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I had liposuction all over my body 3 years ago, would it be safe and effective to have it done again to contour the body further?

I had liposuction all over my body 3 years ago, would it be safe and effective to have it done again to contour the body further?

Re-do Liposuction: It should be as safe as before. Sometimes there is some more scarring in certain areas but for the most part it should be a safe procedure. Touch up liposuction are common after the original procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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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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Liposuction/body contouring error. What can be done to correct it?

Liposuction/body contouring error. What can be done to correct it?

Wait,massage consult: I agree with dr. Khordsandi. First, wait 3-6 months. If still irregular, one can do liposhifting, fat transfer with touch up liposuction to smooth out the areas. Depending upon your age, skin may have to be excised as well or, consider laser tightening with internal temperature monitoring. ...Read more

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How do I choose between mesotherapy and liposuction of a delicate body area?

How do I choose between mesotherapy and liposuction of a delicate body area?

Chose liposuction: Mesotherapy does not work to give you the result you expect with liposuction. Instead of extra bulges, you lose your money. ...Read more

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Is tumescent liposuction less invasive than traditional liposuction? Is tumescent liposuction less invasive and easier on the body than traditional liposuction? If so, how do they differ? .

Is tumescent liposuction less invasive than traditional liposuction? Is tumescent liposuction less invasive and easier on the body than traditional liposuction? If so, how do they differ?

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Yes: Tumescence means injecting a particular fluid to a certain quantity prior to removing the fat. Traditionally, less fluid was injected and there was more blood loss within the removed fat. Nowadays, most liposuction techniques ( regular, ultrasonic, power assisted etc) almost always use tumescence to minimize blood loss. ...Read more

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How close to my ideal weight do I need to be for liposuction? I struggle with my weight and would like to get extensive liposuction to get my body looking the way i want. How close do I have to be to my idea weight to be a good candidate? .

You : You don't have to be at your ideal weight for lipo. Lipo is designed to reate better proportions in the body overall. So if your need lipo, go for it, may be this will be a catalyst and help you start a healthier way of life. Good luck from nyc. For more info visit www.Drgrossman.Com. ...Read more

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What areas can be treated with body-jet liposuction?

What areas can be treated with body-jet liposuction?

Any area: Any area that can be treated with regular liposuction can be treated with the water-jet lipo method. But it's not any more effective. ...Read more

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Is body wrap treatment an effective alternative to liposuction?

No: The body wrap treatment is not an effective alternative to liposuction. It may provide a temporary improvement, but in no way is capable of achieving the long term results traditional liposuction can achieve. ...Read more

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How does the procedure for body jet liposuction differ from traditional lipo?

Water jet + suction: Traditional lipo uses suction alone to extract the fat via a small metal, tube called a cannula. The body jet uses a high pressure jet of water to loosen and wash the fat and donor site (like sand blasting) and suction to remove the fat. Claims of greater extraction and less bruising are primarily anecdotal. ...Read more

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What is the difference between vaser liposuction and ultrasonic body lift liposuction ?

Lipo does not Lift: Vaser is a trademarked device that performs ultrasonic liposuction. Ultrasonic liposuction does not accomplish a body lift. ...Read more

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Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Lipo for weight loss: Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, but is ideal for people of normal weight who have small pockets of fat that need to be removed. 5 liters of fat can be safely removed at one time as an outpatient procedure. This fat weighs around 10 pounds. If you have more fat than 10 pounds, people are better served by losing weight first, trying more excercise, or a weight loss clinic. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can minimize the recovery time after chin liposuction? I don't want to be out of commission for too long. Is there anything i can do before or after my chin liposuction to help my body heal better? .

Is there any way i can minimize the recovery time after chin liposuction? I don't want to be out of commission for too long. Is there anything i can do before or after my chin liposuction to help my body heal better?

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Yes: There are various techniques that can both reduce initial bruising and speed the resolution of bruising. Rather than try to list them in this limited space, i would recommend you ask your board certified plastic surgeon what they recommend. You paying for their help and guidance, so it is best to follow their advice. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from body jet liposuction? Are there any known side effects or problems from body jet liposuction? .

Same Incision: There are many different liposuction technologies available; each claims to be better than the other, but the potential risk/complications are similar. 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

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Generalise itching all over the body ?

Generalise itching all over the body ?

Multiple causes: Generalized itching all over body may be due to multiple causes- liver or gallbladder disease, a medication side effect, an allergy, or a bug/ mite infestation just to name a few. Try an oral antihistamine to relieve itch but see a doctor for evaluation ...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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