Facial Plastic Surgery Blog Chicago

DO I LOOK YOUNGER YET?!?!

Published on March 31, 2017
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PEPTIDES, THE POWERHOUSE INGREDIENT The older we get, the more complicated our “cocktail” of skin care products becomes. With new products and ingredients being introduced to us constantly, it can be overwhelming to try

Your Latisse Questions Answered

Published on March 14, 2017
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Did you know that longer lashes can actually make the lines and wrinkles around the eyes appear less visible? That means that longer lashes can actually detract from the signs of aging and make the skin appear more youthful! Talk

Your Laser Questions Answered!

Published on February 14, 2017

Many of the most beautiful faces of the red carpet attribute their radiant skin to regular skin laser treatments. Laser and light procedures have become a popular and proven way to help reduce wrinkles, age spots, acne scars and other

ResurFX for Skin Resurfacing

Published on December 1, 2016
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With summer months behind us, it’s time to switch to our winter skin routine and add a few new players! The Lumenis ResurFX is a non-ablative laser that works to improve fine lines, wrinkles, and skin texture with minimal downtime.

No Downtime?

Published on November 8, 2016
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One of the most common concerns for patients interested in injectable treatments are the chances of bruising and swelling. While there is always the chance of bruising and swelling, they do not always have to be a part of your

How to treat Melasma

Published on September 19, 2016
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I’ll skip the lecture on unprotected sun exposure….but seriously what were you thinking? As the summer comes to a end and you stare at your brown-spotted skin in the bathroom mirror, you realize that unfortunately the memories of your fun

The 10 Most Common Myths Regarding Chemical Peels

Published on August 9, 2016
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For many clients, the word “chemical peel” inevitably evokes the terrifying image of Samantha from “Sex and the City” with a red, raw, blistered face after her plastic surgeon suggests a peel to improve her skin- right before a big

The Three Products EVERYONE Should Be Using In Their Skincare Regimen

Published on July 1, 2016
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With so many skincare products on the market and the aisles upon aisles of creams and serums in our favorite department stores and beauty retailers, establishing a skincare regimen can be quite overwhelming. It seems that by the time you’ve

10 REASONS TO SCHEDULE A DERMAPLANING TREATMENT TODAY!!!!

Published on May 9, 2016

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY’S NEWEST SKIN CARE TREND If you have visited your plastic surgeon, dermatologist or skin care specialist in the past year, chances are you have heard of the newest skincare craze, “dermaplaning”. This technique

Hello 2016! Top Trends for the New Year

Published on January 7, 2016

With a new year upon us, it’s time to hit the refresh button! Instead of making resolutions that you don’t really want to keep (like rubbing elbows in the gym with sweaty, overenthusiastic runners), try one of these treatments to