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  • PermaLip® – a new more permanent solution for full lipsPosted on July 16, 2019

    PermaLip® – a new more permanent solution for full lips There is a definite trend for full pouty lips thanks to Angelina Jolie and the Kardashians and many other new trendsetters. But even if you don’t want over-the-top, just a little more plumpness with a natural look, it might take...
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  • Breast Lift with Fat TransferPosted on March 28, 2019

    Sometimes women need a breast lift to lift sagging breast tissue and low-hanging areolas.  Most often, it is the result of breast-feeding, weight loss, or simply aging. Often though, the deflated breasts may also need a little more roundness across the upper poles after the breasts are lifted. If only...
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  • Making Tummy Tucks Even BetterPosted on March 21, 2019

    Tummy tuck patients can often benefit from touch up procedures to improve their result, even years after the procedure. A good result can turn into a great one with a little post-operative re-visionary surgery. Many patients feel like it’s icing on the cake if they return for liposuction of the...
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  • Upgrade your Breast Implants!Posted on March 14, 2019

    Have you had your breast implants over ten years? Now that they have settled with time, do you wonder if it’s possible to do a little upgrading? You may have noticed some sagging, rippling or hardness over time, which are sometimes par for the course as time marches on and...
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  • What can I do if I’m shaped like an apple?Posted on March 7, 2019

    Some people accumulate just as much or more abdominal fat internally around and between their organs in the same way they accumulate fat right beneath the skin. Unfortunately, the intra-abdominal fat (also called Visceral Fat) cannot be removed with either a tummy tuck or liposuction, leaving only one alternative: the...
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River City Plastic Surgery

Providing a wide range of cosmetic surgical procedures ranging from Breast Augmentations and Implants to Tummy Tucks and Liposuction. Dr. Barbara Howard is one of the only female plastic surgeons serving the Jefferson City, Columbia and Lake of the Ozarks area; adding a feminine touch to delicate procedures. We’ll make sure you approach your surgery with a full understanding of the procedure and a realistic expectation of your results. And Dr. Howard will be involved through the entire process; from the initial consultation to post-operative care.

  • I have to say a big 'thank you!' You gave me my confidence back. I can now look in a mirror! That is a big thing for me. I can't thank you enough.

  • I am thrilled with my results! Dr. Howard and her staff went above and beyond expectations! After researching for 3 years, I left Dr. Howard’s office on the first visit knowing she was the right doctor. I could have gone to the “big city” to have my surgery and I consulted with several doctors in the city, but there was no need once meeting Dr. Howard.

  • Dr. Howard was more understanding and sincere, than other doctors. I didn’t feel like “just another person”. Very comforting.

  • For years I felt very self-conscious about the way my body looked. After I had my consultation with Dr. Howard, I knew I was making the right decision about getting breast implants. She made sure I was completely comfortable with my decision and never made me feel like I was being judged for it.

  • Words can never express the feelings I am having now. However, words are what I have…I come home from work after being on my feet all day and can no longer feel the cutting straps in my shoulders nor the ache and pain in my back. My entire outlook on life has changed.

  • Thank you again Dr. Howard! It’s been a year now since the almost 9lbs was removed from my lower abdomen…the BEST thing I’ve ever done!! It’s hard to keep my weight down, but I’m working hard at it. I certainly have a lot to be grateful for!