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Why Younger People Can Benefit from Blepharoplasty

woman with prominent eyes

Blepharoplasty, also known as cosmetic eyelid surgery, is commonly used to reverse aging around the eyes. That isn’t all this versatile procedure can do. Many of our younger patients also benefit from blepharoplasty, not to reverse aging, but to remedy cosmetic concerns. If you have puffy bags under the eyes or drooping eyelids, age-related or… Read More

Why Revision Rhinoplasty Is So Common

Rhinoplasty is one of Dr. Epstein’s favorite plastic surgery procedures. He loves the artistry and the challenge involved in this complex procedure. Creating the perfect balance of form and function requires extensive skill, and Dr. Epstein has honed his abilities performing nasal surgery over decades of practice. As one of Chicago’s top rhinoplasty surgeons and… Read More

Not All Lines are Created Equal: Dynamic and Static Wrinkles

Though wrinkles are universally frustrating, they’re not all alike: Wrinkles are divided into two distinct categories—static and dynamic—based on how they form. Dynamic wrinkles only become visible when we laugh, smile, or frown, whereas static wrinkles are always present. Dynamic wrinkles usually show up earlier in life; most people start to notice these telltale creases… Read More

Is Diastasis Recti Responsible for Your Protruding Belly?

By age 40, most people notice that their stomach protrudes more than it used to—even if they haven’t gained much weight over the years. Though this belly “pooch” is often caused by normal changes in fat distribution, stomach protrusion can indicate the presence of a more serious underlying condition: Diastasis recti. What is Diastasis Recti?… Read More

What to Do If Your Rhinoplasty Wasn’t What You Expected

One of the biggest benefits of plastic surgery is the opportunity to strive for your ideal look. You don’t get to choose your natural nose. Whatever Mother Nature sends your way, you get. However, rhinoplasty provides options. When working with your rhinoplasty surgeon, you can often design a nose that  complements your other features and… Read More

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