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02/13/2017
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Study: Increasing Rates of Melanoma Throughout the Country

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A recent article published in JAMA Dermatology highlights some startling facts about the rise of melanoma cases throughout the United States. According to the study, fatalities from invasive melanoma has risen steadily over the past two decades. Currently, the risk of an American developing invasive melanoma is 1 in 54. This is in comparison to figures reported in 2009 that indicated a rate of 1 in 58. Additionally, in situ melanoma (stage 0) cases rose more rapidly during study period. The lifetime risk of developing in situ melanoma rose from

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01/16/2017
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What is Cellulite?

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What is Cellulite? The Causes and How to Get Rid of It Cellulite is a common condition that affects many people. It gives the skin a dimpled appearance due to underlying fat deposits. It usually appears on the thighs and buttocks, and usually begins appearing after puberty. Approximately 90% of women will experience cellulite during their lives. The medical terms for cellulite include adiposis edamatosa, dermapanniculosis dermans, status protusus, and gynoid lipodystrophy. Common names include cottage cheese skin, orange peel syndrome, and hail damage. Causes of Cellulite While not well

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01/9/2017
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How Liposuction Can Improve Your Body

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Many people who are considering procedures to improve their bodies often consider liposuction as one of the main cosmetic options available. In fact, liposuction is increasing in popularity as cosmetic procedures are becoming increasingly accepted. What is Liposuction? Liposuction is a procedure that is used to remove stubborn fat deposits that are not responding to diet and exercise. Many patients have spent a great deal of time working out and eating a healthy diet, only to find themselves with some areas that are still a bit flabby. These localized, stubborn

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08/10/2016
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Why Should you Protect your Skin from the Sun? An Infographic

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— TRANSCRIPT — Preventing Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Cancer Facts: One in Five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people. About 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cacners are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Indoor Tanning Facts: More people develop skin cancer because of tanning than develop lung cancer because of smoking As of September 2, 2014, ultraviolet (UV) tanning dvices were reclassified by the FDA from

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07/5/2016
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Melanoma: Fatalities Can Drop Through Early Detection

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Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer. In fact, more than 75% of all skin cancer deaths are attributed to melanoma, making it a major health concern. It is currently the sixth most common form of cancer in the country, and the number one cancer affecting young adults in the 25 to 29 age group. Early Detection is Important When melanoma is detected in its earliest stages, the rate of death is significantly reduced. The risk of fatality from melanoma is related to the depth of the cancer. The

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04/28/2016
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The Different Mole Removal Methods

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  Are you someone who feels the need to have a mole or other such skin lesion removed? You may feel that a mole is unattractive or is causing problems such as catching on jewelry or clothing. Fortunately, mole removal is usually a simple procedure. Here is a look at some of the different methods for mole removal. Explaining Moles A mole generally a skin growth comprised of cells that make up color or pigment properties. Most moles are brown, but some may be blue, black or flesh colored. An interesting

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02/24/2016
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St Louis Fat Transfer Infographic | All About Fat Transfer!

  Looking for a new way to get the body you desire? Our St. Louis Fat Transfer procedure can help! Read on for more information about our Fat Transfer FAQs, and click here to learn more about our procedure! — Transcript — Doctor, can you take my FAT from here and move it there? Q: What is Fat Transfer? A: This is basically two procedures combined, liposuction and body sculpting. The fat is removed from one part of the body then added to another. Q: Where does the fat come

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05/15/2015
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A Rise in Self Confidence Through Non-Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

    Cosmetic surgery trends are changing every day. With an upswing in non-invasive cosmetic procedures, and as they become more common than ever, everyday people have begun considering how they can naturally tweak their appearances here and there to improve their self-esteem and prospects. Cosmetic surgeons are finding that more and more of their typical patients are not those who are looking for a complete overhaul where a full body transformation is sought, complete with weeks of downtime for a full recovery, but a new kind of patient who

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01/14/2014
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Is 2014 your year?

If you’ve made a resolution to do something about those annoying pockets of fat that you can NOT get rid of, let’s make 2014 your year. We perform Tumescent Liposuction, a safe, effective and permanent procedure to sculpt the body and remove fat. Tumescent Liposuction is a breakthrough procedure that uses only local anesthesia. The benefit to you? No risky general anesthesia, no long and nauseated recovery period, no extra fees for anesthesia and an anesthesiologist, and a comfortable procedure where you’re awake and listening to music while our experienced,

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12/7/2013
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Give to Help, Give to Win

We are holding a holiday canned food drive in the office. Swing by and donate any canned foods or sealed personal care items you would like. For every item donated, you receive one chance to win a big prize — a Beauty Spectacular! We’re giving away your choice of Laser Skin Tightening OR Diamond-Tip Microdermabrasion, one beauty kit, one array of physician-grade treatment products and a gift certificate for a manicure! All you need to do is give to our food drive by December 13th and you are entered to win!

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