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Do you lose inches with the zerona lipo laser?

Do you lose inches with the zerona lipo laser?

With Diet & Exercise: It is my opinion and a zerona requirement that you must diet and exercise to see results. So why rely on the zerona? ...Read more

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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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What is tumescent liposuction vs other liposuction?

What is tumescent liposuction vs other liposuction?

Technique: Tumescent liposuction uses fluid to help in extracting fat and minimizing blood loss. Standard non-tumescent liposuction is reserved these days for very small areas. If you need large volume liposuction, tumescent technique is the safest way to go. Please make sure your plastic surgeon is experienced and well-trained. Don't be drawn in to bargain basement prices by inexperienced surgeons. ...Read more

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Is liposuction effective for love handles?

Is liposuction effective for love handles?

Yes: Liposuction is recommended for patients who maintain a healthy lifestyle of proper diet and exercise but struggle with residual 'spot' areas of excess fat, such as the love handles. Liposuction sculpts and reshapes the body through the surgical removal of excess fat deposits. ...Read more

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Are spanx as good as a lipo garment after liposuction? 

Are spanx as good as a lipo garment after liposuction? 

No: Surgical garments will offer more compression, additionally they are made with side zippers and are usually crotchless so they are far more convenient and comfortable in the early post operative period. Spanx are ok after the first several weeks. ...Read more

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Have you lost inches with the zerona lipo laser?

Have you lost inches with the zerona lipo laser?

Zerona: I do not find this to be either an effective or cost effective treatment. ...Read more

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How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

How much fees for rhinoplasty(nose reshaping) & chin liposuction?

Rhino and chin cost: In general, rhinoplasty surgery can cost between $6000-8500. Chin liposuction can run between $1500-3000. Costs depend on complexity, time and type of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Has anyone had lipo in tummy tuck?

Thousands; Concerns: More likely hundreds of thousands of people have had lipo with tummy tuck. Although it is not an essential component of a tummy tuck, lipo is commonly performed together with a tummy tuck to achieve a superior result. However, there are concerns about the area of liposuction to be treated and it is generally avoided in the central portions of the abdomen where it can compromise the blood supply. ...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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Is laser liposuction as effective as regular liposuction?

Focus: Focus on choosing the best plastic surgeon, and let them pick the tool to use. Personally, I have seen more problems than benefits from adding a laser to liposuction. ...Read more

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Any of you lost inches with the zerona lipo laser?

Any of you lost inches with the zerona lipo laser?

No experience yet: But nearly every laser/ noninvasive procedure result tends to fall short of what our human nature tends to make our expectations be. On the other hand, no surgical convalescence has to be endured. From my understanding of the mechanism, i would expect results to be enhanced by a concommitant low fat diet and lots of exercise-- good habits in any case. ...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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Is liposuction effective for tummy tuck?

Is liposuction effective for tummy tuck?

Apples and Oranges: Liposuction only removes fat, while a tummy tuck removes fat, excess skin and tightens the muscles that make up the abdominal wall. They are different procedures with different indications and results. http://www.drmele.com/liposuctionortummytuck.html ...Read more

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How safe is tumescent liposuction procedure?

Very safe: The advent of tumescent (meaning swollen or engorged) markedly increased the safety of traditional liposuction by diminshing the blood loss and increasing the amount of local anesthetic that could be delivered at one operative session. Although any surgical procedure carries risk, tumescent technique has improved the results when performed by an experienced surgeon. ...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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Can spas have ultrasonic liposuction machine?

Be Careful!: Unfortunately for the “consumer”, there is minimal regulation involved when it comes to who can perform these procedures and the terminology employed etc. Patients need to do their own due diligence. My best advice would be to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons; ask to see lots of examples of their work and talk to previous patients as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How safe is tumescent liposuction to do?

Safe: Tumescent liposuction is very safe in the right hands. As with any surgical procedure big or small, you want to make sure that your surgeon is properly trained and very experienced in the procedure you are contemplating. Don't be tempted by discount prices, performed by inexperienced individuals. You'll be more satisfied with the results, happier and safer in the long run. Be well. ...Read more

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How effective is zerona liposuction?

How effective is zerona liposuction?

Not: Zerona is not a form of liposuction . It is a low level laser light that promises to reduce the inches while you lie under it fully clothed. When it sounds too good to be true, it is usually not true. Unfortunately it has not lived up to its hype. ...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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