Posts Tagged ‘ liposuction ’

How To Reduce Fat Without Diet, Exercise, Or Surgery?

My latest article printed in the Plastic Surgery Post: We all want to lose fat.  But not all of us want to go under the knife to do it. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, last year 204,702 Americans underwent liposuction, making it the third most common cosmetic surgery performed. This is in […]


New Study: Fat Removed Via Liposuction Doesn’t Come Back

There is a very interesting study that was recently published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).  From the ASPS website: The new study by ASPS Member Surgeon Eric Swanson, MD, Leawood, Kansas, evaluated 301 patients having liposuction, either alone or in combination with abdominoplasty, using […]




PowerX – A New Type Of Liposuction Hits The Market

There is a new type of liposuction device on the market.  Unlike some of the recent liposuction machines (such as Tickle Lipo and Body Jet) this device doesn’t promise the patient better or quicker results, but promises the doctor an easier time doing surgery.  Power X is produced by Sound Surgical, the innovators of VASER Liposelection.  It’s […]


Can Liposuction Make You Healthier?

A new study recently presented at the annual conference of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has found that liposuction will not only make you thinner, but can also potentially decrease the triglyceride content in your blood. According to ABC News: Researchers studied levels of cholesterol and “bad” fats called triglycerides in the blood of more […]



Phony Plastic Surgeon Convicted of Murder and Manslaughter in Patient Deaths

Dr. Peter Normann is an internist who served as an emergency room physician in Arizona.  After undergoing six days of training in liposuction and some “hands-on” training in breast augmentation, he fancied himself a real plastic surgeon and began operating on unsuspecting patients.  After three of his patients died during or immediately after surgery (one […]


Does Fat Removed Via Liposuction Come Back Elsewhere?

There is a fascinating liposuction study recently reported about in the New York Times.  This new study, from the University of Colorado, focused on whether fat removed via liposuction can come back in a different area.  From the NY Times: In the study, the researchers randomly assigned nonobese women to have liposuction on their protuberant […]


Plastic Surgeons Prefer Traditional Tumescent Liposuction Over Other Liposuction Types

The latest journal of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reveals a survey that found the majority of cosmetic plastic surgeons prefer traditional tumescent liposuction over all the other types of liposuction put together.  According to the study: • Most currently employ or have previous experience with SAL (traditional tumescent lipo – 92.7 percent), UAL (ultrasound […]