St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Man happy with results of post-weight loss surgery done by St. Louis weight loss doctors.

3 Unexpected Benefits of Post-Weight Loss Surgery

Losing a significant amount of weight is no easy task. If you have finally reached your personal goal weight, you should take a moment to celebrate. Despite this significant accomplishment, unfortunately, you may discover that you're self-confidence isn't what you thought it would be because of large amounts of loose, hanging skin. Patients seeking surgery …

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A woman considering body contouring after weight loss holds a towel around her neck following an intense exercise workout

Complete Your Personal Transformation

So you’ve finally lost all the weight. Congratulations! It’s a lot of hard work to make such a significant life change. While slimming down can be very exciting, you might have also gained a lot of loose, hanging skin in the process. Don’t worry–you’re not alone. Excess skin is a common (and frustrating) result of …

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Woman happy with her butt lift results

Brazilian Butt Lift: What You Need to Know

One of the fastest growing plastic surgery procedures at our practice is the Brazilian butt lift. At St. Louis Plastic Surgery, my colleagues and I have been seeing an increase in patients asking about the details of the procedure, whether they are an ideal candidate, and how long results typically last. Brazilian butt augmentation is …

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Woman's stomach following her tummy tuck procedure.

Your Ultimate Tummy Tuck Recovery Checklist

If you are considering a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) in St. Louis, you may be wondering what you can expect from the recovery process. Many patients are interested in learning how long healing will take, what kind of discomfort and pain management they will be dealing with, and how they can best prepare their minds, bodies, …

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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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