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Is It Time to Ditch Fillers and Consider a Facelift?

Is It Time to Ditch Fillers and Consider a Facelift?

One of the most significant developments in the field of aesthetic procedures during my career is the increased use of anti-aging injectable treatments such as dermal fillers. At my plastic surgery practice in Chicago, we use fillers to soften fine lines and wrinkles and to add volume, creating a more youthful appearance. Dermal fillers, such …

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Dr. Mustoe’s Unique Approach to Injectables

One of the most significant changes I've witnessed during my career is the emergence of effective nonsurgical aesthetic treatments such as injectables. Synthetic injectable products, (e.g., JUVÉDERM®), don't require allergy testing and are more advanced and longer lasting than ever. At my Chicago plastic surgery practice, though, I often favor fat transfer as a more …

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Fat Transfer Part 3: Your FAQs Answered

As you may have read in some of my previous blog posts and newsletters, fat transfer is becoming a more popular method of enhancing both the body and the face. This treatment is best used to fill lost volume in areas such as the eyes and lips of the face, or volumizing the breasts in …

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Fat Transfer Part 2: Enhancing the Body

Many patients interested in breast augmentation aren't interested in significantly increasing their breast size, but would like to improve the shape of their breasts. As a plastic surgeon in Chicago, patients often ask how they can create more volume in their breasts without implants. Luckily, there is a solution that offers long-lasting, effective results without …

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Chicago plastic surgeon shares insight into fat transfer procedures

My Guide to Fat Transfer

Using a patient's own fat for cosmetic procedures isn't a new idea — I've been using fat transfer techniques in Chicago for 25 years — but its popularity has noticeably increased during the past few years. Fat transfer, also called fat grafting, has long been a staple of facial rejuvenation, but it is now becoming …

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Help for Hollows With Blepharoplasty

One of the first signs of aging is hollowing out under the eyes. Patients often ask about having fillers injected to make the tear troughs appear plumper.  Although injectable fillers are a wonderful tool to enhance a patient's appearance for many areas of the face, they don't always yield the best results when used under …

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