Category: liposuction

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Tummy tuck vs Liposuction – Which is best for me?

Are you considering tummy tuck surgery or liposuction but aren’t sure what the difference is between the two? Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Director Mr Adrian Richards gives a brief overview of the main differences to help you decide which may be the right treatment for you. We always encourage people to do as much research […]

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Before and After Liposuction – 7 things you need to know about fat removal

Thinking about Liposuction? Here’s a few things you need to bear in mind, both before and after Liposuction, to get the best out of your surgery.  Things to remember – both before and after Liposuction 1. Liposuction is not a cheat’s route to a fit, healthy body. Liposuction is great for fat that won’t shift. […]

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Does Liposuction work – and does it hurt? The lowdown on lipo

Dreaming of a flat stomach this summer? If eliminating stubborn fat is top of your holiday wish list, you’re in good company. Figures show a record 65% of women and 44% of men have tried to shed weight over the past year. While it shouldn’t be seen as an alternative to diet or exercise, liposuction […]

US reality star opens up about Liposuction – and other Plastic Surgery

Kyle Richards, one of the stars of hit US reality show The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills, has spoken out over her Plastic Surgery procedures. The mother of four undertook liposuction last year as she couldn’’t get rid of her ‘love handles’ through diet and exercise alone. She had her first procedure, a nose job, […]

Liposculpture and Liposuction – is there a difference?

Whilst liposuction has been available for a number of years, liposculpture is a relatively newer term. So what, you may ask, is the difference, and what would be best for me? The truth is that there is very little difference, and if there is any it is subtle. Both are technically the same procedure as […]

Is your man a bit of a Pudding this Christmas?

Did you know that almost a quarter of all men are Christmas Puddings? Funny as that may sound, recent research by clothes retailer High and Mighty showed that nearly quarter of all men are carrying excess weight. These men have been branded ‘Christmas Puddings’ in High and Mighty’s very festive guide to Male Body Shapes. Just […]

The Seriously Slimming Liposuction Dress! (ASO Kate Winslet)

Liposuction or Tummy Tuck Effects…From a Dress? Imagine a dress that took inches off you; gave you a svelte figure and teeny wasp waist, all without the aid of a corset. A dress that made it look like you’d had amazing expert liposuction or tummy tuck surgery! Well, keep breathing…that dress really exists and it […]

VASER Liposuction vs Traditional Liposuction

VASER Versus Traditional Liposuction Recently there have been many advances in liposuction surgery which offer significant advantages over the traditional liposuction techniques. Liposuction was first invented in France and in its early stages used wide bore suction cannulas and no infiltration of the tissue prior to liposuction. The fluid that is infiltrated into the area […]

Explaining the latest Cosmetic Surgery trends: new 2010 BAAPS statistics

Some clear trends in Cosmetic Surgery were apparent when The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) released the UK’’s 2010 statistics this week. Despite the recession, there are more cosmetic surgery procedures being carried out in the UK than ever: a 5% increase on the previous year. But whilst some procedures are clearly on […]

Do I need Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery? The differences explained

The terms ‘Plastic Surgery’ and ‘Cosmetic Surgery’ are often used interchangeably or cause confusion: many people in the UK think that ‘Plastic Surgery’ is just the American term, when in fact it is a completely different field. When looking into procedures to change the way you look, it is important to get the basic terminology […]

Cosmetic Surgery for men

Do you think nip/tuck is only for women? Think again because there are many options available for men and becoming increasingly popular in the UK. Here are some statistics to start with: The top cosmetic surgery procedures for men in 2007 include liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, male breast reduction, and facelift. The top non-surgical procedures for […]

Fight Fat & Fight Cancer! 2011 Cosmetic Surgery Trend

2011 is the year of the war on obesity. So the big buzz in Cosmetic Surgery is Fat Removal procedures: “We’re talking freezing fat, zapping fat, melting fat away, as well as vacuuming fat from places where it is plentiful (thighs, tummy and love handles)”,” says Denise Mann (ed. Ceatus Cosmetic Surgery Group). This comes […]

Why is VASER Liposuction better than traditional Liposuction?

There are various different approaches to Liposuction used by Surgeons, but VASER has some major advantages over the traditional technique. In VASER Liposuction, ultrasound energy is used to disperse the fatty tissue in the affected area. The ultrasound energy causes the fatty acids to dissolve and release the contained fatty tissue. This emulsified fatty tissue is […]

What is the difference between different Liposuction techniques?

The main types of Liposuction available currently are VASER Liposuction, Smart Lipo, power assisted Liposuction, and water assisted Liposuction. In each of these techniques the fatty tissue is removed by suction through hollow tubes (cannulas). The difference is in how the fatty tissue is treated prior to it being sucked out. In VASER Liposuction an ultrasound […]

Is Liposuction the solution for me?

Could Liposuction be the right treatment for you? Well, the answer really depends on your specific case. Let’s start by saying this – Liposuction is not the cure for excess weight. Generally if you are overweight, particularly if your body mass index is over 30, Liposuction is not the treatment for you. You need to address your […]

What will the scarring look like after Liposuction?

Scarring for Liposuction is usually very minimal and we tend to advise people that it will usually fade to a very small pale scar. Generally for each area that has Liposuction two small incisions will be required. In some cases three will be needed. This is because to achieve a flat result it is best […]

Liposuction – how much can be removed?

Generally the maximum amount of fatty tissue that I recommend be removed during liposuction is 5 litres of fatty tissue. This corresponds to approximately 5 kilograms of fat. The reason I do not recommend removal of more tissue than this is that it can cause disturbances to the fluid balance in the body and serious complications […]

Should Liposuction be performed with Tummy Tuck surgery?

Many surgeons do perform liposuction with tummy tuck surgery. In our opinion this is safe – as long as the liposuction is not performed extensively to the upper tummy. This is because this is the area through which the blood travels to the lower part of the tummy skin and liposuction can jeopardise this. We […]