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CoolTone™: A New Approach to Body Contouring
One of the best ways to improve your overall appearance is to tone muscles in just the right areas. In addition to skin tightening and fat reduction, muscle conditioning is an important aspect of body contouring that shouldn’t be left out of anyone’s sculpting plans. In addition to West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University’s
Body Procedures Edge Out Facial Surgeries in the New ASPS Report
According to recently released data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, three body-focused procedures landed in the top five most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries of 2018. The other two were face-focused procedures, both of which dipped slightly in terms of number of procedures performed when compared to the previous year. Leading the pack is
Minimally Invasive Treatments Dominate 2017 Statistics
The West County Plastic Surgeons of Jefferson County blog recently highlighted breast augmentation as the No. 1 cosmetic surgery in the country, but the most popular cosmetic treatment overall of 2017, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, is botulinum toxin Type A, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic. St. Louis women and men who choose
A Story Half Told
Sheila McGlown — a mother, wife, 25—year veteran of the United States Air Force, metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patient and advocate — underwent breast reconstruction by West County Plastic Surgeon Marissa Tenenbaum, MD. She is profiled on the Breast Cancer: A Story Half Told website, which aims to elevate public understanding of metastatic breast cancer,
The ladue news: ‘the mommy makeover’ cover story
West County Plastic Surgeons (Ladue News cover story) When West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University opened its facility in Creve Coeur one year ago, it sought to create a different kind of practice, one that put patients at ease on their very first visit. Principal physicians Terry Myckatyn and Marissa Tenenbaum are trained in
Get Smooth Results
At a certain age, it seems to happen. Our once svelte torsos shift, sag and settle. And many of us notice something new – an unwelcome roll of fat just above our wastebands or below our bra straps. Dr. Myckatyn is one of three plastic surgeons discussing surgical treatment for excess skin that won’t disappear.
Breast Cancer Patient Tells Story
Erica Griffin tells her story of receiving treatment for stage III breast cancer at Siteman Cancer Center after initially being told by her physician that a lump in her breast was likely a cyst. Breast cancer surgeon Julie Margenthaler, MD, and plastic and reconstructive surgeon Marissa Tenenbaum, MD, talk about treatment for breast cancer patients
Breast reconstruction surgery patient Joan Twillman goes the distance, paddling a swift 340-mile stretch of the Missouri River that winds from Kansas City to St. Louis. See article in Washington University Outlook magazine.