St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Woman better understanding breast implant safety before her breast augmentation.

BIA-ALCL & Breast Augmentation: Is the Risk a Reality?

We've heard some concerns from women considering breast augmentation at our St. Louis practice about Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a disease associated with breast implants. This condition, which is not cancerous, causes some hesitation in women who want to make sure their breast augmentation decision is a safe, low-risk one. While every …

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Woman happy with her breast augmentation results.

Breast Augmentation Can Be More Subtle Than You Think

If you've ever considered—and then reconsidered—getting implants because you're worried about looking unnatural or obvious, you're not alone! This is a common concern I hear from many prospective breast augmentation patients here in St. Louis. With each passing year, more breast enhancement patients come to me emphasizing their desire for noticeable, yet natural-looking, results. The …

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Radiant skin following a skincare treatment.

Take a Break This Holiday Season With Our Med Spa

No matter how you celebrate, the holidays can be a frenetic time. Shopping for gifts, planning meals and parties, and coordinating your family's schedule is practically a full-time job—and you could probably use a break. If you're not already familiar with it, I want to introduce you to our med spa, which offers skincare services …

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What You Need to Know Before a Mommy Makeover

Balancing motherhood with your own needs can be a challenge. Virtually every mom I meet puts her kids first without thinking twice. That’s understandable. But we all know that when you take care of yourself, you have more to give to those you love. A mommy makeover at our St. Louis plastic surgery center can …

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Does Liposuction Help You Lose Weight?

Many potential liposuction patients at my St. Louis plastic surgery practice assume that undergoing the procedure means they will lose a significant amount of weight. Unfortunately, this a big misconception. In reality, liposuction won’t dramatically change the number on the scale. That being said, liposuction and weight loss are connected in other ways. In this …

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Not Quite Ready for a Facelift?

Often, patients come into our cosmetic surgery practice here in Missouri seeking facial rejuvenation. However, they are torn because they aren’t ready for a full facelift, but other non-surgical options won’t give them the results they want. I am one of a few board-certified plastic surgeons in St. Louis who offer a procedure called a …

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Why Timing Matters for a Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck

Pregnancy takes a physical toll on women's bodies, which can leave some moms self-conscious about things they used to be more comfortable with, like wearing revealing clothes or even getting undressed in front of their spouses. Excess abdominal skin or "belly pooches" caused by pregnancy can be removed with a tummy tuck at St. Louis …

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