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Woman in St. Louis, MO considering breast augmentation versus breast lift surgery

Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift: How to Choose The Right Procedure For You

Women today have many different options when it comes to breast enhancement. Breast lift and breast augmentation are popular choices at our plastic surgery practice near St. Louis. Both of these surgeries can create beautiful, natural-looking results. But how can patients tell which option is best for them? Both breast augmentation and breast lifts can …

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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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How to Find the Best Plastic Surgeons in Your Area

As you explore your options for plastic surgery, you should limit your search to only the best plastic surgeons in your area. Missouri residents considering procedures such as breast augmentation or mommy makeover can rely on the St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery team to safely create exceptional results for our local patients. But if you’re starting …

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Monitoring Your Breast Implants: Simple, Safe, and Easy

Our practice’s dedication to providing high-quality care goes beyond just creating excellent breast augmentation results; my fellow surgeons and I are just as committed to carefully monitoring breast implants here at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery. Regular, ongoing monitoring allows us to catch any complications early, and it helps you to enjoy your results with confidence. …

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Woman gets answers about Allergan recall of textured breast implants

Get the Facts on Recall of Textured Breast Implants

We are reaching out to all our patients to provide you with information about the voluntary recall by Allergan of their BioCell-textured surface breast implants from the worldwide market on July 24, 2019. You may have already read or heard about this implant withdrawal by Allergan and we want to ensure you have the most …

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What Should I Look for in Breast Augmentation Before-and-After Photos?

  For my breast augmentation patients in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, looking through before-and-after photos is often one of the first steps in the research process. Not only do these photos provide key information about the results you can expect from the procedure, but they also speak volumes about the surgeon performing it. Before-and-after photos are often …

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Woman better understanding breast implant safety before her breast augmentation.

BIA-ALCL & Breast Augmentation: Is the Risk a Reality?

We've heard some concerns from women considering breast augmentation at our St. Louis practice about Breast Implant Associated-Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a disease associated with breast implants. This condition, which is not cancerous, causes some hesitation in women who want to make sure their breast augmentation decision is a safe, low-risk one. While every …

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Breast Augmentation Can Be More Subtle Than You Think

If you've ever considered—and then reconsidered—getting implants because you're worried about looking unnatural or obvious, you're not alone! This is a common concern I hear from many prospective breast augmentation patients here in St. Louis. With each passing year, more breast enhancement patients come to me emphasizing their desire for noticeable, yet natural-looking, results. The …

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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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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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