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10/14/2016
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Liposuction Spotlight: Flanks

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If you are looking for a way to get a slimmer profile, one of the most popular liposuction areas can help. Liposuction of the flanks and hips will remove excess fat to create that slimmer look. Both men and women often struggle with fat accumulation as they begin to age. Many younger people also struggle with extra fat around the waist — those notorious “love handles.” Often, these areas simply do not respond to diet and exercise, making liposuction a wonderful option. We know that some people can have extra

10/12/2016
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Liposuction Area Spotlight: The Ankles and Calves

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The ankle and calf area are not areas where many people may think about undergoing liposuction. However, you may find it interesting that these areas are becoming increasingly popular. In the past, liposuction of these areas came with some complications, and often produced less than satisfactory results. The good news is that, with newer procedures, liposuction of the ankles and calves are now showing much better results, as well as fewer complications and risks. Why Consider Liposuction of the Ankles and Calves Many people accumulate fat in these areas, and

09/23/2016
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Body Part Liposuction Highlight: The Arms

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Nearly everyone out there wants to achieve sculpted, toned arms that signify a healthy body. That muscle definition is a sign of fitness and health. Unfortunately, the arms are one of the hardest area to slim and tone. Often, we struggle with those “bat wings” that can also be accompanied by “bra fat” or “side boobs.” Many who have excess fat on the inner arms will become self-conscious and wear clothing that covers up these areas. Liposuction Can Be the Solution to Reduce Upper Arm Fat Liposuction of the upper

05/12/2016
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Is Brazilian Butt Lift Right for You?

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Many people are considering butt augmentation to increase the size and shape of their backsides. This procedure has become very popular due to celebrities who have made the enhanced look very popular. A highly touted procedure, the Brazilian Butt Lift is one of the most requested from those seeking a more pronounced derriere. What is a Brazilian Butt Lift? A Brazilian butt lift procedure actually uses a person’s own fat that is harvested from fat deposits using a gentle liposuction technique. The fat is removed from areas such as the

04/27/2016
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All About Water Assisted Liposuction

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Water assisted liposuction is a newer liposuction technique that is becoming increasingly popular. Similar to other lipo procedures, water assisted liposuction can remove stubborn fat deposits that are not responding to diet and exercise. The results can provide a more sculpted and contoured figure. Look Below for more information about this new procedure! How is Water Assisted Liposuction Different? The newer technique of water assisted liposuction is becoming increasingly popular because of its gentle process, along with the fast recovery time. Water assisted liposuction uses a pressurized stream of saline

04/21/2016
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Natural Breast Augmentation: The Benefits, Downsides, and Why They May Be for You

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Many women consider breast augmentation for many different reasons. No matter the reason, it is usually a great way to gain self-confidence and self esteem. In the past, breast implants was the main procedure to increase bust size. However, there are several problems that can occur with implants. Most implants are made of silicone, which may seem like a safe substance; however, the possibility of implants rupturing can cause serious medical complications. Other complication or risks include: An uneven or asymmetrical look Atrophy Pain Displacement or shifting of the implant

04/6/2016
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Liposuction as a Medical Treatment: Liposuction to Benefit Your Health

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With liposuction becoming one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures, it is interesting to note the many benefits of liposuction. Of course, one of the main benefits of liposuction is the smoothing and contouring of the figure with the reduction of fat deposits. This better figure will also lead to both mental and physical improvements. Patients who gain a firmer look after liposuction, will also gain more self-confidence and a boost in self-esteem. Another health benefit is the due to the positive changes in your appearance, other will perceive

03/22/2016
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5 Ways to Fight Lipedema | Lifestyle Changes You Can Make

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Lipedema is actually a hereditary fat disorder which often causes painful swelling in the lower portion of the body, usually in the legs and lower abdomen. It is caused by the buildup of fat and fluids in tissues located just below the skin. Misdiagnosis of Lipedema Unfortunately, many people suffering from lipedema will appear to be overweight or obese, and are often mistakenly diagnosed as such. Additionally, this condition is often diagnosed as lymphedema; however, lymphedema will usually only affect one limb. Lipedema will affect both legs equally. Unlike lymphedema,

03/18/2016
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Lipedema Awareness Month

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June is Lipedema Awareness month, and as such Dr. Thomas Wright and his staff at Laser Lipo and Vein Center, are sharing information about this potentially serious medical condition. What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a condition that affects the adipose (fatty/fat) tissues, usually in the legs and sometimes the arms. Lipedema causes these areas to accumulate fatty tissue. The condition is characterized by the following: It can be an inherited condition It is usually a condition exclusive to women It can occur in all sizes of people — from obese

02/12/2016
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A Look at Pubic Liposuction and Labiaplasty

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One of the fastest growing procedures is within the area of female genital surgery — pubic liposuction and labia reconstruction. One of the reasons this increase is being seen is due to fashion trends that are leaning towards tighter, more form-fitting clothing, including skinny jeans. In some cases, women are experience that unattractive “camel toe” and may choose surgery to accentuate the appearance of their pubic region. The Labia / Mons Pubis Lipo Procedure The labia lipo procedure will actually remove excess fat to sculpt the mons pubis and/or labia

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