St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

You Lost the Weight. Now What?

Significant weight loss: No matter how you accomplish it, it's a big achievement. In our practice, we see plenty of patients who have made serious diet and exercise adjustments or even undergone weight loss surgery. These St. Louis plastic surgery patients have all demonstrated an incredible commitment to their own health and wellness, an admirable …

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Banish Bra Bulge Before Summer

  It doesn’t matter whether you are an A-cup or a DD-cup, tall or short, size XS or XL, women of every size deal with bra bulge. This pocket of fat between the armpits and the chest can result from age or an ill-fitting bra, or from eating more calories than you are burning. But …

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Look Younger Longer—Tips to Maintain Your Facelift

Let's first take a look at how your skin changes as you age and how a facelift addresses those changes. How does age affect your skin? The quality of our skin diminishes as a part of the natural aging process. Over time, facial skin can become rough, wrinkly, and discolored due to genetics, sun exposure, …

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Why We Encourage Combining Treatments

Often patients at our Missouri plastic surgery practice come in with a request for improving their appearance that doesn't fit neatly into the confines a single procedure. The most prominent example is a mommy makeover, a combination of breast and body procedures that gives patients a chance to address multiple concerns at once. Here are …

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Should I Lose Weight Before or After My Breast Augmentation?

Many of the patients we see considering breast augmentation at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery are in the midst of making a personal transformation that often includes losing weight. This could be simply toning certain trouble spots, or making major lifestyle changes that include changing their diet and exercise habits. In either case, women typically want to …

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Why Now Is the Perfect Time for a Mommy Makeover

  With the kids back in school, juggling the demands of your children throughout the day may have eased up a bit. And if you've been thinking in the back of your mind about doing something for yourself, early fall is an ideal time to schedule a mommy makeover at our St. Louis plastic surgery …

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3 Ways to Fight “Thunder Thighs”

Certain areas of the body tend to resist even the most dedicated efforts to keep them trim and toned. For many women, thighs are one of the prime trouble spots. People self-conscious about "thunder thighs" avoid wearing shorts and skirts, and even pass on certain sports such as swimming so they don't have to bare …

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