Plastic Surgery Blog

Abdominoplasty – Tummy Tuck Procedure Chicago

Published on January 15, 2016 by
Abdominoplasty Chicago

A person’s stomach can experience numerous cosmetic issues. Drooping skin, excess fat, bulging loose muscles, and stretch marks are all common problems that form over the years. To correct all of these issues, we offer an effective procedure called abdominoplasty

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Surviving Winter Skin

Published on January 13, 2016 by

So January has come and gone! This time of year our skin takes a beating with the harsh winter weather. Even though this year has been mild in comparison to other years I’m still seeing people’s skin very angry!  During

Preparing for chemotherapy and breast reconstruction following the diagnosis of breast cancer

Published on December 23, 2015 by

Preparing for chemotherapy and breast reconstruction following the diagnosis of breast cancer Get Prepared! Visit your dentist before chemotherapy begins. Buy a wig that suits you before you lose your hair. Read only the material your Physicians give you. Have

Let it Glow, It really is the most wonderful time of the year.

Published on December 23, 2015 by

During the holidays, you want to look and feel your best. That’s why we are thrilled to tell you about our Let it Glow Holiday Event. We’re offering you significant savings on the Restylane® family of products (Restylane®, Restylane® Silk,

The Liquid Facelift

Published on December 23, 2015 by

Have you ever looked in the mirror and seen your mother looking back? Or wished for a fresher, more rested, perhaps more youthful look but you don’t want to go through surgery or its just not quit time to go

The Difference Between IPL, BBL, and Laser Technology

Published on December 17, 2015 by

The medical esthetic field has really grown in the last few years. It has filtered into our everyday lives and is no longer only in the reach of celebrities and the wealthy. Now that these treatments are widely available and

Being Proactive About Lymphedema

Published on August 8, 2013 by

Lymphedema is a frequent topic of conversation in many of our post-op visits after mastectomy and reconstruction. It is true that your personal risk for lymphedema is increased by having breast surgery, but this risk may be exaggerated in educational

Tummy Tuck Post-Op Tips and Must Haves for the First Couple Weeks

Published on February 6, 2013 by

1) Renting a medical electric recliner will help the first 1-2 weeks post tummy tuck. It will stand you all the way up and is much more comfortable than a bed. A lot of people simply use a million pillows

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Breast Reconstruction, A Process

Published on January 25, 2013 by

Many of our patients express concern about what to expect after breast reconstruction. In my discussions with patients prior to mastectomy and reconstruction, I always find it challenging to help patients anticipate what things will look like. In practice, we

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Sharing the journey of breast reconstruction

Published on January 18, 2013 by

As a physician assistant who takes care of many women recovering from mastectomy and reconstruction, I have a pretty good understanding of what occurs during the post-operative period. Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery puts a huge emphasis on education as

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