St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Are BOTOX® and Fillers the Same?

Cosmetic injectable treatments are the most popular aesthetic procedures performed throughout the world. Yet for all its popularity, far fewer people are clear on the differences between specific products. Our medical spa, which is overseen by the board-certified plastic surgeons at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, offers BOTOX Cosmetic and a range of dermal fillers as …

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Achieving Your Desired Breast Augmentation Results

  For many women considering breast augmentation at our St. Louis, MO, practice, a major concern is whether they will achieve natural-looking results. This apprehension makes sense because plenty of women in the media and everyday life have very obvious implants. Unnatural results usually occur for 1 of 2 reasons: either the breast augmentation was …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Winter Chills

Winter Skin Conditions: Here’s How You Can Fight Back

Chilly temperatures. Dry air. Your skin doesn't like it! It’s more than a little ironic that some of the worst dry skin conditions begin to flare up when there’s snow everywhere, but that's how it goes. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can combat these pesky skin conditions. Let's talk through a few …

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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 …

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