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Frequently Asked Questions About Laser Hair Removal

For many women (and men), life can feel like a never-ending battle with unwanted body hair. Broken razors, nicks, and cuts are all part of daily life when you’re trying to beat back hair that sometimes seems like it grows faster than the Amazon rainforest. Fortunately, there is an easy and safe way to reduce unwanted hair and put a stop to the never-ending cycle of shaving, tweezing, and waxing. When performed in the safety and comfort of a plastic surgeon’s office, laser hair removal is one of the most gratifying nonsurgical beauty treatments you can get. Imagine no longer having to … Continue reading

Features & Benefits of BOTOX® Cosmetic

Today, BOTOX Cosmetic has become synonymous with looking young, feeling great, and helping smooth out lines and wrinkles on the face. It works so well that it’s currently the #1 non-invasive cosmetic treatment in the U.S. In this blog post, we’re going to look at what exactly BOTOX is and how well it performs. We will also review the features and benefits that have made BOTOX treatments so popular at our practice in Valparaiso and Schererville, Indiana, and throughout the country. What is BOTOX? BOTOX Cosmetic is a highly purified form of the botulinum toxin. When injected into muscles, it … Continue reading

What to Expect Before & After a Chemical Peel

Turning back the clock and regaining a youthful appearance are big reasons why non-invasive cosmetic treatments have become so popular over the years. While BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers provide effective facial rejuvenation, sometimes these treatments aren’t enough. As we age, our skin accumulates dead skin cells and other blemishes that can easily make us look older than we are. Many women (and men) undergo chemical peels in Indiana to make their skin look and feel young and healthy again. In this post, we’re going to look at chemical peels and what you should expect before and after this procedure. What … Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Stretch Marks

While it’s true that nobody wants stretch marks—those grooved, tire-tread lines on our skin—lots of people get them. One of the common reasons that women come to our NW Indiana plastic surgery practice for a tummy tuck is to remove stretch marks! Statistics tell us that nearly 90% of pregnant women get some stretch marks and 30% of men get them. What causes them and what can be done about them? What Causes Stretch Marks? Our skin stretches when we move and as we gain or lose weight or muscle. Most of the time, that “stretchability” can accommodate reasonable changes … Continue reading

Is a Lunchtime Facelift Right for You?

Many of my Indiana plastic surgery patients wish to have an improvement in their facial appearance, but aren’t quite ready for a facelift. For those patients, a Lunchtime Facelift, also known as a Liquid Facelift, can provide improvement that, although temporary, is less expensive than a traditional facelift and has virtually no downtime. It’s often called a “lunchtime” facelift because the entire session can usually be completed over ones lunch hour. What is a Lunchtime Facelift?  A Lunchtime or Liquid Facelift is a non-surgical procedure that involves the injection of dermal fillers, such as Juvéderm, Voluma, Restylane, Perlane and/or Restylane … Continue reading

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    Julie's Breast Augmentation

    Julie's Breast Augmentation

    "I'm proud of what I did. I've never felt so good about myself in my life. It may sound funny, but I'm complete now. I have my two kids, my husband, and I'm healthy."

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    Dina's Tummy Tuck

    "I was in and out in a few hours. It seems funny to say this, but overall it was honestly a pleasant experience."

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