History of Body Jet Liposuction

The Body-Jet liposuction uses a refined water technology to remove fat. The removal of fat with water technology was developed in response to the earlier, more invasive liposuction procedures.

Traditional Liposuction History

The first liposuction techniques were developed in the 1970’s. By the early 1980’s, liposuction proved very popular with clients wanting to get rid of excess fat deposits. Unfortunately, the early procedures often created uneven surfaces and scarring. Moreover, patients had the procedure performed under general anesthesia. Over the years, researchers worked to develop better procedures.

Introduction of Water Assisted Liposuction

The history and use of water during liposuction in the U.S. began in 1985. Dr. Jeffrey Klein is credited with developing the tumescent liposuction procedure. In tumescent liposuction, the doctor injects a solution containing an anesthetic into the tissue. The area becomes rigid and swollen, allowing the surgeon to extract more fat with better precision. An additional benefit is that the doctor is able to use a smaller diameter cannula.

Next Generation

Later, a water technology was developed in Germany. The water flushes the fat out by separating it from the tissues. Body-Jet is the next generation using water technology. It uses pulsating water to loosen the fat. You do not need general anesthesia, and you will have less bleeding, bruising and scarring.

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