Juvederm

Get Lips To Love…With Juvederm®

Full, pouty, kissable lips are trending world-wide. It’s almost impossible to miss the photos and the hype…and for good reason. Lip enhancement, a non-surgical cosmetic procedure, is quick, easy and affordable. It’s possible to minimize the lines around your mouth and have the lush lips you want with the dermal filler, Juvederm®. Juvederm® is easily […]

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Living In Your Skin

You live in the skin you’re in…every day. It’s the largest organ in your body and tirelessly protects you from negative effects of the environment. Tip: A good habit to form is checking your body all over once a month for any irregularities or abnormalities. Any new or changing skin condition may be indicative of […]

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DO YOU SUFFER FROM ROSACEA?

If you are one of the 16 million Americans suffering from Rosacea, your feelings about it are probably not “rosy” ones. • In a survey taken by the National Rosacea Society, it was found that over ninety percent of rosacea patients said their condition had lowered their self-confidence and self-esteem. • Forty percent said they […]

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Laser Tattoo Removal

RE-THINKING YOUR INKING?

Tattoos are everywhere, adorning even the most sophisticated of limbs and bodies. However, a new survey found that four in ten people with tattoos end up regretting having at least one of them done. And one in six hate their tattoos so much, they want them removed. You may have taken a youthful dive into […]

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KybellaTM is now available at the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center

” We are proud to announce that we can now offer KYBELLA™, a newly FDA approved medicine for unwanted fat under the chin (“double chin”) for our patients. Dr. Hruza is a certified Kybella trainer and teaches other physicians around the country how to safely inject Kybella. Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center is one of the first two practices in […]

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What is a Glycolic Peel?

If you are tired of looking older than you are or older than you feel – but aren’t quite ready for cosmetic surgery – consider a glycolic peel today. Glycolic acid is a natural substance that is made from the acids and sugars found in citrus fruit. When concentrated into a powerful peel product, glycolic […]

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Remove Your Deepest Wrinkles with Perlane-L

If you have unwanted wrinkles on your face and neck, it may be confusing to determine which cosmetic products are right for your needs. There are many injectable and topical products available today to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Perlane-L stands apart from the crowd because of the incredible results it offers […]

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Meet Our Medical Director

When choosing a medical practice for your medical or cosmetic procedures it is important to find a office that is relaxing as well as capable of safely meeting your goals. Dr. George J. Hruza serves as the medical director of the Laser and Dermatologic Surgery Center, Inc. and ensures that our staff not only meets […]

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Healthy Nails Just In Time for Spring

Did you know that your nails can become affected by almost any condition that can also affect the skin? This includes cancer, warts, cysts and infections. When such conditions present themselves in the nails surgery may be required to either biopsy or treat the illness. In more rare cases, nail removal is required to completely […]

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LightSheer DUET for Comfortable Hair Removal

Are you tired of wasting time and money on shaving, waxing or other hair removal tools?  Maybe it is time to make a long-term investment in your appearance with permanent laser hair removal. As summer quickly approaches, now is the time to begin your treatment. The LightSheer DUET laser quickly and comfortably removes unwanted hair […]

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What is Melanoma?

Most people know that skin cancer is unsafe and should be prevented. However, there is also a misconception that all skin cancers can be cured by simply removing a mole. For melanoma, treatment is much more extensive and death much more possible. Melanoma is skin cancer involves uncontrolled growth of the cells that produce your […]

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What Can the Smoothbeam Laser Do For You?

The Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is proud to offer Smoothbeam laser therapy for patients who seek an effective treatment for acne and acne scarring. Smoothbeam is also effective against hyperplasia. Acne is caused by overactive sebaceous glands of the facial skin.  Smoothbeam gently works to improve the appearance of your acne by stimulating the […]

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Do You Need Treatment for Rhinophyma?

Rhinophyma is a condition that causes the enlargement and redness of the nose. It also includes prominent pores and fibrous features.  Although many people believe that alcoholism causes rhinophyma, it is actually a form of rosacea. However, excessive alcohol consumption can exacerbate the symptoms of rhinophyma. Rhinophyma does not cause pain in most patients but […]

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Even Your Skin Tone with Pulsed Dye Lasers

Does your face suffer from vascular or red lesions, visible veins, and other discolorations? These conditions often arise with age and can make patients self conscious of their appearance. Laser Surgery USA is proud to offer simple and effective solutions for the repair of these conditions. One of our more popular treatments includes the use […]

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Rejuvenate with Radiesse

Does lost facial volume and deep lines and wrinkles have you wishing for younger days? Many of the patients that visit the Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center do so seeking assistance with correcting these preliminary signs of aging. If you are ready to turn back the hands of time with a long lasting, non-surgical solution, […]

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Botox Injections

Botox has whirled around the world, within no time. Although many of us are quite familiar, but for all those who are still unaware, we must introduce what actually Botox is.  Botox refers to FDA approved medication which is injected in various areas of the body. The composition of these injections is mainly protenisious fluids. […]

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Improve, Even Remove Your Acne Scars

Acne is one of the most skin conditions affecting American dermatology patients. In fact, over 90% of Americans report that they have suffered acne at some point during their lives. Whether you experience acne during your teens or as an adult – this is potential for the frequent swelling, redness and blemishes to cause your […]

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Professional Cyst Excision

A cyst is a non-cancerous, often fluid-filled, pouch that can appear beneath the surface of your skin. Your cysts can also be made of other fibrous tissue and can appear almost anywhere on the body. If you have one or many cysts on your body it is important not to worry. They are extremely common […]

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Help Keep Your Skin Clear, At Home

Patients of all ages and backgrounds experience frustration with acne. This includes teenagers and adults alike. In fact millions of Americans suffer from acne each year. Acne is commonly characterized by red, irritated skin that can become bumpy in texture and even full of white or black heads. Acne is often caused by clogged pores […]

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Keep an Eye on Those Moles

It is incredibly important to visit your dermatologist every year for an annual skin screening. Only your doctor can properly evaluate your moles and skin imperfections and remove the possibility of a cancer diagnosis. However, it is equally as important for you to pay close attention to your skin in between those visits. Skin cancer, […]

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Summer-Ready Legs with Laser Hair Removal

At the Laser and Dermatology Center, Inc. we use only the best, cutting edge therapies when removing your body hair. This ensures long lasting, if not permanent results and supreme patient comfort and safety. Summer isn’t quite over. Don’t shave or wax your legs or other unwanted body hair one more time. Visit Dr. Hruza […]

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Redness or Rosacea?

Rosacea is a skin inflammatory disease that affects millions of Americans. In reality there may be more affected than even are aware, as many people mistake their Rosacea symptoms for adult acne or sunburn. While not life-threatening, Rosacea can disturb daily activities and social activities as the disease occurs frequently and most commonly affects the […]

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Skin Medica Products for Beautiful Skin

The Laser and Dermatologic Center, Inc. offers a number of skin care products perfect for maintaining your skin’s health and beauty. These products are all professional grade and much stronger formulas than you can obtain from the drug or grocery store.  If you are looking to upgrade your skin regime with a professional product, consider […]

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UnitedHealthcare terminating contracts with Medicare Advantage doctors

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – St. Louis physicians are protesting a decision by UnitedHealthcare. The health insurance provider is terminating contracts with certain doctors currently accepting Medicare Advantage patients. The president of the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society predicts thousands of patients will be affected. “The thing that is most sacred is the doctor patient relationship,” […]

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UnitedHealthcare cuts Missouri physicians from Medicare Advantage

UnitedHealthcare has notified more physicians in Missouri that they will be removed from the company’s Medicare Advantage plan on Sept. 1. This is the second round of cuts to UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage physician ranks, following reductions in April. The provider is the largest carrier of Medicare Advantage plans for seniors in the nation, with about […]

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UnitedHealthcare drops more doctors

  ST. LOUIS – One of the largest insurance companies in the country is dropping some St. Louis area specialists from its coverage. And, that could leave seniors looking for new doctors. The changes concern Medicare Advantage coverage through UnitedHealthcare, and according to some local doctors, it could affect thousands of St. Louis area patients. […]

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Protect Your Skin from Damage this Summer

Now that summer is fully upon us, it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your skin from the sun’s rays and intense heat. While sun protection should be practiced year-round, it is important to pay special attention to your sun exposure during the summer months. Stay hydrated: One of the most important steps […]

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Tips for Treating Eczema

Are you living with eczema, but struggling with how to best handle the symptoms of your skin condition? You’re not alone. Eczema is one of the most common dermatological conditions in the United States. In fact, most patients with eczema are diagnosed as soon as infancy. If you are the parent of a young child […]

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Clear, Even Skin Tone With Glycolic Peels

Skin discoloration is one of the biggest problems associated with aging, sun exposure, skin conditions and more. So many things can cause it, but whoever does, it makes you look older and tired. This is why glycolic peels have been becoming increasingly popular – with their ability to remove discoloration without laser treatments. Glycolic peels […]

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Are Botox Injections Really Safe?

Botox is such a popular choice in cosmetic procedures for most women because of the way it lifts firms and removes wrinkles on the face in just one quick treatment! Results are immediate, and you can enjoy your new look right away! If done properly, Botox can look beautifully natural and feel comfortable. But a […]

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Clear Skin With the Smooth beam Acne Laser

Acne is not something that anybody likes to be afflicted with. Whether yours is mild or severe, teen or adult, it can make you feel unattractive and greasy. While you have probably tried everything to treat it from washes and creams to gels and peels, sometimes it requires more rigorous treatment. The Smooth beam laser […]

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AAD Awards Recognition Reception

The President of the American Academy of Dermatoogy, Dr. Dirk Elston, is giving Dr. George Hruza a Presidential Citation for his work on the Missouri State Medical Association Executive Committee, which works to protect the doctor-patient relationship for Missouri patients.

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Will My Laser Skin Treatment Hurt?

Laser skin treatments can be absolute miracle treatments! Whether you want to get rid of that acne scar, lighten those dark spots, or treat a skin condition, lasers are the most advanced and effective option available. But the biggest question most patients want to know before undergoing a laser procedure is: Will it hurt? While […]

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Stylists Against Skin Cancer

Program Overview Skin Cancer is a growing health concern in North America. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime [1]. If detected early and treated quickly, skin cancer is curable. If allowed to progress and spread to other parts of the body, it is very difficult to treat […]

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