Archive for October, 2015

Breast cancer and radiation – what you need to know before you have surgery

More women are receiving radiation for their breast cancer than ever. In the past, radiation was reserved for women who were having lumpectomy or if they had certain findings at the time of mastectomy. These include: 4 or more positive lymph nodes, cancer > 5 cm, or close margin to the chest wall or skin. […]

St. Louis Fat Grafting

It may seem odd in a culture that is determined to purge all it’s fat, but some fat is necessary to create a smooth, healthy, youthful appearance. In age, our face particularly, loses some of it’s valuable fat and this, along with the loss of elasticity in the skin and the weakening of our muscles, […]

BOTOX St. Louis

These days there are a number of options to consider when it comes to facial rejuvenation. You have everything from creams to surgery and the best option for you really depends on what you want to achieve. If you are looking to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles without surgical intervention, but want more than what […]

Is it better to have my reconstruction with implants in one or two stages?

With increasing numbers of women having mastectomies either due to cancer or due to gene mutations such as BRCA, more implant reconstructions are being done by plastic surgeons. We are seeing increases numbers of bilateral (both breasts) mastectomies as the other side is frequently done preventatively and to increase the symmetry and cosmetic result. I […]

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