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Category: Liposuction

What is Laser Liposuction? Liposuction has been around a long time.  It basically involves the use of vacuum cannulas to suction fat from the body.  It has been refined over the years and now is mostly performed while awake using local anesthesia.   The size of the cannulas used has decreased and the emphasis has shifted to body sculpting and contouring.  Loose skin has always been an issue with liposuction.  Typically, you can see at least 50% skin retraction with aggressive liposuction.  But with areas with very loose skin, an excision of skin like a tummy tuck may be necessary.Lasers have been used on the outside of the skin for more than 20 years.  It is well known that when heat is introduced to the skin, it causes tightening and stimulates new collagen formation.  Around 8 years ago, Smartlipo (Smart Liposuction) was introduced to the market.  This was a laser specifically dedicated to laser liposuction.  The laser was used for 3 main effects:skin tightening fat melting cauterization of bleedingThe Smartlipo laser was found to be able to help provide better liposuction results.  Patients showed smoother results and tighter skin as well as less downtime and bruising.  Smartlipo didn’t replace liposuction, but made it better.  It is just another tool in the surgeon’s bag. Does Laser Lipo work? The short answer is yes!  Since the introduction of Smartlipo, many other lasers have been introduced.  The power and wavelengths of these lasers has also evolved.   Stronger power allows more energy to be introduced into the tissues in a shorter time.  The wavelength of light used is important due to what tissues they affect.  The original Smartlipo used 1064nm that mainly affected fat and blood vessels.  1064 is generally considered to be inefficient in melting fat and tightening skin.  Since then, Smartlipo now has the Smartlipo Triplex which adds 1320nm and 1440nm wavelengths.  1320nm is highly absorbed by the skin and connective tissue leading to skin tightening.  The 1440nm wavelength is highly absorbed by fat, making it ideal for melting fat.  So the Smartlipo Triplex combines the laser wavelengths to give the best fat melting, skin tightening and less downtime.Laser Lipo at Beleza Medspa We have performed over 1000 cases of laser liposuction.  We have gone from the original Smartlipo to the powerful Smartlipo Triplex.  We know the limitations of Smartlipo as well as its strengths.   We have found Smartlipo Laser Liposuction ideal for liposuction of the chin and neck.  This area is defined by a small amount of fat and usually some loose skin.  Laser lipo is the ideal tool to melt this fat while causing skin tightening.   We also routinely use the Smartlipo Laser to aid areas that need additional skin tightening.  Aggressive liposuction is always the first step in causing skin retraction.  The laser is then used at the end of the case to add heat to aid skin tightening. What is the Laser Lipo Cost? The good thing is that laser lipo shouldn’t cost you more than regular liposuction.  We include the cost of laser liposuction into all of our surgery quotes.  Our goal is to always provide you the best results with whatever tools we have to utilize. The term Smart Liposuction used to be just about the use of the laser.  We now consider Smart Liposuction to involve awake tumescent anesthesia (safer), use of microcannulas (finer) and the addition of laser lipo (better).  This is state of the art body sculpting and what you should demand from your surgeon.…

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What Is Vaser Liposuction?

Vaser LiposuctionWhat’s vaser lipo, and how is it different from traditional forms of liposuction? Learn more below.How It WorksVaser liposuction can be generally used in all areas of the body, including hard to lipo areas like the chest and back area. Here’s how it works:Tumescent fluids are used as an anesthetic, following which a vaser is used to produce ultrasonic sound waves. This new addition to the liposuction formula loosens fat cells with the high ultrasonic frequency. It makes the job of removing fat less tedious and speedier than ever – without compromising cells.Vaser Ultrasonic LiposuctionMore specifically, tiny bubbles show up around fat cell that have been receptive of tumescent fluids. This is otherwise known as the emulsification of fat, as the solid fat cells will melt into liquid form, making the removal of fat much easier for the surgeon. To remove, a small cannula vacuum is used.Recovery is relatively short, with clients expecting a week or two to get back into normal routines. It is considered to be a pain-free technique and is great for mommy makeovers, professional muscle builders, or just about anyone caring to shed inches of fat in stubborn areas.Surgeons can furthermore contour the area to achieve a tight and toned look – in addition to the removal of fat.More on Vaser LiposuctionThe procedure was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA in 2001. The term Vaser is short for Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance. Professional muscle builders often turn to vaser liposuction as the go-to choice for sculpting inches from specific muscle groups. Vaser liposuction is otherwise known as liposelection, or high definition liposuction Vaser liposuction candidates stem from all walks of life due its statistically proven rates of safety.Top Benefits of Vaser Liposuction Include:Vaser liposuction features minimal damage to surrounding tissues There’s a significantly lower risk of damaging nerves and blood vessels More fat can be removed compared to traditional liposuction It’s one of the least invasive ways to melt fat Get even smoother results compared to other lipo methods Vaser lipo provides better sculpting angles for muscle groups Quick recovery times to return to normal activitiesIs Vaser Right for Me?Vaser liposuction ultimately provides dramatic and more precise results – with the least amount of effort. When you feel better about the way you look, your confidence usually heightens – opening many doors in business and life. …

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 Smartlipo is simply a smarter way to fat removal through popular liposuction techniques.How Smartlipo Works:Smartlipo essentially uses laser devices to assist with liposuction. It is otherwise known as laser lipo, or laser assisted lipolysis. Rather than aggressively suctioning fat from dedicated areas, the laser releases thermal energy to melt the fat, which is then gently suctioned.Smartlipo Laser LiposuctionDue to fat coagulation triggered by thermal energy, the skin tightens, and specialists are able to contour the area at the same time.During Smartlipo, patients will remain awake, however tumescent solutions are used to numb the area, and relatively no pain is experienced. After the technique, there’s no recovery time required, so you can go back to everyday activities – with a better body and shape.Smartlipo can be used in a number of areas including the abdomen, thighs, chin, arms, back, knees and more.Laser LiposuctionSome added facts regarding Smartlipo include that it’s been approved by the FDA, making it one of the safest cosmetic procedures today. This is furthermore backed by eight years of rigorous clinical studies.Benefits of Smartlipo:Long-lasting Fat Removal – the results lasts, which means no need to complete repeat sessions. It’s the patient’s duty however to maintain an ideal weight. Sculpt The Body’s Shape – not only are patients losing fat, the body can be sculpted too. Skin Tightening – all too often patients lose weight, only to be left with sagging skin. How would handling two cosmetic issues at the same time sound? Smartlipo allows specialists to remove fat, mold the area, and tighten skin – all at the same time. Multi-Spot Treatment – unlike other types of lipo that require different sessions to complete, many patients are able to lose fat in several sections – simultaneously, and without harm. No Recovery Time – get back to a new normal, meaning the best shape of your life – within a matter of hours. Non-Invasive and Pain Free – there are no incisions, and instead micro-punctures are used to get into the area to suction excess fat. Cost-Friendly – if you’ve ever wanted to transform your look but have been unable to do so due to the expenses involved, Smartlipo presents the above benefits, and many others, at a low and accessible cost to you.Ready to get in shape? Smartlipo enjoys a high success rate among patients, so what are you waiting for? Get the body you’ve yearned for in no time.…

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Brazilian Butt LiftButt lifts can boost confidence, help clothes fit more easily, and help women feel even more attractive. Here are a few facts about butt lift procedures:What to Expect with a Butt Lift:The butt lift is pain-free – given that local anesthesia is used. Oral sedation may also be given, and the patient remains awake.Some key points include:Butt lifts can be conducted with your own fat, meaning no implants and no rejection. Sculpt fat away pain-free from other areas, like the midsection, and re-inject it into the butt – for a much-needed lift. This is otherwise known as the Brazilian butt lift. Candidates will undergo detailed screenings to determine where fat will be harvested from. The most common areas include the hip, thighs, or midsection, as discussed earlier. However, anywhere is fair game, if you’re unhappy with excess fat in one area for instance. Fat is filtered and then placed in the butt through layers, which a physician will understand. The butt is sculpted until the anticipated shape by patients is set. More fat than desired is typically injected, due to the chances of reabsorption in the body. A follow-up session is typically recommended to get the best results possible. Learn more by contacting a lead physician. The average price for a Brazilian butt lift is under $3000, and in some cases financing is offered. Patients can get back to normal activities in as little as a few days.Contributing Factors When Signing Up for Butt LiftsThroughout different stages, women may become uncomfortable with the size and shape of their buttocks due to age, weight loss, pregnancy, or simply being born and teased about a flat bum.The good news is that you can get help.Brazilian Butt Lift Benefits:Perkiness – a perky rear-end is considered to be youthful and attractive. Butt lifts make sagging a thing of the past. Curves – stars like J. Lo, Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian have set on a craze that curviness should be embraced. Many people are taking notice. Au-Natural – remember that Brazilian butt lifts use your own fatty tissues from unwanted areas, then transfers it to the butt. If you’ve always been displeased with the weight distribution of your body, now’s the time to make a change – it’s possible with the safe and effective transfers done in cosmetic surgery.The results are drastic and requires little effort on your part. See how you stack up against other patients. Scheduling and undergoing a Brazilian butt lift is as easy as 1-2-3.…

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Looking to reduce cellulite?If you are like most women, you cringe at the thought of having to put on a bathing suit. No matter what the shape of your body, most women have some amount of cellulite lingering around their thighs, butts, stomachs, and elsewhere. The dimpled, cottage cheese look is certainly not something that you would like to sport around, but it seems all but impossible to get rid of.What is Cellulite?Cellulite occurs when pockets of fat just below the skin push up again porous tissue on our bodies. Because women have much more porous skin than men, it unfortunately occurs more on our bodies. And while there is no “cure” for cellulite, women have fought to reduce it for ages, using expensive cream, herbal remedies, and even special devices. But, for those of us who are looking for real solutions that won’t break the bank or drastically change our lifestyles, I am providing 6 simple tips to get you on a cellulite-reduced path. While I can’t tell you that your cellulite will disappear, I can tell you that you will be healthier, look better, and reduce signs of unwanted cellulite.Tip #1: Clean Up Your DietYou know the old saying, “you are what you eat”? Well, in the case of cellulite, there was never a truer statement. Cellulite does not hold back when it comes to body type, which is why women of all shapes and sizes have it. That means that cellulite isn’t necessarily about how much you weigh, but what you eat.  By eating a diet rich in unprocessed foods, antioxidants, fresh fruits, and vegetables, you can begin to decrease the amount of toxins being stored in your body. Because toxins are stored in extra fat, many people see changes in the amount of cellulite they have then they adopt this sort of diet. The key here is to eat fresh, colorful foods that flush the toxins out of your body. Also, avoid eating too much salt and sugar, which are also stored in fat cells and bloat the body, making cellulite look even worse.Tip #2: HydrateAnother vital way to flush toxins—and, thus, cellulite—out of your body is by drinking plenty of water. Not only will water flush out toxins, but it improved the look of your skin by keeping it hydrated, fresh, and firm. Drink between 8 and 10 8oz glasses each day. As a bonus, add lemon or cucumber slices to increase the de-toxifying effect!Tip #3: ExerciseNot only does regular exercise help reduce fat, which causes cellulite, but it helps you further detoxify your body and improve the overall look of your skin. When you exercise regularly, your body will get used to a routine of detoxifying through sweat. Not to mention, when you begin to develop muscle tone, your skin looks firmer, hiding signs of cellulite. For best results, exercise at least 30 minutes, 4 days a week and stay consistent.Tip #4: Improve CirculationFinally, if diet and exercise aren’t enough for you, try working on your circulation as a way to reduce signs of cellulite. Many spas offer treatments such as coffee scrubs and massages which improve blood circulation, which helps eliminate stagnant toxins. You can also try at home scrubs and skin brushes, or finally cash in on that massage your husband has been promising for years. However you do it, regular treatments to increase blood flow have been proven to help reduce cellulite and contribute to overall health and well-being.Reduce CelluliteBy following these simple tips, you will be well on your way to reducing signs of cellulite on your body, as well as improving your overall health. So pour yourself a glass of lemon water and cheers to a bright, cellulite-free future!…

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Butt Implants Near Me.

What are Butt Implants?In the search for a more shapely butt, many women will consider butt augmentation.  There are many ways to do this and one of them is with buttocks implants.  Butt implants are made of soft silicone.  They are designed to adhere to the curves of the buttocks while giving them more volume. They do require a surgical procedure to place them using a large incision.  They are placed into a pocket where they remain forever.  However, as we all know, we sit on our buttocks constantly.  As a result, you will be sitting on foreign objects that could cause discomfort. There is also a risk that they can move and become infected.  So although they can provide almost instant gratification, buttock implants are an imperfect solution to buttocks augmentation surgery.Do Butt Injections Work?There are some soft tissue fillers approved for use in body contouring overseas.  They mainly consist of hyaluronic acids like Hydrogel.   However, their longevity and problems with discomfort have limited their use.  Recently, there has been a rash of non-medical individuals performing Butt Injections with a host of different substances. There have been cases of silicone, caulk and even cement being injected into buttocks.  These cases have led to severe injury and disfigurement.  It is important to know that there are no completely safe buttock injections currently available.Brazilian Buttock Augmentation SurgeryWhat is the Brazilian Butt Lift?Using safe, awake liposuction under local anesthesia, the Brazilian Butt Lift uses fat transfer to naturally perform Butt Augmentation.  Your own fat is the best filler as it carries no risk of infection, allergic reaction and it is already a natural part of your buttocks. Even better, many of us have plenty of extra fat that we can donate to perform fat transfer to the buttocks.  The Brazil But Lift combines extensive body contouring using liposuction of the waist, abdomen and back.  Reducing the waist and lower back will enhance the size and shape of the buttocks prior to fat transfer.  The removed fat is then loaded into syringes and carefully distributed throughout the buttocks to build them up in a pleasing manner.  These are living fat cells that we want to survive so the patient cannot sit on them for 72 hours and as little as possible for the first week.  Unfortunately, we will lose a certain percentage of the fat injected, but fat survival rates in the buttocks are high.  The Brazilian Butt Lift offers the best combination of body contouring and safe fat transfer to provide the round and fuller butt most women prefer.  Contact us for a free Butt Lift consultation now!…

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Smart Lipo

What is Smart Liposuction?Smart Lipo is a form of liposuction combining tumescent anesthesia and laser liposuction.  The ‘smart’ part comes from the brand of laser assisted liposuction used.   The advantage of smart liposuction is that it is performed totally under local anesthesia, avoiding the risks of general anesthesia.  As a result, patients are back on their feet immediately and go home numb.  The anesthesia wears off gradually, leading to a more comfortable recovery.  In addition, as the quick return to activity reduces chances of postoperative complications as well as speeds recovery.Laser LiposuctionOne of the important aspects of Smart Lipo is the laser liposuction.  Introduced at various times during the procedure, laser liposuction can improve results.  The laser is transmitted through a small fiber introduced into the fat layer.  The light is absorbed and generates heat.  It is the heat that causes the positive effects.  Fat cells absorb some of this heat and melt away.  So the laser Smart Lipo can be used to totally melt away small fatty areas and smooth out the fat layer in larger areas.  Even more important, the heat from laser liposuction tightens skin and stimulates new collagen formation.   As a results, Laser Smart Lipo can produce smoother and tighter liposuction results.Smart Lipo CostSo does Smart Lipo cost more than traditional liposuction?  Actually it costs less!  Since general anesthesia and an anesthesiologist are not needed, the cost of smart lipo is dramatically reduced.   The cost of the laser liposuction should be included in the surgeon’s fee so the overall fee is the same.   So not only is smart lipo safer than traditional liposuction, it is actually much more economical!After Smart LipoSo what happens after the smart liposuction procedure?  As we discussed previously, patients are back on their feet immediately and can resume normal activities as tolerated.   The main issue that patients deal with after smart lipo is swelling.  The areas where fat has been removed begin to accumulate lymphatic fluids and swell.  This swelling will resolve on its own over the next several weeks to months.  Patients can assist the resolution of the swelling by wearing a compression garment, getting lymphatic massage and exercising.  Skin tightening after smart lipo can take several months.I Want Laser Smart Lipo!If you have decided that smart lipo can give you the results you desire as well as the safety you demand, the next step is a free consultation.  During the consultation, we can address your needs as well as how smart lipo can help you and give you an all-inclusive smart lipo quote.…

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Austin Plastic Surgery

Looking for Austin Plastic Surgery? The process of selecting the right procedure and the right Austin plastic surgeon can be confusing and scary. We are bombarded with new procedures, advertisements, miracle cures and even worse, bad plastic surgery. Where does one start?  The good news is that the internet now gives you access to a wealth of information about cosmetic plastic surgery.  You can research the procedures available and read the experiences of actual patients. It is important to not try every new procedure before they have had some time to work the kinks out.   Check out patient reviews, the company websites as well as the practice websites. Compare each procedure with other procedures as well as between practices.Non Surgical Procedures Plastic surgery procedures run the gamut from full-blown surgery to comfortable, noninvasive procedures.   Today patients are less tolerant of big scars, crazy prices, downtime, pain and unnatural results.  More and more plastic surgery patients are even less crazy about the risks of general anesthesia or ‘going under’.   The market has responded and there are an increasing number of less invasive and nonsurgical procedures.  Skin can be tightened with heat via radiofrequency and laser applied outside of the body.  Fat can be reduced by using laser energy and freezing it with cryolipolysis or Coolsculpting.Tumescent Anesthesia Even invasive procedures like liposuction, tummy tucks, fat transfer and breast augmentation have evolved to be safer.  Tumescent anesthesia which involves the use of a lidocaine solution injected under the skin, has revolutionized cosmetic plastic surgery.  Patients can now stay safely awake during their procedures and completely eliminate the risk of general anesthesia.  Tumescent anesthesia also reduces infection and bleeding risks and allows the patient to have a faster, and less painful recovery.Austin Plastic Surgery Beleza Med Spa Austin one of the leading providers of both cosmetic surgery and nonsurgical and noninvasive procedures in the Austin area.  Beleza Med Spa has always strived to provide the most effective procedures at the best prices.  We have been pioneers in performing procedures under local anesthesia, which lowers the risk as well as the price of the procedure.  Beleza Medspa surgeons have performed more than 3000  Smartlipo Laser Liposuction procedures under tumescent anesthesia.  They have also performed numerous tummy tucks, fat transfer and gynecomastia procedures all under local anesthesia.   The Beleza Medspa staff are also experienced in Coolsculpting, Venus Freeze, Weight Loss Diets and many other body contouring procedures. Beleza Med Spa is your one stop office offering the safety, effectiveness and value for your money that you are looking for.  Consultations are always free and we can discuss all of your plastic surgery needs.…

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Liposuction Deals

Liposuction Near MeDiet and exercise are keys to robust health. Fitness is essential to physical and mental well-being, and one takes pride in a healthy, youthful appearance. However, there are times when despite best efforts, some parts of one’s appearance do not respond to exercise and controlled calorie intake. It is not a matter of weight-loss; it is a matter of taking control of one’s appearance. One very effective option is liposuction, a safe and convenient way to remove fatty deposits.Liposuction CostOnce one has decided that diet and exercise are not enough to control areas with stubborn body fat, it is time to look at liposuction deals, to evaluate them for price, effectiveness, and value. Expert assistance can be the key to selecting the best procedure and getting best outcome. There are several types of medical procedures for liposuction; they vary by technology, the amount of incidental changes, and the degree of medical care during and after surgery. One must also consider things such as work, plans, and commitments because the procedure will require time away from work and the recovery may affect one’s schedule.Liposuction Austin CostA proper consideration of liposuction deals cannot be limited to price because there are choices concerning time required, convenience, and recovery. This is the idea of value- the best procedure for each patient under all of the circumstances. One must also consider that, despite the routine nature, it is a surgical procedure with potential risks and side effects.Liposuction AustinOne need not carry the entire burden of selecting the best liposuction procedure. One can talk to family and friends. One can also get expert advice and assistance in selecting the best liposuction deals. All one needs to get help with this critical choice is a phone call or email. One can get detailed information on procedures and the advantages of each method. Price comparisons are also difficult when they go across methods.Call or email today to get in-depth analysis of the liposuction deals that are the best for you. Feel confident that one has considered each pertinent aspect and the choices are clear. The field of liposuction can be a confusing mass of technical words and unfamiliar ideas. Advice and assistance are available, and one’s questions can be answered in-depth and in simple words. Do not delay, call or email today and make the best possible choice of liposuction.…

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Smart Lipo: Laser Liposuction.Smart Lipo is the brand name of a laser used to assist during liposuction.  The laser is designed to add heat to the treated area via a tiny laser fiber.  The light from the laser is absorbed by blood, skin, water and fat as heat.  This heat then causes the desired effects.  The Smart Lipo laser heat absorbed by blood leads to coagulation and less bleeding and bruising.  The laser heat absorbed by the fat cells causes them to melt and allows more fat removal.  The most important effect is caused by the smart lipo heat absorbed by water and skin which leads to skin tightening.How can Smart Lipo help me?Smart Lipo can allow your cosmetic surgeon to give you better results.  Although not a substitute for training and experience, the Smart Lipo laser can significantly improve your outcome.  Studies have shown Smart Lipo patients have faster recoveries with less downtime, bruising and complications.  Furthermore, the application of precise heating allows for better body contouring, smoother results and tighter skin.  Smart Lipo is a powerful tool in the right hands.Is Smart Lipo safe?Smart Liposuction is performed in-office under local anesthesia.  Small incisions are made a lidocaine solution is slowly infused into the fat layer.  This solution produces numbness, prevents bleeding and lifts the fat and skin off the lower layers.  By avoiding general anesthesia, the risks of the procedure are dramatically lowered.  Even more, the lower layers like muscle, nerves, abdominal wall, organs, etc., still have sensation during the procedure.  If the surgeon even comes close to these important structures, the patient would stop the procedure.  This produces an even further layer of safety during the procedure.The Smart Lipo laser produces heat that can cause burns.  In experienced hands, these should be very rare.How do I learn more about Smart Lipo?A consultation with a cosmetic surgeon is necessary when considering Smart Lipo.  Your doctor can assess the amount of fat you need removed as well as the overall looseness of your skin.  Excess amounts of fat or fat inside the abdomen may require weight loss prior to any procedure.  Large amounts of loose skin may require an excision for skin for optimal results.  All of these decisions can be made during your consultation. Smart Lipo Austin TXBeleza Cosmetic Surgeons have performed over 3000 Smart Lipo Laser liposuction procedures.  They are one of the leading Smart Lipo Austin providers.  They possesses the technical as well as the artistic skills to give you the body contouring results you desire.  Schedule a free consultation to see if Smart Lipo can help you.Smartlipo TriplexSmartlipo Reviews…

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