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RealSelf Hall of Fame

CONGRATULATIONS! Dr. Benjamin Van Raalte has been inducted into the RealSelf Hall of Fame! Over the past eight years, the RealSelf 100 and RealSelf 500 awards have honored board-certified aesthetic doctors who consistently demonstrate a commitment to patient education. #realselfhof

Dr. Van Raalte attends the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting in Chicago.

ASPS is the society for board-certified plastic surgeons. The meeting reviews the information on the most effective, latest, and best techniques in plastic surgery.

What’s New at IPS, Winter 2017

  This is an archived post of past news at Iowa Plastic Surgery. For the most recent news and information, be sure to check out our Featured section by clicking here WE HAVE VOLLURE! Allergan, the pharmaceutical company that owns Juvéderm, announces its newest hyaluronic acid dermal filler, Juvéderm Vollure XC, which corrects “moderate to […]

Otoplasty Davenport

Otoplasty, also called ear surgery, is performed to help improve the appearance of ears that are overly large or stick out from the side of the head. Kids with overly pronounced ears are often the target of years of senseless teasing by their peers which can negatively affect their self-confidence through into adulthood. Otoplasty is […]

Breast Implants Davenport

Breast Implants have continued to be among the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States. Dr. Van Raalte has helped many women achieve the enhanced, yet still natural looking breast results they desired through Breast Implants. There are many small, but important decisions to make in your Breast Augmentation journey from implant type (saline implants […]

TruSculpt 3D

Tuesday April 17 Today we train on the TruSculpt 3D, our new non-invasive fat treatment. Liposuction is still the gold standard, but many patients don’t have enough time for treatments. Compared with liposuction, which removes all the unnecessary fat, Trusculpt 3D removes an average of 24% of the fat layer. I bought the TruSculpt because […]

Tummy Tuck Davenport

The Tummy Tuck procedure, also called Abdominoplasty, is performed to improve the appearance of the mid-section when there is excess, sagging skin and stretched out, loosened abdominal muscles. The tummy tuck procedure has helped both men and women of various ages achieve a more flat and toned looking tummy. Women often seek out a Tummy Tuck after […]

Dr. Van Raalte Led the Annual Boy Scouts First Aid/Dentistry Merit Badge Clinic

Dr. Benjamin Van Raalte led the annual Boy Scouts first aid/dentistry merit badge clinic for the 16th year on Feb. 3 at Genesis, Silvis, Illinois. Dr. Van Raalte says that Scouting helped him achieve success. He has been involved in the Boy Scouts organization for many years. Among the participants was first-year Scout Matt Burklow, […]

Iowa Plastic Surgery 2018 commercial on Botched

Our commercial on Botched.

Quad-City surgeon: Detecting skin cancer can be ‘matter of life or death’

Ellen Rink, of Rock Island, credits Dr. Benjamin Van Raalte with saving her life. Van Raalte, of Bettendorf, whose practice is Iowa Plastic Surgery in Davenport, knew Rink did not have an ordinary freckle on her face. “She did not know that the growth on her face was melanoma (an advanced form of skin cancer),” […]