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Are there any dangers of getting i-lipo or similar laser liposuction procedures specifically for people who have been diagnosed with itp and diabetes?

Are there any dangers of getting i-lipo or similar laser liposuction procedures specifically for people who have been diagnosed with itp and diabetes?

Yes : We really dont know much about these i -lipo , or non invasive laser . There have been no real studies, other than a few lipid and liver test once or twice on patients . These were specifically healthy patients and i would not recommend this for diabetic or patients with itp. ...Read more

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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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Is "i-lipo" dangerous?

Is "i-lipo" dangerous?

I-lipo: I-lipo is a non surgical technique for fat reduction that is fda cleared that uses low level laser energy. ...Read more

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How dangerous is liposuction?

How dangerous is liposuction?

Very safe: Tumescent liposuction performed while awake is very safe. If one avoids general anesthesia, risks are minimized. Deaths are extremely rate with this type of liposuction, mostly due to the reduced risks of dvts (deep vein thrombosis) and pes (pulmonary emboli). Infection and bleeding are also reduced with this method. A well trained and experienced cosmetic surgeon should use this method. ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to get lipo?

Choose right surgeon: Liposuction is a very safe operation if performed by a abps-certified plastic surgeon in accredited facility. Doctors who do not have complete plastic surgical training (dermatologists that call themselves cosmetic surgeons, for example) often take a 2-day course or spend time with another non-plastic surgeon to "learn" liposuction, and do this in a non-accredited or under local anesthesia. Bad! ...Read more

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Is getting liposuction really dangerous?

No: Assuming you are in good health, a good candidate for liposuction surgery, select your plastic surgeon and anesthesiologist carefully, and have the procedure performed in a fully accredited facility, liposuction surgery is a safe procedure with a high level of patient satisfaction. ...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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How is water lipo different than regular lipo? Isn’t it sucking out the fat that makes it dangerous?

How is water lipo different than regular lipo? Isn’t it sucking out the fat that makes it dangerous?

Lipo is usually safe: Regardless of the technique, liposuction is surgery and it is safe when done under the right circumstances by a qualified surgeon. Most of the risks are associated with doing too much, which is one of the reasons why it is body shaping not a weight loss procedure. Water jet lipo uses a continuous spray into the fat to dislodge the fat cells while they are being suctioned out. ...Read more

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In laser lipo suction how many inches will be reduced in abdomen circumstances in one procedure?And is it more useful for body or mor dangerous?

There are limits: Without pictures, it is very difficult to estimate the "inches" thatj could be reduced. Also some states have a limit in how much can be extracted in one procedure. There are 3 basic types of lipo (tumescent, laser and ultrasound) make sure you discuss the different options and advantages of each one with your plastic surgeon. Lipo can have potential complications so be careful of who and whthat'. ...Read more

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Is chin liposuction safe? I've read that abdominal liposuction can be dangerous. Do i need to reconsider chin liposuction? Or is it such a small area that it's safer? .

Is chin liposuction safe? I've read that abdominal liposuction can be dangerous. Do i need to reconsider chin liposuction? Or is it such a small area that it's safer?

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Both are quite safe: Both areas are quite safely treated with an experienced doctor. Local anesthesia has made liposuction a much safer procedure in general. With the use of laser or vaser to first liquefy the fat, there is less damage to vessels and nerves and hence less risk and less recovery time also. Chin liposuction is a relatively low risk area of treatment when done with local anesthesia and experienced doc. ...Read more

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Dangerous to get liposuction? Tummy tucks (witch hazel)? What's the difference?

Very Different: Best to be seen in consultation to determine which of these operations, if any, you may be a good candidate for. Each operation is quite different when it comes to indications, “invasiveness”, scarring, potential results, as well as a potential risk/complications associated with the procedures. Do your homework and be very careful with selection of plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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