Vaser Liposuction is a procedure that can be performed to alter the shape and contours of the body, with the removal of stubborn fat deposits. Vaser (vibration amplification of sound energy at resonance) is an ultrasound technology that generates ultrasonic waves that work to break down the fat cells that are being targeted.
Once the fat cells have been successfully broken down, Dr. Elfieshawy will use liposuction to remove the excess fat. There are a number of benefits to adding the ultrasound technology to the liposuction procedure versus simply doing the traditional liposuction procedure.
Some of the indications that you may be a good candidate for Vaser Liposuction could include the following:
The Vaser Liposuction procedure is a good option for both men and women looking to reshape their bodies. Patients should have a healthy lifestyle and should already be at his or her target weight. Weight gain or weight loss can alter the results of the procedure. Vaser Liposuction can’t help you to lose weight or to maintain your weight. Patients should be committed to a healthy lifestyle after the procedure in order to maintain their results.
Patients should be in good physical health and shouldn’t be smokers. Smokers are urged to quit at least 2 weeks prior to the procedure in order to ensure the best in results.
During your consultation, Dr. Elfieshawy will explain to you what needs to be accomplished in order for you to be eligible for the procedure.
During your initial consultation, Dr. Elfieshawy will discuss the procedure and any potential risks or complications that may be possible. He will also make sure that you have realistic expectations from the procedure.
Patients are provided with pre-procedure instructions that will cover what should be accomplished prior to the day of your procedure. This could include stopping any supplements and medications that may potentially result in to during the procedure. Preparing for your procedure could also mean that you have someone to help you around the house for the first few days after your procedure, as you’ll likely have some discomfort.
Patients should expect to have some bruising and discomfort after the procedure. There may also be some swelling, but it should subside within a few weeks of the procedure. Compression garments may be recommended, as they can help to control the swelling and the discomfort.
Prescription pain medications and antibiotics may be offered, to help ensure a comfortable and infection-free recovery.
Vaser Liposuction is considered to be relatively free from complications and risks. No surgery can be said to be completely risk-free, however. The Vaser Liposuction procedure’s risks are minimal, and could include infection, excessive bleeding and blood clots in your legs or lungs.
Vaser Liposuction is a surgical procedure but it is minimally invasive. Most patients find that they feel much less discomfort after the first full week of recovery. Patients can slowly start returning to exercise and physical activity after 4 weeks. Exercising too early can lead to scar tissue formation. The swelling and bruising will decrease as each week goes by.
Unless the job requires a lot of physical activity, most patients will be ready to return to work after a week of recovery. This is a minimally invasive procedure.