Category Archives: Plastic Surgery

What Should You Know Before Having a Facelift?

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

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Will the Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

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

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3 Tips for Preventing Sagging Skin After Massive Weight Loss

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

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4 Facelift Aftercare Tips for Your Skin

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.

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What Should You Expect After Having Breast Reconstruction?

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

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Which Cosmetic Procedures Should You Have This Spring?

As most surgical and even many non-invasive procedures don’t reveal their results right away, it can take at least a few weeks before a patient sees the full results of their treatment. In most cases, a procedure performed in the springtime means you’ll feel confident about your look by the time summer is here again.

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5 Tips for Fixing Your Posture After Plastic Surgery

Ever wondered why everyone stresses the importance of “sitting up straight?” From an early age, parents and teachers tell us that keeping our body in proper alignment is important. Turns out, they’re actually right. Great posture not only makes you look several pounds lighter, creates the illusion of your abs being more sculpted, helps you

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What Are the Best Implant Positions for Breast Augmentation?

When you’re having breast augmentation with implants, expect to have numerous discussions with your surgeon about what size, fillings, textures, placements, and incision types will be most suitable for you depending on many factors. Your anatomy, body shape, lifestyle, and aesthetic taste will all be taken into account when making these decisions. Although most people

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Modern Tumescent Liposuction: A Cornerstone of Body Contouring

Body contouring in plastic surgery, also known as body sculpting, refers to procedures that are designed to smooth, shape, and get rid of unwanted fat from isolated areas to transform a patient’s body. Although minimally invasive options are available, surgically removing unwanted fat cells from specific areas—such as the lower stomach, hips, and thighs—still produces

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