Glacier View Plastic Surgery
60 Four Mile Drive #10
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 756-2241
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Author Archives: Dr. Michelle Spring

What Do Popsicles And CoolSculpting Have In Common?

Believe it or not, a pair of Harvard scientists noticed that children developed “popsicle panniculitis dimples” after sucking on cold popsicles for too long, and they thought about how to apply that to other parts of the body….. and CoolSculpting was born. “Cryolipolysis” is the term used for the effect that cold temperature has on sensitive fat cell, and it… Read More

Cleft Lip And Palate Treatment at the Montana Children’s Medical Center

Facial clefts occur in about 1 of every 600 births in the United States, making them one of the most common birth defects. Approximately 6800 newborns every year in the US are born with a facial cleft. Most doctors and researchers agree that the causes of clefts are multifactorial and may include a genetic predisposition as well as environmental issues… Read More

Is Combining Facial Procedures Safe?

Woman in Kalispell, MT considering more than one facial rejuvenation treatment

When it comes to facial plastic surgery, the big picture truly matters. Many people experience multiple signs of aging—heavy eyelids, drooping cheeks, saggy jawline—and want to rejuvenate their entire face all at once. There are many benefits to combining treatments and creating more flattering, comprehensive results. However, our plastic surgery patients from Kalispell, Missoula, and beyond often ask a common… Read More

When, How And Why to Massage Breast Implants?

A woman smiling after breast implants

Nearly 300,000 women have breast augmentation surgery each year, and it has been the top plastic surgery procedure since 2006. Breast augmentation is popular with Missoula and Bozeman women, too, who come to our Kalispell, MT, practice for the surgery. Even though the procedure is so well known, many women have questions about the procedure’s post-op process, especially when it… Read More

4 Ways Breast Reconstruction Can Change Women’s Lives

Woman in Missoula, MT who has had breast reconstruction

Losing a breast after a mastectomy is a very emotional experience. Many women find themselves struggling with anxiety, depression, or poor self-image after breast cancer. While breast reconstruction cannot recreate the exact look and feel of natural breasts, it has a large impact on both a woman’s appearance and her quality of life. There are many benefits to this unique… Read More

A Tummy Tuck Without Drains? It’s Possible

Woman in Bozeman, MT considering her options for tummy tuck surgery

It’s safe to say that plastic surgery patients aren’t fond of surgical drains used by many surgeons following tummy tuck procedures. Patients travel from Missoula and even Bozeman, MT, for tummy tuck surgery at our practice because we rarely use drains. The question about drains is one of the most common things asked on sites such as RealSelf by people… Read More

Top 5 Questions About CoolSculpting®

Woman sitting on couch reading answers to most common CoolSculpting questions

CoolSculpting® is one of the most popular nonsurgical procedures in the country—and we can certainly understand why. The treatment freezes away “pinchable” areas of fat and helps trim the body. We receive many CoolSculpting questions from patients here in Kalispell who want to learn more about body contouring treatments. Most men and women want to know if this treatment can… Read More

Glacier View Plastic Surgery Virtual Care

Due to the ever-changing climate surrounding COVID-19 our practice’s primary goal is to ensure that we can continue to care for our patients safely and effectively. Glacier View Plastic Surgery will begin offering virtual care for insurance and various cosmetic/elective patients. During this time of using technology to interact with our office, please be sure to help keep your information… Read More

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