Cosmetic Dermatology by Chicago Cosmetic Institute

Having beautiful skin adds to confidence and makes us feel our best. At Chicago Cosmetic Institute, our state of the art laser and cosmetic center is here to help with every one of your skin care needs. Each of our board-certified dermatologists is trained in cosmetic and laser surgery and here to help you with your skin care issues.

Enjoy a consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Karol Gutowski. He will listen to you and help determine the best method to achieve your goals. At Chicago Cosmetic Institute we treat all ages — from infants to adults — and all skin types. Our staff is here to make you feel great in your own skin.

Cosmetic Dermatology

Non-surgical options for better skin

Not all cosmetic procedures are invasive. Some problems are solved with simple topical skin treatments. Chicago cosmetic dermatology has made many recent advancements in this field. We offer the newest and best skin treatments available.

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Cosmetic Skin Treatments

Minimally invasive skin care treatments

Chicago Cosmetic Institute treats a full range of skin issues with non-surgical treatments. From dermal injections to topical skin care products that provide a deep clean. Our treatments will give you the skin you want in a fraction of the time it takes with more invasive treatments.

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Full Body Skin Care

Attaining beautiful skin all over

Cosmetic skin procedures aren’t only for the face. Many of the same skin treatments are available for the rest of the body. We offer a full suite of cosmetic dermatology treatments for the skin body-wide.

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers Chicago: Beautiful Skin on a Beautiful Time Line

Smooth, perfect, radiant skin is one everyone’s wishlist, but few of us have it. Infections, unwanted hair, skin problems, and scarring can reduce the skin’s appearance. At Chicago Cosmetic Institute, we can talk about many options with you.
Improve your skin’s appearance with low impact procedures and little downtime. Our options are more effective and less frustrating than home remedies. Our line of products aims to efficiently correct the targeted skin issue.
Botox & Dysport

Botox injections in North Center Chicago

Botox is a safe way to reduce lines and wrinkles on the face without surgery. This procedure is the standard among cosmetic treatments for refreshing the face. Unlike a face lift, Botox is painless and results are fast with no down time.

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CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Beautiful, even skin with laser therapy

Time can often have negative effects on our skin. Aging, acne, and sun exposure can cause lasting damage. Laser skin resurfacing is a technique using the power of light to bring skin back to its original state. Keeping skin looking young and healthy is our goal. This method treats:
  • wrinkles
  • acne scars
  • age spots
  • facial blemishes
  • stretch marks
  • scars
  • sun damage
  • rosacea
  • hyperpigmentation


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

Using the power of light to smooth the skin

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treats skin for various needs. The technique is useful in treatments from hair removal to photo facials. A handheld laser passes across the skin in the area or areas treated. The laser treatment can re-tone the skin in areas that have seen sun damage, age spots, or rosacea. IPL is used to treat pigmentation issues. Many issues can cause the skin to become discolored. This treatment helps to correct that.
IPL is also used for hair removal but will need several treatments. It only works on active hair follicles, thus needs to be repeated to treat them all. Not all hair follicles are active at a given time, so more treatments are necessary for this purpose. IPL works best on people with darker hair relative to their skin tone. The laser more easily picks up on hair with more contrast to the skin. We do have different lasers geared towards different hair and skin types when this is not the case.
Laser Hair Removal

Fast and effective hair removal with Chicago laser

Laser hair removal is a procedure that can remove the unwanted body or facial hair. A non-invasive treatment like this is far more comfortable and less time consuming than shaving or waxing. It is also permanent! It leaves the skin smoother and silkier than other methods.
There is no downtime or time off of work required. This treatment is pain-free.

Revealing a layer of newer, smoother skin

Dermaplaning is a blade technique performed by a medical aesthetician. A 10 gauge scalpel is used to remove the top layer of the skin. The dulling, dead skin cells peel away to reveal a smoother complexion. It might sound scary, but it isn’t. In the right hands, the process can be pain-free and almost therapeutic.
Many Hollywood actresses and other on-screen celebrities are advocates for dermaplaning. Not only does it smooth the skin, but it also removes peach fuzz. Tiny amounts of hair on the face can show up on high-resolution cameras and can make it harder to apply makeup. The dead skin comes off as well as the hair, making makeup glide across the skin. It also enhances the absorption rate of moisturizing skin care products for the face. Cosmetic dermatologists often use dermaplaning as a pre-requisite for other skin care techniques. Chemical peels are more effective after dermaplaning. The topical products we use are also more effective because the skin is smoother and absorbs the formula better.
PRP Hair Restoration

Platelet-rich plasma injections have effects on various parts of the body and skin. Hair restoration increases blood supply to the follicle and increases the thickness of the hair shafts. PRP for hair restoration also triggers and maintains the growth phase and controls your hair growth cycle not to mention slowing the progress of hair loss.

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Before & After: Cosmetic Skin Procedures

Angie B.
Angie B.
21:32 10 Jul 18
Came in for my procedure with Cecelia Lee and I just can't believe my results! I've had injections before but I think I found my new place. Great customer service, amazing staff and a really nice facility! I have a high school reunion coming up and I cannot wait to show off!
bashir G.
bashir G.
16:54 10 Oct 19
Very nice staff. Dr. Karol Gutowski has fantastic bedside manner. He explained everything and answered all my questions with knowledge and care. The entire process from consultation to surgery to follow up has been wonderful!!
04:03 04 Jul 19
I keep coming back because I love this place! I always leave more educated about my skin and different procedures that are on the market. CCI is very innovative and keeps up with the latest trends in the industry.I had a chance to meet Shari who did both of my cool sculpting procedures. I’m very pleased with her professionalism, patience and of course my results.Shari is very detailed and wants to understand your concerns and wants first. The consultation is one on one with her, where she draws on your skin with a template so that you may approve her understanding of your vision. She is practical and efficient which makes the procedure, not only painless but also go as smoothly and as effective as possible. I can’t wait to do more treatments there!!!

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    2333 W. Irving Park Rd.
    Chicago, IL 60618
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