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CCSD Chicago Fundraising – Miles for Melanoma 2017

May is skin cancer awareness month. In addition to running our free mole check clinic on May 1st the providers and staff of Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology will be participating in Miles for Melanoma on July 9th 2017. This 5k event for walkers and runners aims to raise awareness and money for research in the fight against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. To join the CCSD team or donate to this worthy cause please click HERE. Use the green button on the right side that says JOIN TEAM and complete the steps to register yourself as a participant. We participated last year and it was a fun event with an excellent turnout. Family, friends, and four-legged walkers are welcome!

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Mother’s Day Gift Options at CCSD

Dedicate Sunday, May 14th, to the special lady in your life...your Mom! Make her feel special with some skin-spirational gifts like the Neocutis BioEssentials Ritual Kit, a perfect anti-aging starter kit containing two Practice must haves, Neocutis BioCream moisturizer and Lumiere eye cream. With every Neocutis purchase in may we are also giving away free pashmina scarves, while supplies last! The other gifts we highly recommend are the Clarisonic Smart Profile, the skin cleansing equivalent of brushing with an electric toothbrush, and the Skinceuticals Tria Age Defying Laser, an at home laser to improve the visible signs of aging. We also offer many relaxing and restorative skin maintenance

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings – May 1st

Dr. Carolyn Jacob, as part of Melanoma awareness month and in conjunction with the AAD SPOTme® community initiative, will be providing free mole checks on May 1st between 1:20-3:30pm. When it comes to good skin health, prevention and protection is key. Skin cancer describes an abnormal growth of cells, most often (but not always) found on sun-exposed skin. Skin cancer can all affect all race and ethnicities with melanoma being the deadliest diagnosis. A top tip from our physicians: “Look for the ugly duckling” and learn your ABCDE warning signs to promote early diagnosis and treatment. Use a sunscreen that protects the skin against both UVA and UVB rays with an SPF of at least 30. Reapp

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CCSD welcomes patients of Dr. Lauren Fine

We are happy to welcome Dr. Lauren Fine to Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology! She will be able to see her existing patients as well as new ones on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until September, when she will be opening her own Practice! Lauren Fine, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified dermatologist who has been in practice in the Chicago area since 2010. Dr. Fine is a graduate of Duke University, where she received her BS in biology and neuroscience. She attended Rush University Medical school where she graduated as a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Fine completed her internship at Resurrection Medical Center, and then went on to comple

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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) designates April as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on the impact of this chronic and widespread facial disorder estimated to affect more than 16 million Americans. Often observed as redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead that may come and go, the earliest signs of rosacea are often overlooked because people assume they are temporary and will go away. Without medical treatment the effects of rosacea can become increasingly severe. Common symptoms include blushing and flushing, persistent redness, bumps and pimples, visible blood vessels, eye irritation, burning or stinging, a dry appearance, plaques, skin thickening, swelling. Beyond th

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EVENT: Defy Aging, April 20th

Ever had that moment where you look in the mirror and wonder where that pesky new wrinkle came from or why you look so tired? You are not alone. If you are fighting frown and forehead lines, crows feet, bothersome brown spots, ugly under eye bags and hollowing cheeks then this is the event for you! As industry experts, we know we can’t stop the aging process but we can slow it down and formulate the best plan to stay one step ahead of the rejuvenation game. From cutting edge skincare to the latest advances in dermal fillers and non-surgical facial rejuvenation, get answers at our educational Defy Aging event on April 20th from 5:30-7:30pm. Attend short, informative lectures with Dr. Car

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NEW Skincare: Skinbetter Science

Are you looking to spring clean your skincare regimen? New Skinbetter Science provides the perfect anti-aging solution with their three new core products: Alpharet Overnight Cream, delivers everything you need for overnight skin renewal. A blend of retinoid, alpha hydroxy acid, peptides, antioxidants and luxurious moisturizers to visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in as little as four weeks. A great option for patients with sensitive skin looking for a tolerable topical Vitamin-A retinoid option. Intensive Lines, a revolutionary hyaluronic acid based anti-aging product. A no-needle approach to smoothing forehead lines and crow’s feet wrinkles. Daily Treatment

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NEW Service: Microneedling with PRP

Platelet-rich plasma (or PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with powerful anti-aging collagen growth factors and promotes skin regeneration. What has since been dubbed a “vampire facial” is a two stage process. First we use the Elipse MicroPen to create hundreds of superficial micro-channels. These superficial injuries are designed to improve your skin condition upon re-epithelialization. By stimulating collagen and elastin fibers we are able to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars and crepey skin texture over time. When used in conjunction with microneedling, PRP essentially “turbo charges” your treatment to further enhance the result. We only n

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FREE March Event: Beer, Bourbon & Bro-tox

Chicago Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology is hosting a FREE men's event on March 7th, between 5:30-7:30pm. Stop by to grab a cold beer, sample some bourbon and learn more about the services we provide. Want tips on how to look your business-best and feel  more confident? This event is designed to provide you with information in a relaxed and informal setting alongside industry experts and CCSD staff. Learn how "Brotox" can combat permanent frown lines, how miraDry® can  reduce underarm sweat and odor permanently, how Coolsculpting® can banish love handles and why Kybella® is the perfect choice to eliminate a double chin without surgery. Unlock the mysteries of facial fillers to reduce da

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Dr. Tracy Campbell named Top Cancer Doctor

It is with great pride we announce that Dr. Tracy Campbell was listed as a Top Cancer Doctor in Chicago Magazine’s January 2017 edition. Dr. Campbell is known for being an expert mohs micrographic surgeon delivering exceptional medical and aesthetic results for all her patients. She also sees General Dermatology and Cosmetic patients at CCSD once a month. If you are looking to schedule mohs surgery with one of Chicago’s best and most experienced cancer fighters, call today to set up your appointment. Our caring and supportive staff are here to help!  

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CCSD Chicago Fundraising – Miles for Melanoma 2017

May is skin cancer awareness month. In addition to running our free mole check clinic on May 1st the
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Mother’s Day Gift Options at CCSD

Dedicate Sunday, May 14th, to the special lady in your life...your Mom! Make her feel special with s
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Free Skin Cancer Screenings – May 1st

Dr. Carolyn Jacob, as part of Melanoma awareness month and in conjunction with the AAD SPOTme® comm
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