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7 Things to Think About Before a Mommy Makeover, According to a Plastic Surgeon

Thinking about a Mommy Makeover? As you plan for your custom combination of a tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and more, choosing the best plastic surgeon for your Indiana surgery is only the first step. There’s plenty to think about and plan for before the big day, from financial considerations to how you’ll talk to your …

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5 Ways to Combat Premature Facial Aging

While we all acknowledge that our faces, along with our bodies, will age as we grow older, many of my NW Indiana plastic surgery patients want to know what can be done to prevent premature facial aging. As we age, our body's internal processes slow down. This includes skin cell turnover, a decrease in collagen …

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7 Things to Know Before a Tummy Tuck

After having children or losing a significant amount of weight, people are often left with excess abdominal skin that can add bulk and make them feel self-conscious. The appropriate procedure for removing excess skin and stretch marks, as well as repairing separated abdominal muscles, is a tummy tuck. People from Merrillville and towns throughout Northwest …

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Eyelid Surgery

Hundreds of men and women from NW Indiana come to our Schererville and Valparaiso plastic surgery offices to inquire about upper and lower eyelid surgery. This same-day procedure can take years off your appearance and, for some, even improve your vision! What is Eyelid Surgery? Eyelid surgery, called blepharoplasty, is an outpatient plastic surgery procedure …

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Tummy Tuck Recovery Tips

If you are scheduled for a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) at our greater Munster, IN, plastic surgery practice in Schererville or Valparaiso, you are likely excited about the prospects but concerned about the recovery. A Tummy Tuck is one of the most rewarding procedures undertaken by our patients, resulting in a high satisfaction rate. It's true, …

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What to Look for in Breast Augmentation Before-and-After Photos

You know that looking through before-and-after photos is one of the best ways to vet breast augmentation surgeons near you. But do you know what you should be looking for? As you search for breast augmentation surgeons serving the greater Munster, IN, area—such as Schererville or even Valparaiso—having an eye for exceptional results can help …

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Management of Breast Implant Problems

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the world, with millions of women enjoying a more beautiful bustline thanks to the latest and safest FDA-approved implants. Implant removal is technically called “explantation” and is done for several reasons. The most common reasons are a desire for a different size or …

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