Category Archives: Mommy Makeover

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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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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Why Now Is the Perfect Time for a Mommy Makeover

  With the kids back in school, juggling the demands of your children throughout the day may have eased up a bit. And if you've been thinking in the back of your mind about doing something for yourself, early fall is an ideal time to schedule a mommy makeover at our St. Louis plastic surgery …

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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. The combination …

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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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Dr. Lund re-elected to prestigious ASAPS Board of Directors

At its most recent meeting held in Montreal, Canada, the members of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reelected Dr. Herluf Lund to its Board of Directors. This will Dr. Lund's second three-year term on the Board and he will assume the Chairmanship of the Finance and Investment Committee and the Administration Commission. …

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A Plastic Surgeon’s Guide to Mommy Makeovers

We plastic surgeons at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery here in Missouri love the mommy makeover almost as much as our patients do. This incredibly versatile surgery, which actually involves several procedures at once, can be completely tailored to a patient's specific desires, incorporating a personalized blend of face, breast, and body treatments into a single, transformative surgery. …

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Who actually has plastic surgery? It’s not always who you think

Every day, our Facebook news feeds are bombarded with images of people who have taken plastic surgery too far. From the outlandish Kim Kardashian, to the tight-lipped Renee Zellweger, to the people who want to look like real-life Barbie dolls, the message is clear and often negative: Plastic surgery makes you look unlike yourself. But the reality of plastic …

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Summer Blog Series, Part 1: Exercise Q & A with Dr. William Huffaker

Performing cosmetic surgery is a physical task. For example, a tummy tuck with liposuction can take more than 4 hours, and multiple surgeries are typically scheduled per day. Feasibly, that could be 8 hours a day for a surgeon in an operating room. To be up to the demanding task, our surgeons work out—hard. For Dr. William …

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