Monthly Archives: January 2009

Why aesthetic surgery costs a lot

Most patients looked surprised when they see the price tag for aesthetic surgery.  The truth is – aesthetic, or cosmetic surgery costs the same as reconstructive surgery – the patient just doesn’t know the costs. The surgical fees include (are … Continue reading

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Plastic Surgery performed on relatives and friends

Today I did a facelift on one of my nurses, a very special one that has been with me for 18 years. She takes good care of herself, and it was a pleasure to try and make her look  even better.  I … Continue reading

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Cancelled Plastic Surgery

When we have to cancel surgery for patients, or when they cancel, it is always a disappointment for both sides.  I really get up for the surgeries that I have to do, I prepare and consciously and unconsciously think about … Continue reading

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Teenage Rhinoplasties

Teenagers tolerate rhinoplasties very well.  I am always amazed how placid, and serene, these young people’s behavior is with me, when I know very well they aren’t that way all the time with their parents. A thoughtful rhinoplasty can transform … Continue reading

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Breast augmentations in women over 40

There are 2 kinds of augmentations in middle-aged women:  those that need volume, and those that need volume and a significant lift, or mastopexy. Knowing which one you are before you see a surgeon will make your visit so much … Continue reading

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The office visit

Today I saw a patient on which I had done a breast reconstruction, trying to improve some piecemeal work from a previous surgeon.  She wanted to tell me about her abusive parents, her cold husband, and her troubled kids. This woman … Continue reading

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Radiance Plastic Surgery
Main Office:
701 Boyce Road
at Washington Pike
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 15017
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Ph: (877) 441-0639

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Ohio Valley Medical Building
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McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania 15136

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Board Certification
Dr. Lori Cherup is board certified and a member of the following organizations.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Board of Plastic Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons