Understanding Liposculpture

A lot of people are familiar with the term liposuction, yet many remain unfamiliar with a procedure called Liposculpture. The procedures have similarities, but there are important and notable differences between the two. One of the biggest differences is the way the fat is removed from the body by the surgeon during the procedure. The difference in Liposculpture is the fat is not just simply removed from the body; it is sculpted away by the surgeon using specialized techniques. This is the reason many surgeons and patients consider this procedure over traditional liposuction.

The Facts About Liposculpture

The number of patients interested in both liposuction and Liposculpture is continuing to increase, and for good reason! The majority of these individuals are women, but the procedure is effective for men as well. This is an ideal procedure for individuals who are not interested in having a large amount of fat removed. The best candidate wants body contouring or toning in certain stubborn areas.


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What is #liposculpture, or hi-definition contouring?  If you have small problem areas of fat or loose skin and are consistently working out, dieting, and unable to see the definition or shape, you maybe a candidate for contouring and shaping.  Meticulous skill for fat removal and skin tightening are combined to transform your body giving it definition, shape and contour much more than diet and exercise alone. 🤓 Treatment: High Definition Liposuction (AKA Hi Def Lipo) 🎯 Purpose: Contour and reshape the body by removal of unwanted localized fat, define and increase muscle definition, tighten or remove loose skin, improve cellulite, lift and shape areas such as the buttocks, shoulders, calves and chest with fat injections ✌️ How it works: This combination treatment uses ultrasonic waves and temperature controlled radiofrequency to emulsify the fat that is under the skin’s surface to remove fat for local reduction but also for harvesting to be used to build muscle or lift and contour the body such as the buttock, breasts, chest and arms; but also tighten skin, refine and contour musculature, and improve cellulite to create a stunning final result 🎉 Results: Immediate improvement seen, but it takes weeks to months before swelling and bruising subside to see the final outcome 🙇 Note: Individual results may vary; diet and exercise is needed to maintain the results 😴 Anesthesia: General anesthesia for full body procedures; local awake tumescent anesthesia for small areas that are minimal in nature ⏰Time it takes: Depends on the number of areas treated, up to 12 hours if skin removal surgery or implants are done at the same time 📆Recovery: 3-4 weeks of general recovery, then weeks to months of swelling; final results seen at 6-12 months ✋Caution: Must be performed by an experienced provider 😱Pain level: None during procedure, moderate pain during the healing phase 💵Cost: $$$$

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At the office of Dr. Jason Emer, we are proud to offer Hi-Definition (Hi-Def) Liposculpture, which is basically a combination of body contouring and Liposculpture. Although the details of each procedure vary from patient to patient, you can expect Dr. Emer to use state-of-the-art technologies that may include ultrasound-based, power-assisted, and water-assisted methods. To see how Dr. Emer performs this kind of procedure, feel free to click here.

It is important for anyone considering this procedure to understand that it is not meant to be a substitute for weight loss, eating a healthy diet or exercising on a regular basis. As such, good candidates for Liposculpture are at or close to their goal weight. Good candidates also have realistic expectations regarding the procedure and the results.

Get All the Facts During a Consultation

If you believe you may be a good candidate for Liposculpture and are interested in learning more about the procedure, set up your personal consultation at the office of Dr. Jason Emer. Whether you are interested in removing fat, tightening skin, removing scar tissue, minimizing cellulite, and/or defining your muscles, Dr. Emer could help you achieve your goals using a multi-modality approach. Contact us today to book a consultation at our office in West Hollywood, CA. We look forward to speaking with you!