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Plastic surgery, beauty and the mask era. How to take care of your skin while wearing a mask.

Plastic Surgery, Beauty, and the Mask Era

What a year 2020 has been. Nobody could have imagined the impact COVID-19 has had on every single aspect of daily life. I am grateful and appreciative for health and the small things that were so easily taken for granted prior to the pandemic.  My daily office routine is now much different than it was …

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Dr. Sinno's top 5 procedures.

Dr. Sinno’s Top 5 Favorite Surgery Procedures

What drew me initially to plastic surgery was a combination of artistry, technical mastery, and diversity in the surgical procedures. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I have the background and training to perform hundreds of procedures, but of course, with time we tend to focus and specialize on a handful to obtain expertise and skill. …

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Rhinoplasty Consult 101

Rhinoplasty surgery is one of the most frequent operations I perform, yet it is considered to be one of the most difficult in all of plastic surgery. After all, the nose does occupy a very expensive piece of real estate on the body: the center of your face! Every maneuver and millimeter is important, so …

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Woman shops for bras after her breast augmentation procedure.

Tips for Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

Our breast augmentation patients in Chicago often say they gain a newfound sense of confidence after getting breast implants. Many of these women find that their increased confidence inspires them to update their wardrobes and appreciate how they now fill out their existing clothes such as workout gear and bathing suits. It also is an …

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Woman in blue dress considering a breast augmentation revision

Breast Augmentation Revision Benefits

Even though the vast majority of women who get breast implants are happy with their results, breast augmentation revision surgery may be needed for a variety of reasons. Breast implants are not designed to last a lifetime and at some point, women either have them replaced or removed. Complications may also lead to a revision …

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Woman considering breast implants compared to breast lift combined with breast implants

Breast Implants or Implants With Lift: What is Best for Me?

The language of plastic surgery can be confusing at times. This can be true even when it comes to breast rejuvenation procedures. Many patients come to see me for a breast augmentation consultation in Chicago but are unsure if they need implants, or a lift, or both. In this blog post, I will explain the …

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Woman at a breast augmentation consultation with a plastic surgeon

Choosing the Right Surgeon for Your Breast Augmentation

Every year, breast augmentation consistently ranks as one of the top 3 procedures performed according to both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). The fact that breast augmentation is commonly performed should not overshadow the importance of it being carefully planned and performed, and the need …

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Woman packs a bikini top, camera, red hardbound book, floppy straw hat, jeans, and other summer favorites in a red suitcase.

Cosmetic Procedures to Prep for Summer

It's not too early to start prepping for summertime! Take a look at Dr. Sinno and our aesthetician Cindy's recommendations for how to get ready month-by-month. 6 months: Laser Hair Removal These simple, in-office treatments can get rid of unwanted hair permanently. You'll want to start early since 6 treatments are typically needed, and each …

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Breast Implants: Are They Safe?

Breast Implants: Are They Safe?

Throughout the past several months, many of my Chicago breast augmentation patients have had questions about the safety of breast implants. You might have noticed that there's been increased media coverage about this topic. Patients want to know if implants are safe--and rightly so. The answer is a resounding "yes!" There are some important points …

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Woman trying on a bra and considering breast augmentation

Choosing Your Perfect Size

Every year, breast augmentation is reported as one of the top three most common plastic surgery procedures. It's also noted for its high level of patient satisfaction. Yet with most every consult there looms some anxiety with what I call “the size question.” It is easy to understand why selecting an implant size can seem daunting …

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