Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa
4855 Mills Civic Parkway #100
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 277-5555
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Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa Blog

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Why Facelift Surgery Isn’t All About Skin

Even though nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments have gained popularity in recent years, facelift surgery remains one of the most popular procedures year after year. At our practice in West Des Moines, the facelift rates high on the list of most-requested cosmetic enhancements. But the facelift techniques used by facial plastic surgeons today have advanced well beyond …

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Blonde woman trying on jeans after CoolSculpting treatment.

Dreaming of Your Favorite Denim

Most women have their favorite pair of jeans that they keep tucked in a bottom drawer with hopes of pulling them on again after getting rid of some stubborn bulges. That may even be a resolution you made for the new year. One way we can help you get back into those jeans is with …

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Pretty girl smiling after getting BOTOX

Our Predictions for Popular Treatments in 2019

BOTOX® and fillers. Fillers and BOTOX. They are consistently the most popular cosmetic treatments, and according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), their popularity just keeps growing. Over the years, increasing numbers of men and women get BOTOX treatments at our West Des Moines practice. Why Nonsurgicals Are So Popular Nonsurgical cosmetic …

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KYBELLA® vs. Chin Liposuction: Why the Treatments Are Neck and Neck

Writer Nora Ephron wasn't the first person to feel bad about her neck, and she certainly won't be the last. To meet the demands of people who want a neck treatment to address a double chin, we've adopted 2 distinct fat reduction options at our Des Moines cosmetic surgery clinic: injectable KYBELLA® and surgical facial liposuction. …

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Goodbye, Summer (and Skin Damage)

It's time to say goodbye to summer! As you freshen up your winter clothes and take your holiday decorations out of storage, don't forget your skin! All that fun in the sun is likely to have left behind some damage to your skin, even if you were diligent about using sun protection. At our med …

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Tips for Better Self-Care

Self-care is any activity that you do deliberately to take care of your mental, emotional, or physical health. Proper self-care is key to improving mood and reducing anxiety. It can help you maintain a healthy relationship with yourself because it facilitates positive feelings and boosts your confidence. Always remember that your needs are important, and …

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Give Your Skin a Mid-Summer Refresh with HydraFacial MD®

If you have dry, aging, or damaged skin, you already know how difficult it can be to keep your complexion looking its best. Unfortunately, with summer comes even dryer, more damaged skin. Now is the perfect time to schedule a HydraFacial at our Des Moines medi-spa. It can help rejuvenate and nourish your skin without …

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5 Questions Everybody Has About CoolSculpting®

The treatment itself is simple enough, but the ins and outs of CoolSculpting® can be a little confusing. Our Des Moines aestheticians are here to help! Here are the 5 questions that almost inevitably come up during a consultation, along with some commentary on why we think this treatment is so effective. "How does CoolSculpting …

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