Liposculpture is a surgical procedure used for body sculpting via liposuction. Instead of just removing fat, this technique is specifically used to shape the body into a desired aesthetic. This is particularly useful in “stubborn areas” that do not respond to diet and exercise.
Who is the ideal candidate?
The ideal candidate for liposculpture is someone who is younger (good skin elasticity) and has a BMI under 30. A board-certified surgeon like Dr. Kiripolsky can tell you whether you are a good candidate for this procedure.
How does it work?
Liposculpture is used to remove fat and move some of the fat to certain areas of the body. This is used to tighten up areas that have good skin elasticity. It is important to note that this is not used for weight loss, rather it is for improving contours such as enhancing abdominal muscles or narrowing the waist. Dr. Kiripolsky uses the tumescenttechnique. This is done by making a tiny incision on the skin and placing a small cannula under the skin into the fat. The tube is used to move the fat, release it, and remove it with suction. The fat can also be transferred to other parts of the body (buttocks, face, etc) to enhance features in those areas.
This procedure can yield the best and long-lasting results when combined with a healthy diet and consistent exercise.
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