Category: liposuction

The Muffin Top-A Good or Bad Thing?

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When I told my wife that I was going to write this as my blog I got the wife stare then the squint.  “Are you sure?” she said.  “Sure, why not?” I said.  “Because you run the risk of angering [not the word she used] a whole lot of women.”  “Come on I wouldn’t do… Read more…

Bruising After Liposuction-It Doesn't Have To Be Bad

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Is this you after your liposuction procedure?  I hope not but the reality is this is more common than mild bruising.  All that blood results in prolonged pain and healing and potentially a worse cosmetic result.  But this can be avoided.  It just takes thorough patient education and a patient surgeon. Our preoperative package includes… Read more…

Cellulite-Why Liposuction Doesn't Work

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Cellulite-a condition that every woman dreads.  But what it is and what to do about is remain as varied as its numerous  synonymes. What we do know is that it is much more common in post pubertal females and less common in males.  However, males with deficiencies in male hormones and thus a relative increase in female… Read more…

Weight Gain After Liposuction

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Liposuction is one of the most powerful tools we have today for body sculpting.  Standard suction lipectomy with small cannulas can result in a well sculpted aesthetically pleasing result.  A result anyone would be proud to maintain.  So I wonder why I get asked about weigh gain after liposuction during consultations.  Are patients planning on… Read more…

Liposuction: The Good, The Bad and The Skinny

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During consultations for body contouring, patients will often ask me about the newest techniques such as Smart Lipo.  During all of my consultations I feel that it’s necessary to educate patients regarding the different methods of liposuction and their unique uses. Standard or traditional liposuction involves infiltrating the fatty tissue with an epinephrine containing solution call tumescent.  In most areas… Read more…