Look Like Your Favorite Celebrity?

Throughout the years there have been several plastic surgery trends that have taken over the media and dictated what the currently popular “look” should be. A few years ago it was Jennifer Lopez who women wanted to emulate for her voluptuous curves, while most recently, Kate Middleton has been the “it” celebrity, revered for her […]

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Did Gwyneth Paltrow Get Plastic Surgery?

Gwyneth Paltrow has been in the spotlight for several years now, but while her beauty has certainly captivated audiences both on screen and off, like everyone else in the world, she is getting older and may be interested in dabbling in plastic surgery to turn back the hands of time. But while she has already […]

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A Firm Summer Midsection with Chicago Abdominoplasty – Tummy Tuck Chicago

Everyone wants a firm, slender midsection. As summer approaches many men and women are hitting the gym in an effort to tone up their abdomen. There are many contributing factors keeping us from that slim abdomen. Multiple pregnancies, significant weight loss, and genetics all play a roll in stubborn fat and excess skin collecting around […]

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2-year-old Girl Has Plastic Surgery

In the United States, patients must generally be 18 years of age or older in order to undergo plastic surgery. The reason being that not only can a child or teen’s body change and grow, but an underage patient is much more likely to change their minds and decide they would have rather never undergone […]

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Mommy Makeover is Perfect Gift

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t thought about what to get Mom this year, we have a suggestion that will be sure to make her feel extra special this year. Pamper your mother this holiday with a Mommy Makeover at Body Sculptor. Moms work hard taking care of us from […]

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Are Gummy Bear Breast Implants Safe?

Although plastic surgery is a field that is ever-evolving, surgeons have to exercise caution when working with new treatments that have yet to show promising results. At Body Sculptor in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Otto Placik is always searching for innovative procedures and treatments for patients, but warns that sometimes, not all surgeries that make headlines […]

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“Real Housewives” Plastic Surgery Secrets

Many women who decide to undergo plastic surgery turn to their favorite celebrities for the trendiest and most popular looks. Lately, plastic surgeons have been bombarded with requests by women who would like to have Kate Middleton’s regal nose, while a few months ago, her sister Pippa’s derriere was at the top of everyone’s cosmetic […]

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South Korea Surpasses U.S. in plastic surgery

Watch out America, South Korea is giving us a run for our money – at least in the plastic surgery field.  While the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported that over 1.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2011 and another 12.2 million minimally-invasive procedures were carried out, South Koreans seem to have us […]

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Do You Want Fuller Lips Or More Enhanced Cheeks?

Do you want fuller lips or more enhanced cheeks? Do you have sunken areas on your face that you wish appeared fuller? If so, a plastic surgeon in Chicago may be able to help you. A fat transfer is the act of taking fat from another area of your body and then injecting it into […]

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Tummy Tuck Chicago

The factors that can play into a flabby waistline are numerous.  Everything from pregnancy to genetics to age can play a role.  The tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is one of the most popular surgeries used for aesthetic enhancement, because so many patients struggle with this area of the body.  At our Chicago practice, Dr. Placik […]

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