With so many options for liposuction and fat removal available now, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) recently surveyed its member surgeons to learn which forms of fat removal they prefer. ASAPS is an organization of cosmetic surgeons. Almost 500 surgeons completed the written survey, and the results showed that over half of [...]

Liposuction for Men

Liposuction is consistently one of the most popular procedures in Los Angeles. Men account for about 25% of liposuction patients, and there are some differences between men and women that change the surgeon’s approach to liposuction. Men store fat in different areas than women Most men have fat collections on their abdomen, flanks, chest, or [...]

Top 5 Liposuction Myths

During consultations for liposuction, people often express five common misconceptions. Here are the five most common myths that I hear people say about liposuction: Myth #1: Once the fat is removed from one area by liposuction, it will go somewhere else This is not true as long as you maintain a stable weight. Once fat [...]

The Liposuction Consultation

Your liposuction consultation is an opportunity for you to meet the doctor and his or her office and to learn about liposuction. At our office, we view the liposuction consultation as an opportunity to educate and explain liposuction including the differences between various types of liposuction. We firmly believe that a patient should have the [...]

The way a patient prepares for liposuction depends largely on what method of anesthesia the surgeon uses. When liposuction is done under sedation or general anesthesia, you may be asked not to eat or drink anything for up to a day before the procedure. When only local anesthesia is used, you do not have to [...]

Many prospective patients at my Los Angeles liposuction practice ask how long they must wear their compression garments after their procedure. They’ve heard that it can be as long as six weeks. Needless to say, they are often surprised and happy to learn that most patients only have to wear their garments for 3 – [...]

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