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MY JOURNEY WITH LATISSE® Nov 2nd, 2019

I love the way that lashes can make your eyes “pop”, especially in photos.  Unfortunately, I’m not one of those lucky people who were born with long, thick, dark lashes.  My eyelashes were always mediocre; neither long nor short.  They were sparse and had gaps.  I have personally tried many...

CHIN AUGMENTATION ON THE RISE Aug 15th, 2019

Chin augmentation trending?  You bet.  This day and age with social media and finding that perfect selfie angle, we are more critical of our appearance and our insecurities than ever before.  We simply can’t wear our Snapchat filter to contour and perfect our faces in everyday life.  Facial balance and...

IT’S ALL ABOUT ALLERGAN May 24th, 2019

When it comes to non-invasive treatments, time and time again, our patients look to Allergan. Their family of injectable products have lasting results and can help soften fine lines and wrinkles, plump cheek bones, create the perfect pout, and smooth away those worry lines. Not sure what’s best for you?...

CHICAGO PLASTIC SURGERY – IV SEDATION VS. GENERAL ANESTHESIA Mar 27th, 2019

Surgery can be scary, let’s state the obvious, right? We know that surgery makes most people nervous and even though you want to get that eyelid lift that you have been patiently waiting for, the idea of being put under makes your stomach churn. At our office, Dr. Anthony Geroulis...

RHINOPLASTY IN CHICAGO – RHINOPLASTY FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Feb 4th, 2019

Many people are familiar with the basics of rhinoplasty. It is performed for functional as well as cosmetic reasons, and it can be very satisfying for patients who are self-conscious about the appearance of their nose. Scars are virtually undetectable with either the open or closed technique. Aside from these...

FACELIFT SURGERY IN NORTHFIELD – REASONS TO GET A FACELIFT Dec 17th, 2018

A facelift can address imbalances without altering the natural expression of the face. As we get older, aging and gravity lead to the inevitable: the structures of the face begin to shift and we look much different than we once did. Even slight imbalances to the delicate skin and fat...

PLASTIC SURGERY IN CHICAGO – REASONS FOR COSMETIC PLASTIC SURGERY Nov 5th, 2018

Plastic surgery was once only for the rich, famous and privileged. Today, anyone can undergo plastic surgery reasons to look slimmer, better and younger. At The North Shore Center for Facial, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Anthony J. Geroulis combines technical innovation, individualized attention, creativity, and surgical skills to provide...

LASER SKIN RESURFACING FOR THE FACE IN NORTHFIELD Oct 1st, 2018

Laser skin resurfacing (also known as “laser peel“) is the high-tech method for removing the outer layers of damaged, aged skin to reveal the healthy, youthful skin underneath. During a laser skin resurfacing procedure, Dr. Anthony Geroulis uses a precise, thin high-powered laser beam to vaporize the upper layers of the skin at specific...

LASER TREATMENTS IN CHICAGO Sep 24th, 2018

Venus Versa™ is a medical aesthetic laser treatment device that can target a wide range of aesthetic concerns using an innovative combination of different clinical technologies. Venus Versa™ uses cutting-edge laser technology to offer non-surgical solutions for today’s most in-demand aesthetic concerns, including premature signs of aging, acne, unwanted hair,...

JUVEDERM INJECTIONS IN CHICAGO Aug 6th, 2018

Juvederm, a hyaluronic acid filler with a smooth-gel consistency, is utilized to give patients natural and long-lasting results almost instantaneously. The result is temporary facial rejuvenation: a softer, fuller face, younger and healthier in appearance with a smoother complexion. Juvederm injection results have considerable duration: they last for up to...

GIRL’S NIGHT OUT AT THE SKINMEDISPA ON MAY 31, 2018! May 15th, 2018

The SKINMEDISPA invites you to grab a friend and indulge in a fun evening at the Spa! Join us for skin care consultations, dermal fillers, Botox, and spa treatments! Great specials and FREE raffles! Enjoy wine, champagne, and light hors d’oeuvres! You DON’T want to miss this! Date: Thursday, May 31st, 2018...

EYELID SURGERY IN CHICAGO – ADVANTAGES OF EYELID SURGERY Jan 6th, 2018

There are two types of cosmetic surgical procedures that address signs of aging around the eyes. Upper eyelid surgery is a short and delicate eye rejuvenation procedure that involves a cosmetic surgeon carefully removing excess skin from the upper eyelids. Lower eyelid surgery is another short eye rejuvenating procedure that...

HOW TO PREVENT AND REVERSE AGING AROUND THE EYES Apr 26th, 2017

What do you think is the first part of the face to age? The correct answer is the eyes! Each month, we will spotlight a different aspect of the face and provide tips and recommendations on how to prevent and reverse common signs of aging! Due to the delicate nature...

INJECTIONS: THE WHIPPED CREAM ON THE FACELIFT CAKE Feb 23rd, 2017

The New Year is here! The holidays are always a hectic time of traveling to see family and visiting with friends. While everyone expects life to slow down in January, it’s usually not until February rolls around that we have time to start thinking about ourselves. If you’ve been considering...

REDUCE FINE LINES AND WRINKLES WITH ONE OF OUR COLLAGEN-BOOSTING TREATMENTS Feb 15th, 2017

If you have wrinkles, it’s because your body is not producing as much collagen as it used to. That’s just what happens as we age. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body, found in bones, hair, tendons, and vital organs, like your skin. When we are young, the...

THE MANY USES OF BOTOX Sep 20th, 2016

What do you think of when you hear the term Botox? Most likely, you think of the dermal injection, which is used as a means to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony J. Geroulis uses Botox on his patients to combat wrinkles between the eyebrows, crow’s feet...

TOP COSMETIC SURGERY TRENDS FOR 2016 Sep 13th, 2016

This year – not to mention the summer months – are flying by: less than three months remain in 2016. Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony J. Geroulis has outlined a number of predictions about the way he feels the year will turn out. An industry veteran with more than thirty...

SNAPCHAT AND PLASTIC SURGERY? Sep 1st, 2016

You may be asking yourself what Snapchat and the world of plastic surgery have in common. Well, that’s a very fair question. For those of you who don’t know about Snapchat: it’s a mobile messaging application used to share photos, videos, text and drawings. It’s most commonly used among friends...

THE TRUTH ABOUT LIQUID FACELIFTS Aug 1st, 2016

The term liquid facelift is flashier than the reality. Many individuals hear the term and immediately believe that the results from a liquid facelift can rival those of a surgical procedure, such as facelift surgery or upper eyelid surgery. That’s simply not the case. A liquid facelift is another term for the...

THE PERFECT ACCESSORY FOR YOUR SPRING WARDROBE Jul 15th, 2016

Spring is officially here! Say goodbye to winter coats and turtlenecks. Spring weather means embracing lighter clothing and lower necklines. Do you know what the perfect accessory is for your brand-new spring wardrobe? A smooth and youthful neck! If you’re self-conscious about the state of your neck, then it’s time...

THE NUTS & BOLTS OF FACELIFT SURGERY Jul 1st, 2016

Men and women always talk about the amazing results that can be achieved from facelift surgery; however, the logistics of the actual surgery – pre, during and post procedure – are rarely a topic of conversation. While these nuts and bolts are discussed at length with the patient prior to...

60 IS THE NEW 45: FACIAL REJUVENATION AT ITS FINEST Jun 15th, 2016

Do you believe that 45 is the new 60? We sure do! First of all, men and women are living much longer than they used to. However, the better reason for this change is the great innovation in facial rejuvenation techniques that have taken place over the last several decades....

DEFINE THE BUZZ WORD: FACIAL REJUVENATION May 18th, 2016

You’ve probably heard the term facial rejuvenation before. It’s one of those buzz words that magazines and cosmetic/beauty brands throw around. To each of them, the word means something different. Magazines often refer to facial rejuvenation when they’re talking about the newest fad, such as a crazy-sounding procedure that doesn’t...

YOU WON’T BELIEVE A FACELIFT ON A STATUE. WHO’S THE SCULPTOR? Apr 20th, 2016

You may have heard that board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony J. Geroulis is an accomplished sculptor. In fact, in 1987, Dr. Geroulis earned recognition for one of his bronzed sculptures from the New York Academy of Art. However, what does Dr. Geroulis’ artistic background mean for you and your facelift surgery?...

MEN VS. WOMEN: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE WHEN IT COMES TO FACELIFT SURGERY? Mar 30th, 2016

Most people associate facelifts and other cosmetic surgical procedures with women. While it is certainly the case that more women undergo facelift surgeries than men, it may be surprising to hear that, according to a study by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 11,851 facelifts were performed on men in 2014...

LESSON PLAN: FACE AND NECK LIFT TERMINOLOGY Oct 1st, 2014

How much do you know about face and neck lift surgery? Chicago is home to so many accomplished surgeons. When deciding to undergo a cosmetic surgical procedure, the first step usually involves research. Most individuals don’t know a lot about the complicated and fascinating world of cosmetic surgery unless one...

UPPER EYELID SURGERY IN CHICAGO: LOOK YOUNGER IN AN HOUR Sep 24th, 2014

For some people, the thought of cosmetic surgery is overwhelming. They want to do something surgical to rejuvenate their appearance but the thought of a complete facelift is not appealing. Or perhaps they are in their early forties and a full facial rejuvenation is not necessary. For those individuals, a...

FACELIFT SURGERY IN CHICAGO: NATURAL IS KEY Sep 17th, 2014

When considering facelift surgery in Chicago, there are so many hospitals and surgeons from which to choose. The decision should be made based off of a series of important criteria. One of the most vital aspects to consider should be your end goals in the process. For many individuals who...

RHINOPLASTY COST IN CHICAGO: WHY YOU SHOULDN’T CUT CORNERS Sep 10th, 2014

Saving money when the situation warrants it can be a smart idea. The concept of being thrifty is especially important when times are rough and the need to save money sets in. When it comes to surgery and your health, however, it is not the time to worry about being...

DERMAPEN SKIN THERAPY AND MICRO-NEEDLING IN CHICAGO Jun 16th, 2014

It may be hard to take the latest trend seriously. There is always a new product or treatment that is supposed to “change your life” and then it fades away almost as quickly as it appears. Dermapen Fractional Micro-Needling Skin Therapy is certainly not that treatment. Introduced this month to...

OTOPLASTY BEFORE AND AFTER: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW Apr 13th, 2013

Otoplasty before and after results are sometimes subtle but sometimes the corrective procedure can be all a child or adult suffering from protruding ears needs to make them less self-conscious. The amount to which the otoplasty before and after results vary is almost fully dependent upon the severity of the...

LOOKING TIRED OR ANGRY? FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Apr 13th, 2013

The old saying, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” has scientifically been proven true. A study in a recent issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that variations in eyebrow shape, eyelid position, and wrinkles significantly...

FACIAL ENHANCEMENT & REJUVENATION Apr 13th, 2013

Facial symmetry is an element of beauty. A balanced facial structure is aesthetically preferable and is perceived as an indication of vitality and health. Undoubtedly, the process of aging affects the balance, proportion and symmetry of facial features. Factors such as hereditary (bone structure), biological (demineralization, muscle loss, halt in...

WHAT IS A PERFECT NOSE? Apr 13th, 2013

This is a trick question. The “perfect nose” depends entirely on the individual’s face to whom it belongs. There isn’t a cookie cutter shape that can be seamlessly pasted onto each person who wants to change what their nose looks like. This is precisely why it is vital to be...