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The Real Scoop on Popular Lipo Treatments

The tumescent liposuction technique is one of the most popular liposuction treatments, gaining in popularity thanks to the many benefits it provides. Unlike traditional liposuction, the tumescent liposuction technique uses localized anesthetic rather than general anesthesia, so patients remain conscious throughout the entire procedure. Localized anesthetic is much safer to use for patients, and causes little to no complications when compared to general anesthesia. Cosmetic surgeons use a tumescent fluid to surround the fat being removed, use a cannula to dislodge fat from the connective tissue, and then suction it

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Tumescent vs. “Super Lipo” Techniques

Tumescent vs. “Super Lipo” Techniques When liposuction first became popular in the 1980s, treatments resulted in a large amount of bleeding, bruising, swelling, and painful recovery. These side effects quickly led plastic surgeons to search for techniques that could minimize these problems for their patients. The first innovation was designed to make fat removal less traumatic and painful for the body. Providers discovered that injecting limited amounts of intravenous-like fluid to expand the “fat space” made it easier to remove stubborn fat deposits. Soon, small amounts of epinephrine (AKA adrenaline)

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Facial Fillers

Why Botox Facials Are Trending Right Now

More than ever, our faces are the primary thing others see of us in our new digital-first world, and they see it more up close than ever. Communicating via Zoom makes our facial expressions and responses an even greater factor in daily non-verbal communication. The face is what others most likely notice first upon meeting us, and is often looked to as an indicator of age. For these reasons and so many others, many individuals value any way to keep their face looking as youthful as possible for as long

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Cosmetic Surgery

5 Popular Cosmetic Procedures for 2022

Longevita, the UK’s leading brand for cosmetic procedures abroad, recently completed research on the most requested and popular cosmetic procedures leading into the 2022 new year. Below are some of the most popular procedures, all of which Dr. Wright and his team can help you with as you start the new year out fresh! And don’t forget about our Preferred Patient Program! Membership provides patients with a monthly skin analysis by one of our highly skilled medical aestheticians. Their thorough skin analysis will determine the appropriate skin treatment you’ll need

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Renuvion Revolutionizes Plastic Surgery

As our bodies age, it’s only natural to lose skin tone and elasticity. This can result in a sagging appearance anywhere on the body, from the jowls to the arms to the neck to the buttocks. While a prescription of diet and exercise can work for many when it comes to weight loss, saggy or loose skin can feel like a helpful problem to conquer.  Unlike resurfacing treatments that can treat surface issues but don’t do much for sagging, Renuvion remodels the top layer of skin and tightens underlying layers,

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Brazilian Butt Lift

Is Emsculpt the New Brazilian Butt Lift?

Sometimes diet and exercise just don’t cut it, right? We all have those stubborn problem areas that we can’t get to budget, regardless of how often we’re working out or how disciplined our diet is.  Usually,  with enough time and dedication to a healthy lifestyle, many of these small changes will result in small definitions to our body to improve muscle development and decrease fat, but when all else fails, what’s the solution?  Each person is built differently, and genetics can get in the way of progress, no matter how

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Laser Hair Removal

Find Out if IPL or Laser Hair Removal Is for You

It’s no secret that everyone yearns for soft and radiant skin that they can proudly flaunt anywhere they choose. Unwanted hair does not discriminate, male or female. We all have some in one area or another, and after years of shaving, waxing, dealing with itchy stubble, and suffering from ingrown hair, it’s normal to be over the hassle! Luckily, we live in an age where our biggest problem will be deciding between treatments after deciding it’s time to turn to the professionals. It’s time to get hair permanently removed and

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4 Benefits of Laser Liposuction

4 Benefits of Laser Liposuction   Laser liposuction is one of the most innovative treatments for removing problematic areas of fat on the body. Approved by the FDA for use in 2006, laser liposuction has quickly become a patient-preferred and out-patient treatment, in which a laser is used to quickly dissolve fat deposits and tighten the surrounding skin. And once the fat is removed, patients enjoy permanent results!  Liposuction is an excellent choice for patients looking to smooth problem areas and take their bodies to the next level. Genetics can

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COVID-19 Boosters & DVT: What to Know

COVID-19 Boosters & DVT: What to Know As a result six patients recently experiencing blood clots after their Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the vaccine has been temporarily pulled from being administered, and many of our patients are wondering if they should be worried, and ultimately if they and their loved ones should get vaccinated. While we’ve all struggled through the many ups and downs and unknowns over the last year, many have hit their height of fear when it comes to this question. The questions we’re hearing from patients

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Can You Reverse Sun Damage & Prevent Skin Cancer?

Whether it’s the middle of summer or an unseasonably warm fall or winter day, there’s something inspiring about spending time in the warm sun. Both relaxing and uplifting, the sun’s powerful doses of vitamin D have a way of changing our perspective. Unfortunately, the sun’s UV rays also have a way of altering the health of our skin. It is generally agreed amongst professionals in the medical community that the sun is a major factor in the development of various forms of skin cancer in both men and women. Beyond

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