Liposuction for Men

As they grow older, many men start to notice an accumulation of fat in regions such as the chest, abdomen, hips, and neck. Despite eating a balanced diet and finding time to exercise on a routine basis, stubborn fat buildups in these trouble areas frequently remain immune to change—even when…

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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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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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What Are My Breast Lift Options?

Breast lift surgery, or mastopexy, can be an excellent option for women interested in lifting and reshaping their breasts for a more youthful projection and contour. At The Aesthetic Institute of Chicago, our board certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Brian Braithwaite and Dr. Lorri Cobbins, offer three different breast lift techniques….

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Recovery from Arm Lift Surgery

Arm lift surgery, or brachioplasty, is performed by Dr. Lorri Cobbins and Dr. Brian Braithwaite as an outpatient procedure, meaning patients can generally return to their homes (with the aid of a friend or family member) following their surgery. For the first day or two after surgery there will generally…

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Am I a Candidate for Arm Lift Surgery?

Overall, people are making efforts these days to live healthier lifestyles. However, as some exercise and lose weight, they may notice their arms not taking on a desirable shape. The appearance of loose, excess skin on the arms that remains resistant to diet and exercise is bothersome for many, and…

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Brief Overview of Tummy Tuck Surgery

A consultation for tummy tuck surgery typically begins by discussing the specific goals you are aiming to achieve. Once we have a clear understanding of these goals, we define whether or not you need a full or mini-tummy tuck. If the area of concern is limited to the region below…

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