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What are the differences between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon?

What are the differences between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon?

I am frequently asked what the difference is between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon. While there are several important differences, the main difference is our training. Following completion of medical school, a board-certified plastic surgeon serves first as a surgical resident for at least three years where they undergo rigorous training in all […]

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Liposuction

Liposuction

Liposuction is an invasive surgical procedure that improves body contour by removing fat cells between the skin and the underlying muscles. Though it’s commonly thought of as a weight loss solution, liposuction is meant to be a sculpting procedure for various parts of the body: the abdomen and waist; hips and thighs; and the cheeks, […]

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Treatments for Men

Treatments for Men

From TL in Shadyside: I am a guy in my 40’s and I would like to know if there is anything you offer that might improve my physical appearance? I hear that more men are getting plastic surgery and I’d like to know more about procedures that are completely focused on men? Dr. A: Thank you […]

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November 2015 Announcements

November 2015 Announcements

Bellissimo Plastic Surgery is proud to announce Dr. Jeffrey Antimarino has been appointed Medical Director of Excela Health’s Department of Breast Reconstruction and Co-Director of Wound Care. Dr. Antimarino will be working with Excela to develop a strategic plan to grow the Breast Reconstruction and Wound Care Service Lines at Excela Health and working collaboratively […]

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Forbes Facelift

Forbes Facelift

According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the acceptance of minimally invasive procedures, such as Botox and dermal fillers, as well as rejuvenating surgical procedures among men, has grown by more than 40% over the past 5 years. Men are eating healthier and exercising now more than ever before. Men who are working […]

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Instant Facelift

Instant Facelift

D.L. from Greensburg asks: I am interested in trying the injectable, Voluma. I have heard it is almost like an instant facelift, is this true? I would also like to know if it hurts and how long it lasts. Dr. A: Thank you for your question. Voluma is one of the new dermal fillers on the […]

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