San Diego Liposculpture

Nothing can age your face more or alter your appearance as much as wrinkles and drooping sagging skin. With the help of liposculpture, you can revisit the days of your youthful appearance. If you are considering liposculpture, there are several cosmetic surgeons in the San Diego area who can assist you with the procedure of your choice.

With procedures like liposculpture, Smartlipo, liposhifting and fat transfer, you can have body fat permanently removed, reshaped, or smooth and tighten skin, all in your cosmetic surgeon's office.

These procedures require:

No general anesthesia or IV required

Minimal downtime

No stitches

Your unwanted fat can be efficiently removed from your abs, arms, back, hips, knees, love handles, neck and chin, saddlebags, thighs and buttocks, virtually any place that you've developed a little bit of extra padding.

Your surgeon will make a few small incisions in the targeted area site where a very small tube containing a laser fiber is inserted into the skin. The tube is then moved back and forth delivering the high-powered laser's energy directly to your fat cells, causing them to rupture and drain away. The laser energy also interacts with the dermis, resulting in your skin tightening.

These procedures are minimally invasive procedure and can be performed under local anesthesia. With this technique, the small blood vessels coagulate immediately on contact, resulting in less bleeding, swelling and bruising ? and a quicker recovery time. Because general anesthesia is unnecessary, the procedure is very safe, with only minimal side effects.

Ideal Candidates

If you smoke, this increases your risks, not just with cosmetic surgery, but most surgeries in general. You may need to quit or at the very least stop for several weeks prior to your surgery. If you are significantly over weight, your surgeon may advise you to diet and exercise to reach the ideal weight appropriate for surgery. If you are having liposuction, which in not a weight loss tool, you should be within at least 30 pounds of your normal body weight. If your physical limitations can be adjusted by modifying your lifestyle, your surgeon will encourage you to take the steps necessary to lower your risk during surgery and to improve your overall general health.

In some instances, plastic surgeons wear the hat of psychologist to determine if you are a good candidate for cosmetic plastic surgery. Your emotional and mental well-being will play a huge factor in whether your surgeon will schedule your procedure. When you have your initial consultation you will be asked what your wishes, what your expectations and motivations behind the surgery are, and what the realistic expectations should be for essential success.

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