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10/2/2017
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5 Reasons to Pick a Specialist for Your Liposuction Procedure

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If you are considering liposuction to get rid of those pesky bulges and fat deposits that just aren’t responding to all that diet and exercise, it is very important that you choose a physician who is actually a specialist in the area of liposuction. You may be asking yourself why a liposuction specialist is so important. Take a look at the top five reasons you need a specialist. Liposuction is a Specialty While liposuction has become quite common, it is still considered a specialty area, and as such, must be

03/29/2017
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5 Liposuction Concerns That May Be Scaring You, But Shouldn’t

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Liposuction is designed to eliminate fat deposits that are not responding to diet and exercise. It is usually chosen to contour areas such as the abdomen, buttocks, back, and even the neck, face, arms, and breasts. It is not designed to be a weight loss solution. There may be some liposuction concerns you have. Often, patients have these erroneous liposuction concerns that may be scaring them away from committing to this very successful procedure. Here’s a look at five things that may be misunderstood about the liposuction procedure. Large Incisions Aren’t

03/23/2017
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All About Large Volume Liposuction: Why You Shouldn’t Expect Large Weight Loss Results

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If you are considering different methods to achieve a more contoured, smoother profile, you may be considering liposuction to achieve those goals. You may have also heard about “large volume liposuction” and may be wondering if this is a good choice. What is Large Volume Liposuction? Large volume liposuction is a term used to refer to liposuction surgery that removes in excess of 10 pounds of fat, and in some cases a larger amount. While this may seem to be a great solution for weight loss, it in fact is

03/23/2017
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How Compression Garments Can Help with Liposuction Recovery

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When you undergo liposuction, it is almost certain that you will be instructed to wear compression garments for a period of time during your liposuction recovery. Compression garments provide compression to liposuction areas for several reasons, including: • Reduction in possible post-operative bleeding • Reduce swelling • Assist in healing The compression garments can also reduce any bruising that may occur due to liposuction. Also, during the tumescent liposuction technique, there may be some incisions that encourage drainage of the tumescent liquid/solution. Compression garments will also help with either the

01/27/2017
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The Top Benefits of BodyTite

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BodyTite is a newer liposuction technique that uses cutting-edge technology to perform body sculpting and contouring. BodyTite uses radiofrequency assisted liposuction technology to perform body contouring, along with the added benefit of skin tightening. The Procedure During the minimally invasive procedure, focused radiofrequency energy is applied through tiny cannulas into the treatment area. The energy essentially “melts” the fat deposit for easier removal. After the fat is liquefied, the Body Tite appliance simultaneously suctions away the fat. BodyTite has been found to be ideal for many areas, including the abdomen/waist,

12/16/2016
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Managing Expectations: When Liposuction is Not Enough

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Many people are fighting the “fat battle,” trying to lose those pesky pounds to get rid of those unwanted rolls, bulges, and other not-so-attractive fat deposits. We know how much our self-esteem and self-confidence rest upon our own self-image. Sure, you may only have a few bulges and are at your ideal weight, which you achieved through hard work, diet, and exercise, yet there are those rolls and bulges that will just not go away, no matter how hard you work. One of the best benefits of today’s modern liposuction

10/14/2016
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Underarm Liposuction Spotlight

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Are you suffering from those annoying “bat wings?” You know, that under arm area that has excess fat or skin, making your arms appear less than toned. This often appears with age, and unfortunately this area does not respond well to diet and exercise. You are probably very frustrated with this problematic area. Additionally, another area located near the armpit and between the shoulder and bra line can also be a problem area, causing “side boobs” or “bra fat.” This area is called the anterior axillary, while the under arm

10/14/2016
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Liposuction Spotlight: Flanks

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If you are looking for a way to get a slimmer profile, one of the most popular liposuction areas can help. Liposuction of the flanks and hips will remove excess fat to create that slimmer look. Both men and women often struggle with fat accumulation as they begin to age. Many younger people also struggle with extra fat around the waist — those notorious “love handles.” Often, these areas simply do not respond to diet and exercise, making liposuction a wonderful option. We know that some people can have extra

10/12/2016
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Liposuction Area Spotlight: The Ankles and Calves

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The ankle and calf area are not areas where many people may think about undergoing liposuction. However, you may find it interesting that these areas are becoming increasingly popular. In the past, liposuction of these areas came with some complications, and often produced less than satisfactory results. The good news is that, with newer procedures, liposuction of the ankles and calves are now showing much better results, as well as fewer complications and risks. Why Consider Liposuction of the Ankles and Calves Many people accumulate fat in these areas, and

09/23/2016
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Body Part Liposuction Highlight: The Arms

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Nearly everyone out there wants to achieve sculpted, toned arms that signify a healthy body. That muscle definition is a sign of fitness and health. Unfortunately, the arms are one of the hardest area to slim and tone. Often, we struggle with those “bat wings” that can also be accompanied by “bra fat” or “side boobs.” Many who have excess fat on the inner arms will become self-conscious and wear clothing that covers up these areas. Liposuction Can Be the Solution to Reduce Upper Arm Fat Liposuction of the upper

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