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What is Liposuction?Basically, liposuction is the suctioning of excess fat from the body.  But that is an over simplification of what liposuction really is.  Liposuction is actually an artistic, body sculpting procedure designed to produce more aesthetically pleasing body contours.  The surgeon uses the liposuction instruments to carefully and skillfully remove excess fat to reveal new curves and profiles.  So, in the pursuit of liposuction results, the creative and artistic abilities of the surgeon are as important as their training.What is Liposuction 360?Like most sculptures, the body is 3 dimensional.  This means that treating one area, actually requires treating the neighboring areas to produce the best results.  For instance, let’s look at the waist.  You could just treat the abdomen and get a smaller waist.  But to really get the smaller, tighter waist (snatched), one would also need to treat the love handles and the back too.  This all-around liposuction, or liposuction 360 (lipo 360) will give the patient the results possible.So liposuction 360 involves circular liposuction around the body areas treated.  Liposuction 360 is critical in areas like the waist, arms and thighs, where the fat is contained in tight compartments.  The thing to know about these areas, is that the fat and the skin are all connected.  Best results require treating all the connected areas.  Removing fat from an area completely opposite the area that you are interested in, can produce even better results!How Does Liposuction 360 Work?As we mentioned above, liposuction 360 is critical for best results in areas like the arms, waist and thighs.  What do these areas have in common?  They are all basically closed compartments, tightly connected to each other.  As a result, removing fat with liposuction and inducing skin tightening, will produce results in the entire compartment.  For example, removing back and love handle fat, will produce a tighter waist on the opposite side, the abdomen.  Once you and more importantly, your surgeon understand liposuction 360, your liposuction results can be unlimited. …

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  Fall Meet & Greet Happy Hour: Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD FACS If you have not had the pleasure of meeting our new Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, here’s your chance. On November 16th, Beleza will host a meet and greet happy hour to introduce our new addition to the Cedar Park surgery team, Dr. Staci Hix-Hernandez MD FACS. This will be a great opportunity for those interested in cosmetic surgery to meet Dr. Hix-Hernandez and understand her specialities. And, I must say, she is seriously impressive! Check out her reviews here!Dr. Hix-Hernandez will discuss her cosmetic surgery specialities and educate us on her experience and background as a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. The night will also include mini-consultations with Dr. Hix-Hernandez. All attendees will have the opportunity to get advice from a board-certified plastic surgeon about their specific cosmetic surgery desires.Discussions to include, but not limited to: Breast Augmentation + Reduction | Mommy Makeovers | Body Contouring | Cosmetic RevisionsWe are also thrilled to have Allergan representative for Natrelle® Breast Implants, Kimon Wood, join us who will be available to discuss the different implant options available at Beleza. For more information on breast augmentation at Beleza, click here.WHEN Thursday, November 16, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 PMWHERE BELEZA CEDAR PARK: 351 Cypress Creek Rd, Suite 204, Cedar Park, TX 78613RSVP Please call 1.800.509.9785 or Email or register online here.Whether you are on the fence, or have already decided you are ready to pull the trigger on cosmetic surgery, join us on November 16th to meet Dr. Hix-Hernandez. We will have light appetizers and beverages for all attendees and looking forward to chatting with you in person.…

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Which is better, Coolsculpting or Liposuction? It depends on what you are looking for. Both Coolsculpting and Smartlipo are excellent procedures for body sculpting. They both offer the ability to shape your body with minimal discomfort and downtime.  However, both Coolsculpting and Liposuction are not right for every patient.  Let’s look more at Coolsculpting Vs Smartlipo.Coolsculpting: Freezing the fat. Coolsculpting by Zeltiq is now a proven technology that has been around for years.  Millions of patients have been treated with this non-invasive and non-surgical procedure.  Performed in-office in as little as 35 minutes, Coolsculpting can reduce troublesome fatty areas on your body as much as 25%.  The procedure is very comfortable and there is no downtime or need for anesthesia.  Coolsculpting can be repeated for even better results.  New Coolsculpting applicators are faster and cover more body area and can treat double chins as well as almost any body area.Smart Laser Liposuction or Smartlipo. First introduced as the use of the Smartlipo laser to melt fat and tighten skin, Smart Liposuction has evolved into an even better procedure.  Using safe, tumescent anesthesia, smart liposuction can be performed while awake. There is minimal discomfort and patients are back on their feet immediately.  Even better, an experienced surgeon can actually sculpt your body to accentuate your curves and transfer fat to other areas.  The actual liposuction procedure itself also induces significant skin tightening.Coolsculpting vs Smart Liposuction. So Coolsculpting is great for small fatty areas where just reduction is needed.  It is ideal for those who don’t like needles or have no time for recovery.  However it does not tighten skin, perform sculpting or offer fat transfer. Smart liposuction offers the abilities of the surgeon to perform body sculpting.  The surgeon can also remove more fat in multiple areas than Coolsculpting can.  When performed under local anesthesia, the procedure is very safe and downtime is minimal.  Smart Liposuction also offers skin tightening and the ability to fat transfer.So which fat reducing procedure is best for me? It depends on your body type and expectations.  Coolsculpting can definitely deliver great results.  If you are looking for ‘wow’ results, smart liposuction may be the better procedure.  Smart liposuction can address more areas at once and can remove more fat immediately.  There is swelling after smartlipo that takes time to resolve but this is comparable to Coolsculpting that takes 2-4 months for results.  So if you are just looking for some quick and easy fat reducing treatments, Coolsculpting is for you.  If you want a dramatic change of your body shape, smart liposuction may be better.  A free consultation is the first step necessary to decide if Coolsculpting vs Liposuction would be right for you.Coolsculpting does it work? Do I need liposuction or a tummy tuck?

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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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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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Abdominal Liposuction.Many people look at the stomach as an indicator of the overall fitness of the body.  Excess fat, loose skin and bulges, all give the appearance of someone who is not in shape.  We diet and exercise incessantly to improve our abdomens.  Liposuction of the stomach offers the ability to remove excess fat and tighten loose skin.  It does not replace diet and exercise, but complements their results.Stomach LiposuctionMany men and women have very weight loss resistant fat on their abdomens.  It is important to differentiate abdominal fat that is accessible to liposuction versus intra abdominal fat.  The fat you are able to pinch is treatable with liposuction. However, beer bellies and obese abdomens may have a great deal of fat under the muscle, packed around the organs.  This stomach fat is only treatable with diet and exercise and is much more unhealthier than the superficial fat.Stomach liposuction can remove excess abdominal fat safely under local anesthesia.   Using a few small incisions, an anesthetic solution is instilled into the fat layer.  Once sufficiently numb, hollow liposuction cannulas are used to vacuum fat from the body.   As the cannulas move through the fat, small particles of fat are suctioned into a canister.  The fat cells are removed from the body.  The surgeon uses the liposuction cannulas to expertly sculpt the fat layer , improving body contours.Liposuction of the stomach is usually approached by breaking the abdomen down into 3 distinct area.  These include the lower abdomen below the umbilicus, the upper abdomen and the love handles or sides.  It is ideal to have all 3 areas treated simultaneously for the best results.  Adjacent areas like the bra rolls and flanks can also be treated during stomach liposuction.Usually after liposuction, there will be some contraction of the skin.  If the skin has been stretched out by pregnancy or massive weight loss, additional skin tightening treatments may be needed.  Laser liposuction like Smartlipo, can apply heat to the skin to cause tightening.  If the amount of loose skin is excessive, an excision of skin may be appropriate.  A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, can remove a section of skin using a bikini incision.Abdominal liposuction before and afterSo what kind of results can be expected with liposuction of the stomach?  You should expect a reduction of the fat layer as well as improved body contours.  Loose skin should be tightened. However, Stomach liposuction doesn’t change obesity or lack of muscle tone.  Continued diet and exercise are mandatory for the best results.  Maintaining or losing weight is critical to making the results permanent.How much is liposuction of the stomach and love handles?The Cost of Liposuction of the stomach depends on several factors.  It depends on how many areas are being treated (usually at least 3), the amount of fat and if skin is to be removed.  It is best to look for practices that give you one fee for all 3 areas and there are no extra  fees.   It is important to be clear during your consultation with the areas you expect to be treated.   Ask for a written quote detailing all expected charges and if ancillaries like labs, garments, etc., are included.Find out more about Stomach Liposuction here. Tummy Tuck Vs. Liposuction …

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Liposuction Expectations.

Liposuction MeaningLiposuction is simply the removal of excess fat from certain parts of the body. Body areas can include the thighs, abdomen, upper arms, chest (for men with male breasts), the flanks, knees, back and the chin. While liposuction can offer much in the way of cosmetic surgery, there are certain things it can’t accomplish. Check out what some liposuction expectations are.Liposuction Expectations:More than anything else, liposuction is performed to enhance the aesthetics of the body since excess fat is widely considered to be unsightly. Too much fat is also unhealthy although merely relying on liposuction to stay trim isn’t advisable. With liposuction, candidates can expect to have better defined contours which positively affects their self-image and confidence.  More than anything, Liposuction is a body sculpting procedure.For example, let’s say you have had love handles your whole life that stay there no matter how thin you are.  Liposuction can easily remove this stubborn fat and shave inches off your waist.  There really is no other way to target fatty areas in such a way.  Liposuction can easily do that.What Liposuction can’t doLiposuction isn’t a miracle procedure.  Liposuction isn’t a substitute for regular exercise and a healthy diet.  Liposuction can produce more than 50% skin tightening but it cannot remove large amounts of loose and excess skin.  Patients with poor health are advised against having it performed as overall health is always taken into consideration when undergoing the procedure.How much weight can you lose with liposuction?The amount of fat removed during liposuction depends on how much fat you have to start with.   However, the exact amount will depend on what the cosmetic surgeon deems is appropriate.  Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure nor a guarantee against future weight gain.  However, the fat removed from your body will result in weight loss typically seen about a month after the procedure.  This weight loss usually ranges from 5-10 pounds.A healthy diet and exercise are critical in maintaining your results.  It is important to discuss with your liposuction surgeon your goals and expectations.  One must be realistic about what Liposuction can and can’t do.Is liposuction worth it?This depends on your commitment to your health after liposuction.  If you plan to maintain your weight or better, lose weight, your liposuction results will be lifelong.  There is no other way to target stubborn fat and produce body contouring than liposuction.Liposuction CostLiposuction is also a significant financial investment.  However, local anesthesia and competition have made it very affordable.  Also, there is no price in making you feel better about yourself.Liposuction AlternativesLiposuction is not for everyone.  Coolsculpting is a great liposuction alternative that allows reduction of stubborn fat without the need for anesthesia or needles.  If you have weight to lose, a medical weight loss diet is best for both health and cosmetic reasons.Trisha paytas Liposuction: Why I Got Liposuction.…

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