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What is liposuction?

What is liposuction?

Liposuction: Liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits and improving your body contours and proportion. Liposuction techniques may be used to reduce fat deposits in the thighs, hips, buttocks, upper arms, abdomen, waist, back, inner knee, chest area, cheeks, chin, neck, calves, and ankles. ...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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What is coolsculpting lipo? 

What is coolsculpting lipo? 

Beware Hype Terms: Liposuction is a fundamental tool for plastic surgery sculpture. Each brand tool has its own hype vs effectiveness. To just such work you need effective standardized pictures and method to demonstrate the degree if injury, bruising, swelling & recovery. This requires a demonstration with pictures, movies, and proof that a 400 character answer lacks ability to address. Part 1 of 2. ...Read more

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What is smart lipo?

Laser Liposuction: Smartlipo is a laser assisted liposuction. Traditional liposuction is performed as well as a treatment with a triple wavelength laser. This results in increased skin contraction, less bruising, and quicker recovery. The amount of skin contracture is amazing, specially in the arms and neck. ...Read more

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Is smart lipo effective?

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Smartlipo: Smartlipo is a minimally invasive laser procedure designed to disrupt fat cells and tighten the tissue. It is very effective considering it has minimal to no downtime and tightens the skin also. ...Read more

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Has anyone had smart lipo?

Smartest lipo: "smart lipo" is one brand of laser-assisted liposuction. There are many others, in addition to ultrasound-assisted lipo (vaser), waterjet lipo, tickle lipo, on and on. There is also a lot of misinformation such as the claim that laser lipo is safer, even though the laser has additional risks such as scarring and burns. The most important thing is to choose the surgeon, not the technology. ...Read more

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Can a minor get smart lipo!?

Generally not: Because it is an elective procedure and because the adolescent's body is not fully developed it is generally not recommended to perform smart lipo on minors. ...Read more

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Anyone know about smart lipo?

Fat Reduction: SmartLipo is FDA approved laser assisted lipolysis. It's a method of liposuction that uses a laser to melt the fat before removing it. The benefits of SmartLipo over traditional liposuction include faster recovery, less post op pain, skin tightening and the use of local rather than general anesthesia. http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/contouring-procedures-category/smartlipo-triplex-technology/ ...Read more

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Is non surgical lipo risk free?

Is non surgical lipo risk free?

Don't get burned : Nonsurgical lipo refers to procedures which use technology to either freeze or heat fat to produce fat cell death and then rely on the body to clear the remnants. No material is suctioned out of the body as in surgical procedures. The main risk is injury to the skin which has to be protected from either exteme cold or heat which could result in a burn resulting in pigmentation changes or scarring. ...Read more

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What is double chin liposuction?

What is double chin liposuction?

Double or Turkey: Many people refer to their necks or chins as having a double chin appearance or a waddler (like a turkey neck). The former can be treated with liposuction whereas the latter is best treated with a facelift (although a few individuals use botulinum toxin for this purpose). ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sarcoma (Definition)

By definition, it is malignant (i.e., being locally invasive and at least theoreticlally capable of metastasizing), and arises from / mimics muscle or connective tissue elements that are not marrow or immune / white cells. The sarcomas are a tremendously varied and troublesome family of tumors, though thankfully less common than carcinomas and the leukemia / ...Read more