The Limits of Nonsurgical Liposuction

There are all kinds of new devices that promote fat loss without liposuction – sometimes they are even branded as “nonsurgical liposuction.” And while they can be helpful for the right person, they don’t produce the same results that can be accomplished with surgery. Sometimes, they may not even be safer. Here’s why:     […]

Letter from a Patient

I’ve always had some issues, not with the people’s beauty, nor with myself as a human being, but with my appearance. From a very young age I read all the glossy magazines and I smiled at the pictures of the ‘perfect’ beauties, the young, tall and slim top-models with amazing clothes. But I was never […]

New Body? Post-Liposuction Nutrient Guidelines So you pulled the trigger, found a qualified, reputable liposuction doctor, and are feeling great about your new body—good for you! After making an investment in the way you look and feel, which isn’t an easy change for everyone to make, you definitely don’t want to risk losing it all […]

Liposuction Gets Powered Up – Studies show LAL adds oomph to results Cosmetic doctors agree: Of all the body contouring options available, tumescent liposuction provides the most dramatic and effective results—for the right patients and in the right doctor’s hands. However, it is possible to enhance those results by adding laser devices to liposuction procedures. […]

Liposuction Compression Garments Liposuction compression garments are a functional combination of absorptive sponges and compression pads. Absorptive sponges are required for the containment of the objectionable postoperative blood-tinged drainage. Containing the drainage avoids alarming the patient and prevents staining of clothing and furniture. Complete absorption and containment of the drainage allows the patient to mobile […]

FAQ: Anxiety and Anesthesia   1. What is anxiety? Anxiety is the quality or state of mind wherein a person is anxious, worried, nervous, uneasy, or apprehensive about some forthcoming event, such as a surgery. 2. Is it normal to be anxious before having liposuction surgery? Yes. Almost everyone has some degree of anxiety before […]

Zerona – Cold Laser Fat Reduction Zerona is the first non-invasive body contouring procedure to effectively remove excess fat without the negative side effects associated with surgical methods. Zerona utilizes the same cold laser technology developed by Erchonia, which has been shown to emulsify fat and allow it to move to interstitial space. Although this […]

FAQ: About Tummy Tucks 1. What is a tummy tuck? A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a major surgical procedure requiring general anesthesia, and involves liposuction and excision to remove fat, plus a large excision of skin. The typical result is usually a flatter tummy with a large scar extending from the pubic area to the […]

Risks of General Anesthesia for Liposuction Surgery Systemic Anesthesia and Liposuction Deaths Liposuction surgery can be accomplished safely by general anesthesia or by local anesthesia. However, general anesthesia is more dangerous. Virtually all liposuction deaths that have ever been reported have been associated with systemic anesthesia. In most cases the systemic anesthesia was not directly […]