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Even though so many non-surgical options are now available for facial rejuvenation—such as injectable neuromodulators and fillers—facial cosmetic surgery from our St. Louis-based West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University is typically the best way of counteracting more severe signs of aging, such as sagging skin around the lower face and jawline area. If you
When certain proteins and other beneficial components of your skin are lost, sagging can start to develop below your chin or jawline. Known as jowls, this unwanted feature forms as the skin becomes thinner and loses its elasticity. As this happens, the constant pull of gravity causes the skin to sag in the area around
One of the reasons why the Revance RHA® fillers at our St. Louis-based practice blend in so well with the skin and adapt so seamlessly into facial movements is because they’re made with a clean, pure form of hyaluronic acid that is much more similar to the type found in your skin when compared to the ingredients
Liposuction, which involves the surgical removal of fat cells from beneath the skin on targeted areas of the body, has increased in popularity in recent years. The procedure can reduce the volume of stubborn, diet-resistant fat on areas both large and small, from the abdomen and flanks to the neck below the chin. Industry leaders
You might sometimes look in the mirror and be shocked to see wrinkles that seem to have formed overnight—but if you do, there’s no need to panic. Wrinkles are a normal aspect of aging, and they actually form gradually over time, starting off as faint lines that become deeper as your skin produces less collagen
In the past, many dermal fillers were thought to be overly stiff and too unnatural looking on the face if used to address dynamic wrinkles. Revance’s fillers at our St. Louis-based practice—known as the RHA® Collection—are the first-ever fillers to be approved for use on areas of the face that move repetitively to reduce the appearance of
As skin ages, it is no longer be able to stretch and bounce back into shape as easily as it once did. The resulting wrinkles and sagging are associated with deterioration of the collagen and elastin fibers that make up the structure of the skin, loss of fat, too much sun exposure, and bad habits
Significant weight loss, which can be defined as shedding 100 pounds or more of excess weight, is a life-changing experience. There are major benefits for your health and self-image—such as improving sleep quality at night, being in a better mood, experiencing less depression, lowering anger, addressing fatigue, and improving brain function. However, one of the
Minimally invasive techniques can be used to lift your skin slightly and reduce wrinkles, but the most long-lasting and effective way of correcting sagging facial skin is with a facelift. Surgery is also the ideal way to tighten jowls and sagging skin around the neckline while also repairing weakened neck muscles at the same time.
Breast reconstruction can help many patients feel more confident about themselves, along with improving the balance and proportions of their bodies. While many patients look forward to their results, they also wonder what the recovery phase will be like after having breast reconstruction surgery and how it may be similar or different to what happens