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Do’s and Don’ts After Your Breast Lift

More than 100,000 women choose to have breast lift surgery each year. The number of breast lifts performed annually has increased over 110% since 2000. Being a leading breast surgery center in Chicago, we see a fair amount of women who want to correct sagging, deflated breasts with a surgical lift. From what we see, […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2021
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Breast Reconstruction: What is a Tissue Expander, and Why Do Doctors Use Them?

Every mastectomy case is unique. Some women have breast implants inserted as a concluding aspect of the mastectomy. For immediate reconstruction to be possible, the patient must have enough tissue remaining to cover implants placed over or under the chest muscle. When a large amount of skin and tissue is removed during a mastectomy, reconstruction […]


Truth Talk about Breast Reconstruction

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 264,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in 2021. Breast reconstruction is an aspect of breast cancer treatment that is associated with an improved quality of life. In addition to reconstruction after necessary mastectomy, surgeons are now finding that some women elect to have a […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2021
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Mistakes Not to Make When You Schedule Breast Augmentation

People who have had breast augmentation sometimes say that, while they love their new shape, they wish they had chosen to go bigger. At the Chicago Breast Center, we have consulted with thousands of patients about breast augmentation. In our years of practice, we have noticed a few common reasons that cause patients to hold […]

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2021
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Why People Choose Abdominoplasty

We make several decisions within the first few hours after waking up each day. The thing is we just don’t think about most of them. Deciding to put cream in our coffee requires very little thought. It’s virtually automatic. Deciding to have plastic surgery, on the other hand, leads us down a road of many […]

  • Posted on: Feb 14 2021
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Let Your Most Authentic Self Shine Through This Year

  Around this time of year, we typically hear about millions of people making their New Year’s resolutions. Actually, by this time in January, we’re hearing about the difficulties people are already having with their resolutions. The thing about making goals for a new year is that, often, they revolve around conformity. We resolve to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2021
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Breast Lift

What to Expect After Your Breast Lift

We all appreciate a little suspense in life, like when we know we’ll be getting a birthday surprise or promotion at work. In scenarios like these, a little nail-biting is no big deal. When preparing for surgery like a breast lift, not so much. In the case of plastic surgery, expectations are everything. We say […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2021
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Breast Surgery is Always in Style. Here’s Why!

Fads have always been around. They come; they go. Some we love, some we don’t. Even in plastic surgery. There is no denying that what is “in” at a given moment in time can drive people’s decisions. However, while we may see the details change, we often see a common thread of consistency when it […]

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2020
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Trends in Body Type Not a Factor in Plastic Surgery

The word trend is defined as “a general direction in which something is developing or changing.” It is also defined as “in fashion.” As we look back through history, we can see many ways in which trends have driven consumerism. We can even see how trends have affected how people feel about their appearance. Interestingly […]

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2020
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