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Plastic surgery blog by Michael Byun, MD

3 Common Reasons for Getting Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is one of the top plastic surgeries performed across the country. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the procedure to alter the way the nose looks and functions is performed hundreds of thousands of times every year. In this post, Dr. Michael Byun takes a look at the most common reasons why […]

Breast Augmentation Options: Implants or Fat Transfer

When you seek out Dr. Michael Byun for breast augmentation, you have several options to achieve your ideal cosmetic outcomes. You may opt for the traditional method of breast augmentation — the placement of saline or silicone implants — or a newer technique that uses your own unwanted fat to add shape and volume to […]

Why It’s a Good Time To Have Plastic Surgery

If you’ve been thinking about updating your look with plastic surgery, this is the perfect time to do so. Not only are the fall and winter months ideal for undergoing and recovering from surgery, but the quarantine also creates circumstances that are beneficial for plastic surgery patients. Read on as Dr. Michael Byun explains the […]

How I Developed the 3 Dimensional Facelift

During almost every facelift/face lift consultation, I am asked how I developed my 3 Dimensional Facelift where I repair the facial elements underneath the skin before I gently lift the skin around the face. This muscle lift, also called a mid-face lift is a technique I developed almost 20 years ago. I was the first […]

Eyelid Surgery Can Help You Look Younger

The eyelids are often the first area of the face to show signs of aging. Even if the rest of your face looks youthful and pleasant, you may notice your eyelids start to look tired and prematurely aged starting in your forties and early fifties. A facial plastic surgery procedure called blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, […]

Tips to Choose a Great Plastic Surgeon

One of the most important parts of the plastic surgery experience is finding the right plastic surgeon. A gifted and personable surgeon can give you the results you want while making your experience positive. If you need help finding the right plastic surgeon, read on for tips from Dr. Michael Byun, the plastic surgeon Chicago […]

What Is Mommy Makeover?

Mommy makeover describes a combination of plastic surgery procedures intended to reverse the physical changes brought about by pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you wish you could reclaim your pre-baby body, mommy makeover with Dr. Michael Byun may be a very gratifying experience for you.

Debunking Common Tummy Tuck Myths

Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is an incredible procedure that can create a smoother abdominal contour for a fit, sculpted physique. Despite the popularity of tummy tuck, it is frequently misunderstood. Unfortunately, some of the most commonly perpetuated tummy tuck myths can cause interested candidates to shy away from surgery. If you are curious to learn more […]

5 Things to Know About Facelift Recovery

Undergoing facelift is an exciting process and the results are extraordinary. When you work with a well-trained, experienced plastic surgeon like Dr. Michael Byun, you can look forward to a rejuvenated appearance that turns back the clock on facial aging. As you plan your facelift, you’re likely have questions about the recovery period. If this […]