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Our St. Louis Med Spa Has Services to Maintain Gorgeous Skin

We are proud to be associated with Aesthetic Medispa of West County, of which Dr. Holds is the medical director. This area of our practice enables us to assist patients who want to look and feel better about their aging process and are committed to doing so without plastic surgery. We believe that graceful aging […]


Is Dry Eye the Cause of Excessive Tearing? Not Always!

When the eyes feel wet and teary, it can be frustrating. On the one hand, the eyes must be adequately lubricated. Without proper moisture in the form of a healthy tear film, the eyes feel gritty and they look red. On the other hand, when moistness forces you to have to wipe your eyes frequently […]


What Is It Like to Get a Chemical Peel?

That saying that everything old is new again doesn’t describe what happens as the skin ages. Although the body does have natural processes through which old, dead skin cells should slough off so healthy new cells can take their place, this doesn’t always occur as it should. To help with this, trained professionals perform chemical […]


Why Microneedling with PRP May be Your New Favorite Facial

There are facials, and then there are facial rejuvenation treatments. While a facial can clean pores and exfoliate dead and damaged cells, leaving the skin cleaner and brighter, microneedling stimulates a boost in collagen production that works to rebuild a strong foundation for youthfulness. Microneedling is not dermal rolling, the technique of making tiny puncture […]


Answers to Common Blepharoplasty Questions

Blepharoplasty is one of the most frequently performed facial plastic surgeries of our time. The procedure involves the repositioning and trimming of tissue either on the upper or the lower eyelids. The general purpose of blepharoplasty is to correct signs of aging such as hooded upper eyelids and puffy bags or shadows under the eyes. […]


Study Reveals Facial Plastic Surgery Affects More than One’s Appearance

Upper eyelid surgery has become one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures performed today. It’s no surprise. The eyes are a central feature. There is a lot of movement in the tissue around the eyes, including the upper eyelids and the brow area. Over time, this leads to lines and creases. Then, as […]


Lacrimal Disease

What Is Lacrimal Disease?

Tears. The only time we tend to notice them is when we cry; or maybe when we have allergies. Beyond times when tears are problematic, we don’t think about them. However, the eyes rely on a healthy tear film all the time. Tears keep the eyes lubricated. They wash away debris like tiny particles of […]


What is a Mid Face Lift?

There are so many ways we can address the signs of aging today that we might forget the value of well-performed surgery. Over time, we’ve seen changes in how facelifts are performed. One of the most common ways to rejuvenate the face now is with a mid-face lift. Here, we discuss what this technique does […]


Botox Makes Your Face More Beautiful

At this time of year, we are surrounded by fresh, new beauty. All of nature is renewing, and that may make us want to do some refreshing ourselves. This doesn’t have to be involved. In our St. Louis office, it often includes Botox or other nonsurgical facial rejuvenation. If you’re just beginning to address the […]


Who is a Good Candidate for a Brow Lift?

Recently, people have begun to become more aware of the way their eyes affect their entire appearance. We look to the eyes as a sign of friendliness, vitality, and emotion. When aging makes the eyes look heavy and closed off, a person can look more fatigued and closed-off than they truly are. Aging eyes can […]


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