5 Reasons Why You Need Lip Fillers

Posted by Aesthetics on Sep 14, 2017 8:46:25 AM

Are you considering treating yourself to lip fillers? If you’re struggling with age-related loss of fullness, find yourself unhappy with your natural curvature (or lack thereof), or simply want a different look, you may be a candidate for an aesthetic augmentation. Before you dive in, take a moment to research your options and ask yourself one very important question: Why should I get lip injections? 

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Let’s Go Back to School With 5 Tips For Younger Looking Skin

Posted by Aesthetics on Aug 24, 2017 8:27:00 AM

Back-to-school season is upon us, and with it comes the opportunity for a fresh start. It’s time to say goodbye to the relaxed vibe that summer brings us, and say hello to more structured routines. Give your skin a fresh start this fall and give yourself the gift of younger looking skin with a well-rounded skin care routine. Truth is – no one is getting any younger – but there are simple steps we can take to protect our skin and prevent future damage from happening. Here are five simple tips for younger looking skin: 

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Topics: Skincare

The Benefits of Botox Cosmetic

Posted by Aesthetics on Aug 10, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Have you found yourself pausing while brushing your teeth or applying makeup and simply staring at your reflection in the mirror? Are you 100% happy with the person staring back at you? For millions of people all over the world, there is a disconnect between what we feel like and what we look like, and that disparity can lead to everything from a lack of confidence to lingering depression. When we feel fantastic, we tend to live more fantastic lives. 

Why choose BOTOX® Cosmetic in your pursuit of happiness? Here are several benefits of Botox that will help you achieve the results you want.

It’s a Non-Invasive Way to Facilitate Change

If you’re interested in recapturing a more youthful appearance but find yourself hesitating at the idea of surgical interventions, Botox is an excellent first step. You’ll be able to refresh your look and tackle your self-perceived problem spots without committing to more invasive techniques that offer longer-lasting results.

The Results are Impressive, But Not Permanent

Botox can be used to create effects that range from subtle tweaks to more appreciable transformations, and the results generally last for about 3-4 months. At that point, you can continue on with your regiment or discuss a new path with your doctor, all without irreversible modifications that may leave you feeling unlike yourself.

Botox is a Versatile Product

If you’re like us, you do a lot of research on possible advanced cosmetic procedures to ensure you’re comfortable with any potential side effects or concerning results. With Botox, you can relax the muscles that cause wrinkling between your brows, around your eyes, and across your forehead, making this particular product a powerhouse of change.

Treatments are Quick and Fast-Acting

Botox is administered in one simple session in your doctor’s office. Even better, you may see results from your Botox treatment in just a few days. Schedule a “touch-up” before a big event – you know that high school reunion is coming up! – and you’ll likely see results in plenty of time for the red carpet or photo booth.

Side Effects are Minimal

In most cases, patients getting Botox experience little more than a slight pinch with each injection and occasional light bruising, swelling, or tingling post-treatment. Be sure to let your doctor know if you’re regularly taking over-the-counter pain medications such as aspirin or ibuprofen or any other supplements – even those labeled “herbal” or “all-natural” – as those can sometimes cause blood thinning, which will increase the likelihood of bruising. Entrusting your treatment to a qualified and highly experienced physician like Dr. Cuite will also help minimize any negative side effects.

It Works for a Wide Variety of Patients

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Botox Cosmetic for use in patients between the ages of 18 and 65. Additionally, the injectable is effective for moderate facial lines and wrinkles, so you can target just your crow’s feet or go for the wrinkles between your eyebrows, too. Combine those Botox benefits with the product’s minimally invasive methodology, and the fact that you can be in and out of the doctor’s office in less time than it takes to get lunch, and you can get the treatment you desire on a timetable that truly works for your busy schedule.  

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Topics: Advanced Services

How Do Fillers Work?

Posted by Aesthetics on Jul 20, 2017 8:05:00 AM

Fillers are a kind of one-stop shop in the world of aesthetics. Dermal fillers, as they’re often called, use either synthetic or naturally-derived material like hyaluronic acid to support your skin and recreate youthful contours that may have been erased due to age, environmental influence, or other factors. 

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Topics: fillers

Y LIFT: The Non-Surgical Facelift of Your Dreams

Posted by Aesthetics on Jul 6, 2017 8:02:00 AM

Is it possible to get a facelift without surgery? What once seemed like little more than a pipe dream is now possible thanks to cutting-edge innovation. Aging can be a struggle, especially when what you see in the mirror doesn't seem to match how you feel inside. When surgical intervention doesn't feel quite right, reach for the results you crave and explore the groundbreaking procedure that is the Y LIFT®

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Topics: Advanced Services

How to Grow Long Eyelashes With Latisse

Posted by Aesthetics on Jun 29, 2017 8:01:00 AM

Are you tired of fussing with skin-pinching eyelash curlers, underperforming mascara and finicky falsies? Framing your eyes with long, luscious lashes is a great way to get attention and boost confidence, but battling thinning lashes can be exhausting. Luckily, there’s a tried and true, FDA-approved way to help grow long eyelashes, and it’s called Latisse®.

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Topics: Skincare

5 Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

Posted by Aesthetics on Jun 15, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Going from the dry chill of winter to the sun-drenched heat of summer can quickly take a toll on your skin. Add in the effects of salty ocean air, the steady accumulation of sweat and dirt from playing outside, and other weather-related factors, and you’ll soon be glad that you have these awesome tips for healthy skin from Aesthetics at Illinois Eye Center to help keep you looking and feeling great all summer long. 

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Topics: Skincare

How to Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles With HydraFacial

Posted by Aesthetics on May 25, 2017 8:15:00 AM

Who doesn’t want to find a better way to put their best face forward? The hunt for non-invasive techniques that help improve your skin’s texture and tone is something many of us have in common. For long-lasting results that reveal healthy, radiant skin in as little time as it takes to undergo a single treatment, there’s only one consistently wonderful answer: HydraFacial®.

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Topics: Advanced Services

Put an End to Skin Discoloration With Lytera 2.0

Posted by Aesthetics on May 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Somewhat surprisingly, our skin is the largest organ in the human body. So when something is amiss, we definitely know it. When problems like skin discoloration and hyperpigmentation show up on your face, it can easily begin to affect your self-esteem. Stop shying away from photos and hiding behind floppy hats and layer after layer of makeup. Reclaim the even skin tone you crave with a revolutionary pigment correcting serum from SkinMedica® called Lytera® 2.0.

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Topics: Aesthetics, Skincare

I've Heard of Restylane - But How Can it Treat My Wrinkles?

Posted by Aesthetics on Apr 27, 2017 8:02:00 AM

Since becoming the first hyaluronic acid filler to be approved by the FDA in 2003, Restylane® has been used more than 30 million times. It’s no surprise then that most people have at least heard of the product, but how familiar are you with Restylane and what it can do for you and your wrinkles?

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Topics: Advanced Services

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