Liposuction (Individual Result May Vary)
This is a young lady that was interested in some truncal contouring. She has had several pregnancies that have resulted in a stretched out rounded abdomen with loose skin in the lower portion. In addition, she has a lot of fullness across the flanks which have blunted the definition of her buttocks. She wished some definition from the rectus muscles on the anterior abdominal wall. She underwent an abdominoplasty which included some liposuction to recreate the raffia in the midline and the edges of the rectus sheath. This flattened her abdomen and removed the redundant skin. Placing the scar low elevated and triangulated the mons. The suctioned fat from her abdomen and flanks was added across the superior and superior lateral aspects of her buttock to give more projection and a more rounded appearance. Suctioning of the flanks gave better definition of the buttocks. She is shown 2 months after her surgery. She has resumed all activities accept any exercises that would stress the abdominal muscle repair.
This is a lady that had a lot of excessive fat in the flank area as well as loose skin and fat in the abdomen. She had a very flat buttock. She wanted liposuction of the flanks and fat injections into the buttocks. This was done and now she has a much better shape of the waist area and a projecting buttock. This fat has been in there over 2 months. Usually fat injections will live and remain in place long-lastingly after they have been in place for around 2 months.
This is a lady who had bulging in the flank area and the lateral thigh area. She also had a marked indention between the chest and flank area. She underwent SAFE liposuction of the flanks and lateral thighs. This has now smoothed off the flank area and made the transition from the flank going down to the lateral thighs much smoother. She doesn’t bulge in the lateral thigh are anymore.
When fat is removed from problem areas, it will not come back to these areas unless there is a significant weight gain by the patient.
This is a 35YO lady that has bulging of the medial thighs. The inside of the thighs rub together whenever she wears pants. There is no gap between the inner thighs. After the liposuction, her shorts, pants, and swimsuits fit much better. She no longer has the bulging and her thighs do not rub together. All in all, she got a nice result and her thighs have a much better shape.
This is a 35YO lady that desires shaping of the knee and calf area. When I examined her preoperatively, her knees are somewhat fatty medially and also the inside of the calves are straight with no shape to them. She underwent some liposuction of the inside of the knee area with fat injections to the inside of the calves. The fat has given her some shape to her calves now and they are fuller on the inside with a more muscular shape. The knees are smaller and look more attractive in appearance due to the liposuction. Overall, this will improve the look of her legs in shorts and dresses. This procedure is done as an outpatient.
This is a 35 year old from Bainbridge, GA who desires some cosmetic improvement of her abdomen. She complains of a protuberant abdomen with no shape to the waist. She has two options, one being liposuction and the other is an abdominoplasty. She did not have the two weeks it requires to be off work to have an abdominoplasty so she elected to do the liposuction. This allowed her to return to work in 2-3 days. Preoperatively, you can tell that the abdomen is quite protuberant on the lateral view. On the frontal view, she is thick in the flank area and doesn't have a good waist. She underwent liposuction of the abdomen and flank area. She now has a flat abdomen on the lateral view. On the frontal view, you can see a marked decrease in the amount of fat in the central abdomen and also in the lateral abdomen. Her waist went down is size about 4 inches. Thus, she can now wear clothes she couldn't wear previously. The advantage of weight loss with liposuction is that you get a long lasting result. The fat will not return to the abdominal area and waist area. Dieting and exercise only gives people a temporary result. As soon as you go off your diet or decrease exercise, the fat returns. However with liposuction, it doesn't require any dieting or exercise and the results are very long lasting.
This is a 40YO lady from Destin, FL who desires some cosmetic improvement of her buttocks and flank area. She has some fullness in the flank area as well as some indentions in the lower thoracic and lumbar area of the back. She also did not have as much fullness in the buttocks as she desired. She underwent liposuction of the flanks and fat grafts to the buttocks area. 400cc of fat was injected into each buttock.
She is now much happier with the shape of the flank area and the fullness of her buttocks. This procedure is done as an outpatient procedure at the hospital.
This is a 29-year-old lady who had significant lipodystrophy of the flank area. She
This is a 29-year-old lady who had significant lipodystrophy of the flank area. She noted bulging in her clothes and swimsuits when she would try to wear anything that was tight. She underwent liposuction of the flank area. This now reshaped her so that she is not so bulging in the flank area. This procedure is done as an outpatient.
This is a 36-year-old lady who was concerned with some excessive fat in her abdomen and flank area. She did not have the shape of her waist that she desired. She had relatively tight skin and did not need an abdominoplasty. She underwent liposuction of the abdomen and flanks. Postoperatively, her abdomen is very flat. Also, she has a good shape to the waist. Usually someone can return to work in a few days after undergoing liposuction.
This is a 24-year-old lady who is seeing me concerning her neck. She has lost all definition in the jaw line. She has excessive fat in the neck. She says that she never had a good profile. She underwent liposuction of the neck area. This has removed excessive fat and has defined the jaw line and also given her some shape to the neck. This is a long lasting procedure and should last her for years.