Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that removes unwanted fat from different areas of the body. It can help you achieve a more sculpted and defined shape, especially when diet and exercise are not enough. However, not all liposuction techniques are the same. Some are more suited for targeting specific areas, such as the love handles, than others. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of precision contouring and how it can help you get rid of your love handles for good.
Love handles are the excess fat deposits that accumulate on the sides of the waist, above the hips. They are also known as muffin tops or flanks. They can affect both men and women, regardless of their weight or body type. Love handles are often caused by a combination of factors, such as genetics, hormones, aging, and lifestyle habits.
Many people who have love handles are unhappy with their appearance and wish to have a slimmer and smoother waistline. They may also have difficulty finding clothes that fit well and flatter their figure. Some may even experience lower self-esteem and confidence because of their love handles.
However, getting rid of love handles can be challenging, even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. This is because love handles are composed of stubborn fat cells that are resistant to natural fat-burning processes. Moreover, love handles are located in a delicate area that is close to vital organs and nerves. Therefore, it is important to choose a safe and effective liposuction technique that can precisely target and remove the unwanted fat from the love handles.
Precision contouring is a term that refers to the use of advanced liposuction techniques that can accurately and selectively remove fat from specific areas of the body, such as the love handles. Precision contouring can help you achieve a more refined and natural-looking result, as well as minimize the risk of complications and side effects. Some of the precision contouring techniques that are ideal for love handle sculpting are:
Tumescent liposuction is a technique that involves injecting a large amount of fluid into the treatment area before suctioning out the fat. The fluid contains a local anesthetic, a salt solution, and a drug that constricts the blood vessels. This helps to numb the area, reduce bleeding and swelling, and loosen the fat cells for easier removal.
Tumescent liposuction is beneficial for targeting love handles because it allows the surgeon to control the amount and direction of the fluid injection, as well as the size and shape of the cannula (the thin tube that is used to suction out the fat). This enables the surgeon to sculpt the love handles with more precision and accuracy, as well as avoid damaging the surrounding tissues and organs.
Laser-assisted liposuction is a technique that uses a laser device to heat and liquefy the fat cells before suctioning them out. The laser device is inserted through a small incision in the skin and guided by the surgeon to the treatment area. The laser energy melts the fat cells and also stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, which are proteins that help to tighten and firm the skin.
Laser-assisted liposuction is advantageous for targeting love handles because it can reach the deeper layers of fat that are difficult to access with other techniques. It can also help to improve the skin quality and elasticity of the love handles, which can prevent sagging and wrinkling after the fat removal. Additionally, laser-assisted liposuction can reduce the bruising and inflammation of the love handles, as well as shorten the recovery time.
Power-assisted liposuction is a technique that uses a motorized device to move the cannula back and forth rapidly, creating tiny vibrations that break up the fat cells and make them easier to suction out. The power-assisted device can be attached to any type of cannula, such as tumescent or laser, and can be adjusted to different speeds and frequencies according to the surgeon’s preference.
Power-assisted liposuction is beneficial for targeting love handles because it can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the fat removal process. It can also reduce the physical strain and fatigue of the surgeon, as well as the trauma and discomfort of the patient. Furthermore, power-assisted liposuction can help to achieve a smoother and more uniform result, as well as prevent irregularities and asymmetries of the love handles.
Dr. Kenton Schoonover is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in precision contouring techniques for liposuction. He has extensive training and experience in performing liposuction for various areas of the body, including the love handles. He is committed to providing personalized and high-quality care to his patients, as well as achieving their aesthetic goals and expectations.
Dr. Kenton Schoonover is an expert in selecting and combining the best precision contouring techniques for each patient’s unique needs and preferences. He uses the latest technology and equipment to ensure the safety and efficacy of the liposuction procedure. He also pays close attention to the details and nuances of the love handle sculpting, such as the shape, size, proportion, and symmetry of the waistline.
Dr. Kenton Schoonover has helped many patients transform their love handles and enhance their body image and confidence. He has received numerous positive testimonials and reviews from his satisfied patients, who have praised his professionalism, skill, and artistry. He has also showcased some of his impressive success stories and before-and-after photos on his website, which you can view here.
Precision contouring techniques for love handle sculpting can offer you many benefits, such as:
If you are ready to take the next step and schedule a consultation for liposuction with Dr. Kenton Schoonover, here are some things you need to know and do to prepare for your appointment:
During your consultation, Dr. Kenton Schoonover will evaluate your medical history, your physical condition, your love handle area, and your aesthetic goals and expectations. He will also explain the different precision contouring techniques and recommend the best one for you. He will answer any questions you may have and provide you with a realistic estimate of the cost and outcome of the liposuction procedure.
Based on your consultation, Dr. Kenton Schoonover will design a customized treatment plan for your love handle sculpting. He will determine the amount and location of fat to be removed, the type and size of cannula to be used, the type and amount of fluid or laser to be injected, and the duration and frequency of the liposuction sessions. He will also advise you on the best anesthesia option, whether it is local, regional, or general.
Before your liposuction procedure, Dr. Kenton Schoonover will give you some pre-operative instructions and expectations to follow. These may include:
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Love handles are one of the most common and frustrating areas of fat accumulation that can affect your body shape and confidence. However, with the help of precision contouring techniques, you can get rid of your love handles for good and achieve a more sculpted and defined waistline.
Precision contouring techniques, such as tumescent, laser-assisted, and power-assisted liposuction, can offer you many benefits, such as improved aesthetic outcomes, minimized recovery time, and enhanced patient satisfaction and confidence. They can also help you avoid the risks and complications associated with traditional liposuction methods, such as bleeding, infection, nerve damage, and skin irregularities.