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The Do’s and Don’ts of Taking Care of Your Skin After a Chemical Peel

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Many men and women fail to understand that how you care for your skin after your chemical peel can have a major effect on your results. We carry a number of chemical peels at Renaissance Plastic Surgery. While the after care may vary depending on the strength of your peel and other personal circumstances, the basics are the same.  Here, we explore the do’s and don’ts of taking care of your skin after a chemical peel.

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CoolSculpting® Keeps Getting Better at Renaissance Plastic Surgery

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CoolSculpting continues to reign as the world’s number one non-surgical fat reduction treatment. Hailed for its ability to safely and effectively reduce stubborn fat, CoolSculpting shapes and contours troublesome spots of fat without needles, surgery, or downtime. As a patient favorite, our team at Renaissance Plastic Surgery continues to take steps to make sure that your CoolSculpting treatment is the best possible.

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What Is the Best Age for Breast Augmentation?

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While breast augmentation is most popular with women in their 20s and 30s, our team of St. Peters plastic surgeons, have found that women of all ages are interested in enhancing their bust line at Renaissance Plastic Surgery. With the addition of an implant, breast augmentation can perfect the size, shape, and symmetry of a woman’s breast at any age. When it comes to breast augmentation, there is no right age—just an age that is right for you.

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What Does Makeup Do for You?

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To find out just how comfortable women are in their own skin, skinstore.com recently surveyed 3000 women from all 50 states concerning their feelings towards their own natural beauty. The survey found that one in three women would never leave the house without makeup, and when it comes to going to work, 50 percent wouldn’t go to work without first putting their face on. Clearly, makeup helps women feel more confident, complete, and put-together.

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Chelsea Handler Makes Headlines with her ProFractional™ Treatment

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Chelsea Handler recently made headlines. For once, however, the comedian was not in the spotlight for late night antics, but instead, for a stunning before-and-after photograph that she posted to her Instagram account. Handler boasted the results of her ProFractional laser treatment. “You may have noticed something new about me,” Handler gloated—and notice we did.

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Implants are Not Associated with an Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer Awareness month is upon us, and with it, comes the steady reminder of the disease’s wide reaching impact on women across the St. Louis area. It only makes sense, then, that if you have breast implants or are thinking about getting implants, you may be concerned that they will make it more difficult to detect and treat breast cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the US will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. A relief for many women, there has been no link between breast implants, either silicone or saline, and breast cancer. Nor is there any evidence that breast implants decrease the chance of early detection and treatment options.

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Feel like a New Women with Breast Reduction Surgery

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Like many women with exceptionally large breasts, Talia Derby struggled with both the physical and emotional limitations that her amply-sized chest placed on her life. “It just kind of sucked to have my whole identity taken up by something that I didn’t necessarily want,” Derby recounts. This past June, Derby had had enough and made the decision to reduce the size of her breasts though breast reduction surgery.

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