Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology

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Plastic Surgery

 

Every patient is unique, different and special. Each individual has different needs and desires for appearance and improvement. Dr. Niki Christopoulos practices with the goal of ensuring and preserving these unique traits while maintaining the highest standards for safety, ethics, privacy and comfort.

Dr. Christopoulos is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only one approved by the American Board of MEdical Specialties(ABMS) that certifies physicians in plastic surgery of the face and body.

Her expertise lies in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breast and body. She believes that aesthetic plastic surgery is not about the surgery alone. It is about change for the better, an improvement in each individual’s unique imprint while still preserving and maintaining individuality. Understanding you, your vision and the realm of the attainable are all important in realizing the right results for you.

Facelift surgery is ideal for men and women who wish to improve visible signs of aging in their face and neck. 

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a procedure that diminishes aging signs of the upper and lower eyelids. 

A brow lift procedure can restore a fresher, youthful appearance by uplifting the eyebrows and smoothing forehead furrows. 

Rhinoplasty or nose reshaping is a surgery that improves the appearance and/or function of the nose. 

A neck lift is a procedure designed to tighten the skin and underlying muscles in order to improve the contour of both the neck and jawline. 

Otoplasty or ear reshaping is a procedure performed to improve the shape, proportion or position of the ear to create a more balanced and symmetric look.

Many women who are unhappy with the size and shape of their breasts may benefit from a Breast Augmentation surgery.

A Breast Lift, also known as a mastopexy, is a surgical procedure to elevate and reshape sagging breast tissue.

A Breast Reduction is a surgical procedure to remove excess breast tissue, fat and stretched out skin while repositioning the nipple and oftentimes reducing the size of the areola to produce a smaller, more uplifted breast while creating a more balanced and proportionate shape.

Gynecomastia is a common condition that affects men that causes an overgrowth or over development of fatty and glandular tissue in the male chest.

An Arm Lift, also known as a Brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to reshape and recontour the under portion of the upper arm.

An Abdominoplasty, also commonly known as a “Tummy Tuck” is a procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the abdomen and restore separated abdominal muscles to improve the overall abdominal contour and create a smoother, firmer, and more shapely abdomen.

Body Contouring following massive weight loss is a term that can include multiple procedures designed to remove loose excess sagging skin and improve the overall shape and contour of your body.

Buttocks reshaping is a procedure intended to give you a more lifted, perky and shapely buttocks.

Vaginal Rejuvenation can refer to several procedures: Labiaplasty is an effective procedure that reshapes and/or reduces the size of large or asymmetric inner or outer labia. A vulvoplasty refers to a reshaping and recontouring of the vulva, or outer vaginal region.

Liposuction is used to slim, reshape and contour specific areas of the body that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is used to remove stubborn pockets of excess fat from almost any area of the body including the abdomen, back and flanks, neck, upper arms, thighs, buttocks and knees, calves and ankles.

A Mommy Makeover can involve a variety of procedures designed to specifically improve your areas of concern. It can include a Breast Lift or Breast Augmentation to correct sagging and deflated breasts; an Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck surgery to reduce the excess abdominal skin and fat while tightening your abdominal muscles to improve overall contour, Liposuction to contour excess fat pockets from a variety of body areas; as well as non-surgical and surgical facial rejuvenation to improve the tired facial appearance that nights of breastfeeding can create.

A Thigh Lift is a surgical procedure to reshape and rebalance the the thighs by removing excess loose hanging skin and sometimes excess fat.

For our Out of Town Patients:
Dr. Niki Christopoulos is dedicated to making your out of town experience safe and as comfortable as possible. With our plastic surgery team, you will be provided with all of the information you need to make arrangements for your travel and procedure.

When you are ready to begin, please feel free to contact us on the form at the bottom of this page.

Schedule your consultation by calling our office at 312.245.9965, contacting our plastic surgery coordinator (Jenny Surman, 312-245-9965 ext. 1290 | [email protected]) or by completing the form at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to print the forms, please follow this link. If you would like to complete your forms through out patient portal, please follow this link.

Once your consultation is scheduled we will provide you with instructions on how to complete your new patient forms. Once you have completed your new patient forms, you will work with our plastic surgery coordinator (Jenny Surman, 312-245-9965 ext. 1290 | [email protected]) to send your photos to our office via text message. Photos should be clear, taken in good lighting and clearly show your area of concern. Please send us clear photos of your front, side and three-quarter views. Please do not send us photos until you have completed your new patient forms, as we want to protect your patient privacy.

Our plastic surgery coordinator (Jenny Surman, 312-245-9965 ext. 1290 | [email protected]) will schedule you with Dr. Christopoulos via a telephone or video consultation. During this consultation you should expect Dr. Christopoulos to review your photos and have the discussion if you are a candidate for the procedure of interest. Dr. Christopoulos will explain the surgery details and answer any of your questions. A $500 consult fee will be collected prior to your consultation. This fee will then be applied toward your procedure if scheduled.

Once the consultation is complete, our plastic surgery coordinator will provide you with your financial quote and help pick a date for your procedure. A non-refundable $2,500 surgery deposit is required at time of scheduling your procedure.

After you have scheduled your surgery, our plastic surgery team will send you a packet containing all of your pre/post-operative care instructions. The packet will contain your consent forms for your surgery, PLEASE read all of these document carefully. The consent forms will require you to initial and sign each page. If you have any questions, please email or call us. Our plastic surgery team will review your consents at the time of your pre-operative appointment.

Before moving forward with surgery, we may require blood work and/or a medical clearance letter from your doctor indicating that you are safe to have surgery. If you are having breast surgery and are over the age of 40 you will need to have a mammogram. We will send you all of the details for which labs and tests you need based on your surgery. If medications are required for after surgery we will print the required prescriptions for you and they will be included in your packet with your consents, pre/post-operative care instructions. You may fill these at your local pharmacy or in Chicago upon arrival.

You will need to be seen for your pre-operative appointment prior to your surgery. You should plan on staying for several days to a few weeks after the surgery is completed, depending on the surgery performed. We will give you a better estimate on the exact amount of time you will spend in Chicago based on your surgery. Our plastic surgery team will also give you hotel recommendations once the surgery is scheduled to help you with your travel plans.

Surgical scheduling requires careful planning and coordination between Dr. Christopoulos, the operating room staff, and the anesthesia team, among others. For this reason, the following cancellation and rescheduling policies are strictly enforced:

  1. $2,500 non-refundable deposit will be forfeited if surgery is cancelled 4 weeks or less prior to surgical date and 50% of the surgical fee.
  2. Cancellation 2 weeks prior to surgical date will forfeit the $2,500 deposit plus 100% of the surgical fee.
  3. Rescheduling your surgical date greater than 4 weeks prior to your procedure will not incur additional fees.
  4. Full payment must be completed 4 weeks prior to surgery.
  5. Acceptable forms of payment: credit card, CareCredit, Prosper, check or cash.

Please complete the form below if you would like our Cosmetic Coordinator to reach out to you!