Addresses the following concerns
- Excess fat deposits in the arms, inner and outer thighs, buttocks,
back, knees, or abdomen, especially those that have been treated
unsuccessfully with diet, exercise, and weight loss.
- For men, enlarged breasts (gynecomastia.)
- Desire for a smoother, more fit-looking body contour.
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Outpatient procedure performed under local, MAC (twilight,) or general
anesthesia in our AAAHC accredited surgery center.
- Tiny incisions are made in the skin, usually in the natural creases of
the body, and a small cannula attached to a suction device is inserted.
The unwanted fat is loosened with a local anesthetic solution and by
moving the cannula back and forth. The excess fat is then suctioned
from the body.
- The procedure lasts anywhere from thirty minutes to several hours,
depending upon how many areas of the body are treated.
- After the fat is removed and the incisions are closed, a compression
garment is applied to reduce swelling and provide support for the
- You should rest and have someone with you for the first twenty-four
hours after your procedure.
- You may shower twenty-four hours after your surgery.
- You will need to wear a compression garment for six weeks. This garment
is crucial to reducing swelling and developing the final contour of
your new body.
- Sutures are removed a week after your procedure.
- Pain is minimal to moderate, and controlled with medication.
- Bruising of the treated areas is normal, and subsides after one to
- You should avoid strenuous activities for one to two weeks. You may
gradually increase your level of activity, resuming most normal
activity by the end of one to two weeks.
- Slimmer and smoother figure.
- Visible improvement at a week, with continued improvement over
the next year.