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Many people have a hard time losing fat in certain areas, even with a healthy diet and vigorous exercise. What treatment options can you find that eliminate stubborn fat? The good news is that liposuction could be the right fit for you if you want a quick and immediate solution that can contour your body.

Tumescent liposuction is a less invasive means of removing fat and can be done with minimal downtime. Here is what you need to know about this procedure.

What Is Tumescent Liposuction?

One of the most effective methods of body contouring to eliminate stubborn fat is tumescent liposuction. At Vanitas Medical Group, we specialize in this form of liposuction because we believe that our patients receive better results. It can be used to target problem areas on the body, including the following:

  • Underneath the chin

  • Abdomen and flanks

  • Inner and outer thighs

  • Hips

  • Back

If you have been hitting the gym hard and dieting without seeing the results you want, tumescent liposuction could be the right fit for you. Like traditional liposuction, it removes stubborn fat from the targeted treatment areas. However, it has a unique means of doing so that provides an extra benefit to patients.


How Does Tumescent Liposuction Work?

Tumescent liposuction is less invasive than other types of body contouring. This is due to the new process that our surgeons will use to remove the fat from your treatment area.

We start with an injection of tumescent fluid into the area that we will be treating. This fluid causes the skin and the area just beneath the skin to swell.

After the injection takes effect, our surgeon will insert a cannula — a small specialized tube — into the affected area to break up the fat cells.

Last but not least, the cannula will take the fat cells that it has broken up and will pump them from the body through vacuuming. The entire process is very gentle and yields immediate results for patients.

Perhaps the best part is that your results are permanent as long as you can maintain your new fat loss with a healthy lifestyle. Patients who gain weight following this body contouring procedure may jeopardize their results.

Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction

Perhaps the most significant benefit is that tumescent liposuction does not require general anesthesia. This makes it better for some patients who have medical reasons for abstaining from anesthesia. It also allows you to make a quicker recovery and to return home immediately following your appointment.

Ideal Candidates for Liposuction

How do you know if you are the ideal candidate for tumescent liposuction? Many people can benefit from this treatment, particularly if they already adhere to a healthy lifestyle. Eating a healthy diet and working out a few times a week is crucial to maintaining your results, so you should already be in the habit before treatment.

If you have been keeping to a healthy lifestyle for a while without seeing the results you want, then you may be a great candidate for liposuction or a butt lift.

Stubborn pockets of fat in any of the potential treatment areas indicate that you might be a good candidate for tumescent liposuction, even if you weren’t a candidate for liposuction with general anesthesia.

Set Up a Consultation in Orlando, FL

Every patient we see is unique in their need for body contouring. This is why there is no such thing as a “standard treatment.” Instead, we want to meet with you to identify your goals, and come up with a customized treatment plan just for you.

At Vanitas Medical Group, a consultation is the first step on the path to receiving tumescent liposuction. If you are in the Orlando, FL, area and are interested in this revolutionary and highly effective procedure, contact us today for your consultation!

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