I would have had as good of a result with another physician. She transformed my body and she is the best! I am 42 and my body looks amazing. I owe it all to Dr. Lacerna and her staff-Melissa Tampa, FL
Highly Recommend LA Plastic Surgery
Self-verified patient of Dr. Melinda L Lacerna - Posted on April 19th, 2019
I’ve had multiple procedures done by Dr. Lacerna, and I trust her expertise every time! Facelift, blepheroplasty (eyelids), lipo, tummy tuck with muscle repair and hernia repair, plus fat grafting, laser, and injections. She has a wonderful, kind spirit, and I’ve never felt rushed. Also, she’s thorough. In addition she has an awesome team working alongside her. Very happy with my results!! The aging process is easier with their help! ;)
21 Years Experience
University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1998
Dr. Melinda L Lacerna Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- Florida Blue BlueSelect
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana HMO Select
- Humana National POS
- Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
UHC of the River Valley
- Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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