Are you looking for liposuction in the Boston, MA area? Liposuction is one of the most popular procedures performed, not only by Boston area plastic surgeon, Dr. Russo, but nationwide. Genetics, to a degree, determine one’s body shape and size. Regardless of how regimented a patient is with an exercise program and diet plan, certain areas of the body will never appear the way a patient would like. As we age, the body does not create new fat cells. However, when an individual gains weight, the fat cells that are present expand in volume, creating a larger appearance in the body. Therefore, the common misconception that a patient is able to gain weight in the same area that has been suctioned is not physically possible.
Who should receive a liposuction treatment?
The best candidates for liposuction in the Boston, MA area are patients who are not overweight and who have good skin tone. In addition, patients should not use this procedure as an alternative to healthy diet and exercise. Liposuction is essentially a sculpting procedure and does not have the ability to remove stretch marks and cellulite. To determine if you are candidate for liposuction, call our Boston area office at 617-964-1440 and book your consultation.
Procedure: During the liposuction procedure in our Boston area office, Dr. Russo uses a new technology called tumescent liposuction. A saline solution infused with an anesthetic (numbing agent) and a vasoconstrictor (agent to reduce bleeding) is delivered into the fatty areas being suctioned. A cannula, a long, thin tube containing small holes, is inserted superficially through a 3-5 mm incision under the skin. The cannula is attached to a vacuum. Dr. Russo then proceeds to move the cannula, underneath the skin, collecting the unwanted fat deposits.
Post-Operative Recovery: Patients tend to experience mild to slightly moderate discomfort and bruising after liposuction. Most patients can return to their normal activities after a week. A compression garment (girdle) is worn for approximately 8-10 weeks to aid in swelling.
All of the areas below can benefit from liposuction utilizing the tumescent technique in our Boston, MA office:
To learn more about liposuction in our Boston, MA area office, call 617-964-1440 schedule your consultation.