Category Archives: Liposuction

‘Lipofilling’ technique found safe for reconstruction after breast cancer surgery

Autologous fat transfer, also known as “lipofilling”, is a minimally invasive procedure in which the plastic surgeon uses the patient’s own fat obtained by liposuction to perform breast reconstruction. For more than a decade, experts have questioned the oncological safety of this technique when applied to the former breast cancer patient, because autologous fat transfer […]

Surgical removal of abdominal fat reduces skin cancer in mice

Studies needed to determine if fat removal procedures would decrease cancer risk in humans RUTGERS UNIVERSITY Is it possible that liposuction or other fat removal procedures are beneficial for treating obesity and reducing the risk of cancer? When it comes to humans, scientists can’t answer that question. They know that obesity increases the risk of […]

With abdominal etching, patients can get ‘six-pack abs’

Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal etching can help in creating the classic “six-pack abs” physique in men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and […]

Liposuction May Ease Limb Swelling in Cancer Patients

lymphedema

 Liposuction may help people with lymphedema — a painful, disfiguring swelling of the arms, hands, legs or feet. Harvard researchers used the surgical technique to remove fat from just underneath the skin in three people with the condition. Two of the patients had lymphedema as a side effect of cancer treatment. The other one had a naturally developing form of lymphedema. In all […]

What is Liposuction and Benefits of Liposuction

Liftique Before and After Images of Liposuction of Abdomen & Waist

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, liposculpture suction, lipectomy, or lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery that breaks up and “sucks” fat from the body. It is often used on the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck, chin, upper and backs of the arms, calves, and back. The fat is removed through a hollow instrument, known as a […]