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  • Doctor Spotlight: Michele D Koo, MD, FACS

    Dr Michele Koo St. Louis MO Picture "I love my patients and feel they are some of the most wonderful interesting people I have ever met."

  • Benefits of Reaction Body Contouring Treatments

    Viora, a manufacturer and technology provider of several advanced radiofrequency systems used in aesthetic and medical practices released the Reaction RF body contouring device in February 2010, an innovative device that promises to tighten and tone the skin, and also eliminate the appearance of cellulite. The RF Reaction Device is the first and only FDA-cleared bipolar RF device with vacuum therapy for body contouring, and can deliver instant results for some people.

  • Perfect Abs Without the Gym? What Are Your Options?

    You’ve perfected your diet and renewed your commitment to the ab machine at the gym, but when you’re still struggling with extra fat around the waistline, it could take months to catch a glimpse of that six-pack.

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  • So you’ve lost the weight- congratulations! Unfortunately, you may now be face with a less dire problem: loose and sagging skin. Losing weight takes a tremendous amount of time and effort, so it can be upsetting for those successful in their weight loss goals to encounter the skin problems that can come with it. Fortunately, bariatric surgery provides a cosmetic solution to this issue, so patients can further enjoy the results of their weight loss goals finally being achieved.

  • Photo-of-slim-person-trapped-in-fat-body-LocateADoc

    Losing weight can be one of the best things you do for your body, since carrying a lot of excess weight can jeopardize your health and put a strain on your body. When you lose weight the right way -- through adopting a healthy diet and exercise program -- you can significantly improve your quality of health and reduce your risk of disease. However, a common byproduct of significant weight loss is excess skin. This extra skin is not just an aesthetic issue. It can cause irritation and even infection, and it can erode your newfound confidence.