Traditional Liposuction

Traditional Liposuction
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When many women and men in New Jersey think of liposuction, the traditional technique, also called tumescent liposuction, comes to mind. This technique originally was developed over 30 years ago and remains a popular choice for removing diet-resistant pockets of fat. Using this method, Dr. Sorokin manually moves the liposuction instrument (called a "cannula") back and forth underneath the skin to break up and remove unwanted fat deposits.

To learn more about liposuction in New Jersy with specialist Dr. Evan Sorokin, request your consultation or call (856) 797-0202 for an appointment. Dr. Sorokin's body contouring options range from the most time-tested to the most advanced.

Traditional Lipo – Still Amazing After All These Years

The traditional technique is also known as suction-assisted liposuction (SAL). After making tiny incisions near the treatment area, Dr. Sorokin inserts the cannula to break up and vacuum out subdermal fatty tissue. The proper amount of fat to be removed for each liposuction patient is determined by massaging the skin and squeezing the tissue during the procedure. Once the fat has been removed, incisions are stitched closed and a compression dressing is applied to minimize swelling. Depending on the area treated and amount of fat removed, a patient may need to wear a support garment for several weeks to help protect and shape the treated area.

To make fat removal easier, Dr. Sorokin may enhance traditional liposuction with Smartlipo™ or VASER®.

The Benefits of Traditional Liposuction

Dr. Sorokin's liposuction patients choose the traditional method for a number of reasons, including to:

  • Benefit from a time-tested method to safely remove excess fat deposits
  • Reduce fat tissue in non-fibrous areas such as the abdomen, hips, and thighs
  • Create a more attractive look and increase comfort in clothing
  • Enhance plastic surgery results when combined with other procedures such as a tummy tuck or breast reduction

One of Many Alluring Options...

Could the area you're ignoring use a little contouring? If you are ready to find out how liposuction can improve your form, request your consultation with Dr. Sorokin today, at the office of Delaware Valley Plastic Surgery in Cherry Hill.

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