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Best Injectables for Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

If you desire a more youthful-looking facial appearance but don’t like the idea of cosmetic surgery, an injectable facial rejuvenation treatment may be right for you. Injectables are among the many facial rejuvenation treatments available in Chicago at the prestigious medical practice of board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Elias Gikas. Since every patient is unique, the […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before Considering a Tummy Tuck

Are you considering a tummy tuck to achieve the toned abdomen you’ve always dreamed of? Before you take the plunge into abdominoplasty, it’s important to be well-informed about the procedure, any potential challenges, and what happens during the recovery process. Let’s explore the ten things you need to know before considering a tummy tuck. 1. […]

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to enhancing the appearance of your breasts, there are several options to consider. Two of the most popular procedures are breast augmentation and breast lift surgery. While both can transform the shape and size of your breasts, they serve different purposes and are suited to different needs.  In this blog post, we’ll […]

Radiesse Dermal Filler: Sculpting Elegance Through Expertise

Lifting lines on a woman's face showing of skin tightening and face contour correction with beauty injections in cosmetology

Radiesse dermal filler injections seamlessly merge medical precision with artistic finesse to achieve natural and enduring rejuvenation. This dermal filler embodies the symbiotic interplay between science and beauty, offering a multifaceted approach to restoring volume, contour, and youthful vibrancy to the skin. In this blog, we’ll discuss the versatility and transformative potential of Radiesse for […]

Enhancing Facial Harmony with Cheek and Chin Implants

Woman with fuller chin and cheeks

In the pursuit of enhancing facial contours, cheek and chin implants have gained popularity due to their ability to achieve a balanced and aesthetically pleasing facial appearance. By seeking the guidance of Dr. Elias Gikas and embracing the journey with patience and care, individuals can embark on a transformative path toward achieving their desired facial […]

How Much Faster Is Endoscopic Brow-Lift Recovery?

Brow lifts are performed to lift and tighten the skin of the forehead and to raise sagging eyebrows. The two most popular types of brow lifts are the endoscopic brow lift and the traditional brow lift. They’re both quite effective at taking care of the telltale signs of aging that many people are very self-conscious […]

Botox Takes Zero Recovery Time, So You Can Keep Your Day on Track!

Taut and creaseless skin can make you look and feel much younger. If you’re tired of seeing facial wrinkles and fine age lines, Botox injections may just be the perfect answer to your cosmetic needs. Because this treatment is completely non-surgical, it requires zero recovery time! What Is Botox? Botox is a chemical product derived […]

A Mini Tummy Tuck Is the Key to a Contoured Lower Abdomen

Excess fat on the lower abdomen can negatively affect the contours of the body, making a person look out of shape. Abdominal fat can be a result of multiple factors, including lifestyle choices, genetics, certain medical conditions, medications, and multiple pregnancies. People often have trouble getting rid of excess abdominal fat without medical intervention. Thanks […]

Sculpt Areas of Your Body with the Help of Tumescent Liposuction

Excess body fat is a common concern for many people. Overeating is not the only cause of excess body fat – it also results from lack of exercise, an improper diet, genetics, the aging process, and health conditions such as metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance. Irrespective of the reason, the body sometimes stores food as […]

How to Prepare for a Breast Augmentation

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your breasts? Breast augmentation is a surgery performed to increase breast size and projection. Also called augmentation mammoplasty, this popular procedure involves placing breast implants under the breast tissue or chest muscles to increase breast fullness. Breast Augmentation – How to Prepare The breast-augmentation procedure begins with a […]