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What about Laser Liposuction in Dallas, Texas?

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Have you heard the ads about laser liposuction?  Laser assisted liposuction is heavily marketed these days, so you may be hearing about it a lot. Unfortunately, it is not as effective as ultrasonic and tumescent liposuction. There is also a high incidence of skin burns with laser liposuction. Laser Liposuction vs. Ultrasonic Liposuction Laser assisted […]

Am I a liposuction candidate if I have loose skin and fatty deposits?

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Liposuction will not tighten loose skin, and if you have poor elasticity it will make your loose skin even worse. Depending on the body part affected, a procedure such as tummy tuck, thigh lift, or arm lift is the appropriate treatment for loose skin. You said you have fatty deposits as well, those can be […]

What is Ultrasonic Liposuction

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Ultrasonic, or ultrasound-assisted liposuction uses ultrasound energy to liquefy the fat before it is removed from your body. The fat is then removed smoothly with less trauma to the tissue and, therefore, less bruising, swelling, and downtime. This approach also targets denser fat deposits more effectively, for beautiful results even with the most stubborn pockets […]

Will I Start Accumulating More Fat in Other Areas of My Body After Liposuction

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It is possible that you will start accumulating more fat in other areas of your body after liposuction, but only if you gain weight. It is not something that just happens automatically, as some believe. Liposuction permanently removes fat cells, the cells in which fat is stored, and those cells do not grow back unless […]

Who is an Ideal Candidate to Benefit from Liposuction?

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The ideal candidate to benefit from liposuction is close to his or her ideal weight and has good skin tone. Liposuction improves body contour by removing stubborn pockets of fat which have not responded to diet and exercise. Liposuction can be performed almost anywhere on your body, and can even be used to correct a […]

What are Common Areas that are Treated with Liposuction?

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The areas most commonly treated with liposuction are the abdomen, waistline, back, saddle bags, back of thighs, inner thighs and knees. However, liposuction is effective for body shaping wherever there is excess fat. Double chin can be corrected with liposuction. In men, liposuction can be used to reduce breasts (gynecomastia). Very targeted procedures are also […]

How does Liposuction Differ from Spa Procedures that are so often Advertised These Days

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Surgical liposuction is totally different from newly advertised spa procedures that are often advertised these days. The effectiveness and predictability of non-surgical alternatives to liposuction is questionable. You need to be aware that non-surgical “lipo” procedures are not the same as liposuction and do not accomplish the same thing. Surgical liposuction is targeted, predictable and […]

Is Open or Closed Rhinoplasty Best for Me?

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There are two traditional techniques used for rhinoplasty procedures: Closed, in which incisions are made inside of the nostrils Open, in which incisions are made both inside and outside the nostrils While open rhinoplasty may be necessary in some situations, board-certified Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai has found the closed technique to be suitable […]

What are the Long Term Risks of Breast Augmentation?

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Breast implants are foreign objects placed in the body, and it is to be expected that they will need some maintenance with the passage of time. Everyone who chooses to have breast augmentation should be aware of this reality. However, the breast implants themselves do not pose any long term health risks. During your comprehensive […]

Will I Lose Sensation in My Breasts from Breast Augmentation?

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Many women ask:  Will I lose sensation in my breasts from breast augmentation?  Initially, most patients experience come numbness after surgery. This can last for four to six months, with the feeling returning gradually. Occasionally some numbness persists beyond six months. The risk of long-term loss of sensation depends on the size of implant and […]