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Post-Pregnancy Procedures — Lake Forest Mommy Makeovers

If you’ve ever wondered how your favorite celebrities are able to bounce back so fast after having children, you should know that the large majority of them are doing it with post-pregnancy and “mommy makeover” procedures such as the ones provided by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Terrasse.

 

Dr. Terrasse excels in working with his patients to understand exactly what they’re looking to achieve when they seek his expert opinion. He knows how to plan for the perfect combination of post-pregnancy procedures that can rejuvenate and restore your face and body to its proportional, youthful self.

 

Whether the proper treatment involves dermal fillers, liposuction, breast or body lifting, skin tightening with surgery or lasers, or some combination of these is entirely based on the specific needs, goals and health and physical condition of the individual.

 

To find out more about possible post-pregnancy procedures, contact our Lake Forest office to set up a private consultation.

2 years ago

Juvederm — Soft-Tissue Wrinkle Filler Lake Forest

If wrinkles and other signs of aging have staked their claim in the skin of your face, Juvederm may be an ideal solution to restore that youthful appearance.

 

Juvederm is a soft-tissue dermal filler made of hyaluronic acid, which is a natural human compound. Because of this, Juvederm is extremely compatible with one’s facial tissues and will not lead to allergic reactions or other rejections around the injection sites.

 

In the hands of experienced board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Anthony Terrasse, and his caring staff, Juvederm products can be an effective tool for treating all kinds of facial aging. The hyaluronic acid can be utilized to act as a cushion to restore facial volume, as in Juvederm Ultra Plus, or it can be used to help fill in wrinkles, like with Juvederm XC. The products also have a “built-in” numbing effect because it contains a local anesthetic.

 

Regardless of the Juvederm filler that is chosen, you can expect several cosmetic benefits as a straight-forward office treatment. For example, the hyaluronic acid helps bring water to the surface, which helps maintain a hydrated and youthful look while stimulating collagen growth for long-lasting results.

 

To set up a consultation and find out more about Juvederm products, including Voluma for the cheekbone areas and temples, or other injectable options, contact our Lake Forest office today.

2 years ago

Male Breast Reduction — Lake Forest Gynecomastia

Male Breast Reduction Lake Forest

If you are a male who suffers from embarrassment from abnormal or excessive breast tissue, a condition known as gynecomastia, you can rest assured knowing there are effective treatments available: male breast reduction procedures. Dr. Anthony Terrasse has over 20 years of experience helping men achieve their desired body shape.

 

Gynecomastia is a condition where men and older adolescent boys, despite exercise and having a desired body shape, have developed  breasts with female-like characteristics. The body procedure known as male breast reduction helps eliminate excessive fat deposits and glandular tissue in order to redefine the contours of the chest area, providing a more masculine appearance. The procedure sometimes can be performed under sedation with local anesthesia or under general anesthesia and requires minimal recovery time.

 

For more details about the male breast reduction or other body procedures, contact our Lake Forest office on the North Shore to set up an appointment for a consultation.

2 years ago

Mommy Makeover — Lake Forest Combination Procedures

Mommy Makeover Lake Forest

Being a mother is certainly one of life’s greatest pleasures. However, this exciting, life-affirming experience often comes with unintended body-altering side effects that nearly any mother can attest to. Pregnancy and childbirth are some of the most stressful things a woman can do to her body and more often than not, it eventually shows. Dr. Anthony Terrasse has over 20 years of experience helping women restore their pre-pregnancy figure and confidence with a combination of procedures or treatments frequently referred to as a “Mommy Makeover.

 

The Mommy Makeover can incorporate procedures that help women eliminate stubborn body fat and rejuvenate the contours of the breasts. In addition, excess skin around the abdomen can be removed and the remaining skin can be tightened. This combination procedure can be customized to include several techniques that are extremely effective at reversing the changes brought on by gravity and childbirth.

 

For more details about Mommy Makeovers, contact our Lake Forest office to set up a consultation. Photo imaging and expert aesthetician services are also available.

2 years ago

Botox, Dysport & Xeomin — Injectable Wrinkle Relaxers Lake Forest

Botox Lake Forest

If you’re interested in decreasing those common signs of facial aging without having to deal with the cost or downtime of a surgical procedure, Botox Cosmetic, Dysport and Xeomin may be the perfect treatments for you! These injectable solutions belong to the botulinum toxin type A family.
 
Botulinum toxin type A procedures are currently the most popular family of cosmetic treatments available. Last year, nearly three times more botulinum toxin type A treatments were administered than the next minimally invasive procedure option.
 
These purified proteins, work as neuromuscular inhibitors, limiting targeted muscle movements in the face. This works to prevent wrinkles while preserving your natural look. Botox treatments can usually be completed in 15 minutes or less and can remain effective anywhere from three to six months at a time.
 
To learn more about Botox and other injectable treatments, be sure to set up an appointment with Dr. Anthony Terrasse at his Lake Forest office. From there, he will address all of your questions and concerns regarding injectable wrinkle relaxers and develop a treatment plan to meet your needs and to fit your budget.

2 years ago

Kybella — Injectable Treatment Reduce Double Chins Lake Forest

Kybella Lake Forest

It’s not uncommon to struggle with excess fat under the chin, and it is a problem that only gets worse over time. Though surgery is often an option worth considering, there may be a new and easier way for some adults. Kybella is the latest treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration to target and eliminate fullness under the chin and jaw.

This injectable treatment helps to reduce the amount of submental fat, or fat below the skin, that leads to the troublesome double chin. Kybella is a non-human and non-animal form of deoxycholic acid, which is found naturally in the body. When injected, it melts away fat cells underneath the jaw line.

Patients interested in the Kybella treatment will be able to experience it at Dr. Anthony Terrasse’s Lake Forest location within the coming months. Call or contact his office to learn more about this exciting new minimally invasive treatment.

3 years ago

Breast Reduction — Lake Forest Breast Surgery

Breast Reduction Lake Forest

Breast reduction surgery offers significant benefits to women desiring smaller breasts. There are a number of reasons, both medical and cosmetic, for women to undergo this surgery. Whatever the case may be, our goal is to provide patients with the best experience and results possible.

It’s important to understand that for many women, large breasts are more than just an aesthetic issue – they are also a health concern. Large breasts can cause discomfort and/or pain in the shoulders, neck and back. Large breasts can also cause rashes, interfere with certain movements and activities, and even can cause upper extremity numbness, tingling and headaches.

Breast reduction surgery is usually performed as an outpatient procedure that takes about three hours. An outpatient procedure means the patient is able to return home the same day of surgery.

To learn more about the breast reduction, contact board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Terrasse at his Lake Forest location.

3 years ago

Vectra 3D — Photography and Imaging Breast Augmentation Lake Forest

Vectra 3D Lake Forest

Thanks to an exciting new technology, patients of Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Anthony Terrasse of Lake Forest no longer have to wonder how they’ll look after opting for a breast augmentation. When it comes to cosmetic procedures, Vectra 3D imaging puts a new spin on the “try before you buy” concept. This technology allows for patients to preview the anticipated final results of surgeries like breast augmentation.

This tool is an accurate simulation that allows patients to see what they’re actually going to look like. It provides a great alternative to the outdated process of women filling their bras for visual context or relying on pictures of other women who don’t have the same shape or structure as the woman seeking the augmentation.

The Vectra 3D Breast Imaging system incorporates six cameras that capture highly defined images. These are used to create a 3D image of the patient’s own body. From there, the doctor can choose from a list of pre-programmed implant options to provide an accurate preview.

For more details about the Vectra 3D Breast Imaging system, contact Dr. Anthony Terrasse at 847-234-2400 in his Lake Forest office.

3 years ago

Facelift — Surgery Lake Forest Pre-Operative Details

Facelift Lake Forest

As we get older, deep creases, sagging and undesirable fat deposits become more prominent along our facial features. In order to restore more youthful, firmer skin and pleasing contours to the face, Dr. Anthony Terrasse offers multiple facelift procedures and treatments that result in a more harmonious look and fresher appearance. But, before you have your surgery, there are some things to be mindful of in the days leading up procedure.
 
Dr. Terrasse takes every possible step to decrease the potential for complications. One of these steps is to inquire about and review any medications you are taking; if one has the potential to interfere, you will be advised to discontinue use for at least two weeks prior to operation. In addition, pre-operative photographs will be taken to serve as a planning tool and as marker for you to see where improvements will be made.
 
To learn more about the preparation details of a facelift, set up an appointment for a consultation at our Lake Forest office.

3 years ago

Aesthetic Surgery: Liposuction — Body Contouring in Lake Forest

Liposuction Lake Forest

Despite being in good overall health and exercising regularly, many of us struggle with fat deposits that will not seem to go away. Common areas for people to experience this stubborn fat are around the abdomen, buttocks, ankles, upper arms and thighs. Thankfully, liposuction, offered by Dr. Anthony Terrasse, will remove excess fat to create improved contours.
 
Liposuction is a surgical procedure that enhances one’s appearance by vacuuming out fat cells. The techniques utilized vary depending on the location of the fat and the preferences of the surgeon and the patient. The procedure generally takes between one and two hours, and the patient returns home when it is complete. With healthy habits and weight management, the results of liposuction create a more harmonious body shape and are long lasting.
 
To learn more about liposuction techniques and other body-contouring options, including non-surgical in office fat reduction by freezing with CoolSculpting, contact the Lake Forest office of Dr. Terrasse to set up a private consultation. Photos and 3D computer imaging technology by Vectra will help provide insight into the anticipated results.

3 years ago

Terrasse Aesthetic Surgery