Does Plastic Surgery Cause Scars?

Does Plastic Surgery Cause Scars?

Published on December 8, 2014 by

We often hear from patients that they requested a plastic surgeon to care for them because plastic surgeons don’t leave scars. It would be nice if it were true, however the real magic of cosmetic plastic surgery is knowing where to make them. Certainly we have methods of reducing the visibility of scars through revision, […]

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Courage With Breast Cancer Can Inspire Us All

Published on October 1, 2014 by

Some find it a surprise that in our aesthetic center we face issues that are reconstructive in nature. The creativity and innovation in breast reconstruction forms a basis for cosmetic breast enhancement as well. Breast cancer is familiar to most of us, as with one out of seven women affected are by the disease. And […]

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Healing After Breast Augmentation

Published on July 28, 2014 by

Many have the perception that after breast augmentation the healing and recovery is difficult, special bras or exercises are required, and daily activity of just ‘getting around’ might be limited for several weeks. Well, after thirty years of augmentation experience, we find there is a far different trend in our augmentation program. Some of our […]

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Breast Augmentation Procedure Simplified

Published on July 21, 2014 by

If you ever thought that breast augmentation had to be a difficult procedure think again. Our technique of applying what we have learned from liposuction, breast augmentation, has become more precise and quicker than ever before. In the early days of liposuction, fat reduction and shaping could be a complicated process. General anesthesia was the […]

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Use Caution with Supplements Before Surgery

Published on February 4, 2013 by

For many years now, we have recognized the potential conflicts between natural dietary supplements, herbal products and vitamins. Most individuals don’t think of these products as ‘medicines’ and very few will tell us they are taking them, even though they feel that like any other medication these products will have certain health benefits. What is […]

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Oxygen in facial skin care…right for your skin?

Published on February 1, 2013 by

As I was scanning the Internet for recent trends, an article in the New York Times caught my eye concerning the re-emergence of oxygen and oxygen based therapies in skin care. Frankly, some of the information caused me to hold my breath. Even a review of my colleagues uncovered offerings of oxygen facials in the […]

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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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Take Control of Aging on Your Breasts

Published on January 28, 2013 by

Two key factors are at play when it comes to the physical appearance of aging — genetics and environmental wear and tear. Each of us is on our own predetermined aging curve, depending upon how well we chose our parents. However, the environmental impact is our opportunity to make the critical difference. Just think about […]

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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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