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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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Blonde woman's profile with a beautiful defined jawline.

Get the Distinct Jawline and Streamlined Neck You Want

An angular, contoured jawline is one of those facial features that's considered universally attractive—for both women and men. Nonsurgical and surgical techniques can create such an appearance, either by enhancing the chin, slimming the neck, or producing a narrower, more heart- or V-shaped face. A neck lift at my Chicago practice is a common choice …

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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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Adjusting to the “New You” Following Plastic Surgery

Adjusting to the “New You” Following Plastic Surgery

Self-image is the perception of how we believe we look to others, and it's important to our well-being to have a positive self-image. Aesthetic plastic surgery changes something about a person's appearance that, for one reason or another, they believe detracts from her or his overall attractiveness, thus affects their self-image. The vast majority of …

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Under Review: Evaluating a Plastic Surgeon Online

Finding a plastic surgeon used to be based almost exclusively on referrals and word of mouth, but since the advent of the Internet, things have changed. In Chicago, patients looking for plastic surgeons can find volumes of results online, and that's how many new patients find me. With almost unlimited information, much of it unverified, …

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The Value of Measuring Patient Satisfaction

Plastic surgeons in Chicago and across the U.S. rely on patient feedback to hone their approaches. To assist in this process, an associate professor at Cornell University developed the FACE-Q, a tool for documenting patient-related outcomes following surgical and non-surgical facial aesthetic procedures. Similar to the BREAST-Q, a survey I examined in a blog post …

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A Look Inside the Consultation Process

Among the plastic surgeons in Chicago, I'm proud to be one who spends a lot of time on the consultation process. This period is a crucial time for me to learn about my patients and for them to learn about me and what they can expect. A patient's first visit to my office in downtown Chicago includes …

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