Blog Archive

What You Need to Know About Chemical Peels? May 21st, 2020

A chemical peel; it might sound like a daunting procedure, but this particular skin-resurfacing technique actually provides incredible and long-lasting results.   So What Exactly is a Chemical Peel? Chemical peels involve the application of a safe chemical solution designed to strip away the topmost layer of skin in order...

MiraDry – A Final Farewell to Underarm Sweat May 21st, 2020

There are few things more embarrassing than excessive underarm sweat, and despite the faithful use of deodorants or antiperspirant sprays, for some people there’s just no escape. Underarm sweat or hyperhidrosis is uncomfortable, oftentimes noticeable, and can have you avoiding lighter-colored clothes and high fives. Introducing miraDry, an innovative solution...

Fitness and Body Contouring - A Perfect Match May 21st, 2020

Let's face it, when it comes to attaining our ideal bodies, fitness oftentimes feels inescapable. And while hours spent at the gym can definitely accumulate towards body image aspirations, at times there may be a gap between effort and actual results - not to mention levels of detail that only...

Different Facial Rejuvenation Procedures May 21st, 2020

Imagine this: taking years off of your face, erasing cosmetic imperfections, and filling pesky wrinkles and age lines. At some point in the past, making oneself look younger was the stuff of scientific lore. Today? There are a plethora of facial rejuvenation procedures to choose from and an even greater...

The Multibillion-Dollar Industry and Why It’s Important to Know – Why Elysium SurgiSpa? Feb 19th, 2020

When it comes to aesthetic services, there’s no shortage of demand. On a global scale, these types of services, ranging anywhere from facial rejuvenation and laser treatment to scarring correction and wrinkle reduction, are seeing an increase in popularity due mainly to an improvement in available technology as well as...

Liquid Gold and Vampire Facials: What Are They? Feb 13th, 2020

Let's face it; we all want to look younger. Yet there's a good majority of us who'd rather not go under the knife to achieve that fresh, youthful appearance. The good news? Minimally invasive procedures are becoming all the rage. This means no harsh incisions, no tissue removal, no extensive...

The Importance of Choosing the Right Aesthetic Provider Feb 11th, 2020

Making the choice to undergo a cosmetic procedure can already feel like a daunting decision; there are plenty of variables to consider. Will it hurt? What are the side effects, if any? Are there long-term effects? How long will the procedure last or is it permanent? Yet the answers to...

Hot Beauty Trends of 2020 Jan 16th, 2020

It’s 2020 and as we make headway into the new year, we want to feel good, do good, and look even better. At Elysium SurgiSpa in Chicago, expert providers such as Dr. Mick Singh recognize the importance of an elevated aesthetic and have compiled a brief list of trending spots...

Look Younger this Year than You Did Last Year with Laser Skin Resurfacing Jan 1st, 2020

As the years roll by, you might not notice the subtle changes to your skin. But after the holidays — when a lot of time is spent reliving old memories and perusing photographs from years back — you might be wondering where the time has gone and how your skin...

How a Nonsurgical Sculptra® Butt Lift Can Give You the Butt You’ve Always Dreamed Of Dec 1st, 2019

Are you nervous about going under the knife but want a more voluptuous backside? Are you not a good candidate for a traditional fat grafting or implant procedure? Don’t let those worries and fears stop you from getting the body of your dreams. Dr. Mick Singh and his team at...

Technique Is Everything When It Comes To Augmenting Your Lips: What You Need To Know Nov 1st, 2019

When you’re considering lip augmentation, make sure your lips are always in good hands. With our pebble-clad walls and cascading waterfalls, Chicago’s Elysium SurgiSpa may feel like a luxurious spa. Rest assured we’re far more.  While many facilities offer lip augmentation, Elysium’s expert cosmetic surgeon, Medical Director Dr. Mick Singh...

5 Tips to Prevent Bruising after Botox® or Filler Treatments Oct 1st, 2019

Injectable treatments are one of the most common non-surgical cosmetic procedures utilized by women aged 30-50. Botox® and dermal fillers can give you back a relaxed, youthful appearance, but with renewed beauty often comes temporary bruising. At Elysium SurgiSpa in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Mick provides various injectable options to deliver...

The Key to Anti-Aging Is Already in Your Body—Learn About Fat Grafting Sep 1st, 2019

Tired of the negative effects that aging has on your body: wrinkling skin, lines in your face, loss of elasticity? Looking for a safe, effective, and natural-looking way to turn back the clock? Dr. Mick at Elysium Surgery Spa, located in Chicago, Illinois, recommends a procedure called fat grafting. Despite...

Here's How You Can Actually Get Rid of Cellulite Aug 13th, 2019

Are you dismayed by changes in the appearance of your skin, especially around your hips, thighs, buttocks, and abdominals? Cellulite can cause areas of skin to appear mottled, dimpled, patterned, or lumpy. You don't have to worry about cellulite, from a medical standpoint, but you probably worry about your appearance...

Achieve Glowing Summer Skin with a Hydrafacial Jul 1st, 2019

Whether you're hosting an outdoor party or spending time at the beach, you want to look and feel your best. A Hydrafacial can help you with that. With a quick 30-minute treatment and no downtime, it's the perfect solution for summer. At Elysium SurgiSpa, we provide a wide variety of...

How UltraShape Power, VelaShape III, and Emsculpt® Can Help You Feel Confident this Summer Jun 1st, 2019

Chicago is a cold, cold city, and the summer months are short. Are you ready to enjoy every minute in your best hot weather wear? At Elysium SurgiSpa in River North, we’ve got an amazing triple-procedure lineup that can get your body summer-ready. Together, these three revolutionary, non-surgical treatments can...

Botox or Dermal Fillers? Which Option Should You Consider? May 20th, 2019

Fine lines and wrinkles around your lips, eyes, and cheeks can make you look old before your time. And many treatments exist to erase those signs of age. But which option is best: Botox® or dermal fillers? It’s a puzzle that Dr. Mick Singh can help you solve. What causes...

Rejuvenate Your Skin Before Summer with Chemical Peel Treatment Apr 30th, 2019

The effects of time, sun exposure, and daily living tend to build up and show on your face. In today’s society, the toll on your skin may not reflect the way you feel inside, and you’ll do what you can to bring your appearance in line with your spirit. There...

5 Big Botox Myths — Busted! Sep 30th, 2015

Botox is one of the most popular treatments for a variety of reasons, but there are still a few misconceptions about what it does and doesn’t do, and who are the best candidates for use. Only you and your doctor-of-choice know if Botox is a good idea for you —...

Does Ultherapy really turn back time? Review & cost of the non-surgical mini lift Sep 30th, 2015

Six months ago, I set out to see if time travel was possible. It wasn't a very long journey I was hoping to go on—backtracking five years or so—but then, a half decade's not bad for an hour spent in a Midtown Manhattan dermatology clinic. I was there to get...

Dermal fillers and soft tissue fillers By Elysium Surgispa Sep 29th, 2015

Fillers (Radiesse, Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, Voluma, Sculptra, Artefill) Also known as dermal fillers and soft tissue fillersFillers are a type of minimally invasive aesthetic medicine used to add volume, alter the contours of the face, and fill in wrinkles. Common areas to inject fillers are in the face, neck, and hands,...

Is it ever too early for Botox? Sep 20th, 2015

A new article about the preventive use of cosmetic procedures to freeze the aging process may raise a few eyebrows – at least for those who haven’t had too many Botox injections.   “It’s been clearly shown for a long time that frown lines, forehead furrows and crows’ feet are...

September 18th, 2015 Sep 18th, 2015

The rapid advancement in cosmetic surgery has allowed overcoming your cosmetic defects very easily. There are numerous non-invasive surgeries that can help you counter your skin, body or facial shortcomings and make your look flawless and beautiful.   Lip augmentation is one such non-invasive cosmetic treatment aimed to give fuller...