Chicago Dermatologist
2350 Ravine Way, Suite 400
Glenview, Illinois 60025 US
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Smart Lipo - Abs and Flanks - Illinois

Yes, he explained everything to me with details and treated me nicely.

Nervous - Illinois

I work as a model, I get paid for my appearance - I need extra help in problem areas. I'm having my first surgery (and it's cosmetic, shame on me) ever with my Dr. next week and I am a bit nervous because I have read the horror stories on SmartLipo procedures. I am in my midtwenties, I am 5'5 and 125lbs. I actually work as a model but I am of course always under the...

1 out of 5 stars Acne Treatment

Don't Waste Your Time - Glenview, IL

It wasn't the fact that the treatments were ineffective, it was the doctor's lack of professionalism and horrifically rude bedside manner that were unacceptable. With the number of other professionals in the Chicago area, there's not a single reason to ever return.

1 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Botched Smart Lipo Job - No Accountability - Glenview, IL

Dr. Lack puts on a "good guy" act until he has your money - then, things change if things go wrong.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Consultation Fee

Free. Complementary consultation offered for cosmetic procedures only

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Lack has hospital affiliations at Evanston Hospital/Glenbrook Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Missouri
  • Post-Medical School Training

    University of Illinois Hospital

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Who do you trust

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Enjoy eating and keep attractive body shape

Liposuction is the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in the United States. Liposuction, often termed liposculpture , can be used to enhance body shape. It is not a weight loss procedure. Obesity may be the single greatest problem in the United States. In the future, with young people becoming...

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Olived Skin Hispanic with Acne Scars (Boxcar/rolling) - Best Treatment?

Subcision may be best option for acne scars that are depressed in patients of color.  In this procedure a 1mm knife at the end of a surgical... READ MORE

Is There Any Effect if You Only Wear the Bandage/ Stockings Two Days After the Session?

Comprerssion stockings for legs after sclerotherapy for spider veins may not be necessary. It's main value is reducing bruising. READ MORE

Can Sculptra and Juvaderm Be Injected in Face on Different Locations?

Sculptra and Juvederm do not interact and can be injected in the same face. Juvederm is a component of collagen adn sculptra is a biostimulant which... READ MORE

Hysterectomy or Oophorectomy to Improve Melasma in 40 y/o?

Surgical treatment of melasma is usually ineffective. This is especially true of hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and laser therapy. The best treatment is... READ MORE

Mole Removal - Can I Get Radio Surgery?

Radiosurgery is an effective way to remove moles. Just as there are many ways to skin a cat both radiosurgery and excision are two ways to remove a... READ MORE

Can Botox Be Used to Correct Marionette Lines? Is That Possible?

Botox can be used to soften Marionette lines around the mouth. The danger is that if not properly injected it can alter the shape of one's lips... READ MORE

How Long Will I Be Swollen from Fat Grafting?

The FAMI technique of fat transfer to the face heals quickly. The FAMI technique refers to fat injections using the muscles of facial expression as a... READ MORE

Can I Use Juvederm Injections to Preview the Look of Fat Grafting to the Face?

Saline injections can be used to preview the effects of fat transfer to the face. Saline has no side effects and there is no chance of lasting... READ MORE

Sculptra Injections for Undereye Hollows

Sculptra can elevate cheeks and thus help to hide under-eye hollows. Fat transfer and hyaluronic acid are better choices to rill in under-eye hollows. READ MORE

Does Ipl Cause Increasing of Facial Hair

IPL can be used to remove unwanted hair on the face and body. Occasionally it will can an increase and/or a darkening of hair and this is treated with... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Lack

Edward Lack, MD has shared 11 before and after pictures with 66 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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