Facelift. Planning For a Big Event?

Facelift. Planning For a Big Event?

Published on October 13, 2014 by

Many cosmetic procedures are centered around life’s big events such as weddings and reunions. Facelift and other procedures in facial rejuvenation are on the top of the ‘getting ready’ list. Proper planning is the key to get you camera ready for your big event. It might take some a year to plan a wedding, though […]

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Facelift — How Long does it Last?

Published on January 28, 2013 by

One of the most common questions about facelift from patients today is how long will my facelift last? Of course, there are many skin types and patterns of aging that will influence the longevity of a youthful appearance. We also have to consider factors out of our control, such as environmental influences and genetics. Finally, […]

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The Key to a Great Facelift — The Neck

Published on July 20, 2012 by

These are dramatic times for the baby-boomer and the quest for graceful aging. As a group we have become quite accustomed to looking good and stealing the limelight while we still can. Whether we are on film, aging rockers, or in charge at the office, as a group we just refuse to give up and […]

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Vampire Fillers are Invading Cosmetic Medicine

Published on June 29, 2012 by

Clinical research in plastic surgery has been on the lookout for advancements in facial fillers to add to our compliment in facial rejuvenation. Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is one such filler which is made from a sample of the patient’s own blood. Early in its investigation, it has become dubbed the ‘vampire filler’. PRP […]

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The new paradigm in Facelift: Maintaining, not regaining

Published on June 29, 2012 by

Looking over our patient experience the past several years, the concept of the aging curve has firmly taken hold. Facial aging is a continuum with a gentle upward slope and efforts these days have focused on leveling the aging curve. The traditional facelift candidate used to be an individual with clearly visible signs of aging. […]

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Are Seniors at Risk during Cosmetic Surgery?

Published on March 28, 2012 by

There has been a continued trend for facelift, or nip and tucks, at a younger age. The idea is one of maintenance rather than repair for signs of aging. After all, many of us would prefer not to age at all. But for those of us who might have delayed facelift or rejuvenation, is it […]

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Plastic Surgery on the Rise Again for the Second Straight Year despite Difficult Times

Published on February 29, 2012 by

Interest in plastic surgery has remained strong, both in our Chicago practice and nationally, as recently reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, of which we are proud members. We are fortunate that 2011 was a pretty good year because individuals, out and about in the workplace and job market, understood the importance of […]

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Studys show you Look 7+ Years Younger after Facelift

Published on February 24, 2012 by

We have always relied on face and neck lift as a foundation for facial rejuvenation. Facelift has been a very popular procedure in our practice for those who simply wish to look their best. How much improvement do patients enjoy from facelift procedures? A recent study quoted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has […]

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Stem Cell Facelift: Is it really here?

Published on February 24, 2012 by

You may have heard about stem cells and stem cell facelift, a “new” technique to restore youth and vitality, and tighten facial skin. We have been aware with very early research that enriching fat grafts with stem cells may increase the regenerative properties. Fat grafting is often a component of facelift and facial rejuvenation, and […]

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