What should I wear after a Mommy Makeover? Our St. Louis-based team knows this is something you will be thinking about after your transformative procedure! A Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic surgeries that help restore a woman’s pre-pregnancy body. After a Mommy Makeover, your body shape will be enhanced, and many women feel
“What should I know before liposuction?” Our St. Louis-based West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University team knows that body contouring patients have plenty of questions like this. That’s why our board-certified plastic surgeons explain everything during the initial consultation to discuss the cosmetic surgery for reducing excess fat from specific areas on the body.
Our body shape is something we’re born with and unfortunately, even losing weight from all over and lowering the number on the scale typically can’t change the overall proportions of your body. This means that it can sometimes seem almost impossible to get an hourglass shape with a small waist if you tend to store
It’s obviously appealing to many people to have six pack abs and a flat stomach, but this look can be challenging to attain on your own. Many men and women have problem areas where they find it difficult to burn fat despite how often they exercise and how healthy their diet is. The belly is
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
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
Body insecurities: Just about everyone has them—or at least one. Double chins might be otherwise inoffensive pockets of fat that pose no health risk, but if you spend a lot of time looking in the mirror, dread taking selfies, or have endured casual comments about the condition in front of others, the look of “submental
Any form of damage to the skin can produce scars, inflammation, and pigmentation changes, and liposuction is no exception. After an injury—including incisions made during surgery—a natural, biological process kicks off to repair the wounds in the skin by filling them with collagen and fibrous tissue. Resulting scars are inevitable with most types of plastic