What should I ask at my consultation?

What should I ask at my consultation?

Our philosophy at Bellissimo Plastic Surgery & Medi Spa involves not only providing excellent care for our patients but also educating them so they can make the best possible choices regarding their medical care.  Dr. Antimarino encourages patients to ask questions and will spend time going over the dynamics of each procedure until the patient […]

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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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The 5 Most Requested Areas for Liposuction

The 5 Most Requested Areas for Liposuction

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that is used to contour or remove excess fat in unwanted areas that are resistant to diet and exercise. Liposuction should be thought of as a contouring procedure, not a weight loss procedure. Liposuction is typically performed in an outpatient surgical center under general anesthesia. A small cannula is inserted through […]

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Four Facts about Implant-Based Reconstruction

Four Facts about Implant-Based Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction can be accomplished using either an implant or a woman’s own tissue. Currently, in the United States, the implant-based reconstruction is the most common method used to reconstruct a breast. After the initial diagnosis of breast cancer, a woman should be offered an opportunity to discuss breast reconstruction with a plastic surgeon. Every […]

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Lip Fillers: Passing Fad or Mainstream?

Lip Fillers: Passing Fad or Mainstream?

Kylie Jenner told her social media followers this year she was removing her lip fillers. As trends seem to follow the Kardashian-Jenner clan, does this symbolize the beginning of the end for injectable lips? Is it even possible to remove filler once it is injected? Why are lip fillers so popular? Is there anything else […]

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Four Facts About Fat Transfers

Four Facts About Fat Transfers

Fat transfers can be done anywhere on the body.   A fat transfer is the removal of fat from one specific area of the body and transferring it to another area of the body that has lost volume due to aging, tumor removal, trauma or radiation therapy. The procedure is done as an outpatient surgical […]

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Sun Safety: Five Tips for Summer Skin Protection

Sun Safety: Five Tips for Summer Skin Protection

Get your skin checked every year by a board-certified dermatologist. We recommend that any patient with a new skin lesion that is still present after two weeks be evaluated.  Any mole that has changed to a darker color, changed shape, has gotten larger, or has become raised, red or itchy should be evaluated.  We also […]

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Injectable Rhinoplasty

Injectable Rhinoplasty

An Injectable Rhinoplasty Procedure broken down into three parts: A non-surgical, injectable rhinoplasty uses filler to improve contour and address minor imperfections to the nose. The outcome may be a more symmetrical nose with better proportion to the face and profile.  An injectable rhinoplasty provides a natural, subtle result that creates balance and improves contour […]

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Four Facts about a Mommy Makeover Procedure

Four Facts about a Mommy Makeover Procedure

You don’t have to be a mom to have a “Mommy Makeover.” “Mommy Makeover” is a term used to describe a combination procedure that corrects and recontours the breast and abdomen at the same time. The term was coined because it classically restores the effects of pregnancy on a woman’s body. Typically, the surgery consists […]

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Safety Before Surgery: Five Tips to Consider Before Going Under the Knife

Safety Before Surgery: Five Tips to Consider Before Going Under the Knife

1. Do your homework. Although most plastic surgery is considered an elective procedure, it is still surgery and should be treated as such. Safety begins with you so educate yourself on the procedure and set realistic expectations with your surgeon. Be aware of potential complications and how your surgeon would treat them. Revisions are not […]

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