Category Archives: Liposuction

Liposuction Explained: What It Is and Who It’s For

Liposuction is a surgical technique designed to sculpt your body by removing unwanted fat from specific areas. Think of it as a fine-tuning method for your abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and arms – areas often resistant to diet and exercise. Despite common misconceptions, liposuction isn’t a weight-loss shortcut. It is a contouring tool for enhancing your body… Read More »


What You Should Consider Before Receiving Liposuction

  Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure where unwanted fat is removed from the body. It can be used on various areas, including the stomach, hips, thighs, arms, and buttocks. During the procedure, the surgeon will utilize a small device called a cannula to remove targeted areas of fat while reshaping existing fat to create a slim,… Read More »


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How Tumescent Liposuction Promotes Faster and Easier Recovery

Conventional liposuction typically involves general anesthesia. With conventional liposuction, Dr. Eric Schaffer creates an incision in the skin and inserts a small tube called a cannula to gently break up and remove unwanted fat deposits through a vacuum. However, Dr. Schaffer also offers tumescent liposuction as an option for you to achieve your desired results more comfortably… Read More »


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Are You a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

Liposuction is a permanent surgical procedure that involves getting rid of extra body fat from various areas, such as the abdomen, buttocks, back, arms, breasts, hips, neck, legs, and hips. The main goal of liposuction is to enhance the appearance of a specific part of the body. When to Consider Liposuction Liposuction is a commonly… Read More »


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Liposuction Frequently Asked Questions

When seeking information regarding any treatment, it is important to speak with a board-certified professional. People interested in liposuction often skip that step. It is easy to find information online, so why spend the time in a doctor’s office talking face-to-face? There are several reasons. The most important one is that you are a unique… Read More »


Is Liposuction Worth It?

Liposuction is known as a popular fat-reducing procedure. It has consistently been listed as one of the top 5 surgical procedures performed in our country. With standings such as that, it might seem odd to realize that a lot of people ask if it would be worth it to have liposuction. We routinely consult with… Read More »


Thigh Liposuction: What You Should Know

There are a few areas of the body that are notorious for holding extra fat. For men, it may be the midsection. For women, it is often the thighs. Excess fat may be somewhat managed with healthy eating and exercise habits. However, fat distribution is usually a matter of genetics. Having a pear shape could… Read More »


Men Have Liposuction, Too!

Liposuction first became popular in the 1980s. All those years ago, the primary patients of plastic surgery were women. The stigma around procedures like liposuction prevented many men from seeking to improve their appearance. All that changed over time. Now, men are not only aware of their candidacy for plastic surgery but they are also… Read More »


We Can Help You Get Rid of Saddlebags

Have you ever noticed how many of the cosmetic concerns we encounter in life have funny terminology? A saddlebag is defined as “each of a pair of bags attached behind the saddle on a horse, bicycle, or motorcycle.” Judging by this formal definition from the Oxford dictionary, we can see how the term aptly describes… Read More »


Expectations are Everything: What do you Know about Liposuction?

Hundreds of thousands of liposuction procedures are performed annually in our country alone. In 2018, nearly 260,000 people gained better body contours through this cosmetic surgery. While there are a handful of nonsurgical options, none can measure up when it comes to the degree of improvement achieved. Due to its capabilities, liposuction continues to be… Read More »


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