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A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon: Breast Augmentation

According to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), 330,631 breast augmentation procedures were performed in the United States by board-certified surgeons in 2012. Of those cases, 72% of them were done with silicone breast implants, which have enjoyed a surge in popularity since they were re-introduced to the market in 2012 after the FDA lifted the …

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A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon

With so much information readily available these days online, it's only natural that most people do a lot of research before making decision to have a plastic surgery procedure. Almost everyone wants to view before and after pictures, read reviews of the surgeons, and be given a post-operative checklist. But for some, that's not enough--more …

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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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Pin it to WIN it in February!

Every woman wants to feel sexy, and Victoria's Secret is known world-wide for making women feel beautiful and sexy. This month, St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery would like to pass that gift along to 4 lucky Pinterest followers in the form of $50 Victoria's Secret gift cards! From lingerie to silky lotions, they've got everything you need …

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Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult

Many of us can relate to the resolution maker who vows to get healthy and start eating right. Typically, this means going on some sort of restrictive diet–maybe a meal plan that's all over the news or Facebook–and going full steam ahead for a few weeks before the inevitable burn-out sets in. Changing our habits …

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Stop blowing smoke: quit smoking for good

According to an article on time.com about the most commonly broken New Year's Resolutions, only 15% of people who try to quit smoking on January 1 actually manage to stay smoke-free for more than six months. With odds like that, it's no wonder why many people don't even give it a shot. But the benefits of …

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The importance of choosing your surgeon wisely

Advances in cosmetic surgery offer many benefits to patients...each year, it seems there are more and more options, surgical and non-surgical, for looking younger and healthier. However, not all procedures are being performed by qualified surgeons in the proper environment. Liposuction, for example, is frequently being performed in med spas across the country with disastrous …

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The latest trend in plastic surgery? The Brazilian Butt Lift

Whether it was Jennifer Lopez coming back into spotlight on American Idol, Pippa Middleton at her sister's royal wedding in 2011, or Kim Kardashian flaunting her assets every day out in Los Angeles, one thing is certain: women are increasingly asking for a larger, rounder, firmer backside just like theirs. One of the most popular ways to …

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Non-surgical facial options…how well do they work?

For many people, the desire to better their appearance is often outweighed by their desire to NOT have surgery. Whether it be from fear of surgery, financial issues, or a need to avoid longer downtimes, more and more people are opting for non-surgical options to look younger. While nothing can replace a true facelift, things …

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