Plastic Surgery “Tweakments”

Plastic Surgery “Tweakments”

What is a “tweakment”? “Tweakment” is a term that is being used to refer to minor procedures or treatments that address cosmetic issues and can be done safely in an office setting. Laser therapy, injectables, Botox, and other medical spa treatments may fall under the heading “tweakments”. As a plastic surgery practice, tweakments can include […]

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The Two Most Common Concerns Following Pregnancy and Weight Loss

The Two Most Common Concerns Following Pregnancy and Weight Loss

The Loss of Volume and Change of Shape to the Breast With a loss of volume and a change of shape to the breast, there are two options available for correction: a breast lift to change the shape of the breast and a breast augmentation to change the volume. Many women want the combination of […]

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Three Options for an Aging Face

Three Options for an Aging Face

Aging is inevitable. When we look in the mirror, the face we see back may not be the face we are expecting to see. Photographs can be a turning point in the realization that we are not as young as we feel. Aging around the eyes and neck are usually the first signs of aging […]

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Get Summer Ready with Bellissimo!

Get Summer Ready with Bellissimo!

Winter is ending and spring is fast upon us. Body-baring fashion is hitting the stores and bathing suits are out on display. This is typically the time of year we start thinking about our summer wardrobe and vacation time by the pool. It is also the time people start to think about getting in shape […]

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“Baby Boomer” Makeover

“Baby Boomer” Makeover

One combination of procedures that is growing in popularity is a facial rejuvenation combined with an exchange of implants. Aging Implants Many women that now see signs of aging in their face are also wanting to address aged breast implants. Implants in the past had a flat, wide shape that did not enhance a woman’s […]

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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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