MetropolitanMD Cosmetic Surgery Blog Chicago

Botox® vs. Fillers for Wrinkle Reduction

Botox, dermal filler injection for facial wrinkles

Cosmetic injectables have made it easier than ever to combat wrinkles and maintain a youthful look. Though dermal fillers and Botox® are both frequently used to minimize wrinkles, they cannot be used interchangeably. Instead, the best injectable wrinkle reduction treatment for you will largely depend on the type of wrinkles you want to treat. What […]

How Soon Can I Play Sports Again After a Tummy Tuck?

A young athletic woman experiences abdominal pain while exercising

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a procedure that people use to recontour their stomach for a fitter and more attractive look. Excess skin and fat and drooping muscle tissue occur as a result of various factors, include pregnancy, lifestyle factors, environmental factors, sudden weight loss, and poor elasticity as a result of aging. Patients […]

How Does Voluma Restore the Volume to Your Cheeks?

Young lady on procedure of cheek zone in clinic

Regardless of whether you’re in your 60s or in your 20s, sagging cheeks make you look older than you really are. Sagging cheeks are a result of a loss of volume in the skin, which is all too common these days. If you’ve been looking for a solution to this problem, you may be interested […]

I Wish My Spare Tire Would Just Disappear!

Beautiful African American woman stands in front of a mirror and attempts to try to close her tight fitting blue jeans pants after diet and weight loss exercise

Having trouble getting rid of that dreaded spare tire? Getting rid of that belly fat can be incredibly difficult. There are a lucky few who have a very good metabolism and find some success getting rid of it, and there are others who do everything they possibly can, yet fail to lose that fat around […]

Healing After Rhinoplasty Surgery: What You Need To Know

Recovering after rhinoplasty surgery can take some time, depending on the surgical procedure used, and the extent of surgery. Plastic surgeons will usually advise their patients to take some time off from work and other daily activities to allow for recovery. Here’s what you can expect while you are healing after rhinoplasty surgery. Immediate Post-Surgery […]

Sometimes A Mini Facelift Is Best

When it comes to facelift procedures, there are a range you can choose from. The lowest in the range is what we call a “mini facelift.” A mini facelift is typically chosen by patients who have noticed a loss of skin elasticity and muscle tone in their neck and face areas, but nothing that requires […]

Lose Fat Effectively with Cutting-Edge Laser Liposuction

Happy young woman with slim body after weight loss treatments

Stubborn fat is one of the most undesirable and annoying, yet common bodily issues that many people face. Body parts like your arms, inner thighs, abdomen, and neck are some of the most commonly affected areas. While some people have tried remedial actions such as dieting and exercise, they find that these are not always […]

A Neck Lift Pairs Nicely with Your Facelift Results

Over the course of time, our skin can lose its elasticity from the combined effects of aging, lifestyle, and gravity. Our face and neck are particularly vulnerable to these effects. In time, loose, saggy skin will gather give your facial profile a saggy and appealing look. Trying to hide these early signs of aging becomes […]

Are you Unhappy about your Rhinoplasty?

Unhappy male patient with his rhinoplasty results

Do you have any second thoughts about your primary rhinoplasty surgery? If you are among the masses of people who are looking to correct problems relating to the repositioning of the cartilage and bones of the nose, a secondary rhinoplasty will benefit you. There are some errors that a surgeon can commit due to inexperience […]

A Medium Chemical Peel May Be Right for You

Patient receiving chemical peel treatment

Are acne scars, fine lines, and an uneven skin tone bothering you? A medium chemical peel can address all of these common aesthetic issues and leave your skin looking younger, refreshed, and vibrant. Chemical peels are perfect for exfoliating different layers of the skin and stimulating the growth of new and healthy skin cells. While […]

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