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Are Mommy Makeovers Just for Moms?

Many women who are considering a mommy makeover, whether they're from St. Louis or any town across the country, want to fix body changes after pregnancy. But the name “mommy makeover” may be misleading—after all, this combination of procedures isn’t just for mothers. A mommy makeover can benefit anyone who has experienced significant weight fluctuations and …

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Women in St. Louis who has had liposuction

Shapewear vs. Surgery: Choosing Between Spanx® & Liposuction

Unwanted bumps and bulges are a common, persistent problem for many men and women. To smooth and contour their silhouettes, many people turn to items like Spanx® and other compression garments. Although shapewear can be great for fitting into that little black dress or slim slacks, they are often tight, itchy, and uncomfortable. Luckily, there’s …

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Woman standing by window in St. Louis considering tummy tuck vs. liposuction procedures

Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction: How to Choose What’s Right for You

Sometimes curves and trouble spots can’t be fixed with diet and exercise, but body contouring procedures can help by slimming and toning the body. Liposuction and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery are two of the most popular options among our St. Louis patients because they remove unwanted fat and saggy, excess tissue. Both liposuction and tummy …

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What to Expect From Post-Weight Loss Surgery

After losing weight, body contouring can be a very satisfying experience. Many patients want to complete their transformation by getting rid of loose skin or excess tissue. Thanks to modern medicine, men and women today have many options for sculpting and toning their bodies. But how does post-weight loss surgery work exactly? Our St. Louis-area patients …

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How to Sleep After a Breast Augmentation or Mommy Makeover

When it comes to recovering from breast augmentation or a mommy makeover here in St. Louis, little is as important as getting plenty of sleep and restorative rest. Unfortunately, with swelling, new implants, and tight compression garments involved, it can be challenging to get the amount of slumber your body needs to properly heal itself. …

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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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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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Breast Augmentation Surgery FAQ: Part One

The arrival of warmer months—and swimsuits—often prompts questions about breast augmentation in St. Louis. While many questions concern implant types and size, just as many are about the surgery itself and recovery. Here are some of the most common questions we get from patients about this popular procedure. My new implants feel really high on my …

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Once you have a new body, how do you know what clothing really fits?

Last summer, I had a full-body makeover. After losing a considerable amount of weight, I had a tummy tuck, a body lift, a breast lift, and an augmentation. I also had a newfound realization: while I could now wear more than I could before, I still wasn't exactly sure how to dress myself. At first, …

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