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09/7/2022
Skin Tightening

Renuvion Skin Tightening: FDA-Approved

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In an exciting development, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration received 510(k) clearance for the use of Apyx Medical’s Renuvion APR Handpiece for certain skin tightening procedures. This means Renuvion treatment has been recognized by the FDA as a successful treatment in improving the appearance of lax or loose skin in the neck and submental region (the area just below your neck). “Apyx Medical is proud to announce the receipt of this FDA 510(k) clearance, as now Renuvion skin tightening in St Louis is the only device that is FDA-cleared

03/4/2020
Skin Tightening

What’s the Right Skin Tightening Treatment for You?

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When it comes to taking care of wrinkles and other fine lines, you have a variety of treatment options from which to choose. Skin tightening is available in many forms, and we offer a number of these different procedures from the comfort of our office. Take a look below to see how we can boost your appearance with the right skin tightening treatments: Radio Frequency Skin Tightening Wrinkles and fine lines do not target the face alone but can also impact our arms, legs, thighs, and abdomen. One of our

05/3/2019
Cosmetic Treatmetns

The Best Minimally Invasive Treatments to Look 10 Years Younger

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Instead of waiting until age has caused a variety of damage to your face and body,take care of yourself with minimally invasive treatments that will keep you looking younger longer. We all want to look 10 years younger,and with these treatments,you can do just that! Injectable Treatments For a quick and easy treatment with noticeable results,look into receiving an injectable treatment. These can easily be completed in less than an hour,making it perfect for your lunch hour from work. These treatments help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other fine

06/28/2018
Skin Tightening

Comparing the Top St Louis Skin Tightening Procedures

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As the years go by, you may start to see your skin sag in places you wish it wouldn’t. Don’t let sagging skin get you down and affect your confidence. Many skin tightening procedures are currently available, each with their own pros and cons. Here are the top procedures for skin tightening in St Louis, MO currently available for those looking to fix sagging skin. Ultrasound Ultrasound waves are commonly used when checking on pregnant mothers. However, unknown to most, ultrasound waves are also used in a simple skin tightening

03/1/2017
Skin Tightening

All About FaceTite

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FaceTite is a new procedure that assists skin tightening and lifting in the facial area. At Laser Lipo and Vein Center, we are excited to add this service to our many facial rejuvenation options. FaceTite uses the technology that is behind the Invasix BodyTite procedure, radiofrequency energy, to enhance the face through its tightening and lifting aspects. The Technology Behind FaceTite FaceTite uses the BodyTite radiofrequency assisted liposuction technique, except that with the FaceTite procedure, there are no aspiration or suctioning aspects. Areas that can be treated with the FaceTite

02/21/2017
Skin Tightening

All About NeckTite

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NeckTite is one of several exciting new treatments from Invasix. Both NeckTite and FaceTite are new contouring solutions for the face and smaller body areas. NeckTite uses a specially designed hand piece that delivers radiofrequency waves to tighten the neck areas. How Does Necktite Work? During the procedure, the RF energy is applied to the treatment area. Simultaneously, a gentle suction action is implemented to remove the fat deposits, resulting in a smoother, more contoured profile. Essentially, NeckTite uses a two-pronged approach to produce a smoother, tighter neck profile. Areas

11/26/2015
Skin

Laser Skin Resurfacing Can Improve the Skin’s Appearance

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If you are seeking an effective procedure that can improve your skin, including acne scars, sagging skin, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles and other similar issues, laser skin resurfacing can help. What is Laser Resurfacing? Laser resurfacing entails using a laser that sends out pulses of high-energy light that is then absorbed by water and substances in the skin. The laser light and heat produced by the laser essentially destroys or vaporizes tiny sections of the layers of the skin. When the treated area heals, new skin replaces the damaged skin that was

09/30/2015
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Xeomin Shows High Efficacy in Treating Upper Facial Lines

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According to a recent study1, Xeomin was found to have significant efficacy when treating three areas of upper facial lines. One hundred and fifty six healthy adults with moderate to severe lateral periobital (around the eyes) lines, horizontal forehead lines, and glabellar frown lines (areal between the eyebrows and above the nose). The study was conducted as a randomized trial with 105 patients being treated with Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA), while 51 patients received a placebo. The 105 patients had a mean age of 47.4 years and 80.5% were women. The placebo

08/3/2015
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Restylane Lyft Approved by FDA for Cheek Augmentation

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Recently, Galderma, makers of Restylane Lyft with Lidocaine, announced that the product had been granted approval from the FDA for use during cheek augmentation and for the correction of age-related facial contour deficiencies. Restylane Lyft is an injectable gel that can increase volume and facial wrinkles. It was previously marketed under the name Perlane-L. The approval from the FDA makes the product the only FDA-approved filler to correct and smooth nasolabial folds, as well as to provide mid-facial area fullness. During a recent clinical trial of Restylane, researchers found that

07/3/2015
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How a Combination Approach to Skin Rejuvenation Can Provide Better Results

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Are you aware that through the combination of dermal fillers, laser treatments, and a complete skincare regime, you can achieve a much better end result from skin rejuvenation treatments? A recent presentation titled “Advanced Injection Techniques: Optimizing Outcomes”, discussed the combination of fillers and neuromodulators for contouring the face in addition to laser therapies and skincare (Vic A. Narurkar, 2015).  Dermal fillers such as Radiesse or Voluma are very effective for jawline contour issues. Treatment of marionette lines are treated with different hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane or Juvederm.