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Blog 2020-11-27T20:35:40+00:00

What Age Should You Get a Facelift?

Your skin loses collagen and elastin as you age, causing skin laxity, lines and wrinkles, and loss of definition. A facelift tightens the skin and removes wrinkles for a more youthful appearance. Alone or in combination with other procedures, a facelift can make you look years younger. What is a Facelift (Rhytidectomy)?A rhytidectomy or facelift uses hidden incisions to lift and tighten the skin. Dr. Brenman performs a short scar facelift that minimizes the size of the incisions needed. A facelift is a definitive solution for people with moderate to severe loose skin and sagging jowls. Dr. Brenman often performs a neck lift with a facelift to remove excess [...]

By | May 27th, 2022|Facelift|

Am I a Candidate for Male Breast Reduction?

Gynecomastia, the enlargement of male breasts, affects most men at some point in their lives, often during puberty. Male breast reduction can remove the excess tissue and give you a flatter, more masculine chest. If self-consciousness about your gynecomastia keeps you from enjoying life to the fullest, male breast reduction can help you restore your confidence.  What is Male Breast Reduction for Gynecomastia? Male breast reduction, or gynecomastia surgery, removes excess fat and breast tissue to decrease the appearance of male breasts. Causes of gynecomastia include hormones, genetics, weight gain, and some medications. Enlarged male breasts typically contain fat and glandular breast tissue. The procedure to remove [...]

By | May 19th, 2022|Gynecomastia|

How Long Does a Tummy Tuck Last?

Pregnancy or weight loss can leave you with loose skin and accumulated fat around your abdomen. Exercise and weight loss cannot tighten loose skin. If you want to restore a flat, sculpted abdomen, you may need a tummy tuck. This procedure removes excess skin and fat for a smoother, slimmer stomach. What is a Tummy Tuck?An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, restores a tighter, flatter abdomen after the skin becomes loose and sags. A tummy tuck can also correct a weak abdominal wall by tightening the muscle and connective tissue. Pregnancy often separates the abdominal wall muscles, and your surgeon can correct this problem during a tummy [...]

By | May 12th, 2022|Tummy Tuck|

Top 3 Benefits of miraDry®

Imagine life with no more excess underarm sweat. No more covert checks for sweat or odor. No more sweat stains on clothing. No more embarrassment or anxiety at work or social events. This freedom can become a reality with miraDry®, the FDA-cleared treatment for excessive underarm sweating. What is miraDry®If you find yourself with constantly sweaty underarms, even when you’re not warm or exerting yourself at all, you might have hyperhidrosis, the medical term for excessive sweating. Over 37 million people in the United States have hyperhidrosis, and it can cause stress and embarrassment. While we need to sweat when trying to stay cool, people with hyperhidrosis sweat even [...]

By | April 28th, 2022|Body Procedures|

How is a Tummy Tuck Done?

Pregnancy or weight loss can leave you with stretched, sagging abdominal skin. No amount of exercise or healthy eating will tighten this loose skin. A tummy tuck can give you a flatter, smoother abdomen by removing that excess skin and fat. A tummy tuck works alone or as part of another procedure like a Mommy Makeover. What is a Tummy Tuck?A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to remove skin and fat from the abdominal area. The surgery also repairs or tightens the abdominal wall muscles, resulting in a flatter and more toned appearance. A tummy tuck can remove stretch marks while [...]

By | April 21st, 2022|Tummy Tuck|

Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift, Which One is Right for Me?

Some people consider large breasts a gift, but many who have them know they’re more like a curse. If you have large or sagging breasts, you may have wondered whether you need a breast reduction or a breast lift. Dr. Brenman will determine whether one or both of these procedures are right for you.  View More Patient Results View More Patient Results *Individual results may vary Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift, Which One is Right for Me?Your breast size, shape, and position will determine which procedure can provide the best results. In many cases, a breast reduction [...]

By | April 14th, 2022|Breast lift, Breast Reduction|

Am I a Candidate for a Facelift?

Over time, our skin loses collagen and elastin, proteins that help keep it firm and resilient. As a result, skin and underlying structures begin to sag. You can reverse signs of aging and lift sagging skin with a facelift. While you have many non-surgical options to address early signs of aging, for significant loose skin and deep lines, a facelift remains the gold standard of treatment. What is a Facelift?A facelift uses small incisions to lift and tighten the facial skin and underlying muscle and fat. At the Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery, Dr. Brenman performs a short scar facelift with a neck lift. This combination rejuvenates the entire [...]

By | April 7th, 2022|Facelift|

Are There Any Side Effects of FemiLift?

Women of any age can experience changes to the vaginal area due to childbirth, aging, or hormonal changes. FemiLift provides vaginal rejuvenation by improving the health and strength of the vaginal walls. This treatment can improve sexual enjoyment and even relieve bladder incontinence. What is Femilift?FemiLift uses a CO2 laser inside a small instrument that delivers painless heat to the vaginal walls. This heat triggers the production of collagen and elastin, two structural elements that give skin its resilience and firmness. Dr. Kathleen Brenman uses FemiLift to improve incontinence, tighten the vagina, and restore sexual enjoyment.  How Does FemiLift Work? The [...]

By | March 28th, 2022|FemiLift|

Am I a Candidate for a Breast Augmentation?

Are you bothered by the size of your breasts? You can have larger, fuller breasts with a breast augmentation. This popular procedure uses implants to increase your breast volume. Most healthy people make good candidates for breast augmentation, but it’s not right for everyone.  What is Breast Augmentation? Breast augmentation uses implants to enhance breast volume. With a range of implant sizes and different firmness levels, you can achieve the look and feel you want. Dr. Scott Brenman performs breast augmentation at The Pennsylvania Centre for Plastic Surgery. His patients consistently see results even better than they expected. View More Patient Results [...]

By | March 21st, 2022|breast augmentation|

What is truSculpt® iD?

Non-invasive fat removal is possible with truSculpt® iD, the body contouring system that rids you of difficult areas of fat. If you already lead a healthy lifestyle but have pockets of fat that refuse to respond, truSculpt® iD can help you sculpt those areas to achieve the figure you’ve worked for.  *Individual results may vary What is truSculpt® iD? Using radiofrequency (RF) energy, truSculpt® iD removes up to 24% of fat cells within one treatment. Because truSculpt® iD works without any invasive treatments, you will not experience the discomfort or recovery time that accompanies more invasive methods. This [...]

By | March 17th, 2022|truSculpt iD|
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