What is the Difference Between Septoplasty and Rhinoplasty?

The term “nose job” is an umbrella term that includes two specific procedures: septoplasty and rhinoplasty. While both involve correcting nasal irregularities, there are several differences between the two procedures. In this blog post, Chicago cosmetic surgeon Dr. Mohammed Alghoul discusses the two procedures in detail, including when each is appropriate.

What Causes Droopy Eyelids?

Eyelid drooping, also known as ptosis, can affect the upper eyelids of one or both eyes. The condition can make it difficult to open the upper eyelid properly. Ptosis can range from subtle to very noticeable and can have a dramatic effect on the appearance of the eyes and face. People with very droopy eyelids may also have difficulty seeing properly.

Is a facelift still a good option versus non-surgical technology?

Facial aging is a natural process. You can slow the clock, but you can never stop it. We all age at a different pace depending on our genes, bone structure and other environmental influences like sun exposure and smoking. People spend thousands of dollars on cosmetic products, facial creams, fillers, and laser treatments to maintain a youthful look. Now these are all good strategies that I routinely use in my practice. They definitely have a role in facial rejuvenation. However, non-invasive methods still have their limitations. The technology is definitely improving but it’s not perfect yet. What patients are usually… Continue Reading →

The Plump Lips You’ve Always Wanted

The Plump Lips You’ve Always Wanted Have you always wanted fuller lips but were scared of the results? Many women desire full lips however they are reluctant to have their lips filled or injected because the last thing they want are lips that look fake or done. Patients are fearful of the “duck lip” look. This is a valid concern; lip enhancement with fillers can be definitely overdone. The augmented look is usually noticeable and people can become self conscious about the appearance of their lips. How do you achieve results that look and feel natural? Like everything else, there… Continue Reading →