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Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction: An Advanced Technique

Posted November 02, 2017


Different parts of our bodies do not respond to diet and exercise as well as we would like. These areas are prone to accumulating stubborn fat deposits that can keep you from obtaining the body you desire. Such problem areas are hard to tackle and require a little extra help to slim down.

To counter these problems, the ultrasound-assisted liposuction procedure is the ideal solution for you. This innovative procedure can help get rid of the stubborn fat in in the most difficult to reach areas and can be used eliminate fat in the arms, buttocks, thighs, abdomen, and more.

What Is Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction?

An Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction is a procedure that is used to reduce stubborn fat from the areas of our bodies where regular exercise and diets do not prove to be very effective. It is an innovative procedure that’s more efficient than the traditional technique and is safe to use.

Why Should You Choose The Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction?

There are several areas in your body that might retain large amounts of excess fat and change the way your body looks. These areas also make you look unappealing in certain kinds of clothing, resulting in a severe decrease in confidence and self-esteem.

If you feel connected to any of the following, then you should opt for the ultrasound-assisted liposuction surgery:

1. You have been exercising but the bulges of excess fat you have do not go away.
2. Dieting does not help remove the fat.
3. You try to hide the stubborn fat under layers of clothing.
4. You don’t feel confident wearing certain types of clothes.
5. You try to avoid wearing revealing swimsuits that show too much skin.
6. You want to make your body firmer and more contoured.
7. You have realistic body goals and expectations from the procedure.

If you found yourself nodding at most of the points above, the ultrasound-assisted liposuction technique is the right choice for you since it can help you get that firm and contoured body you desire.

Are You A Candidate For The Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction?

To be a candidate for ultrasound-assisted liposuction, you need to have an ideal body weight and your skin should be firm and elastic. You should be in good general health and have realistic goals and expectations from the procedure.

Details About The Procedure

During the procedure, your surgeon will administer anesthesia depending on your needs to provide you with maximum comfort. The anesthesia is given along with salt water and adrenaline in the area that is to be treated. Then, a small incision is made from where a metal cannula that is connected to an ultrasound generator is inserted.

The ultrasound energy causes the fat cells to break down, which leads to the fat flowing out through the cannula. This is the fat-liquefying step. This liquified fat combines with the fluid that was inserted and forms an emulsion that is vacuumed out of the body.

Recovery After The Procedure

After the procedure, you may experience some amount of swelling, which is completely normal and will subside in time. Your surgeon will use bandages or a compression garment to minimize the effects. Apart from swelling, you may experience some amount of discomfort, but medication can be provided to help you feel more comfortable.

Your surgeon will give you post-surgical instructions that will help you take proper care of your body after the surgery. He will give you all the details regarding the activities you can perform and things you should avoid.

Contact Our Office

If you’re interested in learning more about the ultrasound assisted liposuction treatment. Contact our office today. Dr. Haven Barlow, a board-certified plastic surgeon, will assess your needs and develop a customized solution that will get you the body you deserve.

"The best thing about the surgery for me was how comforting Dr. Barlow was. Getting any surgery is always nerve wracking, but anytime Dr. Barlow came in the room and would begin talking ”all of my fears would go away."

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