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Join us for an open house event at our Ottawa location to learn the latest from our team of skin care experts. When? Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 3 to 6 p.m. Where? 123 W. Michigan Street, Ottawa, IL 61350 Why? We’re celebrating the opening of our brand new Ottawa location. Want to join us? We thought you might say yes! R.S.V.P here. Psst…The first 25 to R.S.V.P. will be entered into a drawing for an incredible gift basket!   This month, we’re giving away our summer skin care essentials in a package (an $82 value) for one lucky winner:   … Continue reading

At the Medical Spa: What Works Best for ____?

At our med spa, patients visiting us from Bourbonnais, IL often have a good sense of the kind of results they’re looking for — but not necessarily which treatments can best provide those results. It’s easy to see why: The list of medical spa offerings is long, and it can be confusing if you’re unfamiliar with the treatments. Let’s start with what they have in common. All our treatments are nonsurgical, and every treatment is performed or supervised by a dermatologist or a board-certified plastic surgeon. Beyond that, here’s a closer look at our treatment options. Improving Skin Texture and … Continue reading

How Long Do Injectables Last?

When it comes to cosmetic enhancement, more isn’t always more. Many of our med spa patients in Bourbonnais, IL opt for dermal fillers or BOTOX® Cosmetic specifically because they aren’t interested in a more dramatic surgical intervention. For them, the major advantage is subtle, natural-looking enhancement — with no downtime and only minor redness, swelling, or bruising. All in a quick treatment session. And our patients aren’t alone. The growing trend in minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures has been there since 2000, and last year the number of treatments passed 15 million. Still, for all their virtues, injectable treatments do have one important … Continue reading

Which Wrinkles Are BOTOX® Wrinkles?

It’s been around long enough that the association is second nature: If you’re unhappy with wrinkles, BOTOX Cosmetic can help. Our Joliet and Lombard, IL patients certainly know it, and the treatment produces consistently great results, which is why it’s a household name. But that said, BOTOX isn’t a panacea — even when it comes to smoothing out facial wrinkles. That’s because not all wrinkles are created equal. BOTOX is ideal for “dynamic” wrinkles. Wrinkles form for a variety of reasons: Some of them are the product of sagging skin, some can be attributed to lost fat volume in the … Continue reading

Our Dermatologists’ Top Sunscreen Picks

Spring is nearly here, and if you haven’t already started spending more time outdoors, what are you waiting for? Just don’t forget to stock up on sunscreen. Before you do, though, take a moment to consider what you’re putting on your skin. To help you make the best choices for sun protection, the skin care professionals right here at our metro Naperville dermatology office offered a review of their favorite sunscreen products and what makes them so noteworthy. Laurel Poole, PA-C My pick is Elta MD® broad-spectrum SPF 46. My acne and rosacea patients have a difficult time finding a … Continue reading


Meet the Doctors

Our unique combination of expertise in the fields of cosmetic surgery and dermatology gives us the opportunity to offer a wide variety of ways to reveal a more beautiful you. We provide the latest plastic surgery techniques, dermatologic treatments, and a full spectrum of medical spa services.