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Liposuction All Over Body
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?
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is liposculpture the same thing as liposuction? What is the difference between liposculpture and liposuction? Do they both remove the same amounts of fat, and can both be done on the same parts of the body? What is the maximum number of pounds i can have
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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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How do I choose between mesotherapy and liposuction of a delicate body area? I am trying to lose weight through exercise and diet, but it does not seem to work as i expected for every part of my body. I am considering mesotherapy or liposuction. What is t
Am i too thin for tumescent liposuction? I have over the past three years worked hard to get my body back into good shape, and I am no longer in the overweight range. I'm 5'5 and 135 pounds. Will tumescent liposuction remove the few remaining stubborn fat
How much fat can be removed with vaser liposuction? I have multiple areas of fat on my body that i want removed, and i would prefer it was gone as quickly as possible. I understand that there might be certain limits to how much can be removed in each visi
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can face cheeks,jolts, neck and full body liposuction be done. And how long should garment be worn.
Liposuction: This is not done of face. Take advice of the surgeon performing the procedure! ...Read more
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?
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Does massage help with swelling and faster healing after a body lift? I've heard that some people get lymphatic massages after liposuction to speed healing and reduce swelling. Does it help after a body lift as well?
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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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