Dr. Kurley specializes in full body enhancements through plastic and cosmetic surgery. Our practice is conveniently located in Champaign, IL ( Champaign County, Illinois) Champaign is adjacent to the neighboring city of Urbana, Illinois. Patients from the following cities: Bloomington, Springfield, Charleston, Peoria, Decatur, Mattoon, Effingham in IL and Terre Haute, IN can conveniently schedule an appointment with our Champaign, IL office.
Plastic / Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. James Kurley located in Champaign, IL.
(Patient names have been omitted to protect patient privacy.)
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So you’re sitting in the waiting room, reading these letters, unsure of what to do. I’ll tell you my story and maybe that will help.
I was sitting in that same spot in February of 2012. How did I come to be there, waiting to see Dr. Kurley? In the spring of 2011, my youngest sister had a tummy tuck. She had been heavy most of her adult life. She had gone to a weight loss clinic and once she reached her ideal weight, she realized that she would never lose the belly and loose skin. After her surgery, I could see what a difference it made in her appearance.
In February, 2012, I looked at web sights and decided to see Dr. Kurley. I planned to see about something noninvasive. After my appointment, I thought I would just have to live with my belly. I never intended to have liposuction. My husband was very supportive and said he was OK with whatever I decided.
Four days later I called to set up a pre-op. I needed to move quickly since I had reservations to go out west with my sister to see my son. The office worked very hard to schedule my surgery so I would be able to travel.
The big day arrived. I was apprehensive and txt my sister. “When you were about to do this, did you wonder if you were crazy.” I ask? “O, believe me, I did!” was her reply. “But I have never regretted doing it”.
Everyone was very caring as I prepared for surgery. Dr. Kurley and everyone assured me that I would be fine. They needed to reassure my husband as well. And then, I was waking up. I hardly remember the trip to the hotel. Once there, my husband said he could see a difference already, even with the swelling. The discomfort was minimal. Next morning, I returned to the office for my first post-op visit.
One week later, another office visit. All was going well. Dr. Kurley encouraged me to begin exercising and gave me other instructions to reduce the swelling. I took his words to heart and went home determined to do my best.
As the days turned into weeks, as I exercised and followed Dr. Kurley’s instructions, I could see my body changing. By the time I arrived at my son’s home, my pants were getting very loose. My sis, who has been my cheerleader, teased me about my baggy pants. We had a wonderful time together.
Now it is three months later, and I have lost 13 pounds. I am wearing pants two sizes smaller that I did before. I love the way I look and so does my husband. I love trying on clothes. OH and Good Will has received quite a few donations of clothes I can no longer wear.
On my first visit, did I plan to do this? No, it hadn’t even crossed my mind. Do I have any regrets? Not one!
Dr. Kurley and all his staff are so caring, thoughtful and kind. I never doubted that I was in very good hands. My results were much better then I ever expected. Dr. Kurley is gifted at what he does.
I hope this helps you as you are making a decision. Maybe someday I will see you at a department store. You’ll be looking in the three-way mirror as you try on something new. I’ll know it’s you by that look on your face. Your smile will be saying, “Is this really me”?
It has been over a year and a half since I have had my tummy tuck and breast lift done by Dr. James Kurley, and I am still amazed at my new body.
To recap, at the time of surgery, September 30th 2009, I was 45 years old and a mother of two. I was finally taking time for me and getting into shape. I lost 25lbs and have excess belly skin and droopy breasts. I was ready for a "mommy update".
I can't tell you how exciting it is to go shopping for clothes and not have to choose a larger size to accommodate the excess belly skin and love handles. I have gone from a 12-14 size pre-surgery to an 8-10 a year and a half later. And to wear a true bra size is also amazing. I can walk into a store and buy the new styles right off the rack. And no more compression garments to hold everything in! So empowering!
I even love wearing bikinis on my beach vacations. I still have some stretch marks but they are not as bothersome as they used to be. With my tummy being firmer and flatter the stretch marks are less noticeable.
The surgery was just the beginning. It is now up to me to keep these changes continuing. While I am enjoying my new body, this is still a work in progress and requires maintenance. But the enjoyment of showing off my new slim physique and getting lots of compliments on how I look motivates me to continue with the diet and exercise.
If this is the surgery that you are choosing, I can't tell you how much it will change your life. The amount of overall confidence is amazing. You have to be willing to work to maintain your new body and you will enjoy it for many years. The changes may come slowly but surprisingly amazing when you notice them. Even 19 months later for me I love to try on clothes and see the huge changes that my body continues to go through.
I'm sure you have seen advertisements focusing on the 20 something generation for plastic surgery and you may feel this is misleading to the older, more mature generation. I can tell you that at 46 years old and having my life half over I am extremely happy with the changes I have made to my body. As much as I would love to take off 20 years of physical appearance I don't want to miss out on those 20 years of maturity. With age comes power.
Enjoy your new sexy body, I know I am!
Dear. Dr Kurley
I wanted to drop you a line and thank you again for helping me with my tummy tuck and liposuction. It's been 6 months now and I can really see a difference in my appearance and in my healing. I was initially concerned about the incision scar as it seemed like it wasn't fading. However, 6 months later, most of it has faded to a thin white line. I look forward to all of the fading in the next 6 months. I think the hardest part, for me, is being patient with the healing process. I'm doing my part by being more mindful of what I eat and went from a size 14 to a size 10. I'm thrilled that clothing fits me better and that I don't have the "apron" in my lower tummy. I love my kids, but certainly didn't love the excess skin that 4 pregnancies left behind. Thanks again for your support in helping me look and feel my best.
To the wonderful staff at Advanced Aesthetics
Thank you for your kindness and enthusiasm with my surgery in February. Everyone was very caring and thorough. If surgery could ever be considered “FUN”, you have accomplished it!!!
Everyone was very excited about our upcoming wedding and my fiancé was very happy that Dr. Kurley let him be involved.
Thank you all again. I have/will continue to recommend “your team”
Dr. Kurley and Staff,
I wanted to thank everyone at Dr. Kurley’s office for making my surgery a comfortable and amazing experience. From the first consultation, I felt at ease and very confident with my decision to have surgery at your office. Dr. Kurley – you are amazing! I am so happy with my results!! Terri was very pleasant and informative and I felt I could ask her anything!!!
Thanks again to everyone that made my experience better than I ever hoped for.
I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you again for doing such a great job with my breast implants. I put a considerable amount of time into making the decision to have the procedure (actually, one year) and when I finally decided to do it, I wanted it done NOW. You and your staff met with me on May 8 and after having the pre-op on May 10 and surgery on May 16, I am writing to you following my one-week exam.
I am writing to you as a very grateful and happy patient. The entire experience has been a good one. Your staff is incredibly friendly and knowledgeable and with what could be a touchy subject, made me feel comfortable and at ease. I especially appreciated Terry and Melissa's personal attention to my uneasiness and frank answers to my endless questions. While they are both extremely professional, they have a special talent for making patients feel special. You are obviously a very skilled professional who takes pride in his work. I am very happy with the results of my procedure and wanted to thank you again.
I hope your summer is a good one and when you decide you're ready to run again, I'll see you at a local race.
I am 37 years old, and after gaining weight and having 2 children, I was very unhappy with my body. In the past year I started working out and losing weight and lost a total of 45 pounds. Although I couldn't have been more pleased with my weight loss, it left my abdomen area skin hanging, lose and ugly. No matter what I did to try to tighten my stomach, nothing seemed to work. One day I was talking to a friend that had a tummy tuck procedure preformed in Champaign at Dr. Kurley's office and was extremely happy with her results. I was very skeptical because of unpleasant past experiences with other plastic surgeons. I found the plastic surgeons that I have consulted with, and actually had a procedure done in the past, to be very pretentious and made me feel like I was actually bothering them to ask questions or voice concerns. However, my friend asked me to at least have a consultation with Dr. Kurley. Wow, am I glad I did. It literally changed my life.
Upon meeting Dr. Kurley and his staff I knew right away that I was going to make the decision to have a tummy tuck procedure at his practice. I found his staff to be some of the friendliest and caring people I have ever encountered in a physician's office. Barb was my recovery nurse, and I don't know what my husband and I would have done without her the day of my surgery. She was sincerely concerned with my well being that day and couldn't have taken better care of me. Also, I was very impressed with his assistant Terri who answered so many questions each time I came to the office or called on the phone. His staff always took the time and never seemed bothered by whatever my concerns had been, which is opposite of the experience I had previously with other offices. Upon each of my check-ups, Dr. Kurley seemed to be just as happy as I was with my recovery and results – and let me tell you about my results.
This surgery exceeded all expectations that I had hoped for. I started in 2006 a size 12; however, by working out and losing weight previously, I was between a size 8 and 10 going into surgery. My hopes for my results of a tummy tuck would be to get rid of the hanging abdomen area and maybe be a constant size 8. After full recovery, I'm thrilled to say I am a size 4 and have never had so many compliments in my entire life. I feel like a completely different person with my body's new look and have never been more pleased that I chose Dr. Kurley and his staff. Thank you!!!
Dear Dr. Kurley,
I just wanted to let you know how very happy I am with the results of my silicone gel breast augmentation. I appreciate the excellent care that I received from you and your staff the day of surgery and all subsequent follow-up visits. You and your staff were very professional which added to my comfort and peace of mind as I made the decision to have this elective surgery.
I would highly recommend others to consider using your services for breast augmentation.
Dr. Kurley, Barbara, Terry, Mary & Nicole,
I wanted to take a moment to send a note of thanks to you all for taking such good care of me! Dr. Kurley, Thanks so much for taking care of my "bags", and adding some youth back into my looks. Also thanks to you for adding some life to my chest area! I am so happy with the results! Your workmanship is awesome! John thanks you, too!
Barbara and Terry, thank you for all your help and for taking such good care of me! You both have such a caring heart and that made me feel so at ease when I came for my surgeries. You showed such professionalism but most of all you showed a kind heart that made me feel more like a friend to you than a patient. Thanks so much! Nicole and Mary, thanks to you for your smile and kind words each time I walked through the door, you made me feel so comfortable, and thanks for taking such good care of John while I was in Surgery.
Again, we want to thank you all for making everything go well for us!
Call our Champaign, IL office today at (217) 356-3850 to schedule your consultation. We look forward to meeting you in person. Dr. Kurley is a member of the ASPS and ASAPS associations and is also active in the local community organizations. Dr. Kurley supports Champaign City Hall, Champaign Chamber of Commerce, Champaign Realty Board, Champaign Rotary
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