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Category: Liposuction

19 Apr

Liposuction and girdles

Liposuction is a procedure to, in essence, remove fat pockets in areas where there is a significant amount of fat So, why it is important to use a girdle? Girdles are essential to decrease inflammation and avoid postoperative liposuction deformities. If the body is not compressed evenly, your results are not going to be as good. There are different types of girdles for different areas of the body. If you have liposuction of the abdomen, a corset or a girdle is necessary to get the shape that you desire. The girdle needs to be tight. It helps the body reabsorb the fluid faster by preventing fluid collection and swelling in the areas where liposuction is performed. The swelling occurs because during...
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14 Nov

Combining liposuction and fat transfer for buttock enhancement

As the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure last year, liposuction is now a household word. However, only a few are aware that you can actually utilize the fat removed from liposuction to further enhance your physical appearance. Through fat transfer, it is now possible to transplant the harvested fat from liposuction to areas in the body that that look arguably better with added volume such as the face, breasts, hand, and buttocks. The Rising Popularity of the Brazilian Butt Lift Although buttock augmentation via fat transfer, popularly known as the Brazilian butt lift, did not make it into the Top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2013, it is worth noting that it enjoyed a whopping 58 percent increase in the number...
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9 Aug

Reshaping the body with liposuction

In the , my patients frequently want to reshape or contour the stubborn areas of the inner thighs, outer thighs, and waist. Liposuction is a very good option, if used properly to enhance and balance the waist to hip ratio. The key for successful results is, not only to remove the excessive fat,  but to balance your figure based on your overall proportions.The ratio of an aesthetically beautiful female figure is a waist to hip ratio of about 0.7. In other words, liposuction is, not just the removal of fat from unwanted areas, but also creating the illusion of a more proportionate body. This is very important in gluteal sculpting were aggressive liposuction of the lower back accentuates the take...
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5 Aug

Brazilian buttock lift and laser lipo

Fat is removed for a Brazilian butt augmentation with liposuction. There are different liposuction techniques that can be used to harvest the fat including traditional liposuction. In my practice, I use power-assisted liposuction for this procedure. Power-assisted liposuction is similar to traditional liposuction in that it uses a suction cannulla, but the cannula vibrates back and forth allowing the extraction of viable fat. Now, the power of this liposuction cannula needs to be decreased by half because it will damage the fat for subsequent transfer.In my , I typically wait for about 6 months after a Brazilian Buttlift before revising an area that requires additional contour. Any type of lipo can accomplish this task including laser lipo. Although I am...
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