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Fat From Liposuction
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
Liposuction question is the removal of belly fat by liposuction ever done under local anesthetics?
Liposuction : Liposuction can be done under local anesthesia. The real question is whether or not you really want it done under local anesthesia. Generally speaking, every procedure we do can be done under local. However, general anesthesia is used by many surgeons to make the patient as comfortable as possible. Patients have absolutely no pain with general anesthesia during the procedure. They also do not remember any portion of the procedure. With local you would be fully awake for the entire procedure and may have moments where you do feel pain. Also, in order to keep you comfortable you might need a large amount of local which may approach or exceed the usual limits of that medication. In my practice, unless we are planning one small area, i recommend general anesthesia for my patients' comfort. I hope this info helps! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
When eating something what makes you fat besides calories? Trans fat. Sugar saturated fat calories from fat. etc...?
Not enough activity: The simple formula which determines if you gain or lose weight is Calories taken in minus Calories used. Taken on a day to day basis, you can know if you are using up the calories or not. If calories eaten far exceeds calories burned up by whatever activity, weight is gained. It does not matter if the calories are fats proteins or carbohydrates, body chemistry turns the excess into fat to store it ...Read more
Through overall fat: /weight loss. Spot fat loss (natural) does not occur. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more
Incomplete fat: This is theoretical mostly -- what you need to know is that animal fat is mostly saturated and complete. Vegetable fat is a good fat and mostly unsaturated. ...Read more
Surgeon not machine: The results of plastic surgery procedures depends more on the skill and training of the plastic surgeon than it does on the machine. Many non plastic surgeons offer many different plastic surgery procedures and "minimally invasive" procedures (like zerona) that you would typically relate to plastic surgery, depsite minimal training. A board certified plastic surgeon is the best place to start. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes it is: Fat transfer procedures remove fat (via liposuction) and re-injecting purified adipose fat tissues into another area (or areas) of your body. Be sure to consult with a board certified plastic surgeon! http://www.cosmeticsurg.net/procedures/fat-transfer/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's no such : Thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be butt fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Exercises that will work your buttocks include: lunges, squats, dumbbell squats, step ups, toe taps, plie, squats with kickbacks, hip extensions, one legged dead-lifts and the gamut of aerobic exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: When we decrease activity and use less calories than we take in. ...Read more
Sat. & some UnSat.: The vast majority of c-c bonds in all fats are single, aka saturated (no room for more hydrogen side atoms). If double bonds (unsaturated) present & converted to single bonds by industrial hydrogenation lacking control: ½ cis, ½ trans. All living cells do cis-. See google images. Plant fats more double bonds & liquid than animal, more solid, but this does not mean healthier: ancel keys fraudulent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No: Smart lipo permanently destroys fat cells, however not all of the cells in an area are destroyed and it is still possible to "get fat" in other areas. This is especially true with visceral fat under a treated abdomen (that fat cannot be reached with smartlipo as it is below the muscles.). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Too Many.: Each one of the procedures you listed have their specific indications as well as a potential risk/complications associated with it. There is simply not enough space here to outline the information you should receive. Seek consultation with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons, and ask to see lots of examples of their work and learn about pros/cons/risks/complications. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will gaining weight help nasolabial folds & undereye bags? The "new fat" will replace lost fat? I lost weight & lost fat around nose & under eyes
Only if...: ...You had severe weight loss. Otherwise, no. ...Read more
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