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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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Breast Lift

How Breast Augmentation Affects Future Mammograms

Breast augmentation is a common procedure that can help a woman feel more like herself. We aren’t all born with the bodies that suit our personality. Small breasts are not any less beautiful than larger breasts, but this is a physical feature that often means a lot to a woman. If you’ve been considering getting […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2020
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Can a Breast Lift Make You Look Younger?

When women think about looking younger, they may look more to their faces than their bodies. However, age affects all matters of appearance, including the breasts. A breast lift may be an excellent solution for women who are happy with the size of their breasts but are noticing that volume sits very low on the […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2020
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Let’s Talk about Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction represents finality for women who have walked a difficult path. As the rebuilding phase of breast cancer treatment, reconstruction surgery can be healing, transformative, and empowering. However, some women may miss out on these emotional benefits due to a lack of accurate information about what breast reconstruction is and what it can do. […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2020
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How to Have a Successful Breast Lift

Most people who consider having plastic surgery understand that the success of their procedure relies on several factors. What gets missed is the fact that most of them are directly related to the surgeon who provides care. A surgeon’s skill level in the procedure, their ability to help set expectations, to clearly explain the surgical […]

  • Posted on: Jul 30 2020
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