Liposuction in Boston, Massachusetts
Finesse Cosmetic Surgery is pleased to offer VASER® LipoSelection, the gold standard in ultrasound assisted liposuction. Ultrasonic energy has been used for years in a wide array of medical applications, from catching that first glimpse of a baby to cleaning your teeth. Now the gentle power of ultrasound has evolved to fat removal. VASER Lipo, or LipoSelection®, uses an ultrasonic technology that is tissue-selective. The ultrasound energy targets unwanted fat, but preserves other surrounding tissues such as nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues, to promote smooth contours and rapid healing. Maximum results and minimum downtime are what you can expect with VASER Lipo. You can also expect:
- Easy removal of large quantities of fat
- Precise sculpting of delicate areas of the body
- Minimally invasive procedures that can be delivered in a comfortable, clinical setting
- Fast recovery times
- Smooth, tight results
Before & After Photos – Vaser
The photographs on this page illustrate typical results of cosmetic procedures performed at Finesse. Individual results will vary.
Frequently Asked Questions for VASER® LipoSelection
What is VASER® LipoSelection? How does it differ from traditional liposuction?
VASER Lipo, also known as LipoSelection, is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. An alternative to the harsh techniques of traditional liposuction, VASER Lipo uses state-of-the-art ultrasound technology designed to gently reshape your body. What distinguishes the VASER Lipo procedure is its ability to specifically target fat from other important tissues, such as nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue. Innovative VASER technology breaks up fat while preserving these other important tissues to promote smooth results and rapid healing.
How does VASER Lipo work?
First, the area to be reshaped is filled with a special saline solution that helps numb the site and shrinks the blood vessels (to minimize blood loss and reduce bruising). This solution wets and fills the area to be treated, making it easier to break up fatty tissue with the VASER Lipo System’s ultrasound energy. Then a small probe transmits sound energy to break up fatty tissue on contact while preserving other important tissues. Finally, the liquefied fat is removed through a gentle suction process designed to minimize damage to surrounding tissues.
What body areas can be treated with VASER Lipo?
We can treat all of the following areas: abdomen, love handles (flanks), back, and male chest.
How much fat can be taken?
There are limits to how much fatty tissue can be safely taken from the body. One way to get a good idea for yourself is to stand and bend from the waist. The amount of “loose-hanging” fat you can easily grab above and below your waist will approximate what can be removed. Bear in mind that this procedure is not intended as a weight loss solution. The goal is to create a slimmer silhouette. You may not notice a significant amount of weight loss, but you should be pleased with your slimmer new shape.
How soon will I see my results? What is the recovery time?
This varies with the extensiveness of the procedure – the amount of fat removed, the number of sites treated, and so on. Many patients report that they see results immediately after the procedure with the final result at six months post-procedure. It is important that you establish realistic expectations through a thorough discussion with your doctor.
What about future weight gain or fat migrating to other areas?
Following your VASER Lipo procedure, should you experience weight gain or loss, it will tend to be proportionately distributed over your entire body. Once you have fat removed, it is gone and, assuming a healthy lifestyle of proper diet and exercise, it will not return or migrate. However, because fat is necessary to a healthy body, some essential fat layers in any given site remain untreated. If you do gain a significant amount of weight, the remaining fatty tissue will expand. Normal aging changes can also be expected.
How can I be certain VASER Lipo is right for me?
If you are frustrated by the resistance of certain body areas to diet and exercise, VASER Lipo can provide a solution. If you are healthy and seeking a fast, low-pain solution to losing stubborn fat deposits, the VASER Lipo Doctors procedure could be your answer. Although there are limits to the amount of fat that can be removed, your doctor can assist you with your decision about potential areas for sculpting, anticipated results, and the recovery process.