The traditional liposuction technique, pioneered in 1974, uses a cannula attached to a suction machine to remove stubborn fat deposits from the body. This technique may require general anesthesia for patient comfort and, because there are no assists, such as ultrasound or laser energy, greater force is often needed to loosen and remove fat.
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Love handles are those deposits of fat and skin that reside just above the waist. Like all accumulations of fat, love handles may be the result of dietary choices and a lack of physical activity. They may also be a result of hormones or an underlying medical condition such as hyperthyroidism or sleep apnea.
The first step to achieving your aesthetic goals is a one-on-one consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. In the short video below, Dr. Joseph Fata covers the process from your first call through your initial consultation, helping to give you a better idea of what you can expect when you visit our Indianapolis office.
What impacts the cost of liposuction in Indianapolis? This infographic explains it all. Remember, your liposuction costs at Renaissance Plastic Surgery are all-inclusive. The price you are quoted is the price you will pay for your procedure and all pre and postoperative visits. To learn more or to schedule your initial consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon, call 317-575-9152 today!
During the liposuction procedure, a small incision is made in the treatment area to allow for the insertion of the instrument that will gently break apart and remove your stubborn fat deposits. The incisions used for liposuction are incredibly small, but as with any surgical incision, a scar is possible after recovery.
Liposuction is a fantastic way to eliminate stubborn deposits of fat from nearly any area of the body, but it is not the right procedure for everyone. The short quiz below asks some basic questions to determine your liposuction candidacy and can be used as a fun tool to begin thinking about what liposuction may be able to do for you. Of course, you can’t actually determine your candidacy for liposuction with a quiz, you’ll need a board-certified plastic surgeon to help.
The word “tumescent” means swollen or to become swollen. Tumescent liposuction is a lipo technique that utilizes injections of lidocaine and epinephrine to cause tumescence of subcutaneous fat deposits, making them easier to remove.
How much does liposuction cost? That depends on several factors unique to your specific situation. Factors that play into the cost of liposuction include:
Tummy tuck surgery is an ideal way of dealing with the aesthetic and physical changes brought about by pregnancy. Capable of restoring core muscles weekend through diastasis recti, removing loose and sagging skin, and even reducing the appearance of stretch marks, tummy tuck surgery is commonly included in the mommy makeover procedure.
But what happens if you get pregnant after having tummy tuck surgery? Will you need to undergo the procedure again?
Is liposuction a good option for your body? In this short video, board-certified Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Fata discusses liposuction candidacy, weight considerations, and potential body contouring combinations that can help you reach your goals.