Category Archives: Mommy Makeover

Let’s talk about love this month…specifically, self love.

During the month of February, much is made about the concept of “loving yourself.” Whether it’s meant to take  the focus off of romantic love, or it’s meant as a self-empowerment tool, our society has become increasingly aware of the benefits of self-care. Read the rest »

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How will the Affordable Care Act impact our cosmetic procedures?

On January 1, 2014, millions of Americans will have new health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. While our services at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery are cosmetic, and therefore not covered by insurance, our patients may still feel the effects on the healthcare industry. Read the rest »

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A Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgeon: Mommy Makeover

We see it everyday in our office: women who have had kids, and suddenly their bodies just don’t look the way they used to anymore. Childbearing takes a toll on a woman’s body, causing sagging breasts, protruding tummies, and fat rolls where none may have existed before. Read the rest »

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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 ban imposed in 1992.   Read the rest »

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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. Read the rest »

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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. Read the rest »

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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! Read the rest »

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Stop reading, get moving!

“I’m going to exercise more.”
It’s one of the most common, and most easily dropped New Year’s resolutions. We all have such good intentions, and most of us know how good we feel after we work out. But getting there is hard, and sometimes, we need a swift kick to get us moving. Read the rest »

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What’s YOUR goal for 2013?

“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” –Helen Keller
Every year, millions of people resolve to be happy on January 1, vowing to fix all that is wrong in their lives in order to feel or look better: they vow to lose weight, to quit smoking, to eat better, or to exercise more often. Read the rest »

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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 results, as reported by USA Today:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2012/12/10/cosmetic-surgery-laws-effect-debated/1759839/
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