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06/20/2017
Cosmetic Surgery

Lipedema Awareness Month

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June is Lipedema Awareness Month, and we want to provide our readers with some important information about just what lipedema is and how to treat it. What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a potential serious condition that affects that fatty tissues. It usually occurs in the legs; however, there are some cases where it does occur in the arms. The condition causes an accumulation of fatty tissues. Some of the characterizations of this disease include: • Usually exclusive to women • May be an inherited condition • Causes excess fat deposits

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05/30/2017
Uncategorized

Does Non Invasive Body Contouring Work?

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Have you heard the term “non-invasive body contouring?” If you have, you may be wondering just what it is and if it is actually effective. Non-invasive body contouring is a term that covers several different types of procedures that can smooth away bulges, all without incisions or other surgical procedures. There are different methods/types of this procedure, such as: Radiofrequency — Controlled radiofrequency energy is directed at the areas to be contoured to heat up the fat cells and destroy them. Ultrasound — High-intensity, focused sound waves are used to

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05/19/2017
Skin Treatment

Top Natural Treatments for Rosacea (And What to Do If They Don’t Work)

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Rosacea is a very common skin condition. It is a type of inflammation that appears as a rash. It usually develops in the teens or early 20s and continues to worsen into later years. Those suffering from rosacea usually show signs of a red, flushed face. In many cases, other symptoms occur, such as: • Spider veins • Swelling and/or painful areas of the skin • Sensitivity to sun, skin care products • Feeling sweaty or hot • Stinging and burning • Acne breakouts • Areas of plaque • Thickening

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05/15/2017
Cosmetic Surgery

Why Australian Women Are Aging Up to 20 Years Faster than US Women

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While many of us consider living near the ocean to be a luxury, there may be a price for that. Not only is the cost of living high, the price our skin pays may also be high. According to a study, those living in Australia may be experiencing the signs of skin aging at a higher rate than those in America and Europe. It may be aging the skin of Australians up to 20 years faster. According to a study by dermatologists at Monash University, Australia’s closer location to the

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04/28/2017
Fat Grafting

Increased Patient Satisfaction with Fat Transfer

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A recently published literature review highlighted in Aesthetic Surgery Journal indicated that the autologous fat grafting procedure for cosmetic breast augmentation achieved satisfactory levels among patients for volume retention. According to the researchers, “Autologous fat grafting is increasingly used in cosmetic surgery. “ The study reviewed literature covering fat grafting procedures used for breast augmentation. The Web of Science, PubMed, and other similar databases were searched for studies conducted and published between January of 1996 and February of 2016. Criteria included studies that included a minimum of 10 patients and a

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04/14/2017
Dermatology

Natural Dermatitis Treatments: What You Can Do to Help Alleviate Dermatitis?

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Dermatitis is a general term that refers to an inflammation of the skin. This inflammation can have different types, such as atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and others. Dermatitis symptoms can include redness, swelling, itching and burning. In more severe cases, you can experience blisters, crusting, and/or scaling. There a several natural or home remedies that can provide some relief from the symptoms. For many of these treatments, you may already have the ingredients in your home. Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar has been found to relieve itchiness

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04/14/2017
Breast Implants

FDA Report Links Cancer to Breast Implants

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According to a report from the FDA, nine people have died from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. This particular cancer is called anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It is a blood cancer that attaches the immune system. It typically appears in the organs, lymph nodes, or the skin. The link between implants and this specific form of cancer was announced last week after six years of research. The first connection came to the FDA and implant manufacturers’ attention in 2011. At this time, manufacturers have addressed the

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03/31/2017
Laser Treatments

5 Things to Know About Laser Skin Tightening

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Laser skin tightening is a nonsurgical method to help tighten up flabby or loose skin areas. These types of procedures have become popular, as they provide a nonsurgical alternative to surgical procedures. Here’s a look five things you need to know about laser skin tightening. No. 1 — Who May Want Laser Skin Tightening There are several conditions or situations that may make you want to consider skin tightening, including: Experiencing mild/moderate loose skin in the face, arms, abdomen or neck areas Experiencing skin laxity after an operation A desire

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03/29/2017
Liposuction

Differences Between Laser Liposuction and Tumescent

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If you are considering liposuction, you probably have many questions. One of the main things people ask about is the difference between laser liposuction and tumescent liposuction. Tumescent Liposuction This liposuction technique has been around for nearly two decades. It has been shown that it gives the surgeon performing the procedure a high level of control of the amount of fat being removed. The tumescent procedure involves the injection of a “tumescent” solution that includes a painkiller and a fat dissolving agent. After the solution takes effect, small cannulas are

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03/23/2017
Cosmetic Surgery

Why You Should Consider Traveling to St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center for Your Liposuction Surgery

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You may live outside of the St. Louis area, and may want to take advantage of the services and procedures offered by St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center. Well, this should not be something that stands in your way of receiving the very best treatments to attain your desired results. At the St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center, we specialize in liposuction procedures for those who want a slimmer, trimmer figure. You’ve worked for a long time to achieve that weight goal, and yet you still suffer from those stubborn fat deposits

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