The question of if and how much laser liposuction tightens skin remains to be answered, but a study recently published in a leading journal provides some data. It showed that laser liposuction of the neck tightened the loose skin by about 40%. In this study, twelve patients who had both excessive fat under their chin [...]
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A report published in the February 2012 issue of Dermatologic Surgery, a well respected medical journal, examined the safety of office based surgeries performed in Florida and Alabama over the last 10 years. Reporting of bad outcomes during office based surgery is required in both Florida and Alabama. Procedures counted in this report included both [...]
Pain associated with liposuction is a major concern for some people considering it. That’s understandable, of course. No one wants to be in pain. Fortunately, there is often very little discomfort with modern liposuction techniques. In discussing pain associated with liposuction, there are two aspects to consider. The first is pain during the procedure, and [...]
Studies show that the ideal waist to hip ratio for a woman is 0.7. That is, the distance around the waist is 30% smaller than the distance around the hips. Multiple factors determine each person’s waist to hip ratio including the structure of the skeleton, muscle mass, and pockets of fat. Liposuction can be used [...]
A lot of people I see in consultation who are interested in getting liposuction are in the process of losing a few pounds and wonder if they should lose their weight prior to getting liposuction. Usually, these people hover around a relatively steady weight, but, like many of us, fluctuate by a few pounds here [...]
We all want the benefits of liposuction but would be happy to live without the risk or recovery that goes along with an invasive procedure. That leaves us wondering, “Is there non-invasive liposuction?” It’s a perfectly valid question! If there is a way to effectively remove fat without surgery, then why not? The key in that [...]
One of the most common questions someone interested in body shaping has is how much does liposuction cost. The obvious cost of liposuction is the combination of the surgeon’s fee, the anesthesiologist’s fee, the facility fee, and the charges for extras such as garments. A less obvious cost, but one that is equally important, is [...]
A recent article notes that more and more women are turning to liposuction to remove unwanted back fat in order to get an hourglass figure. Liposuction is a very effective method for removing unwanted fat in the bra, waist, back, and hip areas to get a smooth hourglass shape. Multiple liposuction techniques can be used [...]
With so many treatment options available for looking great, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the options. That’s why it’s so important to work with a skilled physician to determine which treatments are right for you. However, some treatments are a better bet than others. Here are five treatments that have very high patient satisfaction [...]
Well, it’s official. Muffin top is a legitimate term. It’s finally made it into the Oxford English Dictionary.