Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa
4855 Mills Civic Parkway #100
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 277-5555
Fax: (515) 277-0060
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Koch Facial Plastic Surgery & Spa Blog

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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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New to Injectables? Discover Why Fillers Are so Popular

Injectable treatments such as dermal fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic changed the landscape of anti-aging procedures because they require virtually no downtime and — when performed by a skilled injector — produce results that look natural. Despite their popularity, first-time patients often don't fully understand the uses for fillers such as JUVÉDERM®. At our West Des …

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Wedding Bells and BOTOX® — Look Your Best on the Big Day

Early summer kicks off the annual wedding season, and brides, bridesmaids, mothers of the bride, and even grooms vow to look their best — especially for the photos that document the happy event. We offer a range of aesthetic procedures, including anti-aging treatments such as BOTOX Cosmetic, at our West Des Moines practice. Some of …

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Why Choosing a Facial Plastic Surgeon Matters

During consultations, our patients sometimes ask, “Is there is really a difference between a plastic surgeon who performs aesthetic surgery on the body and face, and a facial plastic surgeon?” It's a reasonable question. In Des Moines, women and men considering facial plastic surgery can choose from several qualified surgeons. But facial plastic surgeons complete …

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