Male Breast Reduction is On the Rise

Male Breast Reduction is On the Rise

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there was a 36 percent increase in men having breast reduction surgery in 2016 and it continues to increase in demand. Male gynecomastia can be caused by an imbalance between the amount of estrogen and androgen in the body and is seen most commonly at puberty. Other […]

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Plastic Surgery in Pittsburgh, PA (Infographic)

We surveyed plastic surgery patients in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas in order to get a better idea of how patients in Pittsburgh make their decisions for their procedure and plastic surgeons. This research allows us to better cater to the patient experience and provide potential patients with the right information for their procedures. Download this infographic.Embed […]

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New Breast Augmentation Trends

New Breast Augmentation Trends

In 2017, over a quarter million breast augmentation procedures were performed all over the United States. Times may be changing, but breast augmentation procedures are still among the most popular surgical procedures. A large reason why this particular surgery has maintained its popularity is that it has changed with the times. Eligible breast augmentation candidates […]

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Mindy’s Breast Cancer Journey

Mindy’s Breast Cancer Journey

On March 7, 2007, Mindy was expecting the week to consist of her 48th birthday celebrations. Instead, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. We asked Mindy to share her experience with us on our blog in hopes that someone would hear her story and relate to it. Here is her story: I was always lumpy, […]

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Nipple Reconstruction & Tattooing Options

Nipple Reconstruction & Tattooing Options

One of the last stages of breast reconstruction involves the nipples. This is the last stage to finalize the reconstruction process for the breast. Not every woman chooses to have their nipples reconstructed and not all women are candidates. Women that have not had radiation are the best candidates for this procedure. The effects of […]

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A Personal Note

A Personal Note

My name is Darlene, and I would like to share with everyone my wonderful story about Bellissimo Plastic Surgery & Medi Spa (Jeffrey R. Antimarino, MD). How to Find the Right Plastic Surgeon for You This amazing journey is written for all of the special women looking for the “right fit” for their plastic surgeon […]

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5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Aging Breast Implants

If your implants aren’t feeling or looking their best, you may be experiencing aging breast implants. While the FDA has stated that approved breast implants have a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness when used as labeled, the agency does emphasize that the breast implants are not lifetime devices. With approximately 300,00 women undergoing breast […]

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Abigail’s Experience with Breast Reduction Surgery

Abigail’s Experience with Breast Reduction Surgery

Shared from Facebook: Abigail O. I wasn’t sure if I was going to post about this or not, but I’ve decided I need to. One year ago today, I had my breast reduction. I had struggled for several years with a size 36N chest, having to special order clothes, swimsuits, and bras from Europe. I […]

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The Pros and Cons of Breast Reduction

Are you considering breast reduction? Reducing the size of overly large breasts can improve a woman’s quality of life. Women choose this breast procedure for many reasons, and they seek the best plastic surgeon in Pittsburgh for advice and consultation. Bellissimo Plastic Surgery & Medi Spa specializes in empowering women with educational content, and we’re […]

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The Guide to Better Breast Health

Although October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s never too soon to think about the overall health of your breasts. Each year, 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer—with Julia Louis-Dreyfus from Seinfeld most recently coming forward with her breast cancer diagnosis. Regardless of the shape and size of your breasts or past […]

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