Types of Scars and Their Treatments

Scar treatment is not a simple process. Multiple factors need consideration before choosing the best approach. Surgeons and skincare professionals require detailed information to determine the type of scar needing treatment and the approach necessary to soften its visibility. The severity of scar tissue, size and depth of the wound, and the patient’s age and… Read More »

Special Considerations for Breast Augmentation in Older Patients

While many women opt to have breast augmentation surgery in their twenties, thirties, or forties, there is no age restriction as to when to have this transformative enhancement. We see a trend of more mature women seeking breast implant surgery to enhance their figure and improve their lives.  Older women may have different objectives for… Read More »

What Are the Differences Between Bodytite and Coolsculpting?

When it comes to removing unwanted fat pads and bulges, Chicagoans have several options to get the results they want. Liposuction has been a mainstay in aesthetic surgery to get rid of pesky fat that diet and exercise simply can’t eliminate. But over the past few years, minimally-invasive technology has taken cosmetic medicine by storm…. Read More »

How to Get Your Prettiest Pout in Time for Valentine’s Day

Are you preparing for Valentine’s Day? It’s a day many women see as an opportunity to highlight their romantic side. Appearance is essential when you want to attract that special somebody. Having lips that entice with the fullness of a magazine model or that Taylor Swift cupid’s bow are all desirable attributes of facial beauty…. Read More »

Our Top 5 Tips for Protecting Aging Skin from Chicago’s Winter Winds

Chicago winters, biting chill, dreary rain, and breathtaking winds not only bring down  our mood, but they can wreak havoc on our skin health as well. The dark days of these colder months can cause our skin to become dry, red, flaky, and inflamed. But how can you keep your complexion luminous and plump throughout… Read More »

Why Chicagoans are Choosing Skin Tightening Over a Surgical Facelift

As we age, our facial appearance comes under attack. Outside influences like wind, cold, UV rays and pollution are forces that work against our youthful and supple skin. Also, a depletion of the natural proteins collagen and elastin decrease skin elasticity can cause drooping and sagging of the skin. Add these issues to the severe… Read More »

TruSculpt Flex or Brazilian Butt Lift: Who Should Get Which and When?

When comparing body contouring procedures, we tend to think more about the results rather than the process. When you take into consideration the importance of a well-defined feminine backside, women should recognize what is necessary to give them the definition they seek to enhance their figure and sensuality. There are two distinct and effective procedures… Read More »

Does FaceTite Work? Cool Science that Makes It So Effective

Are you ready to lift and tighten the lower part of your face? Get rid of loose and sagging skin and lines around your mouth? There are a staggering number of aesthetic procedures designed to sculpt, tighten and lift the face. Some have temporary benefits while other surgical procedures like facelift offer long-term solutions. However,… Read More »

4 Ways Better Muscle Mass Contributes to Overall Health

  It’s our muscles that move us—each time you blink your eyes, take a step forward or cram your carryon bag into the overhead bin, it’s your muscles that make it happen. We should do our best to maintain them, both through exercise and innovations like TruSculpt Flex.  Research from the Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise… Read More »