Category Archives: Liposuction

SVELT for Fat Transfer

My liposuction patients in the San Jose area are often curious about fat transfer, a procedure which uses fat harvested during liposuction to enhance other parts of the body. This procedure is rapidly growing in popularity, especially among patients who are curious about implants or dermal fillers but are wary of adding outside substances to their bodies. People who undergo fat…

Continue Reading

3 Ways to Use Liposuction in a Mommy Makeover

Mommy Makeovers are exceedingly popular surgeries that combine several treatments into a single operation — usually including a tummy tuck, breast enhancement, and liposuction. My Palo Alto-area patients can choose from a wide array of options for liposuction, in particular, when selecting the specifics of their Mommy Makeovers. Liposuction can be used on many parts of the body that are…

Continue Reading

Arm Liposuction or Arm Lift?

Excess fat and sagging skin in the upper arms can be a great source of embarrassment for many people, even those who are at healthy weights. Patterns of fat accumulation and skin laxity are often related to genetics, and sometimes there’s little we can do at the gym to fight what Mother Nature has in mind. If you feel self-conscious…

Continue Reading

Less Common Liposuction Sites

Year after year, liposuction remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed around the country, usually on people who want to remove pockets of excess fat from areas around their midsections and thighs. I also use liposuction at my Baltimore-area practice in other spots where patients have a hard time eliminating fat with diet and exercise. However, many people…

Continue Reading

The Truth About Liposuction Recovery

I have performed liposuction for years near Walnut Creek, California, at my plastic surgery practice, and I get the occasional patient who thinks it will be a quick and easy weight loss shortcut. The truth is that liposuction is not a weight loss treatment at all; it’s best for patients who are already close to their ideal weight and want to target…

Continue Reading

© 2019 Cosmetic Surgery Chronicle.

Information provided on this site does not constitute legal or medical advice. Cosmetic Surgery Chronicle and affiliate doctors strive to provide accurate information about real issues, but the information and opinions provided on this site are only meant to help clarify your larger research efforts.

Doctors' posts and comments are not meant to constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Any type of surgical procedure carries risks, so readers should always consult with their own physician to help them understand their risks, choose a surgeon, and prepare themselves for the results of their procedure.