Hinsdale Dermatologic Surgeon
40 S. Clay Street, Ste LL30
Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 US
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5 out of 5 stars Kybella

52 Years Old and Seeing Double! - Hinsdale, IL

Dr. Charles is extremely personable yet professional. He and his staff always provide a thorough review of what is planned and allow plenty of time to answer any questions you might have. While executing the procedure itself, he lets you know exactly what he is doing as he goes along, and checks repeatedly to make sure you are comfortable. I have tried a few other highly recommended local area dermatologists in the past, but have happily now found Dr. Charles and his practice and intend to stay.

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

40 and my Eyes Looking Tired 24/7

Dr Charles was so great. He discussed what my concerns were, went through my options and his suggestions. He then explained the procedure and calmed my nerves. The way he and his nurses performed it - I had no pain. Huge fan - won't see anyone else.

5 out of 5 stars UltraShape

Ultrashape of Abdomen - Hinsdale, IL

Dr. Charles and his wonderful staff thoroughly explained the procedure to me. I felt very prepared for the procedure and the results. I was treated with respect and the entire staff made sure I was comfortable. The procedure was completely painless, I literally felt nothing. After the 2nd treatment, my husband noticed that my belly was much flatter. I feel like I finally have an hourglass figure again and my clothes fit better. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Charles and his staff as well as the Ultrashape procedure!

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Age Is Only A Number - Hinsdale, IL

I would like to use this opportunity to highly recommend Dr. Alix Charles. Dr. Charles is highly trained and very professional. He has a very calm demeanor. Dr. Charles is excellent in assessing skin care needs and extremely interested in his patients concerns. Office appointments with Dr. Charles are never rushed as he was eager to listen to listen to my questions regarding the outcome I'd hoped to achieve. The process of receiving the Juvederm injectable was made easier because of Dr. Charles. He not only listened, but he fully explained the product, the procedure and the realistic results I could expect. I am more than satisfied with Dr. Charles...in my case he truly turned back the clock and restored me to a time gone by, proving that 'Age Is Only A Number.'

5 out of 5 stars Acne Treatment

Acne Consultation - Hinsdale, IL

I have recently been getting breakouts on my chin and Dr. Charles was my dermatologist for my consultation. After hearing what I am currently using, he assessed my chin and forehead. He was able to suggest alternatives to what I am currently using and also was able to tell me how long to continue to use my current medications. It is clear Dr. Charles is an intelligent dermatologist who cares...

5 out of 5 stars Botox

I Am a Tired-looking 41 Yo MD with 4 Kids. I Want to Look Like a Fresh-faced 41 Yo MD with 4 Kids! - Hinsdale, IL

Dr. Charles took his time with me during our consultation. He made me feel comfortable and made suggestions without making me feel self-conscious. He was very precise with Botox and filler placement. I am ECSTATIC with the results and I will definitely be going back to Dr. Charles.

*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

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Consultation Fee

$150

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Charles has hospital affiliations at Good Samaratin Hospital, Downer's Grove.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, 2000
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Dermatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Treatments offered at Dupage Medical Group

Most popular answers from Alix J. Charles, MD

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Will these dots from fractional laser go away? (Photos)

Thanks for your question. If its only been 20 days it may be too soon to tell if these will resolve or remain.  Give it more time and be sure to keep ... READ MORE

What filler would you suggest for nasolabial folds for African American Skin?

Thank you for your question.  I have used many of the hyaluronic acid fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, etc) in dark skin types without ... READ MORE

Is this matting after Sclerotherapy? I had it done 1 week ago on my spider veins. (photos)

Thanks for your question. Your photo appears to show bruising, and not matting.  Be sure to go back and discuss your concerns with the surgeon who ... READ MORE

Static glabella, any options besides filler? (Photo)

Thanks for your question. Injecting fillers in any area of the face carries some risks, and its true that injections in this are might be a little... READ MORE

Could my jowls be lifted with Voluma injections in cheeks? (photos)

Thanks for your question.  You look like you could be a good candidate for treatment of the cheeks with Voluma.  This would indeed add volume to the c... READ MORE

White spots on lip after Juvederm (Photo)

Thanks for your question.  I think I see what you are talking about in your photos.  These little white to yellow pinpoint spots might be Fordyce S... READ MORE

Pros and cons to using Juvederm Voluma in lips?

Thank you for your question. Juvederm Voluma is not FDA approved for treatment in the lips. Because of its special properties for bulk volumization,... READ MORE

Juvederm. Bruising or Tyndall effect? (Photo)

Thanks for your question.  It is difficult to determine what is going on without an in person consultation.  If this is bruising, and if you were t... READ MORE

3 sessions of Botox in a month and I cannot see any difference, please help.

Thanks for your question, Peggy.  Some of my colleagues have already mentioned some of the likely explanations for your lack of Botox effectiveness: ... READ MORE

I had Botox injected to relieve some of the wrinkles in the mid/lower sides of my face. (Photo)

Thanks for your question. Using Botox to inject the lower face requires a lot of experience and expert injection techniques. A good outcome without... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Charles

Alix J. Charles, MD has shared 14 before and after pictures with 28 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Experience
Practicing for 13 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Consultation Fee

$150

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Charles has hospital affiliations at Good Samaratin Hospital, Downer's Grove.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, 2000
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Dermatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

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5 out of 5 stars Kybella

52 Years Old and Seeing Double! - Hinsdale, IL

Dr. Charles is extremely personable yet professional. He and his staff always provide a thorough review of what is planned and allow plenty of time to answer any questions you might have. While executing the procedure itself, he lets you know exactly what he is doing as he goes along, and checks repeatedly to make sure you are comfortable. I have tried a few other highly recommended local area dermatologists in the past, but have happily now found Dr. Charles and his practice and intend to stay.

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

40 and my Eyes Looking Tired 24/7

Dr Charles was so great. He discussed what my concerns were, went through my options and his suggestions. He then explained the procedure and calmed my nerves. The way he and his nurses performed it - I had no pain. Huge fan - won't see anyone else.

5 out of 5 stars UltraShape

Ultrashape of Abdomen - Hinsdale, IL

Dr. Charles and his wonderful staff thoroughly explained the procedure to me. I felt very prepared for the procedure and the results. I was treated with respect and the entire staff made sure I was comfortable. The procedure was completely painless, I literally felt nothing. After the 2nd treatment, my husband noticed that my belly was much flatter. I feel like I finally have an hourglass figure again and my clothes fit better. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Charles and his staff as well as the Ultrashape procedure!


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Will these dots from fractional laser go away? (Photos)

Thanks for your question. If its only been 20 days it may be too soon to tell if these will resolve or remain.  Give it more time and be sure to keep ... READ MORE

What filler would you suggest for nasolabial folds for African American Skin?

Thank you for your question.  I have used many of the hyaluronic acid fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero, etc) in dark skin types without ... READ MORE

Is this matting after Sclerotherapy? I had it done 1 week ago on my spider veins. (photos)

Thanks for your question. Your photo appears to show bruising, and not matting.  Be sure to go back and discuss your concerns with the surgeon who ... READ MORE

Static glabella, any options besides filler? (Photo)

Thanks for your question. Injecting fillers in any area of the face carries some risks, and its true that injections in this are might be a little... READ MORE

Could my jowls be lifted with Voluma injections in cheeks? (photos)

Thanks for your question.  You look like you could be a good candidate for treatment of the cheeks with Voluma.  This would indeed add volume to the c... READ MORE

White spots on lip after Juvederm (Photo)

Thanks for your question.  I think I see what you are talking about in your photos.  These little white to yellow pinpoint spots might be Fordyce S... READ MORE

Pros and cons to using Juvederm Voluma in lips?

Thank you for your question. Juvederm Voluma is not FDA approved for treatment in the lips. Because of its special properties for bulk volumization,... READ MORE

Juvederm. Bruising or Tyndall effect? (Photo)

Thanks for your question.  It is difficult to determine what is going on without an in person consultation.  If this is bruising, and if you were t... READ MORE

3 sessions of Botox in a month and I cannot see any difference, please help.

Thanks for your question, Peggy.  Some of my colleagues have already mentioned some of the likely explanations for your lack of Botox effectiveness: ... READ MORE

I had Botox injected to relieve some of the wrinkles in the mid/lower sides of my face. (Photo)

Thanks for your question. Using Botox to inject the lower face requires a lot of experience and expert injection techniques. A good outcome without... READ MORE

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