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Breast Reconstruction, A Process

Many of our patients express concern about what to expect after breast reconstruction. In my discussions with patients prior to mastectomy and reconstruction, I always find it challenging to help patients anticipate what things will look like. In practice, we find before and after pictures to be a useful tool to address this question, but […]

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Sharing the journey of breast reconstruction

As a physician assistant who takes care of many women recovering from mastectomy and reconstruction, I have a pretty good understanding of what occurs during the post-operative period. Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery puts a huge emphasis on education as a practice, and being a part of this practice, I’ve learned so much about how […]

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What is a “retouch” after liposuction?”

What is a “retouch” after liposuction?” 1 answer on Quora What is a “retouch” after liposuction?” Liposuction is as much art as science. In an effort to avoid any complications such as dimpling, rippling, excessive removal in any one area and to try and achieve a smooth, refined result, your surgeon may choose to be […]

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What do breast implants feel like?

What do breast implants feel like? 5 answers on Quora What do breast implants feel like? Implant position (submuscular, subfascial, dual-plane, subglandular) will have a large impact on feel as well as how much of the woman’s soft tissue is covering the implant. The most common areas for palpability are along the bottom and lateral […]

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Can you get plastic surgery to remove dark eyebags?

Can you get plastic surgery to remove dark eyebags? 4 answers on Quora Can you get plastic surgery to remove dark eyebags? Treatment of the lower eyelid is a very hot topic of plastic surgery interest and research. There are many anatomic features of aging that can lead to a less than ideal aesthetic appearance […]

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What is the most effective scar-fading treatment?

What is the most effective scar-fading treatment? 2 answers on Quora What is the most effective scar-fading treatment? There are many scar remedies on the market and even more home-made treatments which are aimed at improving scars. Having done extensive scientific research on scarring at the Wound Healing Research Laboratory, I can definitively say that […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness: What should everyone know about breast cancer?

Breast Cancer Awareness: What should everyone know about breast cancer? 4 answers on Quora What should everyone know about breast cancer? Women should know their options for reconstruction to restore the look and feel of their breasts after surgery to treat breast cancer. The Federal Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 mandates all […]

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What is the link between lymphoma and breast implants?

What is the link between lymphoma and breast implants? 1 answer on Quora What is the link between lymphoma and breast implants? Although there does appear to be a real link between Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) and breast implants, the risk as we currently understand it is extremely low. With 34 documented cases in […]

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What to expect from breast reconstruction with tissue expanders and implants

What to expect with the tissue expanders? A good question. We are all individuals and, therefore, each of us experiences something different. One basic, universal experience, however, is “breast hardness” as the saline expansions progress. In my case, I affectionately referred to my breasts as Steel Bullets. What could be harder than steel? My breasts! […]

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Simple skin care regimen to keep your face looking its best for years to come

Setting up a simple routine can help your skin stay looking its best. Proper skin care is a critical foundation for maintaining a youthful appearance over time. Although we specialize in surgical treatments for aging at Northwestern Plastic Surgery Associates, we understand that to achieve the best possible results, it helps to start with healthy, […]

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Welcome

As Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery, S.C. we believe in providing patients with the understanding they need to make informed and empowered decisions for themselves. With expertise in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our practice’s expectional strength spans both a mastery of anatomy and surgical technique and attention to aesthetic detail. By focusing on the […]

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Janelle’s Story

My name is Janelle Marcuccilli and this is my story. I was asked, “Describe what kind of woman you are.” I responded, “I am not one kind of woman. I am many kinds of women.” First, I am a wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, aunt, niece, godmother, friend, and volunteer. I am a senior citizen […]

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Chicago, IL 60611

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Chicago, IL 60611

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