Mommy Makeover Diaries: What to expect during a consultation

People choose to have cosmetic procedures for many reasons. Maybe they've always been unhappy with a feature on their body, or maybe they used to love the way they look and suddenly that changed. The reasons are as unique as the people themselves. For one of our mommies, Rhonda, this procedure is the "icing on …

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Introducing the Mommy Makeover Diaries

While being a mother is one of the greatest joys in life, it is also a hard job—one that takes its toll physically, and mentally. Often mothers find it difficult to put themselves first, preferring instead to spend time, money and energy on their children, or significant others, or their careers. But the old saying …

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Is video technology making us more vain?

Earlier this week, a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) came out indicating that chin enhancement was the fastest growing cosmetic procedure last year. While there could be numerous reasons for the trend, including aging Baby Boomers and people looking to get ahead in the workplace, there is another idea as well that may …

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An Employee’s Tummy Tuck Journey: The Final Result

Often, the first step to plastic surgery, the consultation, is the most difficult for patients to overcome. Once the procedure has been discussed with a trusted surgeon, planning for the surgery happens pretty quickly. Here, our employee shares her hospital experience and her elation at the final results. By the time my surgery date with …

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After an unhappy experience elsewhere, can breast augmentations be fixed?

At St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, we are often asked to perform revisions on breast augmentations done elsewhere. Patients may desire a revision for many reasons, and our goal is to help each one achieve the results they wanted from the very beginning. Many women come in wanting a revision due to unhappiness with the size …

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If You Want Plastic Surgery, It’s Time to Give Up the Cigarettes

The health benefits of quitting smoking are numerous and well documented. Non-smokers live longer, have less risk of cancer, and have fewer instances of heart and lung disease. Despite these well-known statistics, however, many people continue to smoke--but if you're seriously considering plastic surgery, quitting is a choice you need to make. Aside from the …

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