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How Pregnancy Changes Your Body — And How Mommy Makeover Can Help

Women undergo many changes when they become mothers: new responsibilities, a different outlook on life and a different body. While some of the changes your body experiences during pregnancy return to normal after you give birth, other changes may be permanent. Here, Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis explores some of the changes you may… Read More »

Ways to Masculinize or Feminize the Face

Facial masculinization or feminization (often referred to as gender affirmation surgery) is popular with both transgender patients and cisgender patients who feel that their facial features do not correspond with their gender identity. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis has helped many patients to feel more like their authentic selves with these cosmetic and reconstructive… Read More »

Refresh Your Appearance with Eyelid Surgery

The eyes are one of the first features that someone notices about another person. If your eyes are no longer as attractive as you would like due to a defect, injury or aging, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis can help to refresh your appearance with eyelid and orbit surgery. Using precise techniques, he can… Read More »

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: Deciding What’s Right for You

Two of the most sought-after surgical procedures are breast augmentation and breast lift. If you are not satisfied with the size, shape, and/or appearance of your breasts, then you may be wondering what procedure is right for you. Here, renowned Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis discusses breast augmentation and breast lift to help you… Read More »

Problems That Jaw Surgery Can Correct

Your jaw plays an important role in your everyday life. However, few people think about their jaw unless there is a problem. If there is a problem, then surgery may be one of your treatment options. Read on as Dr. Marco Ellis, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, discusses problems that jaw surgery can correct. Bite… Read More »

Ways to Minimize Your Wrinkles

When most people think of aging, they think of wrinkles. Wrinkles can make you look and feel older than you are. If you are looking for ways to minimize your wrinkles, read on as Chicago’s Dr. Marco Ellis discusses both surgical and nonsurgical options. Facelift Surgery Facelift surgery continues to be one of the most… Read More »

Where Is Liposuction Most Effective?

Although there are now many less invasive fat reduction treatments available on the market, liposuction remains the torchbearer because of how effectively it can remove higher quantities of fat. While the recovery time can be substantial, liposuction is usually the best option if you are serious about permanently toning up your body. Having performed the… Read More »

Unhappy with Your Chin? You Have Options

Very few people think to list their chin as one of their best assets, but given how many patients Dr. Marco Ellis sees who want to alter their chins, those blessed with a nice chin are definitely taking for granted what kind of role the chin plays in facial attractiveness. If you believe you have… Read More »

Changes Dermal Fillers Can Achieve for You

By now, most people know that dermal fillers are injectable solutions with temporary powers of rejuvenation. What many patients don’t realize, however, is just how versatile fillers are. Chicago’s Dr. Marco Ellis is an expert at injecting fillers for a variety of purposes and outcomes, and he lists several of the best uses for fillers… Read More »

Facts About Facelift

Today, women and men seeking to revitalize their facial appearance have more choices than ever before. And yet, despite all the new options — from dermal fillers to mini facelift — traditional facelift remains the gold standard, the popular choice for dramatic facial rejuvenation. Here, experienced Chicago plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis reviews key facts… Read More »