Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

Mommy Makeovers – Questions Answered

What is a mommy makeover? A mommy makeover is a set of procedures designed to restore the shape and appearance of a woman’s body after childbearing. These procedures can include a breast augmentation, breast lift, buttock augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck and vaginal rejuvenation. Who is a good candidate for a mommy makeover? A mommy makeover […]

Nationally and Internationally, the Top Cosmetic Surgery is Still Breast Augmentation: Pennsylvania-Area Surgeon Laura Gowen, MD Explains

With the data released by both the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), it is clear that there is still universal demand for breast augmentation. Pennsylvania-area plastic surgeon Laura Gowen, MD explains why the procedure continues to be popular, and how far surgical techniques have come. […]

Increased Interest in Liposuction: Philadelphia Area Plastic Surgeon Dr. Laura Gowen Explains How It Works

It seems that the appeal of liposuction may be universal, as the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery revealed in its Global Aesthetic Survey that it is the second-most popular cosmetic surgical procedure of 2016 in the world, almost exactly mirroring this year’s national trends tracked by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Liposuction at […]

Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction May Improve Outcomes for Breast Cancer Patients

In plastic surgery, physicians are always aiming to maximize long-term outcomes for their breast cancer patients. A newer, or recently refined, technique for breast reconstruction is placing implants on top of the chest muscles (i.e. the “pre-pectoral” breast region). Several recent studies note that for the right candidates, this method of placement can achieve improved […]

Tummy Tuck Expert

Thinking about a Tummy Tuck? Find out more from our expert plastic surgeon, Dr. Laura Gowen. Tummy Tuck Expert was last modified: May 11th, 2018 by CirilloHyland

Q & A with Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon Laura Gowen, MD

Dr. Laura Gowen is a native of Philadelphia and the Main Line, educated at Georgetown University of Washington DC, and even studied abroad in London! We are so happy to have her leading Cirillo Center for Plastic Surgery, and as a part of our Cirillo Institute family. Fave Food? Chocolate of any sort. Hobbies? I […]

A Better Femine Life – Vaginal Rejuvenation

In 2017, there is no reason to be unhappy with your vaginal appearance or vaginal discomfort. We now have both surgical and non-surgical options. Labiaplasty (surgical) is a popular surgical procedure to address large, asymmetric, or painful labia. FemiLift CO2 (non-surgical) will address mild to moderate stress incontinence, loss of vaginal elasticity, and vaginal dryness. […]