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In Memory of Michael McGuire, M.D

I lost a friend last night.  A good friend from the world of plastic surgery.  This morning, November 15, 2016, word arrived that Mike has passed away.  I immediately began to reflect on his life and the great things he did in plastic surgery.   You could not ask to find a nicer person in …

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THE NEW ROUND COHESIVE GEL BREAST IMPLANTS: NOT AS NEW AS YOU MAY THINK!

  Earlier this fall, Allergan introduced with much fanfare its long awaited, round highly cohesive silicone gel implants.  Many plastic surgeons hailed these devices as revolutionary and groundbreaking.  That these implants are like “NOTHING” ever seen before in the United States.  And…..that is not completely accurate.   Shaped highly cohesive silicone gel implants have been …

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What should you look for in a plastic surgeon?

A disturbing trend in plastic surgery is for large, national chains to set up cosmetic surgery franchises. They hire doctors who may or may not be board certified to perform their procedures. At St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, we’ve been performing cosmetic surgery longer than anyone in St. Louis, and it is our surgeons actually own …

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A loss for the plastic surgery community

The world of plastic surgery suffered a true loss late last week with the death of Steve Moshier. Sadly he was killed while assisting another motorist who had been involved in a traffic accident. Steve was a sales representative for Allergan Medical, focusing mainly on breast implant sales- both cosmetic and reconstructive. But he was …

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Summer Blog Series, Part 2: Exercise Q & A with Dr. Christian Prada

In our last blog, we featured Dr. Huffaker, and how he stays fit. This time, we talk with Dr. Christian Prada, who stays fit by having fun...with a combination of activities that typically involve his children and his dog. What is your favorite type of exercise to stay healthy? Dr. Prada: Running, weight training, playing soccer/lacrosse/tennis with …

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