Saturday, May 4, 2024 – Episode 1391

Saturday, May 4, 2024 - Episode 1391
By: Catherine Seo, PhD

Debating the Pros and Cons of Liposuction

  • Today, I’ll provide an overview of liposuction, tracing its development, various techniques, and their unique features.
  • Additionally, I’ll delve into the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with liposuction.
    • Tumescent local anesthesia (TLA) is a key technique utilized in liposuction.
    • Water jet-assisted liposuction (WAL), pioneered by Dr. Stutz, represents a significant advancement in the field.
    • Vaser employs ultrasound frequency vibration to aid in fat removal.
    • Suction-assisted lipectomy (SAL) is another commonly used liposuction technique.