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We couldn't help but notice the high demand for information about Little Rock Ultrasonic Liposuction. Since liposuction in general is the number one cosmetic surgery performed in the United States, we've researched the best sources to bring you the latest info available.

How Have Liposuction Techniques Advanced?

The fairly brutal old style of liposuction has for the most part been replaced. In the past, you would be under general anesthesia and unconscious. A large metal tube (cannula) would be inserted through several incisions and used to physically break up fat deposits and suction them out of the body.

Ultrasonic liposuction - has recently been introduced to the U.S. This technique has been used in Europe for over 10 years. It uses sound waves (ultrasonic) to liquefy fatty deposits, making them easier to remove.

The sound waves affect the fat in a couple of ways. The first is by physically shaking the fat and the second is by heating it. The combination of the two cause the fat to emulsify and turn into a liquid state. A cannula that is much smaller than the old style is then used to suction out the liquefied fat.

The main risks for this procedure are skin burns and fluid accumulation under the skin due to the sonic energy and heat used with this type of Little Rock ultrasonic liposuction.

These risks can be significantly reduced by a cosmetic surgeon who is experienced with the equipment.

Liposelection by VASER - is a recent advance over the original ultrasonic techniques. This procedure allows much more precision and is quite a bit less traumatic to your body. It works basically the same as regular ultrasonic liposuction, but the greater precision produces a much smoother and more predictable result.

Fans of liposelection also claim that it's relatively pain free and there is a minimal recovery period. It's also usually performed on an outpatient basis in a hospital, surgical clinic, or even your plastic surgeon's office.

External ultrasonic liposuction - is not technically a cosmetic surgery procedure since it's completely non-invasive. This is one of the latest uses of ultrasonic energy for fat removal. Results from clinical trials claim that it's pain free and no recovery period is necessary.

It works by using a machine developed to take advantage of ultrasonic technology. The machine works by targeting fat cells and using ultrasonic energy to break the cell membranes.

The fluid in the cells is then released to be carried away by your body's lymphatic system. It would be eliminated by the normal waste removal process of your body.

This method only became available in North America in mid-2007 and even though there have been many clinical tests, the long term effects are unknown. Since it is so new, it may be tough to find a clinic where the treatment is available.

A lot of experts feel like this may be the first of many advancements in cosmetic surgery that ease the risk and pain associated with the plastic surgery of the past.

That's about it for the latest in Little Rock ultrasonic liposuction procedures.We hope it's been helpful to you and be sure and check back for any updates. We'll keep researching to keep you up to date on the latest techniques.

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