Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in America, with over 200,000 procedures performed annually. The procedure involves removing fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise with a tube and suction device. Recent advances in power assisted liposuction technology allow for greater precision and effectiveness during the procedure.
Power assisted liposuction is ideally suited to patients with healthy diets and lifestyles who nonetheless retain fatty deposits that don’t respond to proper diet and exercise. Advanced liposuction can target many areas of the body, including:
Good candidates for this kind of liposuction are young and have a stable body weight. Liposuction is not a weight loss method and is not suitable for obese patients.
You will receive local or general anesthetic depending on the size of the fatty deposit. After making a small incision, the doctor inserts a tiny cannula device that targets and liquefies fatty tissue without harming the skin or other tissues. A cannula, or small tube, is then inserted through the incision, and the fat is sucked from the patient’s body.
By liquefying the fat with the power assisted device, your surgeon is able to remove fatty deposits with minimal trauma to the surrounding tissue. This minimizes the pain, swelling, and soreness that is common after surgery.
Your surgeon will place a small drainage tube beneath the skin to help prevent fluid build-up. A supportive garment will help control swelling. Initial pain and swelling will fade after a few days, during which you may be prescribed medications.
Dr. Jim Lowe can perform your advanced liposuction. Dr. Lowe is board-certified plastic surgeons and Oklahoma natives. No matter who performs your advanced liposuction, remember that each and every member of our practice shares our commitment to clinical excellence, cutting edge care, and lasting patient partnerships.
MicroAire liposuction in Oklahoma City can be performed at Integris Baptist Hospital, at a nearby outpatient surgical facility, or at our surgery center near the office. After surgery, you can recover at the surgery center, in the surgical ward at Baptist Hospital, or another overnight medical facility, depending on your preference.
MicroAire liposuction in Oklahoma City is just one of many options available for achieving the body you desire. To learn more about liposuction in Oklahoma City, please contact Dr. James Lowe by calling (405) 942-4300 or (877) 362-5693. You can also send us an email using our online contact form. Our state-of-the-art clinic is located less than a mile east of Baptist Hospital at 2520 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City.
Dr. Jim Lowe can perform your advanced liposuction. Dr. Lowe is board-certified plastic surgeon and Oklahoma native.
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