St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

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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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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