One of the advanced liposuction options available at Avance Plastic Surgery is VASERlipo®. VASER is an acronym for Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance, a type of ultrasonic energy that helps break up the fat cells before they are suctioned out through a cannula. Dr. Erez Dayan and his team are highly experienced at body contouring with liposculpture and utilize VASER® liposuction as one of the tools to create stunning results for our patients.
VASER vs. Traditional Liposuction
Both traditional and VASER liposuction remove unwanted fat deposits by suctioning them through a cannula inserted under the skin. Both procedures start with a small incision in the targeted area to inject a saline solution to expand the area and constrict blood vessels. The difference is how the fat cells are dislodged for removal. Traditional liposuction requires manually clearing the fat to disconnect it from the surrounding tissue. VASER uses sound energy waves to vibrate the fat loose without the ripping effect. This can reduce damage to the surrounding tissue and may reduce pain, swelling and bruising post-procedure.
Is VASER Liposculpture Right for You?
Dr. Dayan utilizes multiple options in liposuction for body contouring. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks. VASER liposuction has several attractive features that make it ideal for many patients. Some of the benefits include:
- Higher efficiency – VASERlipo can remove larger areas of fat in less time than many other types of liposculpture
- Smooth tissue – the method of targeting the fat allows for even removal for a smoother appearance
- Easier removal of fibrous tissue – men tend to have more fibrous fat tissue, which is removed easier with VASERlipo
- Easier and faster recovery – many patients experience less pain and swelling post-surgery with VASER
Like most types of liposuction, VASER liposculpture is for removing targeted fat deposits, not weight loss. Good candidates are healthy and close to their ideal weight but want to reshape specific areas.
If you want to learn more about VASER liposuction or any of our body contouring procedures, contact our team at Avance Plastic Surgery in the Tahoe/Reno, NV, area to schedule your liposuction consultation with Dr. Erez Dayan.