Benefits of Upper and Lower Eyelid Surgery

When looking at yourself in the mirror and/or in photographs, do you often feel your eyes make you appear unrested, exhausted, or even older than you actually are? As we mature, the eyes are typically the first facial features to display symptoms of aging, which usually manifests in the form…

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How Much Does Eyelid Surgery Cost?

Eyelid surgery – medically known as blepharoplasty – can be a great option for many women and men seeking to address aging symptoms in the upper and/or lower eyelids in an effort to achieve a rejuvenated and more “well-rested” appearance. The total cost of this aesthetic procedure will depend on…

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Reasons to Consider Revision Breast Surgery

Revision breast surgery can be a great option for many women who have previously undergone a breast enhancement procedure that produced an unsatisfactory outcome and/or led to complications affecting the appearance of the breasts. In addition, this secondary procedure can also be beneficial for individuals whose aesthetic goals have changed…

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Can I Change Implant Sizes After Breast Augmentation?

A question frequently asked by women interested in breast augmentation is if they will be able to exchange their implants for a larger or smaller size later in time. While not common, there are a few reasons why patients may desire this change. For instance, some individuals feel that their…

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How Is Capsular Contracture Treated?

As with any foreign object introduced into the body, it is normal for a thin layer of scar tissue to form around breast implants, creating what’s known as a “capsule.” Most of the time, this capsule remains unnoticed and virtually undetectable to the touch. In some instances, however, scar tissue…

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What Is KYBELLA™?

Are you bothered by submental fullness – also known as a “double chin” – that won’t seem to go away despite eating a nutritious diet and spending long hours at the gym? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. No matter how healthy a lifestyle they lead, many women and men find…

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4 Pieces of Advice for Mommy Makeover Patients

As you may already know, a mommy makeover is a popular surgical option that combines body contouring and breast enhancement procedures to comprehensively address a variety of aesthetic concerns that can manifest after pregnancy and/or breastfeeding. At The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago, women who have received a mommy makeover have…

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Mommy Makeover Recovery: What to Expect

Recovery and downtime following a mommy makeover will depend on a variety of factors, including the specific procedures you elect to receive, the number of treatments you undergo, and whether your mommy makeover is conducted at one time or in separate stages. When performed alone, surgical procedures such as full…

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When Should I Consider a Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover can often be a great procedural option for women seeking to inclusively address such aesthetic concerns as loose skin in the midsection and lower body, breast sagging and/or volume loss, excess fat accumulations, and/or the appearance of stretch marks – all of which can be the result…

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Is Liposuction Permanent?

This is an excellent question that is commonly asked by patients considering this popular fat reduction procedure. The simple answer is “yes” – but only if you maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet following surgery. During the liposuction procedure, fat cells are disrupted and removed from the targeted treatment area,…

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