Navigation Links
St. Louis Plastic Surgeon Renews Curves and Self-Esteem in New Mothers as Fresh Trends in Cosmetic Enhancement Emerge
Date:12/18/2009

A recent study from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery indicates new trends and a significant jump in the amount of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in women. Dr. Jeffrey Copeland, a plastic surgeon in St. Louis, says one group of women he sees more and more of is new mothers hoping to rejuvenate their appearances and boost their self-confidence with a procedure designed specifically for them.

(Vocus) December 18, 2009 -- According to a study released last spring from the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, there has been a 162 percent increase in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures since 1997. About 92% of procedures were undergone by women, with breast augmentation and liposuction being the most popular surgical treatments, and BOTOX® injections leading the way in non-surgical procedures. Dr. Jeffrey Copeland with Copeland Cosmetic Surgery, a practice offering plastic surgery in St. Louis and surrounding areas, says part of this growing trend in cosmetic surgery may involve a particular group of women: new mothers aiming to restore their bodies after the physical rigors of pregnancy have taken their toll. And he offers a procedure that can be specifically designed for them: the Mommy Makeover.

A Mommy Makeover is a procedure designed specifically for the individual mother, incorporating a number of different aesthetic enhancement options, such as liposuction, tummy tuck, breast augmentation surgery, and/or skin rejuvenation treatment. Women who are undergo a Mommy Makeover in St. Louis at Copeland Cosmetic Surgery can choose to combine an array of options like these in order to address specific areas where they feel they need improvement. Dr. Copeland says the changes that come with childbearing doesn’t affect everyone the same way, but they can often be striking. For example, Dr. Copeland says women may experience a significant level of sagginess in the breasts after pregnancy. In these cases, patients can benefit from procedures like breast lift or breast augmentation in St. Louis. A breast lift can tighten the skin of the breast area for a more “perky” appearance, while breast augmentation can add volume to the breasts for a more shapely aesthetic.

With a tummy tuck in St. Louis, Dr. Copeland can address the most visible area of change in a woman’s body – the abdomen. During pregnancy, the abdominal muscles are often pushed apart and the skin that surrounds them is stretched. A tummy tuck is designed to tighten those muscles and redrape the skin of the abdomen for a smoother, more toned look. In a Mommy Makeover procedure, this can be combined with non-surgical skin rejuvenation procedures such as laser skin resurfacing or BOTOX® Cosmetic to decrease the appearance of wrinkling or fatigue.

New moms considering liposuction in St. Louis are those who experience isolated pockets of fat that can appear in a variety of body areas after pregnancy. Liposuction can eliminate excess fat that may prove difficult to get rid of through diet and exercise. And it can serve as an excellent compliment to other aesthetic enhancement procedures that can help women get back their pre-pregnancy figures and start feeling great about the way they look.

Dr. Copeland discusses each patient’s goals with them during an initial consultation, and explains all aspects of procedures that can be used in a Mommy Makeover. At that time, Dr. Copeland says he and the patient can decide which procedures can be beneficial to them, and which may not be necessary, as some aesthetic effects of pregnancy may naturally resolve themselves over time.

All in all, Dr. Copeland says a Mommy Makeover can help new moms not only improve their aesthetic appearance after pregnancy, it can also go a long way in enhancing their self-esteem. He says although moms often have to make a lot of sacrifices, the way they feel about themselves doesn’t have to be one of them.

About Jeffrey Copeland, MD
Dr. Jeffrey Copeland is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American Medical Association. He also served as president of the Missouri Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, councilor to the Missouri State Medical Association from the 4th district, and a past member of the Board of Directors of the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. Dr. Copeland has been a practicing plastic surgeon for more than 20 years. He is on the medical staff of all local hospitals in St. Charles County, Missouri as well as some St. Louis County Hospitals.

For more information on the Mommy Makeover or other procedures offered at Copeland Cosmetic Surgery, the practice can be reached at 70 Jungermann Circle, St. Peters, Missouri 63376 – (866) 377-0288. www.copelandcosmeticsurgery.com.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/12/prweb3328864.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Hundreds of MADD Supporters Meet in St. Louis on Sept. 6-8
2. Former HHS Secretary Dr. Louis Sullivan, Lt. Gov. Cagle Address Need to Improve Quality of Patient Care
3. Dr. Louis Sullivans Symphony of Health Care Delivery Stresses Importance of Communication, Quality Research in Health Care
4. MilkPEP: St. Louis Family Wins Nationwide got milk? Contest
5. Louisiana Tech professor is Small Times Innovator of the Year
6. Early Detection Push from New Alzheimers Disease Discussion Group Points to Advances by Startup Companies, Including Louisville-Based Neuronetrix, Inc.
7. Louise McCormick Joins Heskas Board of Directors
8. Bright Options for Medicare Beneficiaries in Louisiana
9. St. Louis University Hospital Purchases Second CyberKnife(R) System
10. Revise guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy, says Saint Louis U. obstetrician
11. Louisiana Advisor to Speak Nationwide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
St. Louis Plastic Surgeon Renews Curves and Self-Esteem in New Mothers as Fresh Trends in Cosmetic Enhancement Emerge
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... TherapySites, the ... affiliation with Tennessee Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to ... Counseling Association, adding exclusive benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... joined as sponsor of the 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in ... in honor of the city’s history as home to some of the world’s leading ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, ... work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. ... his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in ... to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those ... deal with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol ... of Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Any dentist who has made an implant supported ... Many of them do not even offer this as a ... laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to offer ... high cost that the majority of today,s patients would not ... Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Capricor ... ), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, ... that patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne ... exceeded 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects ... third quarter of 2016, and to report top ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... BOGOTA, Colombia , June 23, 2016  Astellas today announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia ... the company,s second affiliate in Latin America . ... ... Farma Colombia ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: