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Liposuction Honolulu Hawaii

If you want to remove fat from certain areas of the body, liposuction may be the answer for you. It certainly does the job of removing fat and liposuction is a very safe procedure with low complications. That is when it is performed by a qualified surgeon

Liposuction Honolulu Hawaii Doctors

There are so many different types of doctors these days trying to supplement their income due to decreased insurance reimbursement in their specialty, so many try to perform cosmetic surgery. Liposuction is high on their list for many especially with all the new heavily marketed technology. The way they advertise you would think it is as easy as to go get a haircut or pedicure. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is indeed a surgical procedure and by definition there is no such thing as "non surgical liposuction". So take with a grain of salt, all the slick advertising for newer so called non surgical technologies performed by non plastic surgeons.

Non surgical liposuction explained

With that said lets briefly go through what liposuction is and what it is not. As mentioned there is no such thing as "non surgical liposuction". The reason for this is the definition of the procedure is to suck fat out of the body. To do so one must with a surgical instrument known as cannula enter the skin, which of course is surgery. To be sure lets look at the definition of surgery:

"Surgery; plural noun: surgeries

"the treatment of injuries or disorders of the body by incision or manipulation, esp. with instruments.

So called "non surgical liposuction".

There are techniques which melt or dissolve some fat cells by injection, heat , ultrasound waves and cold. Yet all of these techniques are slower and not as effective as removing fat with traditional liposuction. Even the newer LASER assisted liposuction simply melts the fat to an oil which is sucked out by the cannula so its still surgery.

What liposuction is not:

  • Liposuction is NOT a skin tightening procedure.
  • Even the LASER assisted liposuction will NOT tighten a lot of loose skin.
  • Liposuction is NOT a weight loss procedure.

What liposuction is:

    • Liposuction is surgery.
    • Liposuction removes fat cells by suction.
    • Liposuction is a body contouring procedure meaning it shapes the contour.
    • It is permanent and the cells do not return.

Liposuction is a great procedure for individuals who aren't in need of a full abdominoplasty or aren't considered really obese or have significant amount of lose skin. These people usually have some localized pockets of fat that they just cannot seem to remove through normal dieting and exercise.

Common areas that we liposuction are: abdomen, flanks, medial lateral thighs, neck, back and buttocks. Dr. Pasquale is a board certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon and takes great pride in the satisfaction of all his patients. Many Doctors perform liposuction across the country, but not all are qualified plastic surgeons of the type or caliber of Dr. Pasquale. Dr. Pasquale has performed thousands of liposuction procedures and is always available to answer any questions you might have in regards to this procedure.

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