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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 of 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 technique, Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Safe Limit of Fat Removal in Liposuction

Liposuction is the most commonly performed cosmetic body contouring procedure, both by number of patients and body surface area. It has undergone a lot of technical improvements over the past third-five years from patient indications to the technical equipment needed to perform it. While understandably viewed as an aesthetic procedure, its traumatic impact on the Read More…

The Safety and Effectiveness of Perioral Mound Liposuction

While liposuction is widely used over many body areas, its applications to the face are much more limited. Between the far fewer isolated fat pockets and the location of motor nerve branches, facial liposuction is a fairly limited technique for fat reduction outside of the neck. One facial area that can have liposuction done is Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Knobby Knee Liposuction

Background: Excess fat collections can occur all over the body. Some may occur from excess calories (e.g., abdomen) while others occur as part of one’s development. (e.g., arms) But regardless of its source, most fatty areas can be successfully treated by liposuction for contour improvement. Liposuction of the lower extremities is the second most common Read More…

Improving Penile Show with Pubic Liposuction

While undesirable fat collections can occur anywhere in the body, even small amounts in the wrong place can have undesired effects on adjacent body structures. Such is the case with pubic mound lipodystrophies. The buried penis, also known as the hidden or concealed penis, is when some or all of the length of the penis Read More…

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