St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa Blog

Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

Yesterday, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came out with a report on the subject of breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), a rare type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Reports of a possible link between the two subjects surfaced in 2011, and since that time, the FDA has determined that there is sufficient evidence to say breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) can occur as a rare T-cell lymphoma that can develop following breast implants. Read the rest »

5 Facts About Breast Reduction You Should Know

The breast reduction patients we see in St. Louis at our practice consistently tell us the surgery is life-changing. That’s no exaggeration. Overly large breasts can limit a woman’s physical activities, make her self-conscious, and lead to chronic shoulder and back pain, among other drawbacks. Read the rest »

After a Mommy Makeover: Unexpectedly Great Changes

If you’ve had children, you know the toll that pregnancy and breastfeeding can take on your body: stretched skin, saggy breasts, and the annoying belly pooch that refuses to disappear no matter how many hours you spend at the gym. A Mommy Makeover is the best way to get that “pre-baby body” back. Read the rest »

DualSculpting for Twice the Results in the Same Time

Ever since we first started offering CoolSculpting®  at our St. Louis medical spa, it’s been one of our most popular nonsurgical body contouring procedures. What’s not to love? It targets those stubborn areas of fat that won’t shrink no matter how much you exercise or diet, and there’s essentially no downtime. Read the rest »

2 Trending Treatments of 2017

Curious about what the process of CoolSculpting is actually like? Dr. Lund walks us through the first 3 steps of a CoolSculpting treatment: registration, meet your technician, and take “before” photos. Click on the 3 blocks below to watch the videos.          Read the rest »

What Makes a Breast Augmentation “Rapid Recovery”?

My colleagues and I are pleased to offer a rapid recovery option for breast augmentation here at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery. If you’re wondering how rapid recovery breast augmentation is different from other approaches to the procedure, as well as whether you’re a candidate, this blog post is for you. Read the rest »

Dear Abby-Believe It or Not

Person Hand Drawing Lines On A Woman’s Abdomen As Marks For Abdominal Tummy Tuck I rarely, if ever read the advice column, Dear Abby.  Seems like it’s been around since my grandparents’ days.  This weekend however, I did read it and for those considering cosmetic surgery abroad, they should read it too. Read the rest »

SO WHY DID I GET COOLSCULPTING TODAY?

https://www.stlcosmeticsurgery.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Dr.-Lund-coolsculpt-intro.mp4 Okay, I’ll admit it.  I got CoolSculpting today!  I walked into our medical spa at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Medical Spa and frozen my fat!  I did it for the same reasons that so many of our patients have chosen to have CoolSculpting; to treat those persistent, resistant areas of fat that despite diet and exercise have just refused to go away.  Read the rest »

Labiaplasty: The Perfect Addition to Mommy Makeover

In the world of cosmetic surgery, labiaplasty is still a relatively new addition. As its popularity grows, more and more women recognize its value as an addition to mommy makeover surgery. Most of the women considering labiaplasty here at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery have a lot of questions about the procedure, as well as its role in a mommy makeover. Read the rest »