31 Jul

“Vengeance Surgery” Trend On Rise

Really want to get back at your ex? So do the droves of women getting “vengeance surgery,” a phenomenon that is increasing across the U.S., according to a recent article in the London Independent. Many are divorcees or in the midst of a divorce or separation and looking for a confidence booster or a new direction. However, some doctors are refusing to perform surgeries they suspect are motivated by revenge or other irrational feelings. They also seem to agree that although cosmetic procedures can improve self-esteem and generate feelings of empowerment, the ability to face difficult situations and achieve specific life changes must come from within.

Here are some suggestions for healing from the pain of divorce:

  • Develop a support system of friends and family.
  • Seek professional help if necessary.
  • Lean on your faith.
  • Express, don’t avoid, painful emotions.
  • Keep a journal to write down thoughts and feelings.
  • Get out of the house and seek activity.
  • Give yourself plenty of time to recover.
30 Jul

How Can I Get Smoother Skin?

Try a refreshing papaya face mask. All you need to do is mash up half a papaya and apply to the face for 10 minutes. Papaya, a tropical fruit native to southern Mexico and Central America, is gentle and an effective skin polisher and smells delightful! It will nourish and keep your skin smooth. Snack on any remaining papaya–I hear it aids digestion.

–Kathleen Stegman, R.N., M.A., Midwest Medical Aesthetics

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23 Jul


Iridology involves examining the iris of an eye to determine medical problems or body ailments. Many skeptics question this alternative-medicine technique, calling the theory that each part of the human body has a corresponding place in the iris nonsense.

Well, we stumbled across an article mentioning a visit to renowned iridologist Ron Logan, who happened to be at our coffee-tasting last night. As Vincent Harris writes,

“At the end of my two hours with Ron Logan, he had successfully identified things about my health, none of which had been revealed to him beforehand.”

To read all about the full experience of an appointment with Ron Logan, click here.

21 Jul

You’re Invited! Coffee-Tasting Party Tomorrow

Boy, I think everyone wants to party this Thursday. We’ve had a lot of people confirm they’re coming…are you going to be there? I’m having a Healthy Coffee Tasting Party Thursday July 22nd starting at 6pm to 8:30pm at my office, 11213 Nall Avenue, Suite 140, in Leawood KS. I’d love to see you, and the coffee is on me. All you need to bring is a smile and a friend if you’d like to. You’ll get to drink some of the world’s best and healthiest coffees, as well as learning a lot about coffee.

There’s only 15 Spots Left so Reply ASAP

To reserve your spot simply RSVP to the office at 913-327-7175 or email me at KStegman@kc.rr.com (as an added bonus you can book an appointment for any procedure and get a 15% Discount just because you came to my Party!!!)

Plus there’s entertainment for all…

Ron Logan is one of the most respected iridologists in the country and he’ll be there to tell you about your health… just by looking at your eyes. It’s going to be a fun evening, socializing and we’ve got treats for everyone! Iridology is a diagnostic technique that looks into the patterns and changes in the iris of the eye to discover undiscovered health issues and diseases.

So, If you love Coffee like I do, you’re going to learn a thing or two about healthy coffee. The Coffee you’re drinking is highly acidic and horrible for your health. Acidity is a primary contributor in aging and almost all major diseases including cancer, sugar diabetes, arthritis and hundreds more that you would recognize.

On top of that, it is now common knowledge among health professionals that almost all coffee grown, processed and sold today has harmful chemicals, pesticides and rancid oils in it.

That’s why I’ll be serving Gano-Excel healthy coffee!

Gano-Coffee is rich, great tasting chemical free coffee that incorporates the most powerful and beneficial herb known to man – Ganoderma Lucidun. There are countless medical documents of research at PubMed.org (U.S. National Library of Medicine) and a very well documented history of Ganoderma lucidun that dates back three thousand years.

Imagine getting your coffee fix every day with richer, better tasting Black, Mocha, Latte, Chocolate and experiencing these benefits from the coffee you drink every single day of our life.

To reserve your spot simply RSVP to the office at 913-327-7175 or email me at


And for those of you who love Tea: Gano-Excel introduces Chinese Red Tea. Taste better that your hot or iced tea and is better for you than even Green Tea.

We can only accommodate 50 people for this Special event so please RSVP as soon as possible. Love to see you, it going be a great time!

20 Jul

Summer Specials for the Whole Body

Hot days, warm nights, outdoor BBQs, or just relaxing with friends, summer is all about just chilling out…and of course looking GOOD in whatever we choose to wear, from bikinis to sun dresses.

I’ve been thinking about all of our great clients like you and what can I do to help everybody make the most of their summer fun. Well, after much thought here’s something Special, just for YOU!

Cool touch $150:
increases collagen to help with wrinkles, decrease pore size, tightens skin, helps with acne and oil production….no downtime treatment each or buy 3 at reg. price and get one free

Laser Hair Removal:
…get rid of that annoying hair!  lip/chin/cheeks(sideburns can be substituted for cheeks) $99, bikini (regular or brazillian) and underarms $125 (full monty and underarms $150)

Accent: tighten and lift face and body….everyone can use tightening and toning!

•    face and neck $300
•    1 hour…body treatment  $400
•    2 hour body treatment   $700
•    3 hour body treatment $1000
•    4 hour body treatment  $1300
•    combine Zerona with Accent and get each Zerona treatment for ONLY $100!

fat loss laser (non-surgical) 
package of 9 treatments $1495 (get second package 1/2 off)

fat loss laser (specific area and non-surgical) 
…first 10  customers receive special pricing of  $1,999 plus supplements at $200 (regularly $2,999 plus $200 for supplements) 
buy 2 pkgs and get the 2nd 1/2 price

Natural Mineral Makeup…the best mineral makeup in the world!   Free $20 eyeshadow with Colorescience makeover and purchase (at least $100 in purchases)

Pharmaceutical skin care….there is no better Vitamin C product in the world! 
skin kit 15% off …now is the time to stock up on this special kit pricing!

(Botox™ alternative)..acts more rapidly and can last longer…  $75 manufacturer rebate extended until Sept 30/2010.  Wrinkle Fillers-Restylane, Perlane, Sculptra, Artefill, Selphyll….no one beats our pricing on wrinkle fillers!

19 Jul

Beauty Tip From Kathleen

“Don’t overdo it with rich moisturizers. While you want to keep your skin supple during summer, you can afford to lighten up on the heavy creams, thick doesn’t necessarily equal better. It can create a barrier on the surface of your face and keep your skin from actually absorbing the moisture. Formulas that contain synthetic ingredients can trap dead cells and leave your complexion looking dull. Exfoliating can get rid of the dead skin so you benefit from your creams”.

–Kathleen Stegman, R.N., M.A.

Check out Real Simple’s list of the best body exfoliators to find a product that’s right for you.

16 Jul

When To Get a Tummy Tuck After Baby

Every mom knows that having a baby can come with some not-so-pleasant body changes. Stretch marks, extra flab, and joint problems are all body issues that most new moms often have to face. While a mother knows that their baby is worth every bit of discomfort they might be feeling, these unwanted body changes can lead to poor body image. Because of this, moms might look for a quick fix that will get their bodies into shape instead of looking for something that will offer long-term results. One of the more controversial post-pregnancy procedures that you might have heard of is called a c-tuck.

With a c-tuck, a surgeon performs a tummy tuck after a mother delivers her baby by c-section. While combining a scheduled C-section with a tummy tuck might sound like a great way to get a flat stomach after the birth of a baby, many surgeons suggest waiting until their bodies recover from pregnancy before having a tummy tuck done. Waiting will ensure that the abdominal muscles have time to heal and this also lowers the mom’s health risks.

15 Jul

Will Today’s Hot Celebrites Age Gracefully?

With stars like Demi Moore and Jennifer Aniston looking better than ever in their 40s, it is easy to wonder “what’s their secret?” We all know that celebrities practice strenuous exercise routines, high-maintenance beauty rituals, and pencil in plenty of cosmetic surgery all in an effort to keep that youthful glow. But even with all these beauty treatments, some celebs just tend to age better than others.

Dr. Tony Youn, a successful cosmetic surgeon who has been featured on Dr. 90210, recently put together his picks of the celebrities he feels will age gracefully and those he feels will quickly pass their prime. You can check it out here.

02 Jul

What is Whole Body Vibration?

Boy, have we had a lot of questions about the “Whole Body Vibration” System that works with the new Lapex 2000 Fat Loss (or inch loss) Treatment and Body Contouring…

As a therapy, whole body vibration was explored by Russian scientists who tested vibration on astronauts in an effort to decrease the loss of muscle and bone mass in space.

Recently the whole body vibration platforms have been popularized and used with sports teams, personal trainers and in-home gyms as one on the hottest new trends in exercise.

Whole Body Vibration works in conjunction with the Lapex Laser 2000 treatments and can help accelerate the results of those treatments.

Because more muscle fibers are activated under the influence of vibration than in normal, conscious muscle contractions  in the muscles are incited more efficiently.  The immediate effect of the WBV is that the muscles can be used quickly and efficiently rendering them capable of producing more force.

Another immediate effect is an improvement in circulation the rapid contraction and relaxation of the muscles at 20 to 50 times per second basically works as a pump on the blood vessels and lymphatic vessels increasing the speed of the blood flow through the body.

Call us at (913) 327-7175 to receive $1,000 off fat-loss treatments with whole body vibration.

01 Jul

Amazing Fat-Loss Treatment Discount

Sign up for Lapex Laser 2000 fat-loss treatments and receive Whole Body Vibration sessions free with a $1,000 introductory discount from Midwest Medical Aesthetics. The nonsurgical “lipo-laser” treatment includes three laser treatments per week for three weeks and includes 10 minutes on the Whole Body Vibration machine after each session. Hurry! We can only offer this special discount to the next 10 customers. Call us at (913) 327-7175 for more information.