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Lipo cts can burn armpit fat?

Lipo cts can burn armpit fat?

? Lipo cts?: What does this mean as well? Aside from diet and excercise . Very difficult to get rid of arm pit fat.. Liposuction! if your a candidate ... ...Read more

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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Can upper arms get flabbier after liposuction and reduction?

Can upper arms get flabbier after liposuction and reduction?

Yes : Some patients are simply not good candidates for liposuction surgery of the upper arms. Much depends on the patient's specific anatomy ( including characteristics such as the quantity and quality of the overlying skin. Patients with loose skin and/or loss of skin elasticity will not do well with liposuction surgery. ...Read more

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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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Describe tumescent liposuction?

Describe tumescent liposuction?

Okay: Tumescent literally means swollen or engorged. It describes a method of preparing for liposuction and by itself does not remove any fat. It's intended purpose is to add large volumes of fluid ( physicians use different formulas) to achieve some degree of anesthesia as well as to facilitate the extraction of fat by limiting blood loss or improving the conduction of energy such as ultrasound. ...Read more

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Total cost of full body lift and arm tuck and buttocks augmentation ?

Total cost of full body lift and arm tuck and buttocks augmentation ?

Wow that's a lot.: The only way to find out is to call the plastic surgeon's office & get quotes. They can not be done @ the same time. So you are looking @ multiple visits & procedures. ...Read more

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Can laser tone saggy thigh skin from weight loss?

Can laser tone saggy thigh skin from weight loss?

Laser saggy skin: At your age it will eventually get better as the skin reconstructions itself. I would not do laser. Keep up the good work on the weight loss. ...Read more

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

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

Not much: Both are liposuction techniques with ultrasound. The benefit of ultrasound is multifold: it helps melt the fat so that it can be resorbed by the body. It helps when there is a lot of fibrous tissue that can't be sucked out with regular liposuction and it may help tighten the skin. Having said all that its not that new and there is no definitive evidence that it is better than regular liposuction. ...Read more

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How to lose the muffin top/love handles? Inner thighs? And bicep/upper arm fat & back fat??

How to lose the muffin top/love handles? Inner thighs? And bicep/upper arm fat & back fat??

Diet and exercise.: You need to address your diet and stick to a low glycemic diet. This will level your insulin and settle down the fat making signal. You should exercise daily, but I encourage you to do High Intensity Interval training. ...Read more

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Buccal fat removal/chin implants/neck liposuctions post-surgery symptons!?

Buccal fat removal/chin implants/neck liposuctions post-surgery symptons!?

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 more

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'my arms and hands fall asleep after weight lifting?

'my arms and hands fall asleep after weight lifting?

Get examined: Sounds like u may have early carpal tunnel syndrome(pinching of median nerve @wrist).Gripping and re-gripping the bar w/ wt.Lifting could be irritating the nerve.Do your hands hurt @night?See your physician for exam(best to come in right after u wt.Lift)..Good luck! ...Read more

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Body numbness , face hands feet , nova cane feelings?

Body numbness , face hands feet , nova cane feelings?

See neurologist: This is a nerve related condition. Do you have any back pain? I would imagine the etiology to be somewhere in your back. ...Read more

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Does lipo massage by endermologie reduces cellulite dimples?

Temporarily: These types of treatment only help for a short time and then the cellulite is back. Cellulaze laser is the only permanent solution for cellulite. ...Read more

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Facial liposuction permanent?

Facial liposuction permanent?

Yes.: Liposuction does permanently remove fat cells, however the remaining fat cells can increase in size if there is a weight gain. With aging there is usually a loss of fat in the face and with facelifts and facial procedures we combine fat transfer to the face. Therefore it is key to be cautious before removing fat in the face. ...Read more

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Can exercise tone flab and loose skin in legs?

Can exercise tone flab and loose skin in legs?

Elastin fibers: Exercise is a great thing to do for heart, lungs, and overall health, even mood.Muscles are conditioned and tightened by exercise. Skin is not.Younger persons skin will shrink as one loses fat, older skin does not. ...Read more

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Will endermologie make the skin under my arms firmer?

Will endermologie make the skin under my arms firmer?

It's possible: We do not do edermologie in my clinic, however it seems to be used for fat reduction. I would recommend smart lipo instead. ...Read more