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A great summary of how weight loss medications work just for you!

Obesity is a medical condition that can lead to many other health problems. In the U.S., more than 42% of people have obesity! ...


Why is everybody getting bad plastic surgery all of a sudden?

Aging is inevitable. Aging skin is where we all head to. Over time, our skin’s natural ability to stay hydrated and smooth on its own falls off a cliff. ...


Do a sauna - it's relaxing and it'll help you!

I highly recommend you do a sauna treatment for 10 minutes 3 times a week. There are a lot of benefits, of course, assuming you don't overdo it. ...


Cancelling Age - Are you following this viral trend?

This trend challenges traditional age boundaries. It prioritizes the preservation of beauty over extreme anti-aging efforts. ...


Why in the world does 80% of Gen Z Skip This Critical Skin-Care Step?

Let's get straight to the point. Gen Z is a pretty exciting player in the world today. But Generation Z is playing fast and loose with sun protection. ...


Be kind to your doctor. Trust me nobody really is anymore!

I recently did surgery on a young boy, who had a birthmark that was pretty significant on his chin and neck. ... At the postop visit not only did he bring me some cookies, but he actually drew something for me. ...


A Tummy tuck can be life-changing!

A Tummy tuck can be life-changing! A tummy tuck — also known as an abdominoplasty — is an outpatient cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the shape and appearance of your abdomen. ...


Head or nasal congestion means your body needs you.

Head or nasal congestion means your body needs you. The first thing to know is that head or nasal congestion or phlegm is ...


No one else cares about you the way you care about yourself

No one else cares about you the way you care about yourself. I've been eating Cheerios to get my HDL a little bit higher for many years now. ...


Summer bodies are built in the winter so this might be their perfect time of year for plastic surgery

Summer bodies are built in the winter so this might be their perfect time of year for plastic surgery. ...


Surgeons do not know it all!

Surgeons do not know it all! I know this statement is going to shock you. But it's true. Surgeons do not know at all! ...


What can you do instead of be on your cell phone before bed?

If you shut off electronics an hour before sleep, chances are you’re still pretty alert and awake. So how do you occupy yourself in a way that’s healthy before sleep? ...


Why Use Plant-Based Skin Care Ingredients?

When I decided to make my new skincare line, botanical based, believe it or not, there was a method to the madness. ...


Do you need a Forehead lift or an Upper Blepharoplasty?

Do you need a Forehead lift or an Upper Blepharoplasty? One of the most common questions I get is help me, my eyes are droopy and I can't tell if I need a forehead lift or an upper blepharoplasty ...


Just 11 minutes of daily walking improves your health

Did you know that it really doesn’t take a lot of time to get healthier? What if I told you that just 11 minutes a day of moderate-intensity physical activity, ...


Too many skin care products is not a good thing!

Too many skin care products is not a good thing! Many skin issues are a result of using too many products. ...


What in the world is snowga?

What in the world is snowga? Yep, it's yoga in the snow, and while it's clearly not for everyone, it's a unique way to fight the tendency to veg in cold weather. ...


Being a nice person is not the same as being kind and the difference is important!

Being a nice person is not the same as being kind and the difference is important! So here’s something really obvious. ...


Do you have Dry Elbows?

Many cases of dry elbows may be due to changes in climate, lack of hydration, or irritation from fabrics or lotions. Dry elbows can sometimes even cause skin discoloration. ...


What Causes Acne?

One of the more common questions we get is what causes acne? Acne is one of the most common skin conditions, and at some point in our lives, we’ve all had it. ...


Anxiety disorder is not fun

Anxiety disorder is not fun. Did you know that the majority of people out there are anxious about some thing? ...


Some easy ways to avoid facial aging!

Today we’re gonna talk about some pretty simple things you can do to slow down facial aging. Some of these things ...


LOCAL PLASTIC SURGERON DR. SAM SPERON LEADING THE PACK

Dr. Sam Speron is a board-certified plastic surgeon in the Greater Chicago area ...


Your body knows what it doesn’t like!

Listen to your body. Chances are, your hunch is correct. You know what works for you ...


Skin cancer is not something you should ignore

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States so ...


Don’t be so hard on yourself

Failure is something we all go through at one point in our lives. But it doesn’t have to define us for the rest of our lives. ...


Don’t overload your skin with complex products or a lot of products

The more ingredients and products your skin is exposed to, the greater the risk of inflammation. ...


Build movement into chores, it's a fun and easy way to stay in shape

We all have a lot of obligations and things were running around and doing every single day ...


Yes we can help correct Ozempic face

... Weight loss especially at a quick pace accelerates facial aging ...


Doctors charging exorbitant prices may not have your best interests at heart.

... check out my 7 critical questionsto ask any plastic surgeon before letting them touch you. ...


If you currently smoke, quit right away. If you don’t smoke now, keep it that way!

Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body ...


Most common Microneedling Answers to Questions we get in our plastic surgery office & medical spa

These are the most common Microneedling Answers to Questions we get in our plastic surgery office ...


Everyone should get a yearly medical check up!

... it's important for you to get a medical evaluation ... at least every year ...


Skin care viral trends are everywhere - be careful!

It's happened to all of us: some social media influencer talks us into some new viral ...


Can I get Breast Augmentation without scars on my breasts?

Some patients are unwilling to accept these small, barely perceptible scars ...


Watermelon is my favorite summer fruit!

Watermelon is a juicy and refreshing snack that has many many benefits, ...


BBL - What Exactly Is It?

BBL or a Brazilian butt lift surgery can help reshape the buttocks to help ...


Summer Skin Care Routine

Summer is a time for fun ... But you don't want your skin to feel left out ...


Wait what, Walnuts Are Good For Your Skin?

According to experts, besides benefiting overall health, a handful of walnuts ...


Unleashing the Restorative Capabilities of Meditation

Surprisingly, meditation, a practice deeply rooted in time-honored traditions, ...


Burnout is running rampant in medicine!

Burnout can leave you feeling like someone you're not. You're exhausted and ...


Is there a Difference Between a Male and Female Facelift?

Why yes there is a difference! Men overall from our society’s data ...


Honey May Improve your Heart Health

According to recent research, honey may improve your heart health. ...


How many skin care products should you use?

Keep it simple. My advice to all my patients is - SIMPLIFY YOUR SKIN CARE ROUTINE ...


Breast implant illness is real, don’t let your surgeon tell you it isn’t!

Breast implant illness is a collection of symptoms that occur in people with breast implants ...


Have you heard about fatty liver disease?

Fatty liver disease cases have increased fivefold over the last 10 years, ...


Sadly, Incompetence in Medicine Has No Age Limit!

Incompetence Has No Age Limit. It doesn't matter if you're 30 or 70. What matters is how ...


Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Sun

Don’t Underestimate the Power of the Sun, don't underestimate the power of sun protection ...


Drinking From a Plastic Bottle Might Be Killing You After All!

As if you needed another reason to cut down on your use of plastic, here you go ...


What You Should Know About Ponytail facelifts

The ponytail lift is a minimally-invasive technique that avoids the typical ...


What in the world skin care products should you use for your skin?

Taking good care of your skin can be a nightmare. There's some really cheap ...


Best Diet for 2023 is The Science-backed Mediterranean Style of Eating

What a shocker. The best diet for 2023 is once again the science-backed Mediterranean ...


Buccal Fat Removal: Is it Good for Everyone?

Buccal fat removal is trending but it might be the biggest regret of your life! ...


Does Your Skin Hate Winter?

Winter causes dry, flaky skin because of the drop in temperature and humidity ...


Small Breasts are Big Again

One of the hottest aesthetic trends in 2023 is preferred breast implant ...


Your Phone and Your Sleep

One of the easiest ways to get better sleep habits is to prioritize your sleep ...


Plastic Surgery Safety

It's critical to recognize that getting plastic surgery might be risky if ...


Do you have to Change Your Skin-Care Routine After Plastic Surgery?

Plastic surgery and good skin care complement each other. Most surgeons swear that ...


15 Common Mistakes Massage Therapists Make

Making a mistake is disheartening but it is critical to not make it a pattern. ...


The Top 5 Nutrients for Brain Health & Longevity

Did you know that brain health is one of the best predictors of lifespan? ...


How Your Gut Health Affects Your Skin

Experts explain how gut health and skin health are related and what you can ...


How Lack of Sleep Affects Our Skin according to the Experts

Sleep deprivation causes cortisol levels to rise, which may aggravate inflammatory ...


What are skin tags?

A skin tag is a little, floppy patch of skin that hangs from the skin and may ...


7 Common Myths About Sweat

sweating is extremely common and normal in most circumstances. Do you know why ...


What is Jello Skin & How Can You Get a Jello Skin?

Jello skin is the desirable condition of your skin after using skin care treatments. ...


Online Skin-Care Prescriptions - Are They Safe? Worth It?

While experts believe that seeing your physician in person is the best option ...


What You Do After Your Facelift Surgery Will Affect Your Results For Years To Come

A facelift may help you look many years younger but did you know that how ...


From Day 1 - 30, This Is Your Facelift Recovery Explained

If you're thinking about getting a facelift, it's crucial to understand not ...


23 Things To Do While Recovering From Your Surgery (Amusing)

1. Pick a foreign accent and talk in it all day. 2. Answer an ad on how ...

Critical-Questions

By Dr. SAM SPERON

When I first published The 7 Critical Questions to Ask Before Letting Any Surgeon Touch You, I had no idea that it would be so popularly received. Since its publication, this brief guide has helped thousands like you to more safely navigate the world of cosmetic surgery. The 7 Questions have been updated and a bonus section, Applying the 7 Questions, has just been added. Be my guest to read, learn and share.