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How to Improve the Proportions of Your Face

Different cultures hold different traits to be more attractive, but one factor that seems true throughout many cultures is that faces with balanced proportions tend to be viewed as more attractive. As a renowned facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Marco Ellis has a nuanced understanding of what proportions help to make a face look its best,… Read More »

Are You a Good Candidate for Mommy Makeover?

Many women who never gave much thought to plastic surgery start to research cosmetic procedures after seeing how pregnancy has permanently changed their bodies. That’s why mommy makeover, a popular plastic surgery plan that incorporates multiple procedures such as breast lift, tummy tuck, liposuction, and breast augmentation, is so popular with women in Chicago. In… Read More »

How Your Neck Changes as You Get Older

If you want to rejuvenate your appearance, it may be a mistake to focus exclusively on your face. That’s because your neck is one of the first areas to develop premature signs of aging. Dr. Marco Ellis is a talented plastic surgeon who specializes in face and neck procedures. He offers a variety of procedures… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Women Choose Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is so much more than just a cosmetic procedure. Many women choose to undergo this surgery to improve their quality of life. Women who schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis for this surgery often cite several reasons why they are interested in reducing the size of their breasts. Below,… Read More »

Here’s What You Should Know If You Are Considering Tummy Tuck

Do you miss having a flat, toned tummy? This is a common cosmetic concern, which is why tummy tuck is such a popular form of plastic surgery. Dr. Marco Ellis is a board-certified plastic surgeon with a portfolio that demonstrates his strong tummy tuck technique. In this blog, he shares some important facts that his… Read More »

Skin Treatments To Refresh Your Appearance

Surgery isn’t the only way to refresh the appearance of your skin. There are many safe and effective non-surgical options available to help you look and feel your best. Some of the most popular skin treatments for patients in the Chicago area are dermal fillers, laser skin resurfacing, skin tightening, Botox, and dermabrasion. Here, Dr.… Read More »

Strategies for Achieving Natural-Looking Breast Augmentation Results

Breast augmentation is a procedure to improve the size and shape of the breasts. When most patients are pondering breast augmentation, one of their main concerns is whether the results will look natural. Here, the talented Dr. Marco Ellis discusses strategies for achieving natural-looking breast augmentation results. Choose an Experienced Plastic Surgeon Choosing an experienced… Read More »

How To Overcome Facial Paralysis

Facial paralysis occurs when a person is unable to move some or all of their facial muscles. It can present on one or both sides of the face and is most noticeable when a person can no longer activate the facial muscles of the eyelids, eyebrows, and mouth. The severity of facial paralysis varies from… Read More »

How To Choose a Surgeon for Gender Affirmation

When it comes to gender affirmation, choosing the right surgeon is critically important. Aligning your identity with your appearance is the point of gender affirmation surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis explains what to look for in a gender affirmation surgeon and questions to ask candidates. Get Referrals Perhaps the best way to make… Read More »

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Rhinoplasty

Before undergoing rhinoplasty (a nose job), it’s critical to know as much as possible about your plastic surgeon’s experience and what you can expect from the procedure. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Marco Ellis discusses what you should ask a doctor prior to rhinoplasty. 1. How Many Rhinoplasties Have You Performed? Rhinoplasties are among the most… Read More »