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What Is a Mommy Makeover & Is It Right for You?

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It's no secret that your body changes after having children. But seeing the physical toll pregnancy takes—and being essentially helpless to reverse the changes—is frustrating for many women. Saggy abdominal skin and deflated breasts don't respond no matter how many hours you spend at the gym or how many desserts you skip. If this sounds…

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Breast Lift vs Augmentation: Which Is Right for You?

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One of the most common questions asked by women who want to enhance the appearance of their breasts is whether they need breast lift surgery or breast augmentation. Each procedure addresses different concerns, and choosing the right one depends on your specific goals. In many cases, I recommend combining a lift with breast implants to…

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Types of Breast Implants & Other Breast Augmentation Choices 

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If you’ve been thinking about getting breast implants, you’re probably aware that implant types essentially fall into 2 categories: saline versus silicone breast implants. Within the silicone implant category, though, you have a range of options involving the cohesiveness of the implants' gel filling. And beyond the types of breast implants, you'll also have choices…

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The Best Cellulite Treatment: Your FAQs, Answered

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Cellulite is a persistent nuisance you can’t eliminate with creams, massage, or any other at-home treatment. Getting rid of the dimples that cover the thighs and buttocks of nearly 90% of all women requires an appointment with a qualified medical provider. Even then, some of the med spa cellulite reduction treatments work better than others,…

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Breast Fat Transfer vs Implants: Pros and Cons

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Breasts come in all shapes and sizes, so shouldn’t you have more than one option when choosing a breast augmentation procedure? Luckily, cosmetic breast surgery has evolved over the years, and today we can offer patients in the Des Moines area more than one approach. But should you choose a fat transfer breast augmentation or…

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The Ultimate Guide to Breast Augmentation Recovery

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Recovering from breast augmentation surgery is part of an exciting journey you may have been thinking about for years. Even though the recovery process may seem overwhelming at first, it can be a smooth experience with the right tips and tricks. In this blog post, we'll share some valuable insights on how to make your…

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What Areas of the Body Can Liposuction Treat?

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You can use liposuction to improve any area of your body that has stubborn fat deposits. Although liposuction is not meant to be a weight loss treatment, it can eliminate fat that doesn’t easily respond to diet and exercise. If you are wondering what areas liposuction can treat, here is an easy-to-follow guide. Buttocks You…

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Preparing for Breast Augmentation: How To Choose a Surgeon

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You have several choices to make once you’ve decided to get a breast augmentation. How do I choose the right size implant? Are silicone gel or saline implants better? What about the implant placement—behind or in front of the chest muscle? As critical as these choices are in getting your desired results, the most important…

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How To Know If a Tummy Tuck Is Right for You?

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Should you choose a tummy tuck or liposuction? Or is a nonsurgical procedure such as CoolSculpting® Elite a better option? Knowing which body contouring procedure is right for you—and which ones won't help you achieve your goals—depends on several factors. So, how do you know if you are a good candidate for a tummy tuck?…

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