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Doctor insights on: Before And After Liposuction Photos For Overweight People

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Do I have to be a normal weight to qualify for tumescent liposuction? I am about 10% overweight. Can I still have tumescent liposuction, or do I have to be a normal weight first? .

Do I have to be a normal weight to qualify for tumescent liposuction? I am about 10% overweight. Can I still have tumescent liposuction, or do I have to be a normal weight first? .

May be.: It is possible that you may be a candidate for liposuction surgery; a precise answer would require in-person consultation. Best to achieve your long-term stable weight prior to proceeding, but you may be close enough. The quality of skin elasticity overlying the areas of concern will also be important to a successful outcome. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more


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I am 100 lbs over weight. I have been unsuccessful with low calorie dieting and consistent exercise. Should I consider liposuction?

I am 100 lbs over weight. I have been unsuccessful with low calorie dieting and consistent exercise. Should I consider liposuction?

No it is not: No liposuction is not the answer for weight loss. Liposuction works best when you are close to your normal body weight, but have some excess deposits in certain areas, not overall weight gain. Liposuction is more of a conturing procedure. You should try and lose as much weight as possible before through diet and exercise. ...Read more

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How many times can I undergo liposuction?

How many times can I undergo liposuction?

Why do you ask?: If you have a stable weight and maintain it after liposuction, you are not likely to require repeat treatments. Liposuction is meant for contouring the body, not removing weight. On the other hand, as long as there is fat, and you are healthy, the procedure can be repeated. Each operation must be individually evaluated. ...Read more

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How much does liposuction typically cost?

How much does liposuction typically cost?

Range is $2K to $20K: The cost of lipo will vary depending on a number of factors.
1-the number of areas being treated
2-the type of facility and anesthesia used
3-whether this is an initial or touch-up or improvement procedure
4-the method and technology applied to the particular case
also, the geographical location where lipo is performed may influenced the cost. For example, lipo costs in manhattan or beverly h. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about getting liposuction?

Liposuction: In a body contouring procedure, liposuction is employed to reduce excess fat. In this procedure, incisions that are approximately one-quarter of an inch long are made in inconspicuous areas of the body, and fat is suctioned out using a thin hollow cannula tube. ...Read more

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Is liposuction painful after you get it done?

Mild to moderate: Most patients have minimal pain, while others are stiff and sore for a week or two. I encourage early return to activity to minimize the stiffness and speed recovery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove fat without liposuction?

NYC CoolSculpting: Fat removal can be accomplished with zeltiq's coolsculpting, a non-invasive freezing technology that kills the fat cells in a one hour per site treatment during which your comfortable. The average result was shown by ultrasound to reduce 20% of fat volume by four months. Some patients can repeat the treatment every three months a few times with increasing improvement. There is minimal downtime. ...Read more

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How can I choose the right liposuction technique?

Best Liposuction: The most important issue is finding the best plastic surgeon who can guide you rather than the technique. Great plastic surgeons get great results. See the below link on helpful hints to select the best surgeon:

http://drnichter. Com/find-best-plastic-surgeon-dr-right/ ...Read more

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What is your opinion on power assisted liposuction?

What is your opinion on power assisted liposuction?

Great option: Without trying to sound arrogant, when it comes to liposuction the skill and judgment of the surgeon trumps any technology. That having been said, the power assisted liposuction technique is a great option for extracting fat in a expeditious and efficient manner. It is one of my preferred approaches and I have tried: syringe, suctions assisted, laser assisted (aka smartlipo), water jet, ultrasonic. ...Read more

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Where can I find someone to fix liposuction mistakes?

See plastic surgeon: Who is certified by the american board of plastic surgery. A couple of caveats: the final result from liposuction is often not apparent for 6-12 months. Irregularities that are very obvious initially have a tendency to improve with time, so don't rush into anything. It is easy to remove a little more fat, but it is more problematic to replace fat in overtreated areas. ...Read more

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What happens if you gain weight again after liposuction?

What happens if you gain weight again after liposuction?

Good question!: When fat is removed from an area it does not regenerate there. If you gain weight, it will not return to where the fat was removed but build up in other areas. Patients must appreciate this because weight gain can cause significant changes in other areas of the body; back, arms, etc. ...Read more

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Is liposuction dangerous and are its results effective or there is possibility of regaining weight?

Liposuction is Safe: Often liposuction is performed under local anesthesia so it is very safe. Cleanliness is important to avoid infection.
Doc needs to be well trained, so look into their background. Also helps to see a few docs before you do it.
Liposuction takes away bulges but does not lead to weight loss. Gaining weight after liposuciton will cause irregularities and unevenness. So keep your weight stable. ...Read more

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Is liposuction a good way to lose weight?

Is liposuction a good way to lose weight?

No, no, no: Although a few surgeons do perform high volume liposuction, it is not generally used to achieve weight loss. ...Read more

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When will stiffness after liposuction go?

What do you mean?: If the "stiffness" is firmness under the skin where you had liposuction, it depends upon type (laser?). Usually the firmness is actually induration from the normal healing response. This can last for 8-12 weeks. If you had laser it will last up to 6 months. ...Read more

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How much does a tumescent liposuction cost?

Neck or entire body?: You need to be a little more specific. Just for your neck or your entire body. Generally speaking physicians will charge anywhere from $1500-$3500 for the first area and then add increments of that cost for each additional anatomic location. That may not include operating room and anesthesia costs. ...Read more

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Do I need to get zerona lipolaser after liposuction?

Do I need to get zerona lipolaser after liposuction?

Not required: It is not required if you achieved the results from the vaser procedure itself. If there are other surrounding areas you want to improve it won't hurt to try the zerona. Remember though zerona does not permanently destroy fat cells and the results are not as dramatic as with vaser. ...Read more

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What amount do you have to weigh to get liposuction.?

No particular weight: The best candidates for liposuction or those with discrete fat deposits when their overall weight is not excessive. However, if there is excess skin in the same area the overall appearance would not be improved. Thus, a majority of women who have had kids who have excess fat in the abdominal area also need skin removed (& muscle tightening) to achieve an improved appearance: abdominoplasty ...Read more

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What's the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

Liposuction works...: Lipozap the last time I checked was out of business. It was not terribly or reliably effective.

http://www. Cosmeticsurgerytruth. Com/blog/? p=2120. ...Read more

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What is the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

Destroy vs remove: Lipozap is a combination of procedures intended to destroy fat withou technically extracting it. It combines a combination of radio frequency, heat and injections (mesotherapy) to destroy the fat. Your body must absorb and eli I ate the dead fat cells. Liposuction uses a metal cannula to vacuum out the fat. At the end of the procedure you can literally see the fat in a canister. Not true with lipoz. ...Read more

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I'm 100 kgs if I do liposuction will my erection improve?

I'm 100 kgs if I do liposuction will my erection improve?

No: Unlikely to improve, you have to see your doctor to find out what is cause of your problems, by clinical examination and various tests. Loose your excess weight in healthy way, by balanced diet limiting the calories, and by regular exercises, then you are going to feel well and this may improve what you are seeking. ...Read more

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Is laser liposuction a new and therefore risky procedure?

Is laser liposuction a new and therefore risky procedure?

Laser lipo not new: Laser-assisted liposuction has been around for many years and has been improved. The laser may induce more tightening but does add a risk of thermal burn and thermal scarring that doesn't exist in standard tumescent liposuction. ...Read more

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Will the lumps after my liposuction resolve on their own?

Will the lumps after my liposuction resolve on their own?

Possibly: Lumps after lipo can be due to swelling, bruising (hematomas), fluid collections (seromas) or from contour irregularities (fat missed or too much fat removed). Some will resolve on their own over the 3-6 months after your procedure, some will not, some will improve with massage or ultrasound treatments. See your doctor to discuss possible causes and treatments. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from liposuction for love handles?

How long is the recovery from liposuction for love handles?

Male belly lipo: Liposuction of the male waist can vary in the extent and may involve minimal recovery with return to work in one day or may be more extensive with a week off. The area may be tender for up to 3 months but light exercise may be resumed after 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Does liposuction leave you with uneven surfaces for your skin?

Does liposuction leave you with uneven surfaces for your skin?

Lumpiness: Liposuction always causes some irregularities, although these are usually minor. It is important to wear your compression garments to acheive the best results. Lumpiness improves over time and improves with massage. http://www. Dassmd. Com/liposuction/index. Html. ...Read more

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What kind of diet works best while getting zerona liposuction?

Zerona Diet: My understanding is that all of the weight loss from zerona comes from the diet that is required while you are receiving the treatments. Consider spending the money you would spend on zerona on a dietician or personal trainer. You will likely get better results. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is any body tried zerona liposuction?

Zerona: Zerona has very little clinical evidence that proves it actually works. Patients are encouraged to go on a diet after the treatment to help in the "removal" of the lasered fat, but it seems that the diet has more to do with the fat loss than the zerona laser. Consider traditional liposuction, or the noninvasive liposonix. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still swell from liposuction 16 months later?

Is it possible to still swell from liposuction 16 months later?

No: 16 months later is too long to be related, check with your doctor for an answer, best wishes ...Read more

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What can I do if smart liposuction never worked on gynamacastia?

What can I do if smart liposuction never worked on gynamacastia?

Glandular Tissue: SmartLipo is a great tool, we use it often. The issue with gynecomastia is that it is not just fat, but also glandular breast tissue. A good gynecomastia reduction will include removal of the gland in addition to liposuction of some of the excess fat. ...Read more

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How is lipozap different from liposuction and related procedures?

Be Careful!: There are many different "liposuction technologies" available; each claims to be better than the other. Each is also heavily marketed. In my opinion, much more important than the specific technology used (when it comes to the surgical outcome or “effectiveness” of the procedure) is the surgeon using the “tool”. Patients are responsible to do their due diligence and select surgeon carefully. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Overweight (Definition)

Overweight = a body mass index (BMI) between ...Read more