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07/12/2013
Liposuction

Liposuction Using Tumescent Technique

Why Liposuction Is Safer With The Tumescent Technique The tumescent technique is a liposuction technique that uses local anesthesia rather than general anesthesia. In a more specific explanation, the tumescent technique involves injecting large amounts of dilute lidocaine, which is a common anesthesia, and epinephrine, which shrinks capillaries, into fat. This fat swells up, making it easier and more comfortable to remove. Why Lipo with the Tumescent Technique is Better The tumescent technique for liposuction is better for a number of reasons. First, the lidocaine used for the tumescent technique

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06/21/2013
Laser Treatments

Top Cosmetic Doctor Answers Laser Treatment Questions

Laser Treatment FAQs If you have been curious about laser treatments and want to learn more about the conditions that can be treated with a laser, we invite you to read the questions and provided answers. Don’t see the answer you are looking for? Contact us or use the secure, confidential form at right and we’d be happy to address your particular laser treatment question. Q:I want a platinum blond streak in my hair. Is there a way to use a laser to remove color from my hair? A: No,

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03/28/2013
Facial Rejuvenation

Dermapen for Lines, Scars and Stretch Marks

Significant and meaningful transformation is one of the key characteristics the human body enjoys. A prime example of an organ with amazing transformative abilities is the skin. While the skin we are born in is designed to protect us from external forces and elements, it remains flexible enough to change with us through various phases of life. Some of these moments of significant transformation happen during pregnancy, as the result of injury, a period of noticeable weight loss and even in response to the natural aging process. While aging, childbirth

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02/5/2013
Facial Rejuvenation

The Effects of Menopause

Have you begun to notice your skin is aging? Are you noticing an increase in facial hair growth? If so, you may have recently experienced menopause and now noticing the effects of this major change. Menopause is an unavoidable change that all women will go through. It usually happens when a woman is aged 40 to 60 and it is defined as the time when the menstrual cycle stops completely and the natural fertility period in an individual’s life is over. It is at this time that estrogen levels in

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11/27/2012
News

First new oral medication to treat Deep Vein Thrombosis in 60 years approved by FDA

St. Louis Vein Specialist Dr. Wright comments on approval The Food and Drug Adminstration has announced approval of Rivaroxaban (Xarelto), the first oral medication approved for the treatment of DVT since the approval of Warfarin (Coumadin) 60 years ago. Rivaroxaban’s approval was based mainly on results from three trials with a total of 9,478 patients randomized to Rivaroxaban, placebo, and Enoxaparin (Lovenox) combined with a vitamin K antagonist such as Warfarin (Coumadin). A simple oral regimen of fixed-dose Xarelto treated Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and recurrence of pulmonary embolism as

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05/3/2012
News

Dr. Thomas Wright Presents Approach for a More Efficient Method for Foam Sclerosant at the American College of Phlebology

Dr. Thomas Wright of the Laser Lipo and Vein Center in St Louis presented an abstract at the Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology which proposes a more efficient means of preparing foam sclerosant. Foam sclerosant is the treatment of choice for varicose vein treatment in areas other than the saphenous veins. “As foam sclerotherapy becomes more popular for varicose vein treatment, it’s important to develop a method for delivering the treatment that is as effective and efficient as possible,” says Dr. Wright. At present, the most common technique

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05/2/2012
News

We have some specials for that special mom

Our Mother’s Day specials help you say ‘thanks’ to your special mom… or yourself! Call between now and May 31 to take advantage of these specials: Skin tightening – on one area of the body $250 or package of 5 treatments $1250 (a savings of 50%) – for the face $200 or package of 5 treatments $1000 (a savings of 50%) Botox cosmetic $10.00 per unit (a savings of 20%) Sclerotherapy for spider veins $25 off per leg – new patients only Call now — (636) 594-8371 Appointment must be

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09/7/2011
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St Louis Laser Lipo Center News

St. Louis Laser Lipo Center News Our Mother’s Day specials help you say ‘thanks’ to your special mom… or yourself! Call between now and May 31 to take advantage of these specials: Skin tightening – on one area of the body $250 or package of 5 treatments $1250 (a savings of 50%) – for the face $200 or package of 5 treatments $1000 (a savings of 50%) Botox cosmetic $10.00 per unit (a savings of 20%) Sclerotherapy for spider veins $25 off per leg – new patients only Call now

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