Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa
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West Des Moines, IA 50265
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Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa Blog

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 work?” CoolSculpting …

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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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Prepping Your Skin for Summer

As the weather begins heating up, so does your social calendar! Before the graduations, weddings, family events, and beach trips fill up your free time, make sure you set aside some time to get your skin out of hibernation and looking radiant all summer long. Here's how to think about summer skin prep, with a big …

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The Best Treatments for Every Age

  Aging gracefully is the goal for us all. But as we age and mature, so do our beauty and skin care needs. In our 20s and 30s, preventing skin damage is a motivating factor. In our 40s and 50s, we begin to see a decrease in the skin’s volume — and by our 60s, …

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CoolSculpting® vs. Weight Loss (They’re Not the Same)

CoolSculpting at our Des Moines practice has become one of our most popular body sculpting procedures. Having said that, most people don’t fully understand how it works or why it is different than traditional weight loss or other body sculpting procedures. The fundamental concept to understand is that there is a difference between fat loss …

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Facelift Recovery Tips

At our Des Moines practice, facelifts are without question the most effective and long-lasting remedy for sagging skin and other signs of facial aging. However, like anything long-lasting, the process from start to finish is more involved than just your surgery day. Here are a few tips to streamline your facelift recovery process. Know the …

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Best Treatments to Get Over the Holiday Break

The holidays are here! Whether your schedule is filled to the brim, or you’re having a relaxing holiday with family, the winter break is the perfect time to schedule aesthetic treatments or procedures. CoolSculpting® This procedure requires no downtime, so you can get back to your festivities almost immediately. You can even attend a holiday …

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Micro-Needling: As Easy as 1-2-3

Micro-needling is one of the hottest new spa treatments on the market for good reason. At Koch Facial Plastic Surgery and Spa in Des Moines, we are very excited about this collagen-inducing treatment, which treats acne scars, wrinkles, fine lines, and burn scars with very little discomfort or downtime. This procedure may look daunting, but …

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Ditch the Double Chin

It’s finally fall, which means it’s officially scarf season. This can be especially exciting for those of us who are dealing with the dreaded “double chin” and don’t want to have to think about it for a few months. Luckily, there are a few different options for getting rid of that double chin, instead of …

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