Category: Liposuction

How These Liposuction Techniques Remove Fat for Good

March 24, 2024

Advanced technologies and surgical techniques have added new liposuction options for patients to remove stubborn fat permanently. Dr. Stephen M. Miller offers several liposuction techniques and tailors the procedure to his patients’ unique body shapes and cosmetic goals. Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that removes unwanted fat using suction technology and trims your silhouette with one of these methods. Tumescent Liposuction Tumescent liposuction uses a tumescent solution made of a mixture of lidocaine and epinephrine. This liquid anesthetic numbs the treated area, constricts blood vessels, and swells the fatty area, making it easier to break up fat cells and remove them. Once the area is numbed, Dr. Miller inserts a small, hollow tube (cannula) through a small incision. The cannulaRead Full Post

Category: Liposuction

3 Benefits of SmartLipo for a Slimmer, Smoother Body Shape

December 28, 2023

SmartLipo Triplex™ removes fat like other liposuction techniques, but this technology offers unique advantages over previous options. Laser energy liquefies and loosens fat cells for efficient removal of unwanted fat with a quick and easy procedure. SmartLipo Triplex™ is FDA-approved to remove unwanted fat for healthy people at a stable weight. Dr. Stephen M. Miller offers this minimally invasive fat removal and skin tightening procedure in Las Vegas. 1. SmartLipo Triplex™ Is Less Invasive Than Traditional Liposuction Traditional liposuction uses tumescent fluid containing a mixture of epinephrine and lidocaine to swell and harden fat deposits. Then, a hollow tube (cannula) connected to a surgical vacuum suctions out the isolated fat. SmartLipo Triplex™ uses laser-assisted lipolysis to liquefy the cells for easier removal. The cannulaRead Full Post

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Are You Ready for Liposuction to Reach Your Body Goals? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

June 8, 2023

Most people have troublesome areas where they struggle to lose weight. Whether liposuction is right for your needs depends on a few factors. Dr. Stephen M. Miller is a board-certified plastic surgeon who offers laser liposuction (SmartLipo) and ultrasonic-assisted lipoplasty (UAL) to give you your dream body contour. 1. Have You Tried and Failed with Diet and Exercise? Liposuction is not a weight-loss procedure and should not be used in place of lifestyle changes. Candidates must be at or close to their goal weight before liposuction for optimal results. Most liposuction patients have lost and maintained their weight with a proper diet and exercise regimen but still have problem areas such as the abdomen, thighs, and arms. These healthy habitsRead Full Post

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The Benefits Of Liposuction: Why You Should Consider It

July 15, 2022

Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes fat from the body. Usually, it helps to improve the appearance of the body, but it's also possible to remove fat, causing health problems. The liposuction procedure is a safe and effective procedure with many benefits. We'll explore some of them here. What is Liposuction? Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can help contour and shape the body. The procedure involves the removal of excess fat from specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, or arms. Liposuction can also help to remove fat from the neck and chin area. What are the Benefits of Liposuction? Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that can remove stubborn fat deposits from areasRead Full Post

Category: Liposuction

Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

June 15, 2022

Most of us have at least one thing that will bother us indefinitely. You can't avoid it no matter how many calories you burn or how many kilometers you run. There's a bulge or spilling of fat that, like a parasite, clings to your body. It's no surprise that liposuction is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the United States. It has become essential to a population that is becoming increasingly conscious of the need of staying healthy and look good. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), over 41,000 men underwent the surgery in 2010, helping liposuction to overtake breast augmentation as the most popular operation with over 325,000 procedures completed. Who then is a goodRead Full Post

Category: Liposuction

Does Liposuction Leave Scars?

February 28, 2022

Liposuction can be a great way to eliminate excess fat and gain more confidence in your appearance. However, you might worry that visible scarring will take away from your results. The good news is that scarring isn’t much of a problem. Because liposuction uses very small incisions, the marks left behind are usually hard to notice once they heal. There are also ways to prevent and treat liposuction scars. Keep reading to learn about achieving the best outcome. WAYS TO PREVENT LIPOSUCTION SCARS Significant scarring is rare after liposuction. You can reduce the risk of scars even further by: Choosing an experienced provider: A board-certified plastic surgeon knows what to do during liposuction to minimize scarring afterward. Dr. Stephen Miller will make theRead Full Post

Category: Body Contouring, Liposuction

How Much Will It Cost To Get Liposuction on My Stomach?

February 11, 2022

Liposuction is one of the most effective and long-lasting ways to achieve a flatter tummy. If you’re wondering how much liposuction of the stomach will cost, it depends on the type of procedure. Our practice charges $2,799 for SmartLipo and $3,900 for traditional liposuction to one area. That area could be your stomach or another body part with stubborn excess fat. POPULAR TREATMENT AREAS TO ADD TO STOMACH LIPOSUCTION The stomach is one of the most frequently-requested treatment areas for liposuction. That’s because it can be incredibly difficult to slim your waistline through diet and exercise alone. Fat can even remain there long after you’ve reached your goal weight. Talk about frustrating! However, many other parts of the body can be affected by unwanted poochesRead Full Post

Category: Body Contouring, Liposuction

Is Liposuction Better Than CoolSculpting®?

January 18, 2022

There are several ways to get rid of the stubborn fat that’s been bothering you. You can choose between liposuction, the gold-standard procedure for body contouring, and non-surgical treatments such as CoolSculpting®. Here’s how these two different options stack up in terms of: How they work: Liposuction involves small incisions that allow a thin tube to break up unwanted fat and suction it out. A newer version of liposuction called SmartLipo adds gentle laser energy to this process to enhance the procedure. Meanwhile, CoolSculpting uses cryolipolysis, a technique that makes the fat cells so cold that they freeze and die. Effectiveness and results: Liposuction offers dramatic and immediate results. It only requires one procedure and can remove up to 11 pounds or 6,000 ml ofRead Full Post

Category: Body Contouring, Liposuction

Will Liposuction Help Tighten My Skin?

November 11, 2021

If you want to eliminate stubborn excess fat, then liposuction may be the perfect procedure. However, if you’re hoping to tighten your skin at the same time, there are a few things to know. Unfortunately, liposuction will not address hanging skin or skin that’s significantly loose. However, some devices do firm up mild skin laxity. Skin tightening treatments can help with that too. TRADITIONAL LIPOSUCTION Traditional liposuction is a time-tested method of fat removal. It has helped many people get rid of their unwanted fat and enhance their figures. However, removing excess fat is all that it does. This minimally-invasive procedure won’t tighten your skin. If you have good skin elasticity, then this shouldn’t be an issue. If you don’t, yourRead Full Post

Category: Body Contouring, Liposuction

How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

August 30, 2021

The cost of liposuction will depend on your individual needs. Things like your treatment preferences and desired results play a role. Here are the factors that affect how much you will pay for liposuction at our practice: Type of liposuction: Traditional liposuction starts at $3,900. It involves manually breaking up unwanted fat before removing it through a small tube. Meanwhile, SmartLipo starts at $2,799. This laser-assisted liposuction procedure liquefies unwanted fat cells before removal for less bruising and swelling. At the same time, it stimulates collagen and elastin for a flattering skin tightening effect. Number of treatment areas: Some patients only have one problem spot to target. Others want to address multiple stubborn bulges of excess fat. The choice to treat more than one area canRead Full Post

Category: Liposuction