Facial Plastic Surgery Blog Chicago

Changes Made to the Nose During Rhinoplasty

Published on February 11, 2014 by

If you’re unhappy with the way your nose looks, rhinoplasty, or a nose job, might be the procedure for you. During the procedure, an experienced and well trained plastic surgeon can reshape your nose so that it better matches your

Rhinoplasty Has the Power to Change Your Appearance and Your Voice

Published on February 6, 2014 by

Rhinoplasty changes the shape and/or size of your nose. You likely know that. The surgical procedure offers a permanent means to reducing the width, taking out a hump, fixing a drooping tip, or straightening a crooked nose. There’s another thing

The Five Worst Pieces of Advice We’ve Heard About Rhinoplasty

Published on January 22, 2014 by

Not only is rhinoplasty one of the hardest surgical procedures to perform, but it’s also a surgery where the end results depend on your surgeon’s skill, how well you follow post-operative orders, and your ability to heal. If you’re considering

Bullying and Teens: What Parents Need to Know About Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty

Published on January 16, 2014 by

Many teens are getting tired of being bullied over how they look. Changing clothes is an easy fix when the issue is style. When a teen has ears that stick out or a nose that is too wide, has a

Chicago Weather Wreaks Havoc On Your Skin

Published on January 8, 2014 by

Chicago has been seeing bitter cold temperatures that just do not do anyone’s skin a favor. Chicago winters are already cold, but days of an arctic freeze and dangerous wind chills of up to 40 below can really dry out

Five Rhinoplasty Questions You’ve Been Afraid to Ask

Published on December 26, 2013 by

Even when facial plastic surgery is not totally new to someone, they still need to ask questions. Many people, however, hold off asking the things they really want to know. It may be a case of being nervous about the

What Happens if You Develop a Cold Following Rhinoplasty?

Published on December 19, 2013 by

Try as you might, it’s impossible to dodge the cold virus. Unless you constantly wash your hands, it’s likely you’ve touched a shopping cart or door handle covered in germs. People with a cold who sneeze in a crowded subway

Need-to-Know Facts about Skin Resurfacing Techniques

Published on December 6, 2013 by

Skin resurfacing techniques correct damage to the skin caused by gravity, sun, and weather. The repairs range from reducing sun spots to eliminating fine lines and wrinkles. Options for skin resurfacing include chemical peels, dermabrasion, and laser resurfacing. If you

Eight Surprising Facts About the Brow Lift

Published on November 26, 2013 by

The browlift, also known as a forehead lift, is a facial plastic surgery procedure that lifts and tightens the skin on the forehead. This eliminates sagging skin on the brow bone and eases the lines and wrinkles that form on

Eight Things You Should Know About Otoplasty

Published on November 15, 2013 by

Otoplasty, also known as ear surgery, is a surgical procedure that corrects aesthetic flaws or deformities with the ear. It’s most commonly requested by parents whose child is at risk of or currently being bullied for having “dumbo” ears. Many