St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Look Younger Longer—Tips to Maintain Your Facelift

  Let's first take a look at how your skin changes as you age and how a facelift addresses those changes. How does age affect your skin? The quality of our skin diminishes as a part of the natural aging process. Over time, facial skin can become rough, wrinkly, and discolored due to genetics, sun …

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Why We Encourage Combining Treatments

  Often patients at our Missouri plastic surgery practice come in with a request for improving their appearance that doesn't fit neatly into the confines a single procedure. The most prominent example is a mommy makeover, a combination of breast and body procedures that gives patients a chance to address multiple concerns at once. Here …

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Winter Chills

Winter Skin Conditions: Here’s How You Can Fight Back

Chilly temperatures. Dry air. Your skin doesn't like it! It’s more than a little ironic that some of the worst dry skin conditions begin to flare up when there’s snow everywhere, but that's how it goes. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can combat these pesky skin conditions. Let's talk through a few …

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Should I Lose Weight Before or After My Breast Augmentation?

  Many of the patients we see considering breast augmentation at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery are in the midst of making a personal transformation that often includes losing weight. This could be simply toning certain trouble spots, or making major lifestyle changes that include changing their diet and exercise habits. In either case, women typically want …

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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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3 Ways to Fight “Thunder Thighs”

Certain areas of the body tend to resist even the most dedicated efforts to keep them trim and toned. For many women, thighs are one of the prime trouble spots. People self-conscious about "thunder thighs" avoid wearing shorts and skirts, and even pass on certain sports such as swimming so they don't have to bare …

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Pregnant woman holding her midsection.

Breast Augmentation: Before or After Pregnancy?

  The timing of breast augmentation, especially as it relates to motherhood, is typically a major consideration for prospective patients. In this blog post, I want to take a moment to answer some of the specific questions my breast augmentation patients in St. Louis often ask. Once you have a clear understanding of the relationship …

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We’re Celebrating Our New Nurses

Plus, there's still time to save on our summer specials: Receive 15% off CoolSculpting® now through the end of August. Teachers AND students are eligible to receive 15% off surgical procedures now through the end of August. Request a consultation so you can take advantage of these savings while they last!

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