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08/21/2019
Acne Treatments

Moderate to Severe Acne Treatment Options

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Most of us dealt with acne throughout our adolescence. Typically, over the counter treatments and simply getting older will help reduce the appearance of acne. However, acne is not just a skin condition that impacts teenagers but also millions of adults each year. Moderate to severe acne can impact our self-confidence and make us feel bad about our appearance. We provide a variety of acne treatments to help out these adults every day. Here is what we offer for moderate to severe acne treatment: Acne Extraction When it comes to

07/31/2019
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Why We Use Puregraft for Fat Grafting Procedures & Fat Transfer in St Louis

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When looking to receive a fat grafting procedure you will want only the best for yourself. Many cosmetic treatments can vary between the type of procedure you elect to have. For fat grafting procedures, we only use the best and stick with Puregraft. This recently developed fat grafting procedure is the safest and most reliable form of this type of treatment. Fat grafting is a great procedure to help enhance the breasts or buttocks but can often see fat tissue reabsorbed back into the body, resulting in less noticeable results.

06/27/2019
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Emsculpt vs Liposuction: Which is Right for You?

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When it comes to achieving our top shape, it may be as simple as diet and exercise. For some, however, just diet and exercise cannot help you achieve the body shape you have always wanted. Fortunately, we provide a variety of treatments that can help remove unwanted fat tissue that has not reduced through normal diet and exercise. The most popular procedures include Emsculpt and liposuction, but they may not be for everyone. Here is what to know about the two different procedures: Emsculpt When potential patients are specifically looking

04/29/2019
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The Pros and Cons of Laser Hair Removal

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The cost of shaving and waxing can easily add up over time and lead to costs that you would probably not want to waste your money on. Instead of wasting your time at the salon or in the shower, try out laser hair removal. This incredible cosmetic treatment can help permanently remove unwanted hair on most parts of your body. Like any cosmetic treatment, there can be pros and cons to the procedure. The Pros No Need to Shave Laser hair removal requires several consistent treatments to see permanent hair

04/19/2019
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Liposuction vs Exercise: When Should You Choose Body Contouring?

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Certain cosmetic procedures are ideal for specific times and body types to take full advantage of their benefits. The same can be said for body contouring and its ideal candidates. Our body contouring treatments help you look your best whenever standard dieting and exercise have not worked. Our ideal candidates are those who are in generally good health and have attempted their best to lose the fat on their own. However, our hard work may not always produce the results we were looking for, thus allowing you to see if

03/4/2019
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BodyTite vs Tummy Tuck

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If you are looking to contour your abdomen and take care of any loose skin, there are two great procedures you can consider. BodyTite and tummy tucks can help take care of your unwanted fat tissue and have you looking your best with two radically different methods. Here is how BodyTite and tummy tucks work: The Procedure BodyTite is a procedure that uses radio frequency assisted liposuction to remove unwanted and shape your abdomen. Radio frequency energy “melts” down the fat tissue before it is conveniently removed through a tiny

03/4/2019
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Water Jet Assisted Liposuction vs Tumescent Liposuction

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If you are looking for help to get rid of unwanted fat tissue, there is probably a liposuction technique that is right for you. Liposuction has a variety of treatment options which each offer different pros and cons, depending on what you are looking for. Water jet assisted liposuction and tumescent liposuction are two such treatments that continue to be popular. Here is how these two different techniques stack up against one another: The Procedure If you are looking to get rid of specific pockets of fat tissue while contouring

01/18/2019
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What is Fractora Skin Resurfacing?

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Skin, especially around the face, is prone to a variety of conditions that can be caused by age and prolonged sun exposure. Fortunately, there is a new cosmetic procedure that is designed to improve these skin conditions that can include acne, scars, sun damage, wrinkles, sagging skin, and hyperpigmentation. This procedure, called Fractora skin resurfacing, is a minimally invasive treatment to help stimulate collagen production and improve the overall appearance of your skin. Here is how it works: How Fractora Skin Resurfacing Works This state-of-the-art procedure uses a hand-held tool

12/19/2018
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All About Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

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When it comes to lymphedema, patients can experience pain and swelling that can make everyday activities hard. One of the best methods of relief often recommended by physicians is manual lymphatic drainage massage. Here is what you can expect from manual lymphatic drainage massages: What is Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage? A manual lymphatic drainage massage is useful in relieving symptoms of lymphedema such as swelling and pain around damaged lymph nodes. Lymphedema can occur in the legs or other parts of the body due to cancer, radiation exposure, infection, and

11/20/2018
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Endovenous Laser Treatment vs Vein Stripping

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When it comes to vein disease treatments, technology has only continued to improve, allowing safer and more reliable procedures to become available. Vein stripping used to be the recommended treatment option for varicose veins. However, now that options have expanded, endovenous laser treatment has become the trendsetter for those in need of treatment. Here is how endovenous laser treatment is stacked up against vein stripping: Vein Stripping: The Procedure Vein stripping is a vein treatment that has been in use for decades with little changing. Large incisions are made across

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