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Blog 2019-06-26T15:28:45+00:00

Is There a Difference Between a Medical and Aesthetic Rhinoplasty?

Did you know that there are two types of rhinoplasty procedures - and the type you pick can influence what concerns are addressed, your outcomes, and even if your insurance may pay for it? Rhinoplasty procedures are commonly divided into two categories: a medical rhinoplasty, and aesthetic rhinoplasty. Let’s take a look at what these procedures involve, including key differences between the two. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary What is a Medical Rhinoplasty? A medical rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to correct issues that may impact a patient’s ability to breathe [...]

3 Ways to Keep Your Skin Looking Great for Summer

You’re determined to make this summer the best one yet - and that includes making your skin look selfie-ready, whether you’re on the beach or out on your favorite dance floor. That’s why we’re here to help with 3 ways to keep your skin looking great for the summer! 1. Chemical Peels. If you want to kickstart a better complexion, a chemical peel could be the right option for you. Chemical peels can come in varying strength, so whether you want to start off slowly or get maximum results ASAP, there’s a chemical peel out there for your skin’s specific needs. A chemical peel [...]

How to Lose Stubborn Fat Without Surgery

If you’re looking to lose stubborn fat without surgery, then it’s time to introduce yourself to TruSculpt: the ultimate solution for non-invasive body contouring. TruSculpt for Fat Reduction without Surgery TruSculpt is an FDA-cleared device that uses radiofrequency energy to disrupt and damage fat cells that won’t respond to diet and exercise. The radiofrequency energy penetrates the dermis, so there’s no need for incisions or surgery; patients only feel a mild warming sensation at the treatment site. The TruSculpt fat reduction procedure takes about 60 minutes to complete; during this time, a TruSculpt technician will be moving the device’s handle around on your desired [...]

How Does Botox Reduce Frown Lines?

You’ve heard that Botox can help reduce frown lines - but have you ever wondered exactly how it reduces frown lines? Take a look at how Botox works, including what you can expect from your very own Botox procedure. How Does Botox Reduce Frown Lines? Botox contains botulinum toxin type A, which is a type of neuroprotein that blocks the nerve signals being sent by the brain to the corresponding muscles. Here’s why that’s important for treating frown lines: Over time, repetitive motions - like squinting, frowning, or furrowing the brows - create creases [...]

Will a Neck Lift Make Me Look Younger?

Are you interested in how - and if - a neck lift could make you look younger? Learn more about how a neck lift can address some of the biggest signs of aging, as well as how to tell if you’re a good candidate for this popular surgical procedure. View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary Addressing Sagging Skin with a Neck Lift A neck lift is one of the best treatments to address one of the biggest signs of aging: sagging neck skin. As we get older, collagen and elastin levels begin to break down, [...]

By | April 17th, 2019|Face Procedures, Neck Lift|

What Kind of Eyebrow Lift is Right for Me?

What Kind of Eyebrow Lift is Right for Me? Did you know there’s more than one kind of eyebrow lift? That’s right: your eyebrow lift can be customized depending on the goals you want to achieve with your procedure. From lifts that promise faster healing times to ones that can treat both wrinkles and eyebrow sagging, here’s how to tell which kind of eyebrow lift is right for you. What Kind of Eyebrow Lift is Right for Me? At The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Scott A. Brenman is pleased to two types of [...]

How Much Does an Arm Lift Cost in Philadelphia?

The Cost of an Arm Lift in Philadelphia According to RealSelf.com, the cost of an arm lift procedure in Philadelphia is about $5,325. However, the range can vary greatly, with costs as low as $3,800 and as high as $7,000. This price range mostly depends on the individual patient’s needs, the experience level of the plastic surgeon, and the surgical center where the procedure is being performed. The only way to determine how much your individual arm lift surgery may cost is to schedule a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. During this consultation, your surgeon will discuss your medical history with [...]

By | March 31st, 2019|Arm Lift|

Is Ear Pinning Surgery Painful?

Is Ear Pinning Surgery Painful? Do you feel self-conscious about the appearance of your ears? Do you have a child who has ears that are too large or stick out too far from their head? If so, you may be a good candidate for ear pinning surgery. This surgery can help correct issues associated with large or misshapen ears, helping patients feel more confident about their appearance again. Maybe you’ve been avoiding ear pinning surgery because you’re afraid of the answer to this specific question: “Is ear pinning surgery painful?” View More Patient Results *Individual results [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|Otoplasty|

Will Non-Surgical Treatments Help Me Look Younger?

Will Non-Surgical Treatments Help Me Look Younger? Does the thought of looking younger intrigue you - but you’re not exactly ready to go under the knife to turn back the clock? Then it’s time to learn about a non-surgical treatment that can help you look younger, all without requiring anesthesia or extensive recovery times. Laser Skin Resurfacing for Younger Skin When it comes to non-surgical treatments for looking younger, one of the most effective options is laser skin resurfacing. This procedure comes in many shapes and forms, but in general, laser skin resurfacing involves [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|Laser Rejuvenation|

Can I Work Out After I Surgically Remove Man Boobs?

Can I Work Out After I Surgically Remove Man Boobs? Do you feel self-conscious about the appearance of your chest, to the point where you feel self-conscious about wearing tighter shirts? Do you suffer from enhanced male breasts, more commonly referred to as “man boobs”? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be a good candidate for gynecomastia surgery. This popular cosmetic procedure removes excess glandular tissue from the chest, which is often the cause of man boobs. Extra liposuction can be used to further flatten and sculpt the chest, leaving behind a more traditionally masculine appearance. But [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|Gynecomastia|
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