Learn About Liposuction

Stubborn excess fat is not only bothersome, but also difficult to get rid of. These fat deposits can collect and affect the shape of your body despite diet and exercise. Liposuction performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon surgically removes excess fat throughout the body consequently slimming, reshaping and improving body contours. At Las Colinas Centre For Plastic Surgery, men and women alike have benefitted from individualized and dramatic results. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Michael Whetstone is able to construct a unique liposuction treatment plan catered to your body’s needs and your aesthetic goals. Liposuction performed by an experienced plastic surgeon is a safe and effective means for reducing volume and enhance contouring.

What Is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure used to remove deposits of excess fat throughout the body. Traditional liposuction is performed using a hollow instrument that is inserted under the skin. This instrument, a cannula, would then be used to loosen targeted fat deposits through a back and forth motion. Using a high-pressure surgical vacuum attached to the cannula, the displaced fat is then suctioned from the body.

Over the years, liposuction techniques and technology have advanced with a range of effective options now available. Dr. Whetstone uses a combination of the Ultrasonic Liposuction and Laser-Assisted Liposuction techniques.

Dr. Whetstone will thoroughly explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have during your complimentary consultation.

Purpose Of Liposuction

It is important to note that liposuction is not a weight-loss method nor is it a treatment for obesity. Liposuction cannot be used in place of proper diet or exercise for weight-loss. Liposuction provides a means for patients to remove stubborn excess fat that has resisted diet or exercise. Liposuction is also not a treatment for cellulite or stretch marks. Liposuction strictly targets fat deposits in order to improve the aesthetic contours of the body.

Liposuction is primarily used for aesthetically improving the body. It is strongly recommended that patient first go through a healthy lifestyle change incorporating balanced diet and regular exercise. Liposuction is a means of removing fat in isolated areas that have not responded with a lifestyle change. Liposuction requires a patient to be in good health with good skin tone and elasticity in order to provide effective contouring results.

Dallas Liposuction Surgery

At Las Colinas Centre For Plastic Surgery, Dr. Whetstone utilizes Vaser® Ultrasound Liposuction to provide his Dallas patients with optimal results. Vaser® Liposuction more accurately targets fat deposits resulting in rapid removal of unwanted fat along with reduced recovery time and diminished post-surgical discomfort. Dr. Whetstone meets with each patient for a comprehensive consultation in order to provide the best individual results.

Contact our office today to schedule your free consultation and decide if liposuction surgery is right for you.