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

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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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, sagging …

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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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