Yearly Archives: 2016

Blonde women running in sports bra.

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. Although traditional breast augmentation doesn't …

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Dear Abby-Believe It or Not

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. Titled “Surgery abroad goes wrong with infection”, the letter writer details her long and difficult saga of …

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Little girl kissing mom on the cheek

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 …

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In Memory of Michael McGuire, M.D

I lost a friend last night.  A good friend from the world of plastic surgery.  This morning, November 15, 2016, word arrived that Mike has passed away.  I immediately began to reflect on his life and the great things he did in plastic surgery.   You could not ask to find a nicer person in …

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  Earlier this fall, Allergan introduced with much fanfare its long awaited, round highly cohesive silicone gel implants.  Many plastic surgeons hailed these devices as revolutionary and groundbreaking.  That these implants are like “NOTHING” ever seen before in the United States.  And…..that is not completely accurate.   Shaped highly cohesive silicone gel implants have been …

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Woman getting microneedling treatment at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery.

Microneedling: The Latest Facial Craze

Microneedling is a minimally invasive procedure that treats scarring, wrinkles, hyper-pigmentation, and more. This innovative facial treatment also boosts natural-collagen production, leaving skin glowing and youthful! There is no downtime and your skin's appearance will continue to improve for weeks, even months after your treatment. Don't let sun-damaged skin be a problem this season, schedule your consultation …

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Liposuction: What It's Really Like

Liposuction: What It’s Really Like

You know it's time for a nip or tuck. You've done your research. You're all in! But now what? Let's talk about what happens between the before-and-after photos, so you know just what to expect during your liposuction experience here at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery. Step 1: Schedule Your Consultation Planning your first visit is …

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Dr. Prada and family

Doctor Highlight: Dr. Prada

October's doctor spotlight shines on Dr. Christian A. Prada. We asked Dr. Prada a few questions to help you get to know him a little better! Here's what he had to say: What is the most exciting part about being a surgeon at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery? Dr. Prada: For me the most exciting part …

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