Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa
4855 Mills Civic Parkway #100
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 277-5555
Fax: (515) 277-0060
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Author Archives: Brenton Koch

Woman with beautiful skin hanging ornaments on Christmas tree

Be Your Best Self During the Holidays

Ease stress and radiate your best self this holiday season. 'Tis the season for the hustle and bustle of holiday parties, gifts, baking, and for many people, stress. We want to send a little love out to all patients and friends of our West Des Moines facial plastic surgery practice and medical spa to say …

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Woman receiving injectable filler treatment in Des Moines, Iowa.

How Are BOTOX® & Jeuveau™ Different?

For quite a few years, BOTOX was the leading neurotoxin option at our West Des Moines practice. However, it’s no longer the only product that can smooth out wrinkles and relax contractions in your face. Jeuveau is the first new neurotoxin to get FDA approval in more than a decade. While its manufacturing process is …

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Woman looks in mirror wondering what is a fair price to pay for a BOTOX treatment

How Much Should I Be Paying for BOTOX®?

It's natural to want to find specials when looking for cosmetic treatments, but keep in mind the old saying: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That's especially true for BOTOX® Cosmetic injections. In Des Moines, you might find cut-rate treatments through online coupons offered by providers who don't have the experience …

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Woman smiles after seeing the natural looking results of her Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty Is Not One-Size-Fits-All

As a facial plastic surgeon, I find performing rhinoplasty surgery at our Des Moines practice to be among the most satisfying procedures, in part because it combines surgical technique with an artistic sense. Not only is it one of the more technically demanding surgeries, but the improvements are always on display, thus can truly boost …

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Melanoma Awareness Month

One of Dr. Cody Koch's patients, a melanoma survivor, recently wrote an article for the Des Moines Register detailing her experience with melanoma. She shares her story to help bring awareness to this disease and to encourage others to visit their dermatologist to get their skin checked. Please contact the practice at or  to schedule …

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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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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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