Buccal Fat Removal – Can liposuction remove buccal fat?

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In an age of contour-makeup filled selfies, and celebrities such as Chrissy Tiegan, openly admitting to having buccal fat removal surgery done, there has naturally been more and more interest in this type of procedure. The goal for most patients with buccal fat removal is to produce a defined and […]

Achieving Your Ideal Summer Body with Liposuction

With summer quickly approaching, it is about that time of year when many will start to feel the pressure of achieving their ideal summer body before they head out to lounge by the pool or travel for a beach vacation. When it comes to losing weight and/or building muscle, diet […]

Is There an Age Limit on Liposuction?

It’s a question we hear often, especially on social media. The ageing process affects everyone differently. For some patients, growing older can mean that you’re no longer a good candidate for liposuction due to things like skin laxity or other health conditions. However, the number of candles on your birthday […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Thigh Liposuction

1. The best candidates have specific pockets of fat Liposuction of the thighs can be done on the inner thighs, outer thighs, or both. Your body may be predisposed to storing fat in a specific area – this is what gives some women “saddlebags” on the outer thighs or “chub […]

Top 5 Liposuction Myths

Myth #1: You don’t need to diet and exercise. As long as you have enough money, you can buy the body you want with lipo. Fact: Liposuction is not a replacement for diet and exercise. You can’t walk into the operating room 100lbs overweight and walk out looking like a […]

10 Things to Expect After Liposuction Surgery

Your surgeon and their staff will explain to you what you should expect after liposuction surgery, but there are some common misconceptions around what to expect. Liposuction is a surgical procedure, and like any surgical procedure it requires time for healing before you’re back to 100%. Here are the ten […]

10 Questions to Ask Your Liposuction Surgeon

A consultation with your surgeon is an opportunity to get your questions answered. But what questions should you ask? We’ve put together a list of 10 potential questions you should know the answers to before proceeding with surgery. 1. Am I a good candidate for liposuction? Since this is the […]

What Type of Anesthesia is Best for Liposuction?

Liposuction, Tumescent Fluid, and Anesthesia Liposuction was first performed under general anesthesia. These early procedures resulted in extensive bleeding and bruising and lengthy recovery times. In the late 1980s, Dr. Jeffrey Klein applied a common concept in dermatology – using tumescent fluid – to liposuction. This allowed surgeons to perform […]

Is a Tummy Tuck Better than Liposuction?

When comparing tummy tucks versus liposuction, there is not one procedure that is better than the other – however one procedure may be better suited for your individual case. At Houston Lipo Center in Houston TX, we specialize in liposuction. However, we get a lot of questions about tummy tucks […]

Cosmetic Surgery: Is Liposuction right for me?

Are You A Candidate, and What Are Your Goals? We can separate the question “Is lipo right for me?” into two main parts – whether you’re a good candidate for lipo, and whether lipo will achieve the results you want. A good first step is asking yourself, “What do I […]