Liposculpture, similar to liposuction, is a great way to instantly remove fat in areas resistant to diet and exercise. During the procedure, a small cannula (hollow tube) is inserted under the skin to remove fat under vacuum suction. While traditional liposuction removes fat in a general fashion, Dr. Lee uses his liposculpture technique to purposefully target areas and lines created by your natural musculature to etch and sculpt the contours of your body. This creates shadows and depth to augment your own definition.
Incisions for the cannulas are only a few millimeters long and hidden in natural creases, such as the belly button, or under areas of clothing where they cannot be seen. If you have had prior surgery, the liposuction incision can be placed in previous incision sites.
Anesthesia is sedation or general and patients can go home the same day.
Recovery is variable but most patients can expect routine activity by 2 weeks and full strenuous activity by 4 weeks. A binder or compression garment may be worn during this time to reduce swelling.
Results are immediate and continue to improve over several weeks as swelling decreases and your skin tightens. Once
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