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How To Reduce Facial Fat With Lipo
Facial fat: Small cannulas are used to remove fat selectively from areas in the face where it is not wanted such as under the chin. Chin straps are then used to help the skin shrink so it doesn't sag. These may not be needed in the mid-face. More often we discourage fat removal in the face since it naturally disappears as one ages. Fat removal in the face can accelerate aging so be careful! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
No: Buccal fat pad removal is a specific operation which removes a portion of the buccal fad pad through a small incision inside the mouth. Liposuction is not used for this. Facial liposuction is a generic term for liposuction of the face. Liposuction is more risky above the jawline compared to liposuction of the areas below the jawline and under the chin. Seek a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be: Usually when we do facial liposuction we do on the chin, cheeks and jowls which are the submental , buccal and submandibular fat pads resoectively. However the buccal fat pad is often the the one that least need the help. ...Read more
Time.: If you are overweight, weight loss may help, but often the face has its own programming. The upside is, since the loss of facial fat is a natural part of the aging process, fatter faces look younger. You may not like it now, but it's a good investment for the future. Liposuction is a beter option for the neck, and below the jaw. Bucal fat can be removed directly, but lipo may cause nerve injuries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had lipo and fat transfer to buttocks.weighed 140. 4 years later I weigh 170. Will going back to 140 reduce the size in buttocks or change figure?
Can tumescent liposuction be done in conjunction with a face lift? I want to have a face lift, but i also have a lot of fat under my chin. Can I have tumescent liposuction for the neck fat at the same time as the face lift?
Yes.: Tumescent liposuction is commonly done in conjunction with a face lift, especially if your neck only has fatty prominence and lacks droopy skin and muscle. With good skin elasticity female neck skin can tighten and lift a surprising amount without a neck lift be performed. The image is of a patient who underwent tumescent liposuction and placement of a chin implant to improve her contour. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel like a fat person with a skinny guys body. I hate it. If i get facial liposuction will it permanetly get rid of the excess fat on my face?
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