Plastic Surgeon John Q. Cook, M.D.

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Newsletter Vol1


Cellulaze® is an FDA approved therapy that provides permanent cellulite reduction with a single treatment. Many of the women who come to me as patients are very athletic. They exercise 5 to 6 days a week, do Yoga, eat a Mediterranean diet, and yet when it comes to cellulite, it is all to no avail. Cellulite is an irregularity of the skin and the fat just beneath it, most commonly in the back of the thigh, the buttock, and the outer thigh, but sometimes in other areas.

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Newsletter Vol2

Three Significant Advances In Breast Reconstruction

In the last decade the most common method of breast reconstruction has been the placement of a tissue expander at the time of mastectomy. This is known as immediate reconstruction. After the general surgeon completes the mastectomy, the plastic surgeon places a tissue expander underneath the pectoral muscle and the fascia beyond the bottom edge of the muscle.

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Volume Is The Key To A Natural Face Lift

When patients come to see me for a facelift consultation one of their biggest concerns is that the result will somehow appear unnatural or over-pulled. I tell these patients that I am equally concerned with these issues. Unnatural face lifts tend to stand out in a crowd while natural ones tend to blend in seamlessly. What then is the key to achieving a natural facelift?

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Dermaplaning | Deep Exfoliation

The Whole Beauty Institute® offers a quick and noninvasive exfoliating treatment that removes inactive or dead skin cells. The treatment is known as dermaplaning. This helps new cells regenerate and come to the surface and removes the vellus hairs that create debris and oil, which can clog pores. It is a safe and simple procedure that is done in a comfortable and relaxing environment.

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Learn more about Dr. John Q. Cook and the non-surgical treatments and plastic surgery procedures available at The Whole Beauty® Institute. Get tips and advice, discover new ways to improve your health and beauty, and more.

Dr. Cook's HealthGems Blog

Dr. John Q. Cook shares his personal thoughts on well-being, quality of life, and more—all drawn from his decades of experience in the industry, studying and working with advanced technology and techniques.

Whole Beauty Skincare

SkinShopMD was created by Chicago Plastic Surgeon Dr. John Q. Cook as a trusted source for skin health products and information. From his years of experience, he developed a portfolio of high-quality medical grade products to protect and rejuvenate your skin.


Learn important information about surgical and non-surgical procedures to help you make informed decisions about your desired treatment based on your goals. Topics cover facial surgery, injectables, lasers, breast surgery, body contouring, and other treatments.

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Chicago Office

737 North Michigan Ave., Suite 760 Chicago IL 60611 (312) 751-2112 Entrance at 151 E. Chicago Avenue

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Winnetka Office

118 Green Bay Road Winnetka IL 60093  (847) 446-7562
Located directly across from Indian Hill Metra Station