Male Breast Reduction Patients Can Look Forward to Summer

Posted 02/01/2018 by admin

Gray skies and low thermometer readings are not known for sending people running to the pool, but they often do trigger dreams of warmer weather and all of its associated activities. For some, these thoughts of summer are tinged with fond anticipation, but for others, they prompt feelings of anxiety. Men with a condition known as gynecomastia, which causes the development of breasts, may face the prospect of an upcoming seasonal shift with a mixture of longing and dread.

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A Look Back at 2017

Posted 01/08/2018 by admin

The team of medical professionals and plastic surgeons serving St. Louis at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University is looking forward to a fantastic 2018 by looking back on a few of the things that made 2017 such a great year.

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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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Three Options for Removing Fat: Kybella®, CoolSculpting®, and Liposuction

Posted 02/21/2017 by admin

Choosing how you want your body to look is important, and so is the method used to achieve your desired results. 

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West County Plastic Surgeons Shines a Light on New Treatment Options

Posted 01/17/2017 by admin

Many patients come to West County Plastic Surgeons to get exactly what the name implies: plastic surgery. St. Louis men and women looking to make a change with liposuction or a lift know that the Washington University-based team offers a range of body sculpting options.

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Considering Plastic Surgery in St. Louis for After the Holidays?

Posted 12/09/2016 by admin

The colder months tend to turn some people’s minds to plastic surgery in St. Louis. 


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A Brief Overview of Incisions for Breast Implants in St Louis

Posted 11/08/2016 by admin

A major decision for women considering breast implants is incision placement.

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BOTOX® Has a Long History of Medical Uses

Posted 10/04/2016 by admin

You might not realize that doctors have long used BOTOX® for medical conditions to temporarily relax wrinkle-forming muscles and overactive sweat glands.

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What Sets Laser Lipo Apart?

Posted 09/08/2016 by admin

Most patients know that liposuction is the physical removal of fat from the body. What they might not realize, however, is that fat cells are not just sitting loose and ready to be suctioned out.

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A Brief History of Lip Injections

Posted 08/22/2016 by admin

Style trends seem to change in less than an instant, but full, pouty lips were around long before selfies became a household word and they show no signs of retreating. 

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3 Things to Look for In a Strong Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in St. Louis

Posted 06/27/2016 by admin

You’re thinking about finding a plastic surgeon in St. Louis, but you’re not sure where to begin. After all, finding a good plastic surgeon means finding someone who is not only a medical professional, but someone who knows what look you want and has the training and expertise to help you achieve it.

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