BOTOX and the FDA: What Do Approvals Mean?

Posted 12/14/2017 by Admin

The team at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University offers a range of uses for BOTOX® injections. St. Louis-area men and women may have seen that the treatment is FDA approved for smoothing out frown lines between the eyebrows, crow’s feet next the eyes, and—as of October 2017—horizontal forehead lines. But a quick scan of the conditions that local doctors treat with BOTOX® Cosmetic contains more than just those few wrinkles. Why the disparity?

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Breast Reconstruction Options: Choosing the Best Chance of Success in St. Louis

Posted 11/10/2017 by admin

Dr. Terry Myckatyn at West County Plastic Surgeons of Jefferson County recently read an essay that cited an early-2017 study examining reconstruction in irradiated breasts. As a plastic surgeon who often performs breast reconstruction in St. Louis, he noted the study results with interest.

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Abdominoplasty vs. Lipo: St. Louis’ West County Plastic Surgeons Explain

Posted 09/18/2017 by admin

Surgical body contouring procedures continue to enjoy immense popularity in the United States, as they can provide immediate and dramatic results that can make a person’s physique appear more sculpted and toned. Many patients have questions about two procedures in particular: tummy tuck or abdominoplasty and liposuction (frequently referred to as lipo). St. Louis’ West County Plastic Surgeons explain what each of these procedures entail, and in which cases they may be appropriate.

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A Cheat Sheet to Natrelle® Silicone Breast Implants by St. Louis’ West County Plastic Surgeons

Posted 09/06/2017 by Admin

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Women Overwhelmingly Choose Silicone for Breast Augmentation

Posted 08/04/2017 by admin

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Tissue Liquefaction Technology for Liposuction and Fat Grafting

Posted 07/06/2017 by barnettgr

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Doctor Terry Myckatyn of West County Plastic Surgeons Contributes to a Published Study

Posted 06/07/2017 by admin

Dr. Terry Myckatyn regularly sees women facing two sets of surgeries: one to remove breast cancer or the risk of breast cancer, and one to subsequently reconstruct the breasts. As a plastic surgeon serving St. Louis, his focus is on the reconstruction phase, helping women to navigate their options and choose the method most likely to give them the aesthetic results they’re seeking.

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St. Louis Doctors Explore Breast Augmentation and Fat Grafting

Posted 05/16/2017 by admin

The team at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University in St. Louis offers breast augmentation with a range of variations to accommodate women of all kinds. Customizable elements of a breast augmentation procedure include incision placement, implant type, implant placement, and more.

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West County Plastic Surgeons in St. Louis Sees Cosmetic Surgery On the Rise

Posted 04/06/2017 by admin

Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases statistics compiled from tracked data and surveys given to member surgeons throughout the United States, such as Dr. Terry Myckatyn in St. Louis. Cosmetic surgery is on the rise.

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Consider Winter/Spring CoolSculpting® for Summer Results

Posted 03/03/2017 by admin

Our previous post explored a range of fat-reduction methods, surgical and nonsurgical, but one in particular is worth a closer look this winter/spring season: CoolSculpting®. 

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