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Mistakes Not to Make When You Schedule Breast Augmentation

People who have had breast augmentation sometimes say that, while they love their new shape, they wish they had chosen to go bigger. At the Chicago Breast Center, we have consulted with thousands of patients about breast augmentation. In our years of practice, we have noticed a few common reasons that cause patients to hold […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2021
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Why People Choose Abdominoplasty

We make several decisions within the first few hours after waking up each day. The thing is we just don’t think about most of them. Deciding to put cream in our coffee requires very little thought. It’s virtually automatic. Deciding to have plastic surgery, on the other hand, leads us down a road of many […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2021
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Let Your Most Authentic Self Shine Through This Year

  Around this time of year, we typically hear about millions of people making their New Year’s resolutions. Actually, by this time in January, we’re hearing about the difficulties people are already having with their resolutions. The thing about making goals for a new year is that, often, they revolve around conformity. We resolve to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2021
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Breast Lift

What to Expect After Your Breast Lift

We all appreciate a little suspense in life, like when we know we’ll be getting a birthday surprise or promotion at work. In scenarios like these, a little nail-biting is no big deal. When preparing for surgery like a breast lift, not so much. In the case of plastic surgery, expectations are everything. We say […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2021
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Breast Surgery is Always in Style. Here’s Why!

Fads have always been around. They come; they go. Some we love, some we don’t. Even in plastic surgery. There is no denying that what is “in” at a given moment in time can drive people’s decisions. However, while we may see the details change, we often see a common thread of consistency when it […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2020
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Trends in Body Type Not a Factor in Plastic Surgery

The word trend is defined as “a general direction in which something is developing or changing.” It is also defined as “in fashion.” As we look back through history, we can see many ways in which trends have driven consumerism. We can even see how trends have affected how people feel about their appearance. Interestingly […]

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2020
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Build the Perfect Balance with Nonsurgical Chin and Cheek Augmentation

Through the ages, facial beauty has been characterized by balance. Contours along the jawline and across the cheeks balanced out the projection of the nose and chin. Based on contouring, a person may be perceived in a certain way. Much like frown lines can make a person seem angry all the time, a chin that […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2020
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Common Questions about Breast Augmentation

As a premier breast center in Chicago, we field a lot of questions. Because our practice has largely revolved around breast procedures for so long, we’re used to patients wanting to know some of the basics that are involved in breast augmentation, one of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery offices around the world. […]

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2020
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Chest Masculinization Surgery and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know

Female-to-male (FTM) and female-to-nonbinary (FTN) chest reconstruction surgery represent an important step toward living more comfortably in one’s authentic gender identity. This reconstructive procedure removes a significant amount of breast tissue from the chest, but not all of it. A small amount does remain in the chest wall after surgery. Here, we discuss how that […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2020
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