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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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What is lipolite?

What is lipolite?

Cervidil: Is a vaginal insert approved to start and/or continue the ripening of the cervix in pregnant women who are at or near the time of delivery and in whom there is a medical reason for inducing (bringing on) labor. ...Read more

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What is smartlipo?

What is smartlipo?

Laser body sculpting: Smartlipo™ is laser body sculpting treatment that effectively treats the face, jawline, neck, arms, abdomen, bra buldges, male breast, and other areas of fat loose and lax skin. It helps to reduce unsightly cellulite and corrects contour irregularities. ...Read more

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What is dermalipoatrophy?

What is dermalipoatrophy?

Jumbled term: Lipoatrophy is a condition where fatty tissues in one local or in generally have shrunken (atrophied) from their usual or expected state. Dermo- is derived from the greek meaning skin. I have never seen the terms strung together in that order & it doesn't appear in my dictionary as such, but you can get the idea behind it. ...Read more

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What is tumescent liposuction? Is it safe?

What is tumescent liposuction? Is it safe?

Tumescent Lipo: A fluid containing aesthetic and other medicines are injected into the tissues, causing the fat to swell., so that it can be more easily sculpted to create the desired contours. Because the fluid reduces blood flow to the area which is being liposuctioned, bleeding and bruising are reduced. Patients experience a more comfortable recovery in the 18-24 hours following the procedure. ...Read more

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What is tumescent liposuction? Is it safe?

Very safe: Usually performed without general anesthesia. Faster recovery and excellent results. It involves a solution of medications (may vary by surgeon) which is injected in the area where fat will be aspirated/sculpted and the aspiration/sculpture of the fat. Let me know if you have further questions. ...Read more

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What is ultrashape?

What is ultrashape?

Ultrasound vs. lipo: Ultrashape is an emerging treatment that used focused ultrasound to melt fat cells. Ultra shape has not been approved by the fda yet and thus is not available in the us. However, other effective non-invasive technologies for fat cell elimination that are fda-approved include liposonix and coolsculpting. ...Read more

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What is juviderm?

What is juviderm?

Juvaderm: This is a hyluronic acid filler used to provide a temporary filling when injected beneath a wrinkle or depressed scar. ...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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What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

What is a lipoadenoma? What is the cure?

Benign fatty lesion: Most fatty lesions appearing in skin or in mesentery of bowel are benign lipomas. As they enlarge they can convert to a malignant liposarcoma. lipoadenoma. A benign circumscribed proliferation of glands and fat, the most common of which is the functionally hyperactive parathyroid lipoadenoma.. These are best treated by resecton ...Read more

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What is ellanse?

What is ellanse?

Dermal filler: Check out http://ellanse.Com/ for info re ellanse brand of collagen used as a dermal filler to get rid of wrinkles. Be sure your doctor has been trained and can give you risks, benefits & alternatives for your individual needs. ...Read more

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What is dimpleplasty?

What is dimpleplasty?

Dimple creation: Usually this refers to the creation of dimples in the cheeks or chin. Dimples occur by facial muscles attaching closely to the skin surface. In some that was not born with dimples it is possible to create a dimple surgically. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is logotherapy?

What is logotherapy?

Championed by: Viktor Frankl, a WWII era psychiatrist, Logotherapy is a school of thought focusing on man's need to find meaning. Proponents state it is the third school of psychiatry, after Freud's and Adler's, but the therapy itself hasn't caught on much in the Americas. Frank did come up with two noteworthy techniques--hyperintention and dereflection--to deal with anxiety. ...Read more

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What is cellulotis?

What is cellulotis?

Skin infection: Cellulitis (not cellulotis) is an infection of the skin causing redness, warmth, swelling and tenderness. It involves the skin and subcutaneous tissues, and is most commonly caused by the skin bacteria staph or strep. Treatment is with antibiotics that are active against these bacteria. ...Read more

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What is smart lipo?

What is smart lipo?

Laser Liposuction: Smartlipo is a laser assisted liposuction. Traditional liposuction is performed as well as a treatment with a triple wavelength laser. This results in increased skin contraction, less bruising, and quicker recovery. The amount of skin contracture is amazing, specially in the arms and neck. ...Read more

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What is microdermabrasion?

What is microdermabrasion?

Skin layer removal: Microdermabrasion is a way of removing a thin layer of dirt and dead skin from your face. A spray of fine crystals or a wand imbedded with an abrasive material such as diamond dust is used along with gentle suction to mechanically scrape and clean the skin. The treatment increases circulation and stimulates collagen growth. There is almost no downtime and minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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What is maxyderma?

What is maxyderma?

Myxedema: You mean myxedema. It is a condition of severe, usually untreated or mistreated hypothyroidism whicn is manifest by swell ing of the face, arms and legs. This condition can lead to myxedemic coma and death. ...Read more

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What is laser liposuction?

What is laser liposuction?

Laser Assisted LPS: Uses certain laser frequencies to help liquify and heat the fat and subskin areas (theoretically to tighten the skin). Results are not significantly different that with syringe or low pressure machine lps. Major marketing claims better results, but clinical experience suggests that laser and ultrasound uses are not of great advantage, and usually cost more. Many use both. ...Read more

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What is virtligo?

What is virtligo?

Vitiligo-: Loss in pigment on the skin usually in patches considered to be from an autoimmune process since it is often associated with autoimmune disorders . UVB-NB phototherapy may be helpful in some cases in restoring the pigmentation. ...Read more