Plastic Surgery Blog

Announcing Our New Addition! Jessica Weniger PA-C

Published on February 9, 2017

  Welcome Jessica Weniger, PA-C to NSPS! Jessica has been a Physician Assistant for 8 years and has spent the last 7 years practicing medical and cosmetic dermatology in Chicagoland. She resides on the northside with her college sweetheart husband

Enjoy a Curvier Rear End

Published on January 31, 2017
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The Brazilian butt lift is a butt augmentation procedure that will leave you with perky, prominent rear end. It’s the perfect way to increase the sensual appeal of your buttocks. The Brazilian butt lift utilizes your existing body fat to

Dry Skin Remedies

Published on January 31, 2017
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Warding off dry skin in the windy city seems like a never ending battle, especially as we head into the coldest months! Keeping the skin hydrated is one of the most simple ways to prevent fine lines and wrinkles, redness

New Tummy for the New Year

Published on January 24, 2017
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Tummy Tuck  is an excellent way to smooth the contour of the abdomen by removing the excess skin on the abdomen.  When combined with liposuction, these two procedures allow for contouring of the abdomen to create a significantly changed abdominal

The Incredibly Versatile Lumenis AcuPulse Laser

Published on January 6, 2017
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Skin-resurfacing treatments make use of lasers for reducing aging signs while improving skin texture, tone, and laxity. The lasers are also produce excellent results when used for stretch marks, scars, and other cosmetic issues. It is possible to achieve skin

Liposuction Options

Published on December 30, 2016
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Liposuction is a popular plastic surgery procedure for fat reduction. It is a good alternative for people who are unable to lose excess fatty tissue the traditional way due to health, medical, or other reasons. Liposuction is primarily aimed at

Flap Reconstruction after Skin Cancer Removal

Published on December 16, 2016
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Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, making up about 40 percent of overall cases. It also has the distinction of having higher survival rates than most of its peers. Symptoms of skin cancer are clearly

Social Media in Plastic Surgery

Published on December 8, 2016

  Recent increased exposure to medical procedures through social media has not escaped the plastic surgery world. In fact, plastic surgeons were among the first group of physicians to create websites for their practices. But, as the desire to have

Jan Marini Love Letter

Published on November 3, 2016
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My name is Christal Walstead, I am a licensed aesthetician and laser technician at Northwestern Specialist in Plastic Surgery in Chicago, Illinois. I was first introduced to Jan Marini Skin Research five years ago while working at Paradise MedSpa in

IDEAL Implant – Feels like silicone, safe like saline

Published on October 12, 2016
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At NSPS, we strive to stay at the forefront of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.  In doing so, we continually look for ways to improve and provide the best patient experience.  This philosophy brought about the idea of writing this



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