Category: Plastic Surgery

What should you expect during a consultation for Botox injections?

Botox is an FDA approved anti-aging injectable treatment to address facial signs of aging. This cosmetic procedure is appropriate for people seeking to reduce moderate wrinkles and fine lines in a non-surgical way.  Data from the American Society of Plastic Surgery indicates that Botox is the most sought-after non-invasive procedure in the US today.  At… Read more »

Who is a good candidate for Botox injections?

Today, Botox is the most sought-after non-surgical cosmetic dermatology procedure in the US. People with mild to moderate facial wrinkles and lines may find Botox useful in assisting them in accomplishing a more youthful appearance temporarily.  Botox comprises an active ingredient called botulinum toxin type A. This is a powerful biological compound with potential risks…. Read more »

Botox vs. Dysport vs. Xeomin

Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin are neuromodulators that cause temporary muscle tone loss when injected into specific areas.  Consequently, neuromodulator injections can develop a cosmetically appealing effect by reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the forehead as well as furrows between the eyebrows.  Following the Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin injectable treatment, the superficial skin… Read more »

How to Choose The Best Breast Reconstruction Surgeon

Breast reconstruction plastic surgery is typically undertaken to restore the appearance of a woman’s breast after a mastectomy. The procedure may involve a prolonged process to accomplish desired outcomes. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jacob Bloom provides breast reconstruction to patients in Chicago, IL, and surrounding locations.   Why Choose a Board Certified Surgeon? Dr…. Read more »

Neck Lift Plastic Surgery Recovery

Neck lift plastic surgery, medically known as lower rhytidectomy, is a relatively less invasive procedure. But it involves a significant recovery process which is crucial to the success and sustainability of the neck lift surgery. The surgeon will offer the patient in-depth recovery instructions. The patient, on their part, should follow these guidelines carefully for… Read more »

Neck Lift Surgery Procedure Steps

The neck lift is an intricate plastic surgery that affects one of the most visible and aesthetically prominent areas of the body, namely the neck. Due to its proximity to the face, the neck appearance can impact the overall look of a person. This procedure involves the removal of sagging skin in the neck region…. Read more »

Facelift Plastic Surgery Recovery

Facelift surgery involves the delicate anatomy of the face. Therefore, the operating surgeon must ensure that the facial harmony and balance remain intact after this surgery. During the procedure, the surgeon will lift the skin of the face and tighten weakened muscles and tissue underneath the skin and excise excess skin. The recovery process is… Read more »

How much does Botox cost?

Data from the American Surgery of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) indicates that Botox is the top cosmetic procedure in the country today. In 2002, the FDA initially approved Botox for the cosmetic reduction of frown lines. Subsequently, in 2013, Botox also received FDA-approval for the cosmetic reduction of crow’s feet extending from the outer corners of… Read more »

How long does Botox last?

Botox is currently the number one facial anti-aging injectable treatment in the US. It helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines from specific facial areas. It is an ideal solution for people who want to minimize aging signs on the face but do not want to consider a cosmetic surgery. However, the primary difference between plastic… Read more »