What areas can be treated by Liposuction ?
Liposuction, known also as lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is a procedure that can help sculpt the body by removing unwanted fat Depending on your individual pattern of fat distribution individual patient, lipoplasty may result in dramatic changes.
Most Common Liposuction areas ?
Dr Shienbaum seeks to improve your entire silhouette by contouring and defining specific highly critical body areas. The most commonly treated areas in women are the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheeks, and neck. In men, the commonly areas treated include the love handles, abdomen, breasts, neck, and chin.
Can Lipo suctioned fat be successfully transferred and used elsewhere ?
Liposuctioned fat is routinely used by Dr Shienbaum for Brazilian Butt Lifts , Natural Breast Enhancement , Facila Rejuvenation , Breast Reconstruction , and all sorts of skin irregularities including scars, indentations , cellulite , dimples , and contour deformities .
What is the best type of Liposuction. ?
There are many types of Liposuction with a variety of names including Smart Lipo , Aqua Lipo , Slim Lipo . and Vaser Lipo etc. As the oldest and most common technique Tumescent Liposuction is routinely used by Dr. Shienbaum.
Vaser Ultrasonic Liposuction
However significant improvements in liposuction technology have occurred during the last ten years which allow more precise control and more effective sculpting . Dr Shienbaum has found Vaser Ultrasonic Liposuction to be particularly effective for melting areas of stubborn adherent fat especially in men.
Types of Liposuction
Water – assisted Liposuction is said to be less traumatic and gentler, while Radiofrequency assisted Liposuction has significant skin retraction. . Power assited Lipoosuction increases treatment speed and is less fatiguing for the surgeon , while Laser assisted Liposuction has a greater potential for tissue burns.
How much improvement can I expect from a Liposuction procedure ?
Most patients have realistic expectations about what liposuction can do for Them . While the procedure can enhance your appearance and help boost self confidence, it won’t necessarily alter your skeletal size or match some ideal or unrealistic body shape. You should seriously consider what you want to achieve, identify your expectations, and discuss these with Dr. Shienbaum.
Can Fat Return Following Liposuction?
If you have a weight gain of more than 10% following your liposuction procedure fat will reform and visually lesson the effect. One should strive to maintain your ideal body weight following your liposuction procedure by adopting a more active lifestyle and eating cleanly .
What is “Safe Lipo?”
This is a 3 step liposuction technique using separation, aspiration and fat equalization. The procedure attempts to leave a layer of separated fat grafts to smooth the tissues to avoid irregularities.
Should I loose weight before Liposuction ?
While there is no weight limit for liposuction, the best candidates are people with firm, elastic skin who experience inappropriate distributions of excess fat in visible areas. Typically the less excess hanging skin the better the result. Thus any weight loss you achieve by exercise or dieting will improve your Liposuction result.
Can Liposuction remove armpit fat ?
Fullness in the armpit area can be attributable to localized fat or glandular tissue representing axillary breast tissue. Liposuction can only remove fat – not glandular tissue. If the anterior axillary roll has thin sagging skin with hanging folds then a skin tuck may be required as well.
35 y/o with full athletic body build who achieved a slimmer sexier body contour with Vaser ultrasonic assisted Liposuction Brandon FL.
How is Vaser Liposuction performed ?
Dr. Shienbaum is highly trained in and routinely employs both Vaser and Tumescent liposuction. These techniques are the most common and are considered the safest form of liposuction for removing large or stubborn areas of fat with minimal blood loss. In these techniques, Dr. Shienbaum will inject a numbing salt-water an aesthetic solution beneath the skin in the area to be suctioned which numbs the area while the Vaser ultrasound energy liquefies fat, for a more thorough removal.
How much fat can be removed in a single liposuction procedure ?
Florida has very specific limits on how much fat can be removed in an office or ambulatory surgical facility. For patients with large liposuction needs Dr Shienbaum will therefore perform these extensive liposuction s at a hospital. Physiologically there is a upper limit on the amount of fat that can be safely removed during a single procedure.
Spanx compression garments following Liposuction ?
After several days patients can usually switch to a firm tight Spanx like girdle . It is essential to continue compression until the swelling and edema is totally resolved. Make sure the garment goes beyond the areas of liposuction . Not surprisingly patients will continue using these garments because of the comfort and support.
Which fat areas need Liposuction ?
The areas for fat removal are determined for each individual at your consultation. Should a larger amount, or more areas, of fat removal be desired than can be completed during one treatment, a second procedure may be performed at a later date.
Will any scars be visible after my Liposuctiuon ?
Removal of the fat cells involves the use of a micro or small tube, called a canula, which is inserted through very small incisions. Dr. Shienbaum strives to keep the incision sites
How long will my liposuction surgery take ?
The extent of your specific procedure requirements will dictate the duration of the surgery. The time required to perform liposuction may vary considerably, depending on the size of the area, the amount of fat being removed, and the type of anesthesia.
How much weight can I loose with Liposuction ?
Most liposuction patients will loose less than five pounds The external pockets of fat simply do not weigh that much . Much of your body fat content is carried internally around your gut and internal organs.
What is Cryolipolysis?
This refers to the application of cold temperature to break down and destroy fat cells. It is specific for localized areas of fat deposition but not intended for areas with loose or saggy skin. Multiple treatments are often required .
What are the most common risks with a Liposuction ?
As with any surgical procedure, liposuction has certain common side effects, such as bruising, swelling, and temporary numbness. Although irregularities of the skin are possible, this is minimized by Dr. Shienbaums use of the specifically designed micro cannula.. Persistent areas of swelling and induration are the most frequent complaints. These irregularities will typically resolve with the use of compression garments, vibratory message ,and ultrasound all of which improve lymphatic drainage.
Will my fat grow back after Liposuction ?
Liposuction permanently destroys and removes fat cells. While significant amounts of fat can be removed during a liposuction procedure fat cells elsewhere in the remainder of the body can continue to grow.. Ensuring a healthy diet and maintaining your weight , with an appropriate level of exercise will prevent growth of fat in other areas of the body.
How long before I see my final result from Liposuction ?
The new body contour will be immediately noticeable on day one. Over the next several weeks you will continue to improve as the swelling gradually absorbs. It is important to stay in your compression garments to prevent any additional swelling It typically takes several months for all the edema to totally resolve. Message and lymphatic drainage are helpful in removing stubborn persistent areas . You should be able to resume most non- strenuous activities within 1 week
Can I have my face lipo suctioned. ?
The neck and jawline are the two areas most commonly improved with liposuction. . Small blunt micro cannula are used to avoid skin injury . Because of the thinness of the upper facial skin liposuction of the cheeks eyelids and temples there is a potential for indentations and contour irregularities
Can my Fat be used as a Facial Filler ?
Most aging faces suffer from fat atrophy and become increasingly hollow over time. .Modern facelift procedures will use fat grafting to augment the volume of these deflated facial areas. There is a reason why fuller cheeks tend to look more youthful.
What is nonsurgical fat reduction?
Options for fat removal include both non surgical and minimally invasive applications of ultrasound , infrared light, combined vacuum massage . cold or heat , laser, . radio frequency . and injectables. These include names such as CoolSculpting , Kybella, Vanquish and , SculpSure all of which can induce lipolysis.
What is Injection Lipolysis?
Is a chemical called deoxycholic acid which when injected destroys fat cells. Marketed as Kybella it recently gained FDA approval for treatment of the fat beneath the chin
After the local anesthesia has been injected, a precise amount of medication is injected in a grid pattern that has been pre-marked on the skin beneath the chin. The medication is injected as a single treatment.
The risks of injection include bruising , erythema swelling , pain, and induration . Nerve damage and injury can cause a crooked smile and difficulty swallowing. Results can take 8 -12 weeks and multiple injections may be required.
What risk factors can prevent me from having Liposuction ?
People with certain medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, lung compromise , and poor blood circulation are at increased risk for complications from liposuction. People with significant illnesses should ask their treating physician if they are able to undergo surgery. It is important that you be properly evaluated during your consultation and that Dr. Shienbaum is fully aware of your medical history in order to make a determination.
Do I need Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck ?
While Liposuction can enhance your appearance and help boost self confidence by removing stubborn abdominal fat , it will not alter excessively sagging skin or protruding internal body fat .. Nor will it tighten a weakened and distended abdominal wall. You should carefully consider what you want to achieve During your consultation Dr Shienbaum will help identify your expectations and suggest solutions
Can the excess fat be removed from the Pubic area?
Liposuction can remove excessive fat from the Pubic mound or Mons Pubis , A bulge in this area is quite common and can be particularly annoying , This region can be quite successfully treated with liposuction
Will my liposuction results be ruined by weight gain. ?
Your improvement from liposuction will not be reversed by weight gain. The treated fat cells were permanently removed and will not return . A significant weight gain will however deposit excess fat in other areas of the body. Liposuction will not improve your appearance if you continue to put on weight. However it will often serve as a jump start to a healthier diet and lifestyle.
What is radiofrequency lipolysis?
This is a procedure for the reduction of fatty deposits beneath the skin using radiofrequency energy. Some treatment modalities will also tighten loose skin . Vanquish and Thermi are two popular versions of radiofrequency devices
Is Vaser Liposuction best ?
Vaser Liposuction uses low frequency ultrasonic energy to liquefy fat cells and tighten the overlying skin. The small ultrasonic probes are very efficient at emulsifying the tightly adherent stubborn fibrous fat found in the male breast and the flank and back areas. In addition the ultrasonic energy promotes retraction of loose and inelastic skin . Dr Shienbaum has achieved his most dramatic liposuction results using Vaser Lipo sculpting
What is Dr Shienbaums preferred lipo sculpting technique ?
Vaser Lipo sculpture is the preferred method by which Dr Shienbaums sculpts his patients. It has enhanced and transformed the results of Liposuction. With the Vaser he is able to contour and etch with heightened muscular definition . All this with reduced swelling bruising or downtime. No longer is Liposuction only about simply removing fat .
Is Liposuction painful ?
Fat itself is seldom a source of pain. But the nerves blood vessels and muscles surrounding fat are traumatized during liposuction resulting in pain. Excessive swelling and edema can add painful tissue pressure. The discomfort will usually disappear in several weeks but the swelling may take months to totally resolve. A comfortable garment , regular message and a return to activity go a long way toward achieving recovery .
How much does Liposuction cost ?
Most surgeons will charge a set fee per specific area. The larger the area the more expensive the procedure. One can usually find “ bargain basement “ fees advertised in your local paper. Often you get what you pay for.
How to find the Best Liposuction surgeon ?
Be certain to check out your surgeons credentials. Board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery should be your starting point. Has your surgeon been credentialed to perform Liposuction at the hospital ? Look carefully at the photographic documentation . Speak to former patients and remember – training and experience counts .
How much fat is needed for a Brazilian Butt Lift ?
Most of the BBLs performed by Dr Shienbaum require between 400 – 900 cc of fat per side. However slender woman require significantly less fat due to their slimmer proportions . For these individuals a small amount of fat can make a huge difference
What are my alternatives to Liposuction?
Diet , exercise and lifestyle change is always your first and best option. There are many forms of non invasive treatments which use ultrasonic , radio frequency , thermal , chilling or mechanical energy to “destroy “ fat cells. In addition chemical injections , osmotic wraps , and vacuuming massage have been promoted
Is Cool Sculpting better that Liposuction ?
While Cool Sculpting can randomly destroy fat cells it cannot sculpt and contour the body like an artistic and experienced Plastic Surgeon .
Artistic body contouring with Lipo sculpture
Dr Shienbaum has found that none of these techniques allows the delicate body sculpting and artistic contouring achieved thru Liposculpture. . A beautiful hourglass silhouette with fat enhancement is simply not possible with any of these so called noninvasive techniques.
Are Home Lipo Ultrasonic Cavitation Machines effective.
Home units must be safe and therefore low powered. They are therefore ineffective and one there will probably be minimal results.High powered units capable of destroying fat must be cleared by the FDA and are available only to physicians
Are there risks associated with liposuction etching ?
Liposuction etching is a technique to mimic sculpted musculature by carefully placing lines of fat indentations under the skin . . However on close inspection this “new “ musculature can feel somewhat soft and unnatural with distinct irregularities , and can undergo changes with weight fluctuations.
Do I need a Lifestyle change after Liposuction ?
Liposuction can be a highly motivational incentive to a new dietary resolve and lifestyle change . Most liposuction patients achieve their ultimate weight goal by strong determination and will power. Successful patients will tell you that the surgery was only the beginning – the rest is up to you !
What is laser lipolysis?
This is a form of lipolysis in which uses laser energy is used to destroy fat.
It is most suitable for specific areas of localized body fat and can be performed without anaesthesia. . A popular form of laser lipolysis is SculpSure. During treatment patients may experience a intermittent warming and tingling and the results take up to 3 months.
Why do I need compression garments after liposuction ?
Liposuction removal of fat will leave a empty space between the skin and muscle This space will swell and bruise unless compressed . A good compression garment will reduce the swelling and fluid collecting inside this space , reduce bruising and splint muscles and give postural support.
Will my skin be loose after liposuction ?
It depends on the quality of your skin a feature which is often difficult to judge. Skin thickness, elasticity, looseness , and the amount of excess all determines the ability of the skin to contract and assume the contour of the underlying tissues.
Thin aging skin will usually have lost much of its resiliency. Likewise stretch marks designate dermal breakdown with poor skin recoil and elasticity. The bottom line is that excess lax skin will usually require a skin removal and tightening procedure
When will I see my Liposuction results ?
You will be fitted with an elastic compression garment that will encompass the portions of your body that were treated. This ensures proper healing and should be worn for several weeks following the procedure. The new body contour should emerge in the first 2 weeks as swelling subsides.
Can Liposuction tighten loose skin ?
Both Vaser Ultrasonic and Radiofrequency assisted liposuction have been shown to provide documented skin tightening. This due to the heat generated by these energy based forms of liposuction.
Can Liposuctioned fat be used for body enhancement?
Fat transfer has succsessfully been used for reuvination of facial atropy seen with aging , depressed scars, saggng buttocksand deflated breasts .
It is the most natural of body fillers contaims stem cells and once established is permanent.