Unusual Plastic Surgery Procedures

You are probably familiar with popular plastic surgery procedures such as breast augmentation, liposuction and tummy tuck. Other procedures, like otoplasty (ear surgery) or thigh lift, may seem less familiar to you.

Does Botox Affect Your Mental Health?

Botox is a well-known injectable that smoothes wrinkles by paralyzing the underlying muscles that cause them. Millions of people undergo routine Botox treatments to look younger and more attractive.

If you are one of them,

Northwestern Plastic Surgery Hosts “BRA Day 2014”

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Northwestern Plastic Surgery hosted “BRA Day”, or Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, on October 9, 2014.

Post-mastectomy breast reconstruction represents one of the final stages in breast cancer treatment for women,

How to Choose Your Breast Implants

At Northwestern Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. John Kim realizes that choosing to undergo breast augmentation surgery with him is only the first step in the process. Next,

Genetic Testing for Breast CancerAuto Draft

In 2013, actress Angelina Jolie made headlines for her decision to undergo a double mastectomy as a preemptive measure to help prevent the onset of breast cancer. Here’s a look into what persuaded her to undergo a preventative double mastectomy and the positive effects her brave decision has had on other women in similar situations.

The Latest Plastic Surgery AdvancesAuto Draft

A recognized authority in plastic surgery, Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. John Kim is always at the forefront of innovations in the industry. The following are some of the latest plastic surgery advances that he is proud to offer his patients at Northwestern Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.