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What is liposuction?

What is liposuction?

Direct Fat Removal: Liposuction, as the name says, is the removal of fat with a vacuum. Small incisions are made, and a canula (hollow tube) is inserted under the skin, into the fat. A hole, or holes, near the end of the tube remove fat by sucking it out. A balanced salt solution with local anesthesia and epinephrine is injected prior to surgery to reduce discomfort and bruising. Consult a board certified specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Tito Vasquez
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Vaser Liposuction (Definition)

Vaser liposuction is a specific type of liposuction which uses sound wave amplification to liquify fat from the surrounding structures. Liposuction is usually completed with hollow tubes which are passed through the fatty tissues while under suction. Fat is removed with each pass. Vaser uses solid metal rods which vibrate due to sound amplification. This makes the ...Read more


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How much is liposuction?

How much is liposuction?

Liposuction pricing: The cost of liposuction will vary depending on a number of factors. These include surgeon's fees, facility fees, and anesthesia fees. Each of these costs depend on how many areas are treated and how long the procedure will take. Also, whether this is performed in a hospital or outpatient setting and the type of anesthesia ( local with sedation or general anesthesia ) will also determine pricing. ...Read more

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Is liposuction good for me?

Is liposuction good for me?

Depends.: The “ideal” patient for liposuction surgery is a healthy person who presents with localized areas of diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue and good quality skin elasticity overlying the area of concern. ...Read more

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Does liposuction age a person?

No: The purpose of body contouring surgery is to restore attractive proportions and contours to the body for both men and women. ...Read more

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Is large volume liposuction safe?

Is large volume liposuction safe?

Large Vol Lipo: Large volume liposuction by definition is over 5 liters of fat removal. This type of operation needs to be done in a operating room hospital setting. This is due to large fluids shifts in the body. Plus at least 2 to 3 days recovery in the hospital is needed. These operations are quite lengthy in the 5 hours + ranges. Plus the costs are near $20,000. Best to see boarded Plastic Surgeons... ...Read more

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Can i get liposuction on the nhs?

Can i get liposuction on the nhs?

What is NHS?: I would be happy to answer the question, but I'm not sure what the NHS is. ...Read more

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What is the defect of liposuction?

What is the defect of liposuction?

Risks of lipo: Liposuction is real surgery and carries a small risk of complications. Risks of surgery include bleeding and bruising, infection, multiple small scars, fluid collections, asymmetry, contour irregularities, and blood clots. Risks are often dependent on your current medical condition. Please discuss with your board certified plastic surgeon. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read more

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What amount does liposuction cost?

Cost of Liposuction: Cost can vary for each individual based on what areas you want liposuctioned. The cost can also differ based on your location and surgeon's expertise. ...Read more

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What can I do to pay for liposuction?

Paying for surgery: Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that will need to be paid for prior to the procedure. Insurance will not cover it. Most practices accept cash, credit cards, and also offer financing. http://www.dassmd.com/cost-of-plastic-surgery/index.html. ...Read more

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Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

Can liposuction cause fat to relocate?

No: If you gain weight after liposuction , areas of the body that have fat tissue will store it there. ...Read more

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I would like details for liposuction.?

Liposuction: Liposuction reshapes the body and improves its proportions through the removal of excess fat. Liposuction allows you to achieve the desired contouring on almost any area of the body: hips, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, waist, back, legs, arms, neck, and chin. The procedure will remove the excess skin and tighten and suspend the underlying tissues in order to restore a smoother, lifted appearance. ...Read more

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Is the liposuction a risky thing to do?

Any surg has risks: The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician(s). Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research. ...Read more

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Is liposuction a very common procedure?

Liposuction: It depends, since this procedure is usually cosmetic and and the economy is not great-i would think it is more likely done in communities that are upper middle class and upper class communities.That said, it relatively common. It is important that a patient seeks a certified plastic surgeon or cosmetic surgeon. Please get more than one opinion and thoroughly research the qualifications of the drs. ...Read more

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How long does liposuction usually take?

Average 1-2 hours: It depends upon the location and number of areas treated, but the average case takes 1-2 hours. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about liposuction?

Liposuction: Liposuction is used to reduce excess fat. In this procedure, incisions that are approximately one-quarter of an inch long are made in inconspicuous areas of the body, and fat is suctioned out using a thin hollow cannula tube. This procedure will remove the excess skin and then tighten and suspend the underlying tissues to restore a smoother, lifted appearance. ...Read more

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Is getting liposuction really dangerous?

No: Assuming you are in good health, a good candidate for liposuction surgery, select your plastic surgeon and anesthesiologist carefully, and have the procedure performed in a fully accredited facility, liposuction surgery is a safe procedure with a high level of patient satisfaction. ...Read more

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How many times can I undergo liposuction?

Why do you ask?: If you have a stable weight and maintain it after liposuction, you are not likely to require repeat treatments. Liposuction is meant for contouring the body, not removing weight. On the other hand, as long as there is fat, and you are healthy, the procedure can be repeated. Each operation must be individually evaluated. ...Read more

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How much does liposuction typically cost?

How much does liposuction typically cost?

Range is $2K to $20K: The cost of lipo will vary depending on a number of factors. 1-the number of areas being treated 2-the type of facility and anesthesia used 3-whether this is an initial or touch-up or improvement procedure 4-the method and technology applied to the particular case also, the geographical location where lipo is performed may influenced the cost. For example, lipo costs in manhattan or beverly h. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about getting liposuction?

Liposuction: In a body contouring procedure, liposuction is employed to reduce excess fat. In this procedure, incisions that are approximately one-quarter of an inch long are made in inconspicuous areas of the body, and fat is suctioned out using a thin hollow cannula tube. ...Read more

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Do people ever get ripped with liposuction?

Do people ever get ripped with liposuction?

Nope: Either you are "ripped" or you are not. Diet, exercise and good genes (luck) make you ripped. Liposuction can reveal the fact that you are ripped, by removing disproportionate fat. No method of liposuction has been proven better than tumescent liposuction in the hands of a skilled surgeon. Pick you surgeon wisely, and let them pick the method that works best for them. ...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


Dr. Tom Pousti
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Neck Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction can be done for a neck with excess fat. Modern liposuction consts of placing tumescent solution in the area to be treated. This solution consists of lactated ringers or normal saline, reduces pain (using lidocaine) and reduces bruising/bleeding (using epinephrine). Cannula then are used to extract the solution and the fat. Compression garments are used to ...Read more