Breast Lift or Breast Reduction?

Breast Lift or Breast Reduction?

Published on June 15, 2015 by

Why all the confusion about breast lift and breast reduction? On the face of it, breast lift and breast reduction are very different cosmetic procedures. Let’s shed a little light on goals of these procedures and the similarities they share. Breast lift is designed to enhance breast shape and lift the nipple. This procedure, also […]

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Tummy Tuck or Liposuction. How Do You Decide?

Published on November 24, 2014 by

Liposuction has always been an extremely popular procedure and has an excellent record of producing pleasing and slimming abdominal contour. So too with the advent of the mommy makeover, tummy tuck procedures have been on the rise as well. It can be difficult however to decide which procedure, tummy tuck or liposuction will be the […]

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Too Much Botox: Is There Such a Thing?

Published on November 10, 2014 by

Botox it seems is everywhere. And it is not just Botox, but others, Dysport and Xeomin. And it seems too, that everyone is doing it everywhere. Our philosophy has always been treatment oriented, just the right amount, for just the right effect. Many calls and questions we receive today about Botox are more about the […]

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New Plastic Surgery Procedures

Published on August 4, 2014 by

New liposuction procedures often come with promises, and few results. There has been water lipo, laser lipo, cool lipo to name a few. You have seen the ads: one treatment, one hour, one dress size. After several such treatments the only thing gone is the time and expense involved. Well, we have uncovered something new […]

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Some Cosmetic Procedures are Best Avoided

Published on April 15, 2013 by

Sad to say it, but not all procedures, or next best great ideas in cosmetic surgery, always measure up. Many just quietly fade away. We are often called to find out what is ‘new’ in cosmetic surgery, and certainly there are trends to follow, but often what is ‘new’ is not always better. A recent […]

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Cosmetic Advice from a Salesperson or a Physician?

Published on January 29, 2013 by

It seems that the United Kingdom might finally be stepping up to do what we as Plastic Surgeons had hoped would occur in the United States ages ago. Deceptive advertising and scandal has exploded in the European cosmetic surgery industry. The regulatory agencies had been reeling under the strain from the PIP implant recall and […]

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Breast Augmentation: How Far will you go?

Published on January 28, 2013 by

We have heard a lot of talk about a new poll that was recently published by Reuters concerning the global shift in healthcare world wide. Each year hundreds of thousands seek health care outside the U.S. for everything from dental care to infertility treatments, and not surprisingly cosmetic surgery is near the top of the […]

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Is your Botox really a Bargain?

Published on October 3, 2012 by

Botox it seems is everywhere. Plastic surgeons and dermatologists have been very good at developing treatments and medication applications which have pushed Botox and now others like it, such as Dysport, into the top spot for most requested nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. With the success of botulinum toxin for dynamic wrinkles, there has been a trickle […]

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Considering Large Breast Implants? When can ‘Big’ be ‘Too Big’?

Published on September 28, 2012 by

The stock market has often been compared to hemlines. When skirt hemlines are rising so is the market, and as hem lines fall goes the Dow Jones market index. With the recovery and rise of the stock market since 2008, we have seen hemlines in skirts and shorts as high as they can go. Confidence […]

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Mesotherapy at the Day Spa

Published on September 19, 2012 by

We received a call today in the office from an individual who was at a spa in downtown Chicago, and underwent a mesotherapy treatment by a “therapist” and she was very alarmed by the severe facial swelling and pain, and a misunderstanding of what she had gotten into. She had called the spa and they […]

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