Description: 45 year old female that had undergone a gastric bypass. A medial thigh lift was performed through an incision that was limited to the fold in the groin.
Description: Note the bulging that the patient had near the underwear. With this thigh lift the scare were well hidden in the fold of the thighs.
Description: 40 year old female, wanted to have improvement in her inner thighs. An inner thigh lift with an incision in the crease was performed, removing the bulges. In the preoperative picture, there is redundancy of the skin and the thighs are touching, causing irritation. As shown in the before and after photos, the inner thigh contact is gone and the scars are invisible.
Description: 61 year old female wanting correction of her arms. A brachioplasty was performed using Dr. Makhlouf's technique and she is seen with scars that are well hidden in the under surface of her arms. A standard arm lift would have left her with visible scars anytime she raised her arms.
Description: The brachioplasty procedure or surgery of the arms, is to remove excess skin from the upper arms. The photos on the right after from after surgery. Note the reduced amount of hanging skin from the upper arms.
Description: After massive weight loss the arms of this 33 year old female remained flabby. A limited skin incision arm lift was performed to correct this problem.
Description: Limited arm lift. Scars are in the axillary fold and underneath so as to be invisible from the back when she raises her arms.
Description: We have tried to position the scar so that it is not noticeable with the arm elevated or the arm down..
Description: Limited arm lift in a female Chicago patient. Dr. Makhlouf specializes in cosmetic procedures of the full body, including the arms. The after photos so remarkable improvement in the contours of the arms.
Description: 69 year old female was severely distressed by the skin laxity of her arms. A skin excision that healed with barely visible scars addressed her concern.
Description: 56-year- old female who was over 300lbs and had a gastric bypass 15 years prior. She came in for correction of the arms. A brachioplasty was done with a scar in the in the lower part of the arm. The scar is invisible from the front or the back when the patient raises her arm. She is very pleased with the outcome.
Description: 33 year old female had 3 children gained a lot of weight after her last pregnancy. She subsequently lost 35 pounds. The preoperative picture shows significant relaxation of the abdominal wall muscles. A tummy tuck bringing the muscle back together in the midline with a 3 layer repair of the abdominal wall provided a good support. Excess skin was respected and the umbilicus was relocated.
Description: Hernia Repair and Abdominoplasty: 34 year old female from the Chicago suburbs. She had 2 children delivered by C-section, wanting abdominal contouring. The preoperative photos show an umbilical hernia with a very large and widened umbilicus. The patient felt she could not keep this appearance for the rest of her life. A standard abdominoplasty was done with revision of her scars. A natural looking umbilicus with a much improved contour is shown in the post-operative picture.
Description: 41 year old female with 3 children. She presented with severe skin laxity and stretch marks. The skin above the abdomen was loose and had striae but had not stretched enough to reach the pubic line. I did not feel that an umbilical float abdominoplasty would address her concerns. A standard tummy tuck with a small vertical component was done. The vertical component is the site of her umbilicus. She has a nice contour of the upper abdomen. The periumbilicus scar is invisible and the vertical scar is an acceptable compromise.
Description: 35 year old female completed her family. Was interested in contouring of her abdomen. A standard abdominoplasty was performed with liposuction of her waist. Post-op pictures show a very natural contour, a well-healed natural looking umbilicus without the giveaway of a surgical procedure.
Description: Extended abdominoplasty in Chicago with Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Makhlouf. The early post-operative results, as seen in these post plastic surgery photos, shows the excellent reduction in stomach fat. The removal of this skin and tightening of the remaining skin and tissue, left the body of our patient looking more toned and trim than it has in years.
Description: A tummy tuck surgery was performed on this Chicago patient. A firmer, more youthful figure and refined contour is being displayed in her tummy tuck pictures.
Description: After massive weight loss, our patient was left with a skin apron. After the abdominoplasty the patient was left with a nice umbilical contour and shape. The waist line was tightened and her scar is well hidden. The abdominoplasty photos display an enhanced overall appearance.
Description: The pre-op tummy tuck photos show a significant overhang of the skin over the center of the abdomen and hip area and an unattractive midline scar. The umbilicus is horizontal in direction. Post operative the belly button has a natural upper hood, is devoid of scar inferiorly and lies in a natural depression. Tightening of the abdominal wall muscles resulted in an attractive waistline.
Description: Extended Abdominoplasty pictures of a 36-year-old female with significant skin redundancy after 60 lb weight loss. 1297 cc of aspirate were removed from the upper abdomen and flanks. The abdominal muscles were tightened and 1800 grams of abdominal skin were removed.
Description: Abdominoplasty performed on 30-year-old female with two children. She had had an abdominoplasty after her first child and came with severe redundancy and laxity. The post-op pictures show the abdominal contour she desired.
Description: Tummy tuck pictures of a 39-year-old patient. As can be seen in the pre-surgery photos she has significant asymmetry, scars of her abdomen, significant weakness of the abdominal wall and fat deposit in the peri-umbilical area. Early post tummy tuck picture shows excellent correction. All the skin from the umbilicus to the pubic area has been removed. The skin above the umbilicus has been re-draped over the whole abdomen and the belly button brought out by Chicago Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Makhlouf.
Description: Tummy Tuck before and after photos performed by Dr. Makhlouf.
Description: Standard abdominoplasty was performed on this 37-year-old female. Her abdominal redundant skin and severe stretch marks were corrected as it can be seen in the after surgery pictures. The procedure was performed in the Chicago area.
Description: 50-year-old female with two children. The standard tummy tuck pictures show a nice result with an invisible umbilical scar.
Description: 47-year-old woman who had multiple pregancies. She had an extended tummy tuck performed by Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr. Makhlouf. 1600 ml of fat were removed from the upper abdomen and the sides. The weight of the skin removed was 1820 g. Her new, slimmed down profile is apparent by looking at her tummy tuck before and after photos.
Description: 52-year old female interested in a tummy tuck. First, a liposuction was performed where 600 ml of fat were suctioned from her upper abdomen and sides, and then a tummy tuck was performed.
Description: Abdominal contouring surgery (tummy tuck) was performed in this 28 year old Chicago woman. A C section and 3 children left her with a very old looking abdomen. The tummy tuck surgery consisted of three layers of suture to tighten up the abdominal muscles to give her a nice waist and the skin resection a pleasant overall figure.
Description: 46 year old female with children. She had a vertical scar from the umbilicus to the suprapubic area. Dr. Makhlouf recommended an extended abdominoplasty which is liposuction of the upper abdomen and the sides with an abdominoplasty in a single stage. The after photos show the results 4 months after surgery in Chicago area.
Description: An abdominoplasty and liposuction was performed on this 43 year old dentist who had loved the result of the abdominoplasty Dr. Makhlouf did on her twin sister. He performed liposuction of the flanks and an extended abdominoplasty with a very rewarding result. The fat was extracted from the back (1500 cc) and from the abdomen (800 cc). Surgery performed in the Chicago area.
Description: A natural belly button and contoured abdomen was the result of a tummy tuck performed on this 30 year old female with 2 children. Her surgery involved tightening the abdominal wall muscles and a removal of excess skin. The photos after the tummy tuck show a nice result.
Description: 31 year old female had 3 C-sections before completing her family. She was interested in abdominal reconstruction. A nice and natural result with attractive curves was obtained through a standard abdominoplasty and liposuction.
Description: 29 year old female, 1 child, had developed significant stretch marks after her pregnancy, seeking rejuvenation of abdomen. A standard abdominoplasty was performed. Please note: the natural looking umbilicus. Pictures were taken a year after surgery.
Description: 40 year old female from Chicago Heights, who has had 3 children and C-sections, presented herself for abdominal contouring. An extended tummy tuck, meaning, suctioning of the lateral side and in the upper abdomen was performed along with muscle tightening, excision of extra skin and umbilical repositioning. She has a very nice contour. Her belly button is nice, open and it is devoid of scar in its inferior portion. The extended tummy tuck photos show great results one year later.
Description: A tummy tuck offers gratifying results for women who have had multiple pregnancies. This 41 year old patient had a standard tummy tuck that gave her the youthful abdominal appearance she desired. The after photos are at 3 months after surgery.
Description: Tummy Tuck Surgery provided our Chicago patient with a nice flat abdomen and feminine abdominal contour.
Description: Buttock augmentation was done on this patient by placing silicone implants in a subfascial position. Afterwards the buttocks has a rounder appearance.
Description: Buttock augmentation performed with silicone implants. Note that the after photos show a much more firm and toned looking buttock.
Description: Combination fat grafting and silicone implants were used giving both fullness and projection. No-one could tell she had implants.
Description: 31 year old female round 380 cc 14.5 x 3.8 cm semisolid silicone implants in the sub-fascial position were used. Her scar was revised at 4 months.
Description: This patient had buttock augmentation performed with silicone implants. Note that in the after photos you can see that the implants have improved the skin’s appearance.
Description: 26 year old female Plastic Surgery Patient wanted to reverse the proportion of her trunk and butt. Liposuction was performed for the flanks and buttock implants were placed through an intergluteal incision that has healed quite well. Fullness and projection were achieved, which can be seen in the before and after photos.
Description: 25 year old female had combined liposuction and silicone implants placed. 350 cc of fat was harvested from each side and 50 cc from the center. 350 cc yield only 175 cc of fat to be grafted for each side and that was way below what her goal was. Semisolid silicone implants 14.5cm x 3.3 cm 380 cc in a sub-fascial position were used to give her the profile desired. At 6 months, she felt that the implants were part of her body.
Description: 41 year old female with three children did not like the heaviness of her flanks and her small buttocks. Liposuction of the flanks and buttock implants reversed her deformity.
Description: Before and after photos of 32 year old female who sought buttock augmentation. 400 cc silicone gel implants were placed in each buttock through a single incision. The post operative picture is at 2.5 months.
Description: 32 year old female, presented with concerns relating to flattening of her buttocks. She underwent buttock enlargement procedure with 550 cc implants. The pictures show a significantly enhanced contour with scars that are barely visible and will improve over time.
Description: 26 year old female presenting for buttock augmentation with implants. 400cc soft silicone implants were placed using Dr. Makhlouf specially designed instruments. She is seen a month later. Most physicians placing implants do not go above 300cc. However, with these instruments 500cc implants can routinely be placed.
Description: 37 year old female who presented with concerns regarding her shape and lack of projection in her buttocks. We discussed the option of fat grafting to the buttocks and the option of implants. The decision was made to suction the abdomen and place a silicone implant in the buttocks. 400 cc silicone implants were placed with separate incisions for each buttock. 1 cm from the midline. Drains were placed. Pictures are 2 months After the surgery.
Description: 28 year old female presented for contouring of the buttock. She clearly did not have enough fat for transfer. Because of her tall height a 15 cm diameter implants of 485 cc were placed through separate incisions 1 cm from the midline. Photo shows a better contour and a much more rejuvenated appearance.
Description: 33 year old female presented with a severe deformity resulting from foreign material injected in her buttock in another country. She had a previous procedure in Florida that caused severe calcification and scars to form. She left with a deformity. 400 cc implant was placed in each buttock through a separate incision 1 cm from the midline. The photos are 3 months later.
Description: 19 year old female. Liposuction of 900 cc from each flank and 1100 cc from each inner thigh resulted in a dramatic improvement.
Description: Large volume in liposuction was performed on this 26 year old female. We concentrated our liposuction on the inner and outer thighs and lower leg. Almost 8 L was aspirated from both lower extremities.
Description: 20 year old female complaining that even with the knees apart, the inner thighs touch and rub. Liposuction was performed. After surgery upper inner thighs no longer touch even with the knees together.
Description: 58 year old female coming with interest in a liposuction of her back. She is shown 2 weeks after the procedure going back to her home, in Texas.
Description: Female who underwent liposuction of the back. Excess fat in the back tends to create rolls. Liposuction corrected the bra roll deformity on this patient.
Description: 32 year old male presented with lipodystrophy and gynecomastia. I felt that the gynecomastia was mainly fat. He was treated with just liposuction. 650 cc where removed from each side with a pleasing overall result.
Description: 43 year old female had an abdominoplasty and flanks liposuction in Mexico. She was left with wide hips and she wanted this concern addressed. She also wanted correction of her saddle bags. She had a touch up liposuction of her flanks, skin excision and liposuction of her trochanters in one of our Chicago Hospitals. The after photos are one year later.
Description: Female who underwent liposuction of the abdomen and flanks. The after photos were taken 2 months after surgery.
Description: 43 year old female with localized fat deposits interested in correction of inner thighs & abdomen.
Description: 40 year old female with liposuction of the abdomen and flanks. 2200 cc were removed from the abdomen. 800 cc were removed from each flank.
Description: 40 year old female. 585 ml of liposuction aspirate removed from the abdomen, flanks, hips and thighs. The last pictures are taken 5 years post-op.
Description: 47 year old male came into Dr. Makhlouf’s Chicago Cosmetic Surgery office to receive Liposuction. Post plastic surgery picture taken at six weeks. There is still some induration and some swelling that is expected to go away. Remarkable improvement is noted in the waistline.
Description: Liposuction of flanks, abdomen and inner thighs. The pre-op photo shows accurate markings of all the subunits of the abdomen that need correction. This careful marking ensures correction of the problem and enhances the symmetry of the result.
Description: In spite of exercise and diet this 44 year old male could not get rid of the bulge in his flanks and a better defined abdomen. 450 cc were removed from each flank and 550 cc were removed from the abdomen.
Description: Female who had liposuction of the flanks. The markings show the areas with excess fat that was liposuctioned. The after photos show a transformed figure giving the patient more of an hourglass shape.
Description: 47 year old male had 2 liters of fat removed from the marked areas of his abdomen. Accurate pre-operative marking are far more essential that the aspiration technique for a good result. Recent scientific data (Vancouver 2012 national meeting) showed that laser liposuction was equivalent to traditional liposuction in terms of outcomes.
Description: 29 years old Chicago female breast-fed all three children coming with involutional of atrophy of the breasts, and peri-umbilical laxity and stretch marks. A standard abdominoplasty was performed and 350 mL silicone gel implants where place in the sub muscular plane by Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr. Makhlouf.
Description: 33 years old female post multiple abdominal procedures and hundred 160 lbs of weight loss. A standard abdominoplasty was performed and her breasts lifted with 400 mL gel implants in the pre-pectoral plane.
Description: Abdominoplasty and breast lift with implant were performed. 400 cc implants were used. The breast lift was done without an inframammary incision.
Description: After one pregnancy, 23-year-old female patient had a breast lift with implants and abdominoplasty with Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr. Makhlouf.
Description: Patient presented significant ptosis of the breast and redundancy of the abdomen after significant weight loss. In the first stage, a breast reduction was performed. In the second stage, an extended abdominoplasty was performed.
Description: Before the term was popularized, a mommy makeover was performed on this 33 year old female. 350cc saline implants were used and a standard abdominoplasty was performed. You could not keep her off the dance floor after surgery.
Description: A combination of abdominoplasty and breast surgery is frequently called mommy makeover. This woman had a breast lift with 325cc round saline implants along with abdominoplasty, performed by Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr. Makhlouf. Her before and after plastic surgery photos show the extent of her rejuvenation.
Description: Description: 38 year female with significant breast ptosis. She had a previous panniculectomy that left her with a significant amount of wrinkling and scar tissue. Her deformity was compounded by the absence of her umbilicus. A breast lift was done. A scar revision with repair of the diastasis recti was done was done for the abdomen and a new umbilicus was created.
Description: 46 year old female had massive weight loss and wanted correction of the wrinkling of the abdomen. An abdominoplasty was done with relocation of the umbilicus.
Description: Procedures performed on this patient were Abdominoplasty, Liposuction, and Breast Augmentation: 44 year old female has completed her family, she presented with interest in Mommy Makeover. Abdominoplasty with liposuction of the abdomen and flanks gave her a nice contour.
Description: 58 year old female coming with interest in body contouring. She wanted her breast to be smaller and lighter. She also wanted a slim abdomen and enhance the contour on her back. The surgical plan was to do a breast reduction through her old scars, liposuction of her back and to do an extended abdominoplasty. (This consists of an abdominoplasty with liposuction of the upper abdomen and sides). She is shown 2 weeks after the procedure before going back to her home, in Texas.
Description: 40 year old female presented for a mommy makeover. She had 4 children and a C-section. 340 cc saline implants were placed in a sub-glandular plane and a standard tummy tuck was done. Pictures are 6 weeks after the procedure.
Description: LS A 42 year old female with 1 child was interested in a Mommy Makeover. She underwent a standard abdominoplasty and a bilateral breast augmentation with 350cc gel implants placed in a subglandular plane. She had a rewarding transformation and a body that appears much more youthful.
Description: Patient is a 22 year old female with discomfort during bicycling and other sporting activities due to a prominent labia minora. A specially designed corrective procedure was performed. The scars are invisible and placed in such a manner that they do not cause irritation.
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