The Danger with Black Market Buttock Injections

A June 24, 2015 story on CNN discussed the rapidly increasing complications from black market buttock augmentations. As the popularity of certain desired fuller buttock shapes has increased, so has the illegal and very dangerous black market for buttock enhancement. More and more patients are getting injected with industrial grade silicone and other unknown and illegal materials, and the numbers of complications are rapidly rising. Read the rest »
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3 Tips for a Successful Consultation

Before their first consultations with our plastic surgeons in St. Louis, MO, patients often wonder how they can prepare. We make sure never to rush these initial appointments so that you have time to cover all your questions and concerns, but there are definitely some things you can do in advance to get the most out of your time with us. Read the rest »
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TIME Magazine takes a look at the changing world of cosmetic surgery

According to Time magazine, it’s not a matter of if you are going to have of cosmetic procedure but when you are going to have one. The lead article in the June 29th issue of Time looks at the changing perceptions surrounding aesthetic plastic surgery and not just in the USA but around the world. Read the rest »
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Medical Grade Skin Care: the Proof is in the Serum!

We often host lunches and special events for our Cosmetic Elite Members, and today we decided to focus on education. Together with our SkinMedica rep, Robyn, our Elite lunch and learn for the day taught our attendees the importance of buying your skin care from a reputable physician. Read the rest »
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Dr. Lund re-elected to prestigious ASAPS Board of Directors

At its most recent meeting held in Montreal, Canada, the members of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) reelected Dr. Herluf Lund to its Board of Directors. This will Dr. Lund’s second three-year term on the Board and he will assume the Chairmanship of the Finance and Investment Committee and the Administration Commission. Read the rest »
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A Plastic Surgeon’s Guide to Mommy Makeovers

We plastic surgeons at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery here in Missouri love the mommy makeover almost as much as our patients do. This incredibly versatile surgery, which actually involves several procedures at once, can be completely tailored to a patient’s specific desires, incorporating a personalized blend of face, breast, and body treatments into a single, transformative surgery. Read the rest »
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Our #GottaLoveMotherhood Contest Could Have You Looking and Feeling Your Best

As Mother’s Day looms, we can’t help but take a moment to imagine where in our lives we would be without the support of our moms. They have been there to show us the ways of the world, treating us always with patience and kindness and displaying the intense stick-to-itiveness that helps turn little people into amazing adults. Read the rest »
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Who actually has plastic surgery? It’s not always who you think

Every day, our Facebook news feeds are bombarded with images of people who have taken plastic surgery too far. From the outlandish Kim Kardashian, to the tight-lipped Renee Zellweger, to the people who want to look like real-life Barbie dolls, the message is clear and often negative: Plastic surgery makes you look unlike yourself. Read the rest »
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What should you look for in a plastic surgeon?

A disturbing trend in plastic surgery is for large, national chains to set up cosmetic surgery franchises. They hire doctors who may or may not be board certified to perform their procedures. At St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery, we’ve been performing cosmetic surgery longer than anyone in St. Read the rest »
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A loss for the plastic surgery community

The world of plastic surgery suffered a true loss late last week with the death of Steve Moshier. Sadly he was killed while assisting another motorist who had been involved in a traffic accident. Steve was a sales representative for Allergan Medical, focusing mainly on breast implant sales- both cosmetic and reconstructive. Read the rest »
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