Liposuction

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 Liposuction

An operative treatment used to remove fat and create contours of the body and arms to improve and enhance appearance.

  • General statement: Liposuction is a surgical procedure where fat is removed from unwanted areas using small incisions and a cannula.  Liposuction targets specific locations and utilizes the skins ability to retract and aid in reshaping the figure.
  • Why? Fat can deposit in areas and be very difficult to eliminate through diet and exercise. Liposuction is a tried and true technique for permanently removing these areas and leading to a more ideal aesthetic look.
  • Are you a candidate? Patients who have unwanted focal areas of fat and good healthy skin are the best candidates for liposuction.
  • The procedure and recovery: Small incisions are hidden and placed in areas to treat the
  • The results: Improved contour to the area of interest. Liposuction will remove the fat cells to that area and help reshape and redefine the body.

Facial Liposuction

A surgical technique that removes unwanted fat from the face and neck.

  • General statement: There are stubborn areas of fat that sometimes do not go away. Particularly around the jaw and neck, fat can be removed with liposuction techniques. This provides a patient with a more sculpted and defined look.
  • Why? Liposuction works well for patients that have disproportionate fat deposits in the face and neck. The fat cells are removed completely during this process and those with healthy skin will develop a more contoured look following the procedure.
  • Are you a candidate? You are a candidate for this procedure if you have excess fat in the face or neck areas that are in particular disproportionate to the rest of the face and neck.
  • The procedure and recovery: The are of concern will be anesthetized. The process of liposuction involves using a small canula to aspirate the unwanted fat deposits. The pain is well tolerated. You may experience some bruising and swelling after the procedure.
  • The results: There will be some bruising and swelling. Once this resolves the skin usually retracts leading to a sculpted and defined area. The fat cells are removed permanently. 

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