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06/15/2018
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All About BodyTite

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BodyTite is one of today’s most effective fat reduction and body-contouring procedures available. This minimally invasive procedure has only been increasing in popularity and is one of the highlighted treatments available from the St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center. Our highly trained staff is ready to help you find the body you have always wanted. Here is what you need to know about this incredibly effective treatment option. What is BodyTite BodyTite is an alternative fat reduction procedure that uses minimally invasive methods to safely and effectively remove fat tissue from

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08/25/2017
Cosmetic Surgery

5 Surprising Things You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is, in fact, the most common type of cancer. More than one million people are diagnosed with this type of cancer each year. Unfortunately, it is also becoming more common among the younger population. Skin cancer is preventable in most cases, with a little foreknowledge and change of lifestyle. Here are five facts about skin cancer that you may find surprising. Accounts for Approximately 50% of All Cancers Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer among both men and women. Deadlier for Certain Ethnic Groups Skin

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11/23/2016
Cosmetic Surgery

Male Plastic Surgery Procedures On The Rise

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We are seeing a very large increase in men who are seeking out cosmetic procedures. In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, since 1997 there has been an increase of more than 325% of cosmetic procedures performed on men. Currently, the numbers indicated that men only account for about 9.5% of the total number of procedures; however, they received nearly 1.2 million procedures in 2015. Top Procedures The most requested procedures by men include: ● Liposuction ● Eyelid surgery ● Male breast reduction ● Nose surgery

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04/27/2016
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Body Jet Liposuction Infographic

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Body Jet Liposuction – also known as Water Assisted Liposuction – is a newer liposuction technique used to remove stubborn fat areas and, in some cases, treat Lipidema. Read below to see our infographic on what Water Assisted Liposuction is all about! – SCRIPT – Water Assisted Liposuction How is it Different? This new technique is becoming more and more popular due to the gentle nature and quick recovery. Water assisted liposuction uses a pressure spray of fluid to dislodge fat, rather than using suction. Risks All liposuction has risks,

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02/12/2016
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Studies Shows Association to Indoor Tanning and Melanoma to Younger People

It is understood that there is a definite link to higher rates of skin cancers due to the use of tanning beds. In fact, studies show that young women who use tanning beds experience six times higher risk of developing melanoma. Additional research is showing that melanoma is also rising among young men as well. A recent study published by the Journal of American Medical Association researched the association between melanoma rates and indoor tanning in both men and women younger than 50 years. Researchers studied a group of 681

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01/18/2016
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Dr. Wright Recently Featured in INC.com

Recently, Dr. Thomas Wright, medical director at Laser Lipo and Vein Center, was highlighted in an article published on INC.com. The INC article covered the many ways that cosmetic surgery procedures have changed over the past decade. The article stated that during the past decade or so, most cosmetic procedures were not really considered legitimate procedures, rather they were “fringe” treatments. This was due to the fact that there were many scandals, side effects, and low-quality results associated with them, causing these treatments to be dismissed by the general public.

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12/24/2015
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Skin Cancer Tips: Symptoms to Look For and How to Avoid It

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Approximately 2 million people are diagnosed each year What is Skin Cancer? In a nutshell, skin cancer is a malignant tumor found on the skin. While very common, it can be just as deadly as other cancers. However, it is very curable — when caught and treated in its early stages. This type of cancer is generally related to sun exposure. However, other factors do come into play such as genetics and immune system health. There are three separate

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02/12/2015
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HealthTap’s “Most Thanked Phlebologist”

The HealthTap community is an online gathering of thousands of doctors who specialize in a wide variety of fields and the patients who seek expert medical advice for free from these doctors by asking health-related questions through the site. HealthTap provides a valuable service to countless people who aren’t sure how to proceed with their medical concerns and seek legitimate direction and advice. Among the many doctors who offer their services to the patients of HealthTap, Dr. Thomas Wright has received particular appreciation for his ongoing involvement in the HealthTap

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12/19/2014
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Ask Men: Is Liposuction Right for You?

Men, are you wondering if liposuction is the right method to improve your self-image? And if so, how does the procedure work? If you have trouble getting rid of stubborn fat in the abdomen, neck, breasts or other areas of the body, then you’ll find liposuction to be an effective, quick and relatively painless step – that will transform the way you look and feel. Liposuction works by first numbing the desired area with safe tumescent solutions. During the course of the minimally invasive surgery, patients will remain awake. Next,

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11/10/2014
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Are Healthcare Costs Rising Because of Practice Consolidation?

Two studies recently published in the Journal of American Medical Association presented results that illustrate the recent trend of medical practice consolidation is affecting the cost of healthcare services. This trend is a result of hospitals and large medical groups purchasing private physicians’ practices. The two studies indicate that because of decreasing competition and the increasing number of hospital-owned practices, healthcare costs could be rising. Conducted by researchers at the University of California, one study examined the overall healthcare expenditures of 4.5 million patients in California. The patients in the

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