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Types of Breast Lifts: Your Guide to Perkier Breasts

Breast lift surgery (known clinically as a mastopexy) can elevate the breasts to a more youthful position while removing excess, sagging skin and addressing cosmetic concerns related to the nipple and areola. There are different types of breast lifts, each using a different technique and suited for different candidates. If “perkier boobs” are on your …

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5 Factors for Natural-Looking Breast Augmentation Results

Are you considering breast augmentation to enhance your figure and boost your confidence? To achieve natural-looking results, several factors play a crucial role. This blog post will explore 5 essential factors contributing to natural-looking breast augmentation results, empowering you to make informed decisions on your journey to a more confident you. 1. Implant Selection: Size, …

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What Is The Difference Between Silicone & Saline Breast Implants (Updated 2023)

Choosing between silicone and saline implants is an important decision every breast augmentation patient has to make. At my Northbrook, IL, plastic surgery practice, I frequently consult with patients about the benefits of each option as we work together to create the best results. While these implant types work essentially the same way and have …

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5 Tips For Reducing Swelling After a Tummy Tuck (Updated 2023)

Swelling is a normal part of tummy tuck recovery. Most of it will go away within the first two months, but some residual swelling can last for up to a year. There are steps you can take during your initial recovery to help minimize swelling and speed up the healing process. In this blog, I …

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Comparing 4 Breast Implant Removal (Explant Surgery) Techniques – Updated 2023

Explant surgery is a safe and effective way to remove breast implants, whether you are experiencing complications or have simply had a change of heart. The reasons why women choose to have their implants removed are unique to each individual, and so is the approach to explant surgery. At my At my cosmetic surgery practice …

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4 Ways To Trim Your Belly: Mini Tummy Tuck & More

If you've been researching tummy tuck surgery, you may be unsure which type best suits your needs. With so many options available, it can be challenging to determine the ideal procedure for your goals. This blog post will focus on 4 options: the mini tummy tuck, full tummy tuck, extended tummy tuck, and the mommy …

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Regaining Body Confidence With a Mommy Makeover

After pregnancy and childbirth, many women struggle with physical changes that are difficult to reverse, even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. A mommy makeover can help restore your pre-baby body and revive your self-confidence. This blog post will explore which procedures are typically included in a mommy makeover and discuss what this transformative …

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Removing Breast Implants: Dr. Sisco Answers 5 of Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

Are you considering removing your breast implants? Whether it's due to personal preference, lifestyle changes, or concerns about implant-related issues, gathering as much information as possible is essential to making the right decision for your situation. This post will answer 5 frequently asked questions about breast implant removal, also called explant surgery. 1.    What Are the …

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Is It Time for a Mommy Makeover? Details You Should Know

When it comes to a mommy makeover, choosing the right time to have your procedure done is one of the most important decisions you’ll make throughout your journey. Whether you’re a new mom and want to make sure your body’s physically ready or are wondering if you can still have a makeover done later in …

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Are There Alternatives to Breast Implants? (& More Breast Augmentation FAQs)

When you’re thinking about getting breast implants, you likely have a lot of questions. Beyond basic info about cost and recovery time, there’s a long list of things to think about, including long-term implications, achieving the most natural-looking results possible, and much more. In this blog post, I’m answering a few questions I often hear …

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