As we trade our heavy winter layers for lighter wear, it is not uncommon to find that winter has not been kind to our physiques. Spring is thus a very busy time at Dr. Burke’s Barrington practice as our patients seek out a way to slim down by summer. With the help of liposuction, patients can step out with confidence come summer.
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Dr. Burke agrees, microneedling sounds intimidating! While the idea of puncturing the skin multiple times with a series of needle pricks may seem like the epitome of “pain is beauty”, microneedling is actually much simpler (and far less painful) than the name suggests. We perform microneedling with SkinPen® at our Barrington Practice. With a more approachable name, SkinPen takes advantage of twelve hair-thin needles that are gently passed over the skin to minimally stamp the treatment area. A quick, minimally invasive treatment, microneedling with SkinPen can do wonders for your skin!
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It is no secret that lips are in! Which makes it the perfect time for Dr. Burke to introduce Juvéderm Volbella to her Barrington practice. Juvéderm Volbella is the newest injectable filler from Allergan®—the maker of other popular aesthetic treatments including Botox® and Latisse®. Designed with the lips in mind, Juvéderm Volbella is a wonderful way to achieve a full, plump pout that looks subtle and natural.
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There is an old saying that if you want to know a woman’s true age, look at her hands. Once a telltale sign, thanks to the latest to advances in cosmetic treatments, the hands are no longer a reliable judge of age. In the past year, Radiesse® became the first injectable treatment to receive FDA approval for use in the hands.
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While some things are best left to the unknown, cosmetic enhancement is not one of those. Dr. Burke is excited to welcome two new imaging systems to her Barrington practice—the VISIA® Complexion Analysis System and Vectra® 3D Imaging. Using state-of-the-art imaging technologies, Dr. Burke is able to provide you with a complete picture of what you have to look forward to!
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Good things come in pairs. Some things, like a pair of earrings, come naturally in twos, whereas others, like cheese and crackers, are simply an excellent pairing. The latest to grace the list of things that are better together: DualSculpting. As the name implies, this latest coupling takes advantage of two CoolSculpting® devices to treat two areas of the body at the same time.
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Many advancements have been made since the first breast augmentation was performed in 1895 by German surgeon, Vincenz Czerny. Some, like using glass balls as an implant, are questionable and short lived; whereas others, like the Keller Funnel, are a welcome and lasting addition.
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Men and women are each affected by facial aging differently. Whereas some struggle with wrinkles, others are more concerned with volume loss, skin quality, or loose and sagging skin. As many can attest to, aging is commonly multi-faceted. With this in mind, Dr. Burke often chooses to address aging using a combination of treatments.
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Excited for their enhanced bust line, many women get ahead of themselves and overlook the whirlwind of feelings that can occur after their breast augmentation. Having altered your figure permanently, it is understandable that you may experience a range of emotions. Our advice: be prepared and know that it is completely normal to have these feelings.
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While sweating is always a nuisance, for those who struggle with hyperhidrosis, sweating can have a far more dramatic impact on one’s daily life. Characterized by excessive and unpredictable sweating, hyperhidrosis and the resulting sweat can interrupt and take over one’s life. Although hyperhidrosis may be far more common than many might expect, an excess of perspiration still proves a cause of embarrassment for many men and women.
Along with Dr. Burke, we, at her Barrington practice, understand the difficulties that excessive sweating can carry. With the help of Precision TX, Dr. Burke is excited to offer an effective solution.
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