Posted on July 18, 2015 | Under Laser Liposuction, Liposuction.
Tired of seeing those stubborn flabby areas when you look in the mirror? Liposuction may be the answer you’ve been searching for. Body Focus Spa provides many types of liposuction, one of which is tumescent liposuction. During this gentler procedure, your plastic surgeon will use microcannulae.
Microcannulae are smaller versions of cannulae, the tubes used in traditional liposuction. Since microcannulae aren’t as large as normal cannulae, the incisions required to use them are smaller. Thus, any marks left over after surgery will be minor and easier to conceal.
Microcannulae also cause less trauma to the tissues in the area than cannulae. This means that patients’ liposuction recovery times will often be shorter and with fewer complications.
Find out more about microcannulae and liposuction with a trip to cosmetic surgeon Dr. Steve Ahmed. To arrange an appointment, contact our office.
Tags: liposculpture, Liposuction, microcannula, tumescent
Posted on March 23, 2015 | Under Liposuction.
Midland Liposuction has helped many men and women achieve their ideal body contour by eliminating stubborn pockets of fat that have been resistant their diet and exercise efforts. Ideal candidates for Liposuction are in good mental and physical health, have a strong immune system, firm skin with normal elasticity, not excessive cellulite, and have been unsuccessful at achieving their goals through diet and exercise. It is also important to have a realistic expectation for the procedure and potential results. One great way to get an idea of the kind of results possible through Liposuction is by looking at before and after photos of actual patients who’ve undergone Liposuction.
Liposuction is performed using a couple different techniques, for example in Tumescent Liposuction the Plastic Surgeon injects a saline-based liquid containing epinephrine to restrict the blood vessels and cut down on bleeding, as well as reduce pain from the tiny incisions. There is also Ultrasound Liposuction which uses the ultrasound frequency to turn the fat into liquid, making it easier to remove. If you are interested in learning more about Liposuction and to find out if it may be right for you, contact our office to schedule your consultations with Dr. Ahmed today.
Posted on November 7, 2014 | Under Liposuction.
Many advances in liposuction have taken place over the years. One of these improvements is the creation of the tumescent liposuction technique, which we offer at our practice. This technique features the use of tumescent fluid in the target areas before any fat reduction is performed, which makes the procedure easier on both the patient and the cosmetic surgeon.
The fluid used in tumescent liposuction contains a painkiller called Lidocaine, along with saline and epinephrine, which acts to decrease the amount of bleeding during the procedure. The fat cells are firmer as a result of this fluid, making the suction process easier.
Skilled cosmetic surgeon Dr. Steve Ahmed can tell you more about tumescent liposuction and your options during a consultation at Body Focus Spa. To arrange a consultation, contact our office today.
Posted on September 26, 2014 | Under Laser Liposuction, Liposuction.
Love handles, a muffin top, and excess flab in general can be embarrassing. To contour your body and remove excess flab, consider liposculpture, also known as liposuction. This popular procedure is quite effective.
You may benefit from liposculpture if you’re experiencing excess fatty tissue in any of the following areas: buttocks, abdomen, hips, neck, thighs, ankles, chest, upper arms, back, knees, calves, cheeks, chin, or waist. Liposculpture can target these areas and suction away fat cells as needed.
Those interested in the fat reduction that liposculpture offers should contact our office. Arranging an appointment is easy, so call or email today. Dr. Steve Ahmed, an experienced cosmetic surgeon, will be able to answer your questions and get you started on the path to a slimmer, fitter body.
Tags: body contouring, liposculpture, Liposuction
Posted on August 22, 2014 | Under Butt Augmentation.
Patients looking for a more shapely buttocks can often benefit from a surgical procedure known as a Brazilian butt lift. The Brazilian butt lift is a three-step fat transfer injection procedure.
First, liposuction is used to gently and carefully harvest fat cells from the patient’s body. These cells are taken from areas that have excess fatty tissue, such as the back, thighs, and stomach.
These fat cells are then purified, filtering out any unnecessary materials, such as damaged fat cells. After this step has been completed, the purified cells are injected into targeted spots on the patient’s rear end. These injections reach various depths in the tissues of the buttocks, strategically adding volume and shape.
Now that you have a basic idea of how the Brazilian butt lift works, it’s time to come into our office for a consultation. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Steve Ahmed will be happy to discuss the procedure in greater detail.
Tags: brazilian butt lift, Butt Augmentation, fat transfer injections, Liposuction
Posted on July 3, 2013 | Under Butt Augmentation, Liposuction.
Buttock implants add volume to a flat, shapeless butt, creating an appealing curve. If you’re considering getting a gluteal upgrade, butt augmentation surgery may be the right choice for you.
Like chin implants, buttock implants are made of silicone. Unlike breast implants, which are silicone shells filled with liquid or gel, butt implants don’t have the potential to rupture and leak, since they are comprised of completely solid material.
During butt augmentation surgery, an incision is made either in the center crease or the area where the thigh and the bottom of the cheek connect. With the center crease, scars are less visible, but it also carries a higher potential for infection. With the other incision site option, there is a greater possibility that the implant will be placed below the optimal area. Choosing a site is a decision best made with the physician performing the procedure.
After the incision is created, a pocket is made in the tissue, sized appropriately for the implant. This pocket can be placed on top of or beneath the gluteus maximus muscle. The implant is inserted into this area snugly, reducing the risk of implant drift. Liposuction is sometimes performed to supplement this procedure, helping to contour the buttocks. Finally, the incision is closed using surgical stitches.
Buttock implants are only one of several ways to add dimension. Dr. Steve Ahmed, a board-certified cosmetic surgeon, is well-versed in butt implants and fat transfer injections. To find out which method is right for you, make an appointment to discuss these procedures at one of our offices in Midland, TX, and Big Spring, TX.
Tags: Butt Augmentation, Liposuction