A Conversation with Our Clubhouse

A Conversation with Our Clubhouse

Recently, Ella Antimarino sat down with Dani Wilson and Christine Lee-Zirkle of Our Clubhouse to learn more about their mission and opportunities for those battling cancer and their families. Learn about it in the interview below! What is Our Clubhouse? Our Clubhouse, formerly Gilda’s Club Western PA, is a nonprofit that provides free support to […]

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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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Q&A: Immediate vs. Delayed Breast Reconstruction

Q&A: Immediate vs. Delayed Breast Reconstruction

A common question Dr. Antimarino is asked about breast reconstruction involves immediate vs. delayed reconstruction. Immediate Reconstruction Immediate reconstruction is when the reconstruction is started at the time of the mastectomy.  This is recommended by most plastic surgeons as the reconstruction begins without any scar tissue or radiation changes to the skin and soft tissue. […]

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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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June 2018 Announcements

June 2018 Announcements

Happy Summer and Happy Father’s Day! Follow us on Pinterest! You can find our page here. Follow it to find out about our newest procedures, available products, and more! We are thrilled to introduce some new cosmetic injectable procedures to our Medi Spa! Dr. Antimarino and Pamela participated in Dr. Lara Devgan’s Beauty Metrics Master […]

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Upcoming Trends

Upcoming Trends

As we move forward into 2017 we would like to highlight some of the upcoming trends we are seeing for the New Year. Since trends are driven by consumer demand we should see a rise in certain procedures as demand increases. This list represents what we currently see trending for 2017 in plastic surgery. Minimally […]

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Eyes

Eyes

Pull your hat down and throw a scarf around your neck. What is it that stands out as we move into the winter months? Your eyes! The old adage still stands true today, “The eyes are the window to one’s soul”. As we age this can often be misleading. For many people the first signs […]

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Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast cancer remains one of the leading causes of cancer in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Many of these women are between the ages of 35-50 and may have no prior family history. The decision to undergo a breast reconstruction […]

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