Thomas Wright M.D., F.A.C.P. is a board-certified surgeon who has been performing cosmetic procedures for over ten years. He was trained in liposuction by the inventor of tumescent liposuction, Dr. Jeffrey Klein. A member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Wright has been voted by his peers one of St. Louis Magazine's TOP DOCS in 2009 and 2010.
Dr. Wright graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and was a member of the medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Wright, a recipient of the AMA Physician Recognition Award and an appointed Howard Hughes Research Fellow, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is an instructor and faculty advisor for the American Society of Nonsurgical Aesthetics. He is a member and contributor of original research to the American College of Phlebology. As Medical Director of the Laser & Lipo Center in O'Fallon, MO, Dr. Wright has been interviewed about cosmetic procedures on local television and was featured on the cover of MD News in May 2010. He is a recipient of the Patients' Choice Award 2010 and in 2011, voted on by patients, an award earned by five percent of the 720,000 eligible physicians nationwide.
Dr. Wright specializes in effective techniques which are the least invasive and do not require potentially harmful general anesthesia. He places a high emphasis on patient safety, comfort and ongoing well-being. His goal and that of his team is to produce the best quality surgery, experience and follow-up for each patient.
Laser Liposuction is the latest method for removing fat utilizing laser technology. The technique involves the use of a laser to rapidly dissolve the fat and tighten the surrounding skin almost anywhere in the body. The procedure is done in an office setting and does not require the use of a general anesthetic.
The Tumescent Technique uses large volumes of a dilute solution of lidocaine, a local anesthetic, in combination with the vasoconstrictive drug epinephrine, which temporarily shrink capillaries.Local anesthesia used in the Tumescent Technique for liposuction is so effective that patients no longer need intravenous sedatives, narcotic analgesics, or general anesthesia. Over the years, numerous patients who previously had liposuction with general anesthesia have had second treatments with the Tumescent Technique. Virtually every one of these patients has found the Tumescent Technique to be less painful, to provide better results and to result in more rapid healing and recovery.
There are many injection–based skin treatments available today, but Radiesse is quickly becoming the procedure of choice for those wanting to lessen the signs of aging in the facial area. Performed during a 15–minute procedure in our offices and using only a mild, local anesthetic, Radiesse's benefits are many. It is non–toxic, non–allergenic and biocompatible – Radiesse gel contains compounds naturally found in our bodies.
Until recently, hair removal was a painful and time-consuming procedure. Photopneumatic Therapy (PPx) has changed all this. PPx Hair Removal is the most advanced therapy for safe, pain-free and permanent hair reduction on all skin and hair types.
PPx treatments are painless treatments that are clinically proven effective and safe treatments for age spots or brown blotchy pigmentation on the skin, broken capillaries or broken blood vessels that cause "redness" and "flushing", and elangiectasias or fine facial veins
We're pleased to offer Restylane treatments, an exciting option for those who are looking for skin rejuvenation.
Restylane gel injections boost your natural supply of hyaluronic acid, which will smooth out signs of aging and brings out the best of your features.
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Dr. Thomas F. Wright of Laser Lipo and Vein Center
specializes in laser liposuction, tumescent liposuction, Radiesse, Photopneumatic therapy, PPx Skin Rejuvenation, Restylane, and Botox in O'Fallon, Missouri.
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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