Wilton surgeon Mark Melendez opened his newest practice, Fairfield Plastic Surgery in Fairfield. At the Dec. 9 ribbon-cutting are, from left, Melendez’s wife Dr. Renee Baranin-Melendez, son Mark Richard Melendez, Melendez, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, and Fairfield Chamber of Commerce president Beverly Balaz. Melendez, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, took over Fairfield Plastic Surgery in September, 2015 after David Yan, who had run the practice for several years, relocated to Florida. Melendez also has offices in Greenwich and Shelton. — Mike Lauterborn photo