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03/4/2019
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Why Should I Care About Moisturizers?

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Healthy skin is a goal that everyone should strive to achieve. The tone, texture, and even moisture of our skin can be improved with proper care. We rely on moisturizers to do a lot of the work, but most individuals do not know that the term stands in for general ointments and lotions. Each type of moisturizer may be classified in a variety of groups, with most of them being emollients, humectants, or occlusives. When choosing the moisturizer for your skin, you need to know the difference between each of

01/25/2019
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BodyTite: What to Expect

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If you are looking for incredible body contouring results that can typically only be achieved from surgical procedures, BodyTite may be right for you. BodyTite is a type of radio frequency assisted liposuction that uses radio frequency waves to help you lose inches. Not only can you lose a specific amount of fat tissue, but you can also enjoy skin tightening benefits. How It Works We use a hand piece with two probes to deliver the radio frequency energy and remove fat tissue. The radio frequency waves target specific areas

01/14/2019
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Who is a Good Candidate for Liposuction in St Louis?

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You have probably heard of the incredible benefits of liposuction, as it is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Current liposuction procedures are a great way to help get rid of pesky fat tissue that is lingering even after dieting and exercise. Similar to other cosmetic procedures, liposuction is not for everyone. Let us take a look at who is a good candidate for liposuction. Liposuction in St Louis is Good for Those Who are Not Obese As mentioned, liposuction is a great tool to help those who have

01/14/2019
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Foods to Not Eat After Your St Louis Liposuction

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If you have received cosmetic treatments in the past, you have probably been told to avoid eating right up until your procedure begins. However, the same thing can be said after particular treatments have been completed, like liposuction. Of course, you need to eat but there are particular foods that are best avoided right after your procedure and during your recovery period. Here are the foods you should not eat after liposuction: Fatty Foods Avoiding meals that are high in saturated fat is recommended for patients immediately after their liposuction

09/18/2018
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Everything You Need to Know About Phlebitis

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Are you noticing swelling along your arm or a deep red color starting to form? If so, you might be developing a vein condition called phlebitis, also known as inflammation of the vein. Here is everything you need to know about phlebitis: Different Types of Phlebitis There are two forms of phlebitis that can develop: superficial or deep. Superficial phlebitis is when the condition occurs just below the skin’s surface. This is typically caused by a blood clot in the vein or some other kind of irritation. The second form

08/17/2018
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Skin Care Event September 17

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  Learn about solutions for your skin! Join us on September 17 from 9am until 6pm. Join us when your schedule allows! Stop by and and learn about Bellafill and other skin treatments offered at Laser Lipo and Vein Center. Specials on Bellafill will be offered. Bellafill Promotion Purchase a kit of 5 syringes for $3500 (regular $4000) and receive a 6th syringe for free (value $800) and 20 units of Xeomin free. SkinCeuticals 15% off products Image Skincare Sunscreen only $25 Discontinued Skincare Products 50-75% OFF (limited supply) Exclusive

04/12/2018
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Radiofrequency Ablation Treatment

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Chronic pain can be detrimental to your lifestyle, creeping up when you least expect it. One new state-of-the-art procedure that can help combat pain due to varicose veins is radiofrequency ablation. This new treatment uses an electrical current that is created by radio waves to heat up the vein, closing the diseased vein for good. The treated area is given a local anesthetic to numb the area before a needle is inserted, meaning there is little to no pain. What Can Radiofrequency Ablation Treat? Radiofrequency ablation is a great option

03/6/2018
Cosmetic Treatmetns

Post Liposuction Care Tips

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If you are considering a liposuction procedure, there are a few tips to consideration to ensure your recovery goes smoothly. Typically, there will be periods of pain and discomfort immediately following the procedure. Swelling and bruising can also occur around the treated areas. While most of it can be managed through main medication, are there several additional methods to help with your post-treatment recovery time. Here are some post-surgery tips to consider when scheduling your next liposuction procedure. Time to Rest Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure, but your body

01/24/2017
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Top 5 Benefits of Radiesse Injections from the Laser Lipo & Vein Center

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There are many of us who, when we look in the mirror, we may not like what we see, especially those signs of aging. You may be noticing an increase in the wrinkles around your mouth and eyes, and these may make you feel less than youthful. These signs of aging are caused when the skin loses elasticity and volume, causing those pesky lines and wrinkles. Luckily, a Radiesse injection can help you overcome those signs of aging, quickly and easily. Radiesse is a volumizing filler that can help replace lost

01/13/2017
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Top Cosmetic Procedures for the New Year

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Top Cosmetic Procedures for the New Year and a New You! As we ring in the New Year, many of us make many different resolutions—everything from getting in shape, quitting a bad habit, and making ourselves look as good as we feel. There are so many ways we at Laser Lipo and Vein Center can help you achieve those goals for a new you! Here’s a quick look at some of the top cosmetic procedures in 2017 that can help you keep that New Year’s resolution. Body Sculpting/Liposuction One of