Common Cosmetic Weight Loss Procedures

Cosmetic Weight LossFor a variety of reasons, people seek cosmetic weight loss procedures in order to improve their health and appearance. With the different procedures that are available, it is possible to have little or no recovery time. Some procedures are only for those that require a small amount of fat to be removed, such as 20 pounds or less. Continue reading “Common Cosmetic Weight Loss Procedures”

What is SmartLipo?

SmartLipoRather than putting your body through aggressive liposuction procedures, SmartLipo is a far less evasive option.  This procedure is not even a decade old and is gaining popularity quickly. The reason for this being is that the recovery time is much less and.  Results vary from patient to patient with some requiring an additional procedure to be completed at a later date. Continue reading “What is SmartLipo?”

History of the Liposuction Procedure

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liposuction

Over the last few years liposuction has grown in popularity and has become one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the US. In 1974, the original form of liposuction was invented by a gynecologist from Italy named Dr. Giorgio Fischer. In 1978 two more French physicians Fournier and Illouz continued the development of the procedure. By the early 80s liposuction had become very popular in the US but had a lot of negative publicity because of some negative results such as excessive bleeding and unsightly rippling of the skin following the procedure. In its early years liposuction was a “dry” method which led to the many adverse side effects and complications. Continue reading “History of the Liposuction Procedure”

What is Liposuction?

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weight loss

Liposuction is just one of the modern cosmetic procedures available today. It is basically a technologically advanced method of removing fat from unwanted sections of the body. It is not a treatment for weight loss. It is typically used in those tougher areas which do not respond favorably to traditional methods like diet and exercise. These stubborn areas of fat can be safely removed through the liposuction process. Many people choose to use it on the most stubborn areas such as those around the abdomen, thighs, neck, back of the arms or the buttocks. Most of the time the procedure can be done in just one appointment but it is unsafe to remove too much fat from the body all at one time and so some patients have to have a couple of sessions to achieve the desired result. A Florham Park plastic surgeon can discuss all the available options with a patient and work out a suitable treatment plan which will help them reach their goals. Continue reading “What is Liposuction?”

Is Liposuction Safe?

After Liposuction
Woman with Liposuction

One of the most common cosmetic procedures in NJ is liposuction. Liposuction is not a difficult procedure when it comes to technicalities, but it does take a lot of strategic planning as well as an artistic touch to achieve the aesthetic goals. Liposuction is a procedure through which a cosmetic surgeon removes Lip. Over the years, liposuction has changed and there have been many questions about the safety of the procedure. As advances have been made in technology used in these procedures, they have become safer.

Is liposuction safe?

When liposuction is performed by a qualified cosmetic surgeon in Essex County, it is a completely safe procedure. They will take their time to make a proper evaluation and decide how the surgical technique will be used to meet the goal of the client. Just like any type of cosmetic surgery, liposuction can have a significant effect on the body in order to improve the appearance. As with any surgical procedure there are potential risks such as bleeding, nerve damage, or infection. However, every board certified plastic surgeon will have undergone intensive training in order to safely perform the techniques. They will have also passed qualifying exams to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to perform the surgical procedure as well as meeting specific requirements that must be met for continued recertification. These are all in place to ensure that the procedure is safe and complication free. Continue reading “Is Liposuction Safe?”