Conemaugh Physician Group - Plastic Surgery physicians offer convenient, comfortable, and affordable cosmetic surgery options for men and women. Minimally invasive procedures performed in our office allow for increased recovery time, decreased discomfort, and nearly invisible scars. Other minimally invasive outpatient procedures are performed at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, with strong clinical resources of Conemaugh Health System.
Many cosmetic surgical procedures are not considered a medical necessity and may not be covered by insurance plans. Conemaugh Physician Group - Plastic Surgery offers affordable payment plans that meet individual needs. Procedures that restore function, such as eyelid retraction, visual field repairs, or different facets of rhinoplasty, can be considered medically necessary and are often covered by insurance plans. Patients are encouraged to check with insurance carrier before scheduling an appointment.
Many procedures can be done on an outpatient basis. Even complex procedures can be treated using minimally invasive techniques. The result? A quicker recovery, fewer complications and nearly invisible scars. Our plastic surgery physicians offer a full range of surgical treatments at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, including:
Commonly referred to as a "tummy tuck," abdominoplasty is a procedure done to correct a loose, sagging abdomen, removing unwanted tissue and fat.
Procedure that removes excess fat from areas of the body, including hips, thighs, abdomen, face and neck.
Rhinoplasty (Surgery of the Nose)
Procedure to improve the appearance and proportion of the nose. In some cases it can also help with impaired breathing.
Procedure done to enhance a patient's appearance by reshaping the thighs, resulting in smoother skin.
Improves visible signs of aging in the face and neck and restores a more youthful, rested appearance.
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
By targeting loose or sagging skin, excess fatty deposits and bags under the eyes, blepharoplasty improves the overall appearance of the eyelids.
Read more about the Blepharoplasty procedure in the 2016 Spring Edition of Prime Magazine
Otoplasty (Ear Surgery)
Most commonly performed on children between the ages of 4 and 14, ear surgery is typically done to reduce the size of large ears, usually protruding farther out from the head than desired.
Forehead / Brow Lift
Places the eyebrows in a more alert, youthful looking position, as well as reduces wrinkle lines and improves frown lines.
Often done in conjunction with other procedures, a neck lift can enhance the overall appearance of the neckline.
An FDA approved prescription medication shown to temporarily improve the appearance of frown lines and crow’s feet. Botox has also been proven to help patients suffering with hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweat production.
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A non-surgical treatment used to smooth away deep lines on the face. Juvederm XC is an injectable filler that provides naturally looking results. With optimal treatment, results can last up to a year.
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Microdermabrasion removes the outer layer of skin using a minimally abrasive instrument, stimulating new skin growth.
Other procedures include:
Moles & Skin Blemish Removal
Spider Vein Treatment
Laser Skin Care
LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. This type of radiation does not cause cancer and is a valuable method for treating many clinical problems.
A low energy laser enables removal of actively growing hair from face, torso, and arms with relatively little discomfort, described by patients as a rubberband snap. The hair must be dark or black for the laser light to be absorbed and the hair follicle destroyed. Multiple treatments and periodic "touch ups" may be necessary as not all hair follicles are active at the same time. Laser hair removal treats larger areas effectively as it disables more than one hair follicle at a time with minimal discomfort. Slight redness or mild swelling may occur for a short time after treatment, but skin color and complexion become more uniform. The need for waxing, electrolysis, shaving, and bleaching are eliminated.
Facial or Extremity Pigmentation
Laser is now an option for removal of age spots. Previously this was only achievable through microdermabrasion, dermal peels, or dermal planning.
Spider Veins or Vascular Lesions
A vascular laser can be used to treat spider veins or vascular lesions such as port wine stains. Light and energy from the laser are absorbed by pigment that makes blood red, thus removing the pigment.
Verrucae or Warts
A carbon dioxide laser can be used to precisely treat verracae or warts. The precise laser results in limit or no damage to surrounding skin. Bleeding, swelling, and scarring are significantly reduced resulting in less recovery time than conventional surgery.
Scars resulting from trauma or surgery can be treated with a laser to become softer, smaller, and lighter.
Specific lasers that general light absorbed by specific colors are used to make tattoos less intense or remove them completely. "Dirt tattoos" or "road rash" that results after skin has healed over foreign matter can frequently be helped through laser procedures.
For patients interested in cosmetic procedures, there is a $100 non-refundable consultation fee that must be paid at check-in. Should the patient decide to proceed, the fee will applied to the total cost of the procedure. For more information, please call 814-534-6750.
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