Category: Plastic Surgery

Are you a candidate for Eyelid Lift Surgery?

Eyelid lift plastic surgery, also called blepharoplasty, is a relatively minor but intricate procedure that involves the delicate eye area. The surgeon will cautiously determine the patient as a candidate for this procedure before recommending blepharoplasty. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jacob Bloom provides eyelid lift to patients in Chicago, IL, and surrounding communities.   … Read more »

Eyelid Lift Plastic Surgery Before And After Pictures

The area surrounding the eyes is among the first facial areas to show signs of aging.  Eyelid lift cosmetic surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, can address under-eye bags and droopy upper eyelids that develop due to aging. This relatively minor plastic surgery can help an individual look younger and rejuvenated. The surgeon may show blepharoplasty… Read more »

How much does Eyelid Lift Plastic Surgery cost?

Eyelid lift cosmetic surgery (blepharoplasty) is usually undertaken as a plastic surgery procedure to revitalize the appearance of tired, sagging eyes.  The patient will likely not be eligible for insurance coverage for this elective procedure. Therefore, the cost of surgery is a vital consideration for most patients seeking blepharoplasty.  During the initial consultation, the surgeon… Read more »

Eyelid Lift Plastic Surgery

At times, a person may appear sad, aged, or angry due to old or tired-looking eyes. But it is possible to address these signs of aging around the eyelids effectively with blepharoplasty cosmetic surgery. Upper and lower eyelid surgery can enhance the functional and aesthetic facets of the eyes. Sometimes a patient may require upper… Read more »

The Many Uses of Botox

Botox is most widely known for smoothing wrinkles, but the medication has repeatedly surprised the medical community for its seemingly unlimited applications.  After a drug receives approval in the United States for a particular medical condition, doctors can legally prescribe it for any medical issue that they believe it could benefit, irrespective of whether it… Read more »

How long does Botox last?

Botox manufacturer, Allergan Inc. defines Botox as a prescription drug that can be administered into the muscles via injections to temporarily reduce the appearance of moderate to severe facial wrinkles, crow’s feet around the eyes, and frown lines between the brows in adults.  Botox injections may be an effective solution for people considering a reduction… Read more »

Botox Before & After Photos

Botox injectable anti-aging treatment is a safe and efficient non-surgical procedure that involves placing small injections in precise facial areas to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.  The injection provider may display before and after pictures of previous patients to the new patient during the pre-treatment consultation.  These photos enable patients to understand the potential results… Read more »

How much do Botox injections cost?

Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States today, according to data from the American Surgery of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Initially, Botox received FDA-approval for the cosmetic reduction of frown lines in 2002.  Subsequently, in 2013, Botox was approved by the FDA for the cosmetic reduction of crow’s feet, which radiate outwards… Read more »

Corrective Breast Reconstruction

The objective of corrective, or “revision” surgery, is to address issues that occurred during or after breast reconstruction surgery that affect the quality of the patient’s life and health. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jacob Bloom provides breast reconstruction to patients in Chicago, IL, and surrounding locations.   Need for Corrective Breast Reconstruction Surgery A… Read more »

Breast Reconstruction After Cancer

A woman who has lost one or both breasts during a mastectomy can restore the appearance of her breasts with a breast reconstruction plastic surgery procedure. This plastic surgery procedure can help improve the patient’s sense of self-worth, femininity, and confidence. But breast reconstruction is a major procedure and one that should only be undertaken… Read more »