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Rhinoplasty: Nose Reshaping with Plastic Surgery

In 2019, it’s incredible to observe the degree to which technological advances have transformed the field of cosmetic surgery, especially when compared to what was available just a few decades ago. In the St. Louis area, the plastic surgery-focused team at West County Plastic Surgeons has seen procedures become safer, more accessible, and more cost-effective

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BOTOX® or XEOMIN®? Comparing Two Muscle-Relaxing Injectables

Many people have long wished for a more youthful-looking face—and their numbers seem to be growing. Not only do image-based social media platforms continue to thrive, but industry studies show that women and men alike are frequently unhappy with one or more aspect of their aging skin. Perhaps that’s why the demand for wrinkle-reducing injectables

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It’s Now Easier Than Ever Before to Love Your Lips

At West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, our talented team of nurse practitioners and physician assistants handle injectable treatments, including lip injections. St. Louis-area patients enjoy the artistry and special techniques they offer to anyone seeking to add volume for a fuller smile or pout. In about 15 to 20 minutes, an injector can

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Sometimes Two Are Better Than One: Lipoabdominoplasty

Two of the most popular procedures at West County Plastic Surgeons are abdominoplasty and liposuction surgery. St. Louis patients who want to improve the tone and contours of their abdominal area may want lipo to remove significant pockets of fat, whereas the tummy tuck deals with excess, baggy skin and separated muscles. Fortunately, the decision

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The Importance of Women’s Health in Aesthetic Procedures

At West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, we take health seriously. Our focus may be on aesthetics, but when it comes to the body, form truly follows function. A healthy body tends to have clear and vibrant skin, well-distributed fat cells, and good tone and definition. That’s why our team emphasizes the importance of

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The Holidays are Coming: Join Us for Filler and Freeze!

From BOTOX® Cosmetic and Xeomin® to dermal fillers for addressing wrinkles and lip injections, the St. Louis, MO, based team at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University wants locals to learn more about addressing the signs of aging with injectables. A “Filler and Freeze” party is set for Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 3:30 to

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The Benefits of PRP

Platelets are an amazing component in our blood, given that they can rush to virtually any part of the body to initiate healing. Devoted primarily to clotting so they can close up wounds, their unique ability can be harnessed for other benefits when they are selectively collected, concentrated, and injected with precision, as with platelet-rich

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What’s the Difference? Three JUVEDERM® Options

While all of the fillers in the JUVEDERM® family share a name and basic qualities—they’re all injectables in gel form with a hyaluronic acid base—they also differ in key ways. The unique qualities that set them apart give them distinct advantages when used to address various signs of aging on the face, which is why

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Does a Facelift Rejuvenate the Entire Face?

As plastic surgeons, we admit that the term “facelift” can be a little confusing. Patients who come to us seeking a facelift in St. Louis sometimes—quite understandably—believe that the procedure will address sagging and wrinkles on their entire face, from top to bottom. In actuality, the procedure technically known as a rhytidectomy is intended only

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