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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

05/15/2017
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The Association of Facial Rejuvenation and Ratings of Attractiveness and Success

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It has been shown through several different studies and research that attractive people are often hired sooner, receive promotions more quickly, and are usually paid more. According to Daniel Hamermesh, of the University of Texas, attractive people earn an average of 3 or 4 percent more.(1) In an article published in Psychology Today, professor Dario Maestripieri of comparative human development, evolutionary biology, and neurobiology at the University of Chicago states that “Good-looking people are more appealing as potential sex partners, and [so] other people choose to interact with them, to

01/9/2017
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All About the Different Types of Chemical Peels

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If you are seeking an effective and relatively easy way to rejuvenate your skin, you may want to consider a chemical peel treatment. During a chemical peel, a layer of skin is removed using a chemical solution. This skin removal will allow newer, rejuvenated skin to replace it. You will be left with fresher, younger looking skin. Chemical peels can also help: • Remove age spots, pigmentation or freckles • Even out skin tone • Brighten the overall skin • Reduce the appearance of fine lines • Eliminate or smooth

11/23/2016
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The “Kardashian Effect” and Its Influence on Cosmetic Procedures

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Whether or not you are a fan of the Kardashian family and their TV show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” it’s a near certainty that you have seen some of the effects it has had on popular culture. Apparently, the Kardashians have a large influence on certain aspects of our image-based society. In fact, there has been reports of Kardashian-inspired plastic surgery is on the rise. This phenomena is sometimes called “Selfie Mania” or the “Kardashian Effect.” Increase in Plastic Surgery Interest Some plastic surgeons around the globe have claimed

11/11/2016
Cosmetic Derm

Top Skin Cancer Causes

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Skin cancer can be a very serious medical condition. If you are in a risk group for skin cancer, it is important that you understand the causes and risks. Family History Non-melanoma type cancers do not run in families; however, some families may have a higher risk than others. You may have a higher risk of developing squamous cell skin cancer if a parent developed this type of skin cancer. Alternatively, those with a family history of melanoma do have a higher risk of basal cell skin cancer. It is

11/11/2016
Cosmetic Derm

Comparing Dermapen, Microderm, and Chemical Peels

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Many people are looking for different ways to rejuvenate their skin. Luckily, there are many different treatments available to suit just about every person and their individual desired results. Many seek procedures because they have age spots or skin pigmentation issues. Others may simply be seeking ways to look younger, and skin rejuvenation for the face and/or hands can certainly help. There are several situations where skin rejuvenation can help, including: • Blotchy or discolored pigmentation • Broken capillaries or vessels that can cause pinkness or flushing • Telegiectasia or

07/5/2016
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All About Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

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Squamous cell skin cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the squamous cells. Squamous cells comprise most of the upper layers of skin. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) often appear as scaly red patches, elevated growth with a central depression, open sores, or warts—all of which may bleed or become crusty. If allowed to grow they can cause disfigurement or even death. This type of skin cancer is mainly caused by UV exposure, either from exposure to the sun or the UV from tanning beds. SCC can occur on any

06/17/2016
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The Benefits of Nitrous Oxide Anesthesia for Procedures

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For many years, the use of nitrous oxide during procedures was generally relegated to the dental profession as an effective method to control pain. Interestingly, in the past few years, nitrous oxide is being used in non-dental surgical procedures. What is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide sedation is often called laughing gas. It is sometimes depicted in movies as the gas that a dentist gives you and you pass out. In reality, nitrous oxide is an anesthetic that will just relax you. You will be completely aware of what is going

06/17/2016
Cosmetic Derm

The Causes of Crows Feet

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Crow’s feet are those tiny, fine lines that extend from the corners of your eyes. These wrinkles are often the first signs of aging and can form as early as your 30s, and most of us really just don’t like them. Crow’s feet are dynamic wrinkles, which means they are noticeable when the muscles in your face contract, such as when you smile or squint. Below you will find five common causes of crow’s feet, as well as some ways of minimizing their appearance. Causes of Crow’s Feet Though age

05/27/2016
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All About Crows Feet: What Are They? What Causes Them and How to Treat Them

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We are all familiar with the name “crow’s feet,” the term used to describe those little wrinkles on the side of the eyes. The more positive among us often call them “laugh lines.” These crow’s feet wrinkles appear as the skin loses hyaluronic acid and collagen, and no matter what you call them, most of us find them unattractive. About 80 percent of natural hyaluronic acid is lost between the ages of 40 and 80. Additionally, the loss of collagen and elastin also makes people look older. Also, the first