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Laser Lipo and Vein Center Blog

07/6/2021
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Lipo + Renuvion: A Match Made in Heaven

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As our bodies age, it’s only natural to lose skin tone and elasticity and to experience greater difficulty losing or maintaining weight in certain problem areas.  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 paired with stubborn fat can feel like an impossible problem to conquer. Laser liposuction is one of the most innovative

10/15/2020
Acne Treatments

Virtual Open House November 16

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Laser Lipo & Vein Center is excited to announce our favorite time of the year – our annual Open House! This year you can attend and enjoy the festivities from anywhere! Join us on Monday, November 16 at 10 AM CST for our 100% virtual event via Facebook Live. As always, all of our guests have the chance to win big prizes, learn about specials, and be the first to know about VIP offers. Don’t miss out!! RSVP today for a chance to win up to $5,000 in giveaways – you don’t even have

08/31/2020
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Patients Are Still Seeking Cosmetic Options During COVID-19

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The sudden arrival of COVID-19 at the start of 2020 drastically changed the medical field for months. CDC recommendations and state guidelines required non-essential medical offices to temporarily close to prevent the virus from spreading. One would think that these temporary closures would have impacted the cosmetic surgery industry due to the restrictions on openings and cautiousness from patients. However, new data is showing that COVID-19 does not deter patients. Patients are still seeking cosmetic procedures options and are going to their cosmetic surgeons at a rate close to pre-COVID-19.

08/18/2020
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How to Spot Skin Cancer

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No matter where it develops, cancer can be a scary condition if you do not treat it early. Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and can easily develop if you are not careful. Too much sun exposure is only one of many ways that skin cancer can develop. In order to spot skin cancer early, we recommend receiving a skin cancer screening at least once a year to identify any potential issues. Understanding any preexisting conditions or factors that can lead to skin cancer is

07/29/2020
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How Liposuction Can Benefit Different Areas of the Body

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Even when we work hard to stay fit, some individuals may find it nearly impossible to achieve the body size they want. Fat tissue builds up differently for everyone, and some fat tissue, such as the subcutaneous fat tissue found in lipedema, is highly resistant to standard diet and exercise. If you are feeling the impact of fat on your body without seeing the results you want, it may be time to consider liposuction. This advanced procedure uses new techniques to make sure your body can heal quickly and provide

07/16/2020
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Treatments for Skin Blemishes

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When you think about it, our skin is the most important aspect of our bodies. Every day it protects us from harmful UV rays, cold or hot temperatures, and everything else directed at us. With so much from which to protect us, it is no surprise that our skin can develop blemishes. Whether you are suffering from sun damage or acne, skin blemishes can bring down your self-confidence. Luckily, Dr. Wright and his team have perfected a variety of treatments for skin blemishes. Acne Treatments Perhaps the most common skin

06/23/2020
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How COVID-19 Affects Veins

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The early months of 2020 have been quite the shock, hitting us hard with the ongoing health crisis of COVID-19. For months, the country along with the rest of the world has been dealing with its fallout. COVID-19 is a mysterious virus that is a household name, but few actually know what it does to the body. For the unaware, COVID-19 is an acute respiratory virus that hits the body in a variety of ways. Currently known symptoms include breathing difficulties, high fever, body aches, lethargy, and occasionally dry cough.

06/19/2020
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Compression Garments for Lipedema

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Lipedema is a condition that is characterized by the buildup of subcutaneous fat tissue, typically around the lower extremities. The fat tissue and fluid retention can cause the extremities to appear swollen, and it can be painful to deal with for those affected by it. Swelling is not a rare symptom of lipedema; it is seen in all of its stages. This buildup is due to extracellular water which keeps building during later stages of lipedema. When one begins to review how to treat lipedema, we start with a multidisciplinary

06/19/2020
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Lipedema and Lymphedema Webinar

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Lipedema and Lymphedema Webinar: Mythbusting and Case Controversies Learn about best practices in the delivery of homecare therapy and how changes due to COVID-19 may impact care now and into the future. VIEW THE WEBINAR

06/15/2020
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Feel Safe & Secure in Our Cosmetic Offices

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In 2020, the world has seemingly become a place where uncertainty rules the day. In light of so many unknowns, it’s understandable that individuals across the U.S. are coming face to face with worries they didn’t anticipate at this time a year ago. While circumstances fluctuate in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Wright and his team at the St. Louis Laser Lipo and Vein Center are highly aware of the fact that the desires to improve, persevere and live a better, healthier life are still very much intact. Our