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OR Snapshots – Nanoliposuction for Facial Fat Grafting Removal

  Fat injections to the face are a common treatment for a variety of soft tissue deficiencies from aging. They are done alone or in combination with other facial rejuvenation procedures. Their popularity lies in the virtually scarless harvest method (liposuction), the relatively low volume need for facial applications, and ease of placement. (injection) There Read More…

Case Study – The Use of Suprapubic Liposuction in the Buried Penis

  Background: A buried, or often called, hidden penis in children is either partially or completely covered by the surrounding pubic mound tissues. It is not due to a short or inadequately developed penis. While there are not usually significant medical problems from the lack of adequate or any penile show, the psychological effects are Read More…

Technical Strategies – Strip Foam Dressings for Abdominal Etching

  Liposuction of the abdomen is the most common body contouring procedure done today. It has remained so since the introduction of liposuction techniques almost forty years ago. The primary objective of abdominal liposuction has been volume reduction, make the abdominal and flank areas smaller with a less thick fat layer. While the term ‘liposculpture’ Read More…

Technical Strategies – Perioral Mound Microliposuction

  Defatting of the face is very different than the body. Due to the location of vital motor nerves, the more fibrous nature of facial fat and its very discrete locations, facial fatting is much more limited. While it is possible to selectively remove small areas of facial fat, it is not possible to have Read More…

Guidelines for Reducing Major Complications in Liposuction

  Liposuction remains the most common cosmetic body contouring procedure, both in terms of numbers of patients and body areas treated. While the overwhelming numbers of patients who undergo the procedure do well, there is always the risk of an adverse medical event. The invasive nature of the procedure with instrument introduction and the infusion Read More…

Does Large Volume Liposuction Have Medical Benefits?

  Liposuction is a well known subcutaneous fat removing technique that has proven to be very effective. It can be so effective that large volume liposuction became commonly practiced until its potential adverse effects and complication rates came to light and safe amounts of maximum removal became established. (5 liters) While not a weight loss Read More…

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