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What does “Buttock Augmentation” really mean?

What does “Buttock Augmentation” really mean? Ok, so you’re confused by all the different terminology in and around Buttock Augmentation.  Who isn’t?!!!   We’ll simplify the murky waters, here, and define the different procedures.  On a positive note, there are only a handful of procedures: Lower Body Lift Back Lift Brazilian Lift Buttock Augmentation – or…Read More

Buttock Augmentation – A Custom Fit

Buttock Augmentation: A Custom Fit Surgically enhancing the buttock area to achieve a more pleasing, natural looking derriere requires not just top notch skills and experience, but a variety of “tools” as well. At our practice in Chicago, buttock augmentation is a procedure we fine tune to meet the unique needs and body shape of…Read More

What is a mini abdominoplasty?

What is a mini abdominoplasty? I have to agree that it is a confusing term. There is no standard agreement as to what is involved. This is what makes it dangerous. It allows anyone to come up with their own definition, confuse consumers, and take advantage of the confusion created. For some a mini abdominoplasty…Read More

Liposuction or Tumy Tuck?

Liposuction or Tumy Tuck? Many patients are unable to decide what the best procedure for them in order to reduce their abdominal girth. The easiest way is to look at what causes the bulge.  If it is fat, and the fat is located in the skin then it can be suctioned.  If the bulge is from extra…Read More

Breast Augmentation (Mammaplasty)

Breast augmentation surgery increases or restores breast size using silicone gel implants, saline implants or in some cases, fat transfer. One of the most popular and frequently performed aesthetic surgery procedures, breast augmentation has a long and successful track record in satisfying women who wish to enhance, regain or restore balance to their figures. When…Read More

Prominent Ear Pinning (Otoplasty)

Prominent ears, and other ear deformities, usually present themselves at birth. An estimated 30% of these deformities correct themselves with normal aging, but a majority will require some form of treatment for correction. There are many variations, but protruding ears is the deformity that is most frequently corrected with Otoplasty. For the first days of…Read More

Abdominal Liposuction the Right Choice?

It’s no surprise that abdominal liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. The tummy and the love handles seem to plague even the most fit and beautiful people and a lot of that is because abdominal fat can be some of the most stubborn and difficult to burn….Read More

Liposuction Scarring?

Everyone remembers the moment, early in a relationship with a new boyfriend or girlfriend, when you compare scars and tell the stories of how you got them. No one wants to say, “I just got that one after my liposuction surgery.” That’s a reason why one of the fears that patients have about undergoing liposuction…Read More

A Quick Timeline about life after breast augmentation surgery

3 weeks after surgery: You can go tanning and swimming! You will be able to go swimming because the incision will be healed three weeks after surgery. If you chose to tan 3 weeks after, make sure to protect the incision with sunscreen that is SPF 15 of higher so the scar won’t become dark….Read More

Post Partum Fixes: Am I ready for a Mommy Makeover?

Post Partum Fixes: Am I ready for a Mommy Makeover? Changes to the body, especially a woman’s breasts, are a major side effect of pregnancy and a problem that most women just aren’t ready to face. It happens over such a long period of time, so new moms don’t even notice how much she has…Read More