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5 Takeaways To Help You Achieve Your Best Laser Skin Resurfacing Results

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Laser skin resurfacing is a popular nonsurgical approach men and women choose to refresh and rejuvenate tired, dull, or damaged skin. It's a solution that can address skin concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars, stretch marks, sunspots, and hyperpigmentation. But what does laser skin resurfacing do to your skin? And what are the…

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CoolSculpting® Elite vs. Weight Loss (They’re Not the Same) Answers to Your FAQs

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CoolSculpting Elite has become one of the most popular nonsurgical body contouring treatments. But most people don’t fully understand how it works or why it's different than traditional weight loss. The fundamental concept to understand is the difference between fat loss and weight loss. What Happens to Fat Cells After Weight Loss? Weight fluctuations don't…

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Is a Liquid Facelift Right for You? Take Our Quiz To Find Out!

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If you prefer nonsurgical treatment for facial rejuvenation, a liquid facelift may be right for you. Typically, a liquid facelift combines cosmetic injectables such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers to improve concerns such as age-related facial lines, mild skin laxity, and facial volume loss with minimal downtime. Take this quick and easy quiz to…

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What Is Liquid Rhinoplasty? (Updated 2024)

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Can you really change the shape of your nose without surgery? It is indeed possible, and liquid rhinoplasty has become increasingly popular with patients who aren't sure if they want to make permanent changes to the appearance of their noses. Some patients think of a liquid nose job as a "test drive" before deciding on…

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Can You Prevent Wrinkles With BOTOX®?

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There's truth to the old saying that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," and "preventative" BOTOX injections are an example. An increasing number of people in their mid-to-late 20s are considering BOTOX and traveling to our Des Moines practice from throughout central Iowa for injections that can prevent wrinkles from developing.…

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Is There a Difference Between a Facelift and Neck Lift?

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Ask 10 plastic surgeons about the difference between a neck lift and a facelift, and you may get 10 different answers. That's because the definition of those procedures can vary from surgeon to surgeon, depending on their training and whether they're plastic surgeons who focus exclusively on the face. At our Des Moines practice, we…

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Here’s the Skinny on Plumping Your Pout With Filler

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What comes to mind when you think about lip filler? For many, it’s visions of over-filled, unnatural lips stretched too thin by filler. The truth is, lip filler done well can be very beautiful. Full, youthful lips will never go out of style. Think Angelina Jolie, Kerry Washington, Priyanka Chopra—some of the most highly coveted…

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BOTOX® Day Is Nov. 18: Save With Allē

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BOTOX® Cosmetic Day at our West Des Moines practice is an opportunity to do something for YOU. It’s a celebration of real results and one really incredible offer from our friends at Allergan Aesthetics!   To take advantage of this special BOTOX offer, you need to be a member of Allē — the new and improved loyalty program by Allergan Aesthetics. You can read more…

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To Fill or Not to Fill?

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At Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa, we are often asked the following questions when it comes to enhancing the volume (or lack thereof) in one’s lips. Whether your goal is full and flauntable or subtle and sweet, we’ve got options for creating your perfect pout with lip augmentation at our med spa in Des…

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