John J. Seaberg, MD, FACS Blog

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Breast Augmentation: How Much Research Should You Do?

If you’re considering breast augmentation here in Columbia, MO, the research process may feel overwhelming. There is a wealth of information out there on the internet, and it can often generate more questions than answers. But there is some good news: when heading into your first breast augmentation consultation, you don’t need to know everything …

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Should You Get a C-Tuck?

Mothers who are scheduled to have a baby via cesarean section delivery may hear about combining the birth with a tummy tuck—a procedure sometimes called a "C-tuck." Even though it sounds promising, this concept falls into the category of too good to be true. I wouldn't recommend following a C-section with a tummy tuck to …

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Tips for Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

For my breast augmentation patients in Columbia, MO, one of the perks of the procedure is the chance to wear bra styles that they previously couldn't. The excitement surrounding your decision to get breast implants includes shopping for new clothes and bras that will highlight your new figure. In this blog post, I'll provide some …

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Making the Most of Your Liposuction Procedure

When it comes to body contouring options, liposuction at my Columbia, MO, practice is a powerful and effective surgical approach that helps men and women slim down stubborn areas and achieve the body of their dreams. When my patients and I work together to make the most of the procedure’s capabilities, the transformative effect is …

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Rhinoplasty and Your Nose: 4 Facts to Consider

Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) at my Columbia, MO, plastic surgery practice continues to be one of the most requested procedures. It’s likely because even the most subtle changes to the size and shape of the nose can have such a substantial effect on the overall appearance of the face. Even though the cosmetic benefits of the …

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What Is the Right Age for a Breast Lift?

Patients considering any form of aesthetic treatment or plastic surgery often wonder if they're the right age for the procedure. These questions usually come from women or men considering facial rejuvenation, but some women ask what's the best age for a breast lift. At my Columbia, MO, practice, the answer is that age isn't really …

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That “Miraculous” Weight-Loss Remedy Might Actually Be a Tummy Tuck

Social media is filled with products that promise "miracle" results for everything from breast enhancement to getting rid of acne. You should especially be wary of detox teas, 1 of the most prominent health fads, which often feature before-and-after photos of people who have "lost weight" as a result of drinking detox tea. In reality, …

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The Subtle Breast Augmentation

We've been seeing a trend for a few years at our plastic surgery practice of breast augmentation patients preferring smaller implants, so the results look beautiful, but subtle. That "less is more" preference is held by professional women considering breast augmentation from Jefferson City and college students in Columbia, MO. In fact, the desire for …

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5 Myths About Sagging Breasts and Breast Lift Surgery

One of the unfortunate realities of aging for women is that breasts begin sagging. Skin loses its elasticity and gravity's pull overcomes the perkiness of youthful breasts. This process accelerates for women who have children because pregnancy stretches the skin and ligaments that help create a lifted appearance. Moms are probably the most common breast …

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