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What Causes Laugh Lines and How Can You Address Them?

Have you recently noticed deepening wrinkles between your nose and the corners of your mouth whenever you smile or laugh? Laughter may be strong medicine, but perhaps the only possible drawback is that your skin often pays the price due to being pulled in different directions whenever you make an expression. The wrinkles that show

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How to Prepare on the Day of Your JUVEDERM® Treatment

Decades ago, people who watched as their cheeks sank in, jowls formed, and their first wrinkles appeared on their faces due to collagen loss, they had no choice but to accept them. There’s no way to fully prevent the effects of gravity and intrinsic aging from taking their toll—but today, we have the option of

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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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JUVEDERM VOLBELLA® vs. ULTRA® XC: Which is the Best Lip Filler for Fuller Lips?

In addition to reducing the depth of nasolabial folds and other wrinkles on the face, fillers are also ideal for adding volume to thin lips or reshaping the lips to give them a better-defined, poutier appearance. Due to the influence of pop culture and celebrities who sport noticeably plump puckers, a seemingly increasing number of

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BELOTERO® vs. JUVEDERM® Fillers: How Do They Compare?

Patients looking to smooth out facial lines have a wide variety of options to choose from, including various facial fillers available for addressing static wrinkles. Available fillers include Juvederm®, Radiesse®, Bellafill®, and BELOTERO Balance®, all of which our St. Louis-based team at West County Plastic Surgeons administers frequently. In addition to reducing the appearance of

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6 Advantages of BELOTERO Balance®

In addition to the range of JUVEDERM® products available, our team at West County Plastic Surgeons of Washington University, based in the St. Louis area, corrects collagen loss with fillers like BELOTERO Balance®, which targets moderate to severe lines and wrinkles. The best filler for you depends on your specific concerns and goals. With education

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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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