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One Magnificent Medspa

As the medical director for One Magnificent Medspa I couldn’t be more excited to announce the grand opening of our new space in Wilmette! With four sound-proof treatment rooms we provide client comfort, pampering and relaxation. We now offer massage therapy as well as an array of skin peels and laser therapies to reduce stress

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Covid-19 Update

It has been nearly a year since the novel Corona virus pandemic changed our lives and practice in dramatic ways. I would like to thank all my patients for the care and respect they show by coming to their appointments with masks sanitized hands. We are at the start of vaccination administration. Hopefully that will

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2018 MACLA

We made it there and back again!  Nearly 120 surgeries for cleft lip, palate, nose, ear deformities and microtia, burn scar contractures, vascular malformations, congenital hand anomalies and traumatic injuries. On our first day the intake center was well organized.  Patients arrived at the break of dawn to wait outside of the main hospital entrance.

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Skin Care Down and Dirty

                 Patients and friends always ask me how to improve their skin. Depending on the individual there may be an assortment of specific recommendations. But overall there are a few simple things that can improve nearly everyone’s skin tone, reduce pore size, and remove small blemishes and fine

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Fresh Start Surgical Weekend Feb 2017

We finished Scarlett’s third stage in February.  She had almost 95% of her nevus removed from her left arm, wrist and hand and the skin divided from the abdomen.  She is a total rock star!  She has healed so well and I am happy to say that she is already back to her feisty, energetic

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Volunteering in the Dominican Republic

My annual trip to the Dominican Republic took place from February 4th to the 11th this year. The trip is organized and sponsored by a not for profit group called Medical Aid for Children of Latin America (MACLA), which has been active for thirty years. My involvement began as a resident at the University of

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It’s time to make a Fresh Start!

This amazing organization got its start in San Diego in 1991 as Fresh Start Surgical Gifts. With the laudable goal of building a community of healthcare organizations and surgical volunteers they ensure that every child with a physical deformity receives medical care regardless of ability to pay. In 2010 the group partnered with the Plastic

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#drsaradickie on Instagram

Patient of the year! Paramedian flap in the midst of COVID-19. I guess there’s never been a better time to stay home for 3 weeks?!? #lastdayofwork #followuponly #mohsreconstruction #mohssurgery #mohs #reconstructivesurgery #plasticsurgery #asps #asaps #illinoisdermatology #illinoisdermatologyinstitue #chicagoplasticsurgery #socialdistancing #postopfollowup #outpatientsurgery #onlyurgentvisits ...

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Has it really been three weeks?!? #flapdivided ...

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@pj23school TURKEY TROT! #runnowgobblelater
Have a great weekend everyone!
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It’s been awhile since I’ve posted some surgery cases. This fine young woman had already had #mohssurgery on her nose. Closure with a direct advancement flap on the left. So where I would typically do a rotation advancement or a bilobe flap there were scars at the base of both designs limiting what I thought would survive. So instead I trimmed and shortened her lower lateral cartilages with a tip rhinoplasty, closed the skin along the tip #subunit and removed #burowstriangles along the alar creases. This is her at 1 month. Happy Monday! ...

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We are so excited to be featured in the October issue of Sheridan Road Magazine / Power Women! #powerwomen #womeninbusiness #northshore #sheridanrdmagazine #esthetician #plasticsurgery #bestfacial2020 #bestfacial2021 #magnificent #1magmedspa #drsaradickie ...

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She woke me up Monday and said “what time am I getting my ears pierced?” Turns out it was 1:30pm. ...

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