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Category Archives: Liposuction

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

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 […]

How Much Weight Can I Lose with Liposuction?

Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. It is a body sculpting procedure which removes targeted pockets of fat. You should be at or very near your ideal weight before undergoing the procedure. The only weight you lose during liposuction is the weight of the fat we remove, which is nominal, so there is no […]

Top Plastic Surgery Trends of 2013

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013 marked the fourth consecutive year in which the number of plastic surgery procedures performed increased. Leading this growth trend were procedures such as: Neck and facelift Buttock augmentation Blepharoplasty Reconstructive surgery Leaders from previous years, including liposuction, did not see the same rapid growth. However, there […]

How is a Tummy Tuck Different from Liposuction

A tummy tuck is a more invasive surgical procedure than liposuction. Liposuction involves tiny incisions and only removes stubborn pockets of fat. Tummy tuck procedures remove excess skin and tighten the abdominal muscles. For some patients, a tummy tuck is necessary to achieve their desired results, while others would not benefit from the procedure. During […]

Is Liposuction Part of the Mommy Makeover Procedure in Dallas?

Your mommy makeover procedure will be customized to address the specific ways pregnancy has impacted your body. Dr. Vasdev Rai takes time to personalize each mommy makeover to enhance and compliment natural features. The best way to learn which procedures are ideally suited to meet your needs is through a one-on-one consultation with our experienced […]

What is Abdominal Etching?

If you’ve always dreamt of having washboard abs, and know you have a six pack hiding under stubborn pockets of fat, just waiting to be revealed, then abdominal etching may be the solution for you. So, What Is Abdominal Etching? Abdominal etching is an advanced liposculpting technique which gives you a level of abdominal definition […]

How Long after Liposuction do I Need to Wear Compression Garments?

Proper use of compression garments is imperative after most liposuction procedures. In fact, you should think of it not only as part of recovery, but as part of the procedure itself, because it helps complete the process of creating your new shape. Compression garments also help to prevent post-operative complications following liposuction. We understand that […]

Will Liposuction in Dallas Reduce My Fat Cells?

Fat cells removed by liposuction do not grow back. However, if you are considering liposuction, you must understand that it is not a weight loss or weight management procedure. It is a body contouring procedure which improves your shape by removing stubborn pockets of fat. You will still need to maintain your weight with diet […]

Ultrasonic Liposuction in Dallas

If you have stubborn deposits of fat that have not responded to diet and exercise, you may be an ideal candidate for ultrasonic liposuction. Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai is pleased to offer this advanced option to our patients and often recommends it due to the remarkable effectiveness and increased safety provided by the […]

Vogue Notes the Dramatic Results Possible with Liposuction

According to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), the October issue of Vogue includes a piece about body-sculpting technologies like CoolSculpting and Liposonix. Technologies like these are designed to slim body contours non-surgically, using ultrasound energy, freezing or other methods. According to ASAPS, the Vogue piece describes the various benefits of these technologies, […]