A woman in exercise attire is walking along the edge of a lake in a park with other walkers in the background.

How Many Steps Should You Walk in a Day to Lose Weight?

Published: December 21, 2023
Read Time: 11 Minutes
Category: Providers

Walking may seem like an unimaginative alternative compared to some of these innovative new weight loss techniques. However, depending on your weight and pace, you can burn up to 75-160 calories per mile walked. Even at a relatively leisurely pace, you can burn double that amount over an hour.

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Is Laser Fat Removal Cost Worth the Investment?

Published: December 19, 2023
Read Time: 6 Minutes
Category: Patients

In the realm of modern cosmetic procedures, laser fat removal has emerged as a popular choice for individuals seeking to achieve a more sculpted and contoured physique. This non-invasive technique utilizes advanced laser technology to target and reduce localized fat deposits, offering a potential solution for those struggling with stubborn areas that resist traditional diet and exercise. As with any cosmetic procedure, the decision to seek out a laser lipolysis procedure should be carefully considered, taking into account various factors that contribute to its worth as an investment.

Doctor wearing gloves outlines woman's abdomen and belly button with marker showing wear she will receive liposuction surgery.

Does Liposuction Leave Scars & Can You Avoid Unsightly Scars?

Published: December 15, 2023
Last Updated: December 19th, 2023
Read Time: 7 Minutes
Category: Patients

You may be considering liposuction for body fat loss, and you may be further wondering if it leaves scars and if so how to avoid them. Liposuction is an ever-increasing in popularity surgical procedure by which body fat is removed from the body.

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Avoid Holiday Weight Gain With These Tips

Published: December 13, 2023
Read Time: 7 Minutes
Category: Providers

Emerald Laser providers see thousands of patients every year whose goals are to reduce fat, lose weight, and feel better. But why are the months leading up to New Year’s Day so difficult? And how can we stay on track better?

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Should You Use Hormone Therapy for Weight Loss?

Published: December 12, 2023
Read Time: 8 Minutes
Category: Patients

If you’ve tried losing weight with diet and exercise and achieved less-than-desirable results, you may be looking for medical alternatives — and there are many. One of the increasingly popular weight loss methods is hormone therapy or hormone replacement therapy.