Lori L. Cherup, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Advanced Skin Care

Cancelled Plastic Surgery

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Cancelled plastic surgery is something that we all try to avoid. When we have to cancel plastic surgery for patients, or when they cancel, it is always a disappointment for both sides. I really gear up for the surgeries that I have each day. I prepare and consciously and unconsciously think about them, just like an… Continue Reading →


Plastic surgery and Anesthesia

The kind of anesthesia used during a plastic surgery procedure, the skill of the anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist, and how smoothly the patient moves through the anesthesia technique can either make or break a good plastic surgery operation and its final result. When I had a rhinoplasty in 1985, one year before I got pregnant… Continue Reading →


Causes of Unnatural Plastic Surgery Results

Why do most people shy away from plastic surgery? For some people, they are afraid of pain or  they can’t take time off work. Most commonly I hear that they are afraid of an unnatural-looking plastic surgery result. Most of the time, this results from picking the wrong surgeon. Causes of Unnatural Plastic Surgery Results… Continue Reading →


Overcoming the Fear of Pain in Plastic Surgery

One of the deterrents to patients seeking plastic surgery is the fear of pain after a plastic surgery procedure. Realistically, why would anyone choose to have pain when the surgery causing the pain is not medically necessary? Instead of looking at the situation as producing pain, I encourage patients to regard the situation as a temporary sacrifice… Continue Reading →


General Anesthesia Respiratory Complications

  Recently I had a patient develop general anesthesia respiratory complications after an aesthetic procedure. As part of our intake procedure, we asked her questions regarding her history including recent illnesses and history of smoking. Unfortunately, I did not understand her true  respiratory risk. The patient stated that she was getting over a sinus infection, which was hardly… Continue Reading →


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Dr. Cherup is the medical director for Invisible Ink
Laser Tattoo Removal

Unlike older lasers which deliver heat to the pigment and surrounding tissue, the newly FDA approved PicoSure laser uses PressureWave Technology to shatter the ink into tiny particles that are easily eliminated by the body. The result is clearer skin after fewer treatments without injuring the surrounding skin. It also allows for the removal of stubborn blue and green inks as well as previously-treated, difficult tattoos.

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Testimonial 1"I have had both tummy tuck and a back lift surgeries at Radiance. The outomces far surpassed even the most imaginative dreams. I couldn't be more thrilled!...

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Testimonial 1"I love the staff and Dr. Cherup. I would never go anywhere else. The only issue that I had was I wrote the check for my upcoming procedure and asked if it was possible...

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