Treating Aging Skin with Obagi

Treating Aging Skin with Obagi Nu-Derm® Aging skin has many symptoms.   It ranges from dark spots, rough or uneven skin, sun spots, loose-looking skin and/or fine lines and wrinkles.  The good news is that they can be treated with the Obagi Nu-Derm System.  The system includes 1.0% retinol to improve the visible signs of skin…Read More

Are you prone to adult acne?

Prone to Adult Acne? It’s been found that adult acne in the United States is on the rise.  As per Obagi Medical, in a study of 1013 adults aged 20 years and older**: 62.2% of women noted that their acne worsened around the time of menstruation 13.3% of women noted that their acne worsened post…Read More

Is it Labiaplasty or labioplasty? All you need to know…

Is it Labiaplasty or labioplasty? Labiaplasty is a popular procedure that’s sometimes incorrectly referred to as labioplasty.  It started as a natural progression over the last decade.  Women had been increasingly paying attention to the area of their body covered by a bikini.  It started with trimming the hair, then shaving it, and now to…Read More

Plastic Surgery Glossary

Plastic Surgery Glossary Blepharoplasty: A corrective eyelid surgery on either the upper or lower eyelids.  The procedure removes excess fat, skin, or muscle. Cautery: Is an electrical device that generates energy denatures protein and causes them to clump together.  If applied to a blood vessel, this process seals it and prevents further bleeding. Crow’s Feet:…Read More

Upper Eyelid Surgery

Upper eyelid surgery Upper eyelid surgery is a corrective procedure that can enhance one’s life.  After all, our eyes allow us to look into the world.  Interestingly, they also allow others to read into our emotions and our physical well-being.  Sadness and joy are easily visible in the expression of the eyes.  Conversely, tiredness and…Read More

Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Want to look your best for this Valentine’s Day? ThermiTight is a minimally invasive procedure that is used to tighten loose skin.  It’s quite effective in areas that are prone to looser skin (skin laxity), as we age: loose skin on the neck loose skin on the arms wrinkles on the knees Thermi is done…Read More

Financing your Plastic Surgery

Financing Your Plastic Surgery You’re interested in getting a procedure done (i.e. – facial rejuvenation, or blepharoplasty, to name a few).  Now, you want to know what your financing options are.  This is a practical guide to provide you with some insight.  There are a few options to financing your plastic surgery, here, at Enhanced Form….Read More

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