Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

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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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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The Danger with Black Market Buttock Injections

A June 24, 2015 story on CNN discussed the rapidly increasing complications from black market buttock augmentations. As the popularity of certain desired fuller buttock shapes has increased, so has the illegal and very dangerous black market for buttock enhancement. More and more patients are getting injected with industrial grade silicone and other unknown and …

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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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