Liposuction

Salt Lake City – Mommy Makeover

For many women, one of the greatest joys in life is having children, but the effects of childbearing on the body can be devastating. Even women who eat well and exercise can find there are some parts of their body which simply don’t return to their pre-pregnancy shape. Salt Lake City board certified Plastic Surgeon …

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Liposuction terminology

What’s the difference between Liposuction, liposculpture and lipo? Liposuction terminology is confusing.  Here is a guide to help a patient considering liposuction surgery understand it. What is Liposuction?  Liposuction is the removal of fat using cannulas and negative pressure.  Most operative techniques for fat removal use cannulas and negative pressure (suction) for removal of the fat. …

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Smarter liposuction

Liposuction is a procedure under constant evolution. First there were traditional dry techniques developed in the 1970?s.  Fat was simply removed by suction.  This was bloody and frankly barbaric. The tumescent liposuction technique was invented in the 1980?s by Dr. Klein, a California Dermatologist.  This significantly cut down on bleeding and risks.  Most cases of …

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Does lipodissolve work?

Lipodissolve is similar to mesotherapy.  This involves injecting a mixture of “fat dissolving” chemicals into the fat.  This is marketed as a noninvasive alternative to liposuction. Yes,  lipodissolve can work.  The problem is it is very inconsistent.  I have seen a patient with large calves and ankles who swore to me that these doubled in …

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