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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Nutrition and Plastic Surgery: What is the Relationship?

Nutrition and Plastic Surgery: What is the Relationship?

This month Dr. Antimarino has asked our patient care coordinator, Alex Porter, to share some of her insights regarding plastic surgery and nutrition as she has an extensive background in exercise science, and health coaching. Here is what she had to say: Healthy eating has been proven countless times to benefit our general health and well-being. […]

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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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Q & A: How to Have a Smooth Recovery From Surgery

Q & A: How to Have a Smooth Recovery From Surgery

The Question JM from East Liberty writes: I have a surgical procedure scheduled in two weeks and would like to be prepared for the recovery process. Are there any suggestions you have that will help make sure the recovery goes as smoothly as possible? Dr. Antimarino’s Advice Recovery time is different for each individual and […]

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The Eyes Have It: Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Correction

The Eyes Have It: Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Correction

It’s all in the eyes Eyes take center stage when looking in the mirror at one’s reflection and this is where a lot of people start to see the first signs of aging. The desire to look less tired is a common concern for both men and women. They also wish to address concerns such […]

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Time to Give Thanks!

Time to Give Thanks!

We are so thankful for you! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we at Bellissimo have so much to be thankful for. Treat yourself and those you love to one of our spectacular holiday specials available this year from November 1 through December 15! Spread kindness to those around you. Injectables* 1. Buy one […]

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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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The #1 Best Way To Surgically Remove Fat (The Answer May Surprise You)

The #1 Best Way To Surgically Remove Fat (The Answer May Surprise You)

Areas of unwanted, diet and exercise resistant fat are often a concern for many cosmetic surgery patients. This stubborn fat comes in many forms – a “pooch” after pregnancy, love handles, fat around the thighs – and it is near impossible to get rid of. When it comes to removing localized fat, there are plenty […]

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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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How do we protect our children from social media-related insecurities?

How do we protect our children from social media-related insecurities?

As parents, we are constantly bombarded with social media and the effect it has on ourselves as well as our children. Dr. Antimarino was recently asked: “My teenage daughter uses Snapchat and Instagram all the time.  How can I protect her from social media-related insecurities?” His response was this: As we all know, social media […]

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