John J. Seaberg, MD, FACS Blog

Minimizing Breast Lift Scars

Patients considering cosmetic breast surgery often want to know whether they can avoid breast lift surgery by getting implants. For most women, the question is rooted in a deeper concern about the potential scars created by the incisions used during breast lift surgery at my Columbia practice, but they are often pleasantly surprised by the …

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Learn about rhinoplasty from Columbia, MO, plastic surgeon, Dr. Seaberg.

Open and Closed Rhinoplasty: What’s the Difference?

"Open" and "closed" rhinoplasty – they're terms you've probably heard a lot, especially if you've been researching nose surgery. If you're curious about the differences between these approaches and whether it really matters from a patient perspective, you're not alone. In fact, it's a common topic I cover during rhinoplasty consultations here in Columbia. Here's …

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Dr. Seaberg, a tummy tuck plastic surgeon in Columbia, MO, explains issues the surgery may solve.

Tummy Tuck: What Does It Really Do?

Going into any plastic surgery procedure with realistic expectations of your results is the key to long-term satisfaction here at my Columbia practice. Tummy tuck surgery is no different. While it's tempting to fantasize about recreating the abdomen of your teenage years, the truth is that a transformation that drastic simply isn't possible. Instead, my …

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Learn considerations before undergoing rhinoplasty in Columbia, MO.

Before You Schedule Your Rhinoplasty, Read This.

Thanks to its ability to improve the look of the entire face and bring other features into proportion, rhinoplasty is exceedingly popular with Columbia men and women of all ages. If you're considering the surgery, you already know the type of results it can create. But you may not be aware of the finer points …

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Is Tummy Tuck For You? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

The tummy tuck is popular because it can completely transform the abdomen, in a way that diet and exercise simply can't. Columbia men and women turn to a tummy tuck to give them the smooth, strong look they desire, removing excess skin, selectively reducing unwanted fat, and even repairing and strengthening abdominal muscles. That said, …

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Learn 4 important facts about breast reduction surgery in Columbia, MO.

4 Things to Know About Breast Reduction

Breast reduction gets much less attention than breast augmentation, but for the thousands of women who undergo the surgery each year, the results are every bit as meaningful. If you're considering breast reduction here at my Columbia office, here are 4 things you may not have considered about the surgery. It can make the gym …

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Tummy Tuck or Liposuction

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction: Which Is Best for Me?

It's a question our Columbia patients ask all the time. While tummy tuck and liposuction surgeries are closely related in their ultimate results -- a slimmer, fitter midsection -- they take different paths to achieve those results, depending on what your plastic surgeon is looking to correct. Here's some background on each procedure and tips …

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Choosing Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Choosing Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon: 5 Things to Consider

Finding the right rhinoplasty surgeon, whether you're here in Columbia or anywhere else, can feel like a difficult task. As you begin to venture into the maze of qualifications and credentials, here are some guidelines for what matters most. 1. Solid Education & Training Plastic surgeons spend a decade or more in training -- and …

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