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Vanquish is excellent at body contouring for our patients near Lake Oswego

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As the holiday season approaches, men and women may feel concerned about how they will fit into their best cocktail-party clothing. The distress felt at the holidays may be outdone only by that which is felt as the warmer days of summer approach. The fact is that we always want to look our best. There may be several times throughout the year when we utter the words “if only I were a size smaller.”

In our Portland anti-aging center, you can consult with our experienced staff about body contouring treatments that give you the results you want. Dr. Maddox, demanding the best for patients near Lake Oswego and other areas, has spent a great deal of time and energy on our selection of services and technologies. One of the ways we assist patients in reducing the size of their midsection is with Vanquish.

The evolution of body contouring

Over the past several decades, technologies dedicated to the reduction of unwanted fat have been in a continual state of development. First we had liposuction. The surgical removal of fat may offer relatively quick results – noticeable once postsurgical swelling has subsided – but there are also inherent risks with anesthesia and incisions.

Non-surgical methods of reducing fat have also been developed. Ultrasound technology, which has been safely used in diagnostic medicine for decades, has shown results by sending sound waves deep into the skin. This heating approach, as well as the cooling method, or cryotherapy, may cause some discomfort due to direct contact with the skin.

Cryotherapy has been known to cause discomfort both during and after treatment. Patients often report swelling and tingling that lasts anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Vanquish uses heat to destroy fat cells, but the panels are situated off of the skin. Precise settings deliver heat to the target area at just over 100 degrees. On the surface, this feels like standing in front of a heater. Beneath the skin, tissues are warmed to about 120 degrees, prompting fat cells to shrink. This “smart” device reads your unique body composition and customizes the delivery of thermal energy for optimal comfort and results.

Thrive has a menu of services that can meet your needs for fat reduction, skin tightening, and much more. Contact us today.

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I’ve been seeing Dr. Maddox for many years. He and his staff are always friendly and kind. Dr. Maddox is very up front about what to expect and what the results will be for any treatment That I have performed. I’ve always had good results no matter what treatments I’ve had. If you are looking for quality in anti aging care then Thrive Aesthetics is where you need to go. That’s why I keep coming back. You shouldn’t trust your anti aging needs to just anyone.

Dr. Adam Maddox - Medical Director

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A graduate from Northern Arizona University and the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Adam Maddox is a very established professional in the field of integrative anti-aging and aesthetic medicine with a special interest in Botox, Restylane and Testosterone Replacement therapy for men to name a few.

As a board-certified physician, he has a passion to help people with their health especially as they get older. Dr. Maddox believes in maintaining a strong sense of empathy in order to better serve his patients whilst ensuring his care is personalized. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Maddox uses his time to train other medical professionals on various effective medical techniques used in the anti-ageing medical sphere such as injectable techniques. He is also the founder and medical director of Thrive Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Center in Portland, OR.

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