Tag Archives: body contouring

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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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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Combining CoolSculpting® with CoolTone™

Body-contouring treatments can help patients to get the physique they’ve always wanted by allowing for the “fine-tuning” of areas resistant to change via exercise, a healthy lifestyle, and a balanced diet alone. If you feel like you’re working out all the time but are still frustrated at a failure to achieve your desired sculpted look—whether

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Double Chin Reduction Procedure FAQs

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

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Does Liposuction Leave Scars?

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

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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

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CoolSculpting® FAQs: Body Sculpting vs. Weight Loss

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important, but cosmetic fat reduction can help you to “fine tune” your cosmetic results and more quickly achieve your body contouring goals. The West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University team can work with you to create a personalized plan for CoolSculpting® treatments in St. Louis, as well as provide

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