Archive for February, 2011
Thursday, February 24th, 2011
Our latest featured patient in our online Patients Revealed book is Carolyn. Carolyn, a 31 year old nurse with two children, was unhappy with the small size of her breasts and her dissatisfaction only grew after the changes caused by pregnancy. Opting for silicone implants, in the care of Dr. Placik, Carolyn was able to increase her breast size from a 34 B up to a 34 C.
You can learn more about Carolyn, her story, her procedure and her thoughts, as well as see before and after photos, on her Patients Revealed page. If you are inspired by her story and interested in learning more about Breast Augmentation and if it may be the right choice for you, contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Placik.
Monday, February 21st, 2011
If you haven’t already, we would love to direct you to our Patients Revealed Online Testimonial Book! In it, you will be able to read the stories of men and women of all ages who have undergone various procedures from breast augmentations to rhinoplasty, face lifts to eyelid lifts and so many more. You’ll read about their personal journey, what brought them to Dr. Placik, what their experience was like during, before and after the procedure and you’ll even see before and after photos. You’ll be able to see exactly what procedures were performed and why they were chosen. It’s a wonderful resource for prospective patients to better understand the plastic surgery process and to get a better idea of the beautiful and consistent work Dr. Placik delivers for his patients.
Best of all, we are constantly adding new patients to our Patients Revealed section. Who knows- maybe one day you’ll be a featured patient showing off your beautiful results!
Saturday, February 12th, 2011
There are a variety of procedures that can be performed to alter the appearance of the lips. While lip augmentation is most common, lip reduction surgery can also be performed to create lips that are in better proportion with the rest of the facial features. Dr. Otto Placik, a Chicago board certified plastic surgeon performs both Chicago lip augmentation and lip reduction to create balance between the facial features.
Lip augmentation can be accomplished using a variety of methods. Fillers or implants are the most common methods but surgically extending the red portion of the lips is also an option for some. When plumping the lips, a patient may opt to use manufactured products or organic products. Dr. Placik will help you determine which product is right for you.
If you are interested in altering the appearance of your lips, we invite you to contact our office to schedule a confidential consultation.
Friday, February 4th, 2011
Tummy Tuck surgery is designed to tighten abdominal muscles and remove excess skin and fat from the midsection. There are a variety of reasons a person might consider tummy tuck surgery or Abdominoplasty. Often times after weight loss or child bearing a person might experience sagging skin around their midsection. Women who have had children are often left with separated abdominal muscles. Chicago Abdominoplasty can correct this.
Dr. Placik is a skilled tummy tuck surgeon. During your consultation he will evaluate your needs and determine if additional procedures such as liposuction will be needed to produce the results you desire. Patients who have undergone Abdominoplasty find that their midsection is more slender and more firm.
Abdominoplasty is life changing for some. We invite you to contact our office and schedule your consultation with Dr. Placik and be on your way to achieving the midsection you desire.