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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Dr. Laurie A. Casas Quoted in WebMD Feature Article – May 2008

Dr. Casas is quoted in a WebMD Feature discussing “How Will Breast Implants Change Your Life?” This feature discusses the life changing effects of breast implants, realistic surgical expectations and different reasons patients seek-out breast procedures. “They truly feel they have a deformity,” Casas tells WebMD. “They don’t feel they have a normal body part. […]

Female Plastic Surgeon in Chicago North Shore, Dr. Laurie Casas

We do a lot of writing about cosmetic procedures (both surgical and non-surgical) but we don’t say much about one of the top female plastic surgeon’s in Chicago, and this website’s founder, Dr Laurie Casas. So let us embellish a bit. Dr. Laurie Casas has been proudly serving the Chicago North Shore area and has […]

How Do I Choose the Best Plastic Surgeon for Breast Augmentation?

Question: I’m interested in Breast Augmentation. What are the main ingredients to success in choosing the best Plastic Surgeon for me? Is it necessary to select a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery? Answer: I believe there are several important steps to a successful Partnership between a board certified Plastic Surgeon and […]

Mid 30’s, Want a Bridal Makeover? Who to Consult?

Question: If I want to look my best for my wedding, (I am in my mid 30’s) who should I consult? Answer: First you should consult with someone like me, a Board certified Plastic Surgeon who will honestly review your options for helping to make your dreams become a reality. Brides want to look their […]

Dr. Laurie A. Casas quoted in Endless Beauty

Dr. Casas, clinical associate professor of surgery at the University of Chicago Pritzer School of Medicine is quoted in Endless Beauty discussing “The Breast Ideas Post-Baby”. “If a person nurses five to nine times a day, their breasts get larger, then deflate after each session,” says Dr. Laurie A. Casas. “This enlarging and shrinking takes […]

Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

Question: Is it true that Silicone breast implants are safe? Answer: The short answer is yes. Silicone breast implants that are FDA approved since the lifting of the moratorium in 2006 are safe. The real issue is whether you are a good candidate for breast enlargement with either saline or silicone gel breast implants. Typically […]

Are Results from a Breast Lift Permanent?

Question: Are the results from a breast lift permanent? Answer: Nothing on our body that we are born with or have had altered by cosmetic surgery is “permanent”. Our breast size can change as our weight and hormone levels change during our lives. In addition, many patients who desire a breast lift have poor skin […]

Dr. Casas Discusses Breast Asymmetry at ASAPS Annual Meeting

A panel of experts, including Laurie A. Casas, MD, explored the topic of breast asymmetry in relation to breast augmentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Discussed were the spectrum of problems as well as advice on surgical considerations. “The key to a high patient satisfaction rate is […]

Are Silicone Breast Implants Safe?

The FDA convened a panel to study the long term results of Silicone breast implants in Gaithesburg, Virginia on August 30 and 31st. The FDA published a white paper in June 2011 stating that silicone breast implants are safe. Laurie Casas, MD, a past-president of ASERF, testified before the FDA: “We strongly believe that a […]

Breast Augmentation with Breast Implants – Am I ready to commit?

Question: I have been thinking of breast implants for years and am finally ready to commit! I would like to be a 34C or D (am now a 34B). I also think I am uneven and one breast sags a little more than the other. Will breast implants also ‘lift’ my breasts and even them […]

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Dr. Laurie Casas is quoted as an expert throughout the world, and can be found on television, online, and in national publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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