A Simple Way to Slim
Everyone has body fat. Unfortunately, even consistently maintaining a healthy lifestyle can’t target the unwanted fat that accumulates in certain areas of our bodies. Liposuction is a minimally invasive surgery that removes unwanted fat. Liposuction may be right for you if some areas of your body aren’t as tight and toned as you would like, even with a healthy diet and regular exercise. You are not alone! If you’re feeling self-conscious – liposuction is the most frequently performed cosmetic surgery procedure in the world.  If you’re looking for an effective way to eliminate specific stubborn areas of fat, liposuction might be the answer. At the Optimization Centre in Boca Raton, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Gregory Albert offers a variety of cosmetic and surgical procedures to ensure that all of his patients are able to achieve their aesthetic goals.
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Liposuction removes deposits of fat from specific, pre-determined areas of your body through a simple, minimally invasive procedure. Liposuction is performed to eliminate fat from many areas of the body, with the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, flanks, and upper arms most commonly targeted. Contrary to popular belief, not all body fat is bad. Instead, there are different types; some are beneficial and vital for your health. For example, essential fat plays a significant role in hormone regulation.
But it is the stubborn, unwanted, and unnecessary fat that is targeted for removal with liposuction. First pioneered by European plastic surgeons in the 1970s , liposuction technology and techniques have rapidly undergone significant improvements to give us the full range of effective fat-removal abilities that surgeons utilize today. With these advances, patients are able to achieve smoother, sleeker, more toned, and youthful-looking bodies with less discomfort and a shorter recovery than ever before.
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“When I started my plastic surgery career, surgeons were beginning to move away from simple suction liposuction and towards ultrasonic liposuction. Ultrasonic liposuction was the first generation of energy-based liposuction instrumentation. I was fortunate to get a lot of experience with ultrasonic liposuction since most of the older plastic surgeons were set in their ways and did not adopt the technology. At the time, it was considered state-of-the-art, as the fat was liquified and then suctioned out of the body.
“As laser companies were growing and trying to sell more lasers, smart liposuction was developed. This technology became extremely popular because lasers were considered a newer way to remove fat, and they claimed it tightened skin. However, I began to see that my results were not only superior to the Smart Lipo technique, but I also saw a lot of complications from laser liposuction machines. After treating irregularities and liposuction deformities created by other surgeons, I developed a method to treat these problems. Liposuction revision has become a large part of my practice.” In conjunction with Cartessa, Dr. Albert is the leading provider for Lipo Ai (Artificial Intelligence is the future, the future is now) With the introduction of LipoAI which uses Artificial Intelligence Dr. Albert has the confidence that he can not only correct liposuction deformities and inconsistencies we now have the ability and technology from preventing this from happening.
“The latest advancement in liposuction is the development of Lipo Ai. I use LipoAI in combination with PAL - power assisted liposuction. My results have evolved further with this simple technology, with my liposuction revision cases from other surgeons getting even better than before. With PAL, I can remove and sculpt fat more efficiently. I use the technology to widely suction an area which allows me to get more skin retraction and tighter results while still using a non-energy-based device. An additional benefit is that the fat that I suction with the PAL system is perfect for fat grafting into the buttocks, chest, arms, face, and other areas.”
Advance Your Aesthetic
Not only is liposuction extremely safe and minimally invasive, but the results are almost immediate and can last a lifetime. A more toned physique is within reach! Removing the layer of fat masking your muscles can finally reveal your hard-earned results from the gym. Increased self-esteem, more confidence, and a healthier body are just some of the benefits you will see from liposuction.
If you are wondering if you could be a candidate for this commonly performed procedure, the good news is that many people are! Healthy adults within 20-30 pounds of their ideal body weight are excellent candidates for liposuction. In addition, there is no maximum age limit for liposuction if the patient is in good health, free from certain underlying medical conditions, and has good skin elasticity. However, it’s important to note that liposuction is a body contouring procedure, not a weight loss solution.
Dr. Albert uses LipoAI and PAL, which stands for power-assisted liposuction. Dr. Albert prefers Lipo AI and PAL lipo because it gives him more control while he is contouring a patient. For example, laser liposuction uses heat to melt the fat prior to removal. However, this does not give the surgeon a lot of control over the amount of fat being melted. Oftentimes, the fat surrounding the treatment area also becomes overheated. This can create contour irregularities, as well as prevent skin from contracting smoothly. Hence we use LipoAI. It is completely safe, there are no end hits or burns due to the introduction of Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Albert uses PAL and Lipo AI because he feels it is the most accurate liposuction technology, the safest for his patients, and gives optimal results.
Outlining the Best Approach
A happy life doesn’t happen by accident, and scheduling your personal consultation with Dr. Albert is the first step on your journey to feeling more empowered and satisfied with your body. During your personal consultation, Dr. Albert will take the time to listen to your specific needs and goals and collaborate with you on a solution that best meets your desired outcomes. In order to determine whether you are a good candidate for liposuction, he’ll review your medical history and examine the areas that you’d like to treat.
He’ll pay close attention to your skin in the targeted areas to ensure that it will be able to retract sufficiently once the excess fat is removed and that you’ll be able to enjoy smooth results. If he determines that you’ll be able to achieve your desired appearance with liposuction, he’ll explain the steps of the procedure and what it entails so that you’ll know exactly what to expect following surgery. Contact our office today at (561) 495-2700 or fill out our convenient online contact form to begin collaborating with Dr. Albert and create your pathway to a happier, healthier, and more confident you.
Tight Attention to Detail
At your pre-operative appointment with Dr. Albert, he will give you detailed instructions on how to best prepare for your surgery.
Liposuction is typically performed in under three hours, and Dr. Albert will be able to give you an estimation for your treatment time during your personal consultation. Patients may be given moderate to heavy sedation combined with a local anesthetic. Levels of anesthesia vary based on patient's wants and needs and will be discussed in consultation with your surgeon.
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We always ask that you have a designated driver post procedure whether under local or general anesthesia. The person should stay with you once you are home, we also provide a nursing service that can accommodate of these requirements if needed.
This is the gift that keeps on giving, you will see results immediately and as the swelling subsides your results with continue to improve. Post operative visits are crucial to maximizing your results.
Practicing healthy habits and maintaining your current weight will ensure that the results from your liposuction procedure are lasting. Some patients also choose to combine liposuction with other procedures for the best overall results.
Many patients combine surgeries to completely optimize their bodies and capitalize on combining recovery time. Some complementary procedures to liposuction include:
During your personal consultation, Dr. Albert will collaborate with you to determine your target areas and any corresponding and complementary procedures you desire. Because of the individualized nature of each patient’s needs and procedures, the costs for liposuction will vary from patient to patient. Therefore, the best way to get an accurate picture of your estimated cost is to contact our office at (561) 495-2700 or by using our easy online contact form to schedule your personal consultation.
Before a liposuction procedure, patients are administered either local anesthesia and sedation or general anesthesia. Once it takes effect, they will not experience any pain during the procedure. Pain medication is prescribed to manage any discomfort during recovery, but most patients find that they only need it for the first day or two after their procedure.
This common procedure can target many different trouble areas on the body, including:
Liposuction is a safe, simple, and effective way to improve body shape and contouring. Because the liposuction cannula is so small and enters the body through tiny incisions, the procedure is minimally-invasive and carries a lower risk than other more invasive procedures.
As technology has evolved, so have the tools used to perform liposuction. The modern cannula is a very small and narrow instrument that leaves tiny scars unnoticeable to many. Most of Dr. Albert's patients have no visible scars after liposuction. Any redness will fade over time.
Fat cells removed via liposuction are permanently removed. We always recommend a healthy lifestyle and moderate exercise.
A tummy tuck repairs the abdominal muscles and liposuction removes fat. Liposuction can tighten skin when utilized with Lipo Ai however excessive laxity of skin will require skin removal resulting in a tummy tuck.
Because liposuction is cosmetic surgery, health insurance does not cover liposuction.
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First impressions are important whether you're Zooming into a presentation or flying to a special event. The Optimization CentreTM in Boca Raton is where you can get information about the life-changing improvements of plastic surgery and aesthetic treatments. As a pioneering plastic surgeon and highly sought-after educator, patients from all over the world seek out Dr. Gregory Albert, and you can join them in benefiting from his experience and talent. Plan your consultation with Dr. Albert today.
3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33431