Plastic Surgery FAQs

Microneedling and You

Microneedling is a minimally-invasive non-surgical procedure done in your plastic surgeon’s office aimed at helping you achieve smoother, more radiant skin. What does microneedling help with? Microneedling is primarily used to treat common skin issues on your face:...

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Is Labiaplasty Right for You?

Understanding Female Anatomy Prior to discussing labiaplasty, it is important to have a basic understanding of female anatomy. What is typically referred to as the “vagina” is composed of many different parts. The outer, hair-bearing, vaginal lips are called the labia...

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How Much Does Eyelid Surgery Cost?

As people age, their eyelids sag and cause them to look permanently tired, sad, or stressed. People who feel unhappy with this development undergo blepharoplasty, which is the medical name for eyelid surgery, to help turn back the hands of time. The popularity of this...

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How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last?

People naturally lose facial fullness and plumpness as part of the aging process. The loss of subcutaneous fat leads to wrinkles, frown lines, crow’s feet, and a hollowed, sunken appearance the older a person gets. That is because the muscles of the face are closer to...

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Does Insurance Cover Plastic Surgery?

It’s not uncommon for plastic surgery patients at UPMC Western Maryland to be concerned about paying for their procedure. When it comes to insurance coverage, most companies require customers to have a valid medical need for the procedure in order to cover it. Almost...

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How Soon Can I Go Back to Work After Plastic Surgery?

Patients typically feel relieved and excited once they have made the decision to have plastic surgery. The only thing putting a damper on the decision is concern about missing any time from work. It is important for patients to have realistic expectations before the...

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Plastic Surgery After Having a C-section

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 32 percent of all pregnant women delivered their baby by Cesarean Section (C-Section) in 2014, which is nearly 1.3 million women across the United States. Although most women prefer to deliver vaginally, that isn’t always...

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Smoking during your plastic surgery recovery.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 46 million Americans routinely smoke some type of tobacco product. Smoking increases the risk of developing certain types of cancers, including those of the lungs, esophagus, throat, mouth, and stomach. It also...

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Is plastic surgery safe?

Undergoing surgery of any type can make people feel apprehensive about their safety. Although plastic surgery has proven to be exceedingly safe, no medical procedure is without risks. This is true both during the surgery and the recovery time afterwards. Before...

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UPMC Western Maryland Plastic Surgery

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Western Maryland Medical Arts Center 12502 Willowbrook Road, Suite 460 Cumberland, MD 21502