Liposuction in Tulsa, OK

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What is Liposuction?

No matter how much you try to lose weight, you probably still experience unwanted pockets of fat that prevent you from feeling confident in your appearance. At Tulsa Surgical Arts in Tulsa, OK, we offer the latest techniques to safely eliminate fat from certain body parts. Using fat removal technologies and techniques, such as Smartlipo™, VASER, micro-liposuction, Renuvion® J-Plasma®, tumescent, and ultrasonic, liposuction is a body contouring procedure that reduces pockets of fat from the stomach, hips, thighs, and buttocks to produce a slimmer appearance. To address your cosmetic concerns and enhance your appearance, we can combine liposuction with other types of treatments. During your initial visit, Dr. Angelo Cuzalina will assess your problem areas and determine if the procedure is right for you. Our hope is that you look and feel your absolute best.

Is Liposuction For You?

Fat removal surgery is a terrific procedure for patients who are at an ideal weight but still have stubborn pockets of fat that are difficult to lose with exercise and diet. Those interested in liposuction should have good skin laxity because liposuction does not address saggy skin. Additionally, it is important to realize that liposuction is not an answer to weight loss. If you plan on becoming pregnant, liposuction might not work well because it could compromise your long-term results. During your initial consultation, Dr. Cuzalina will help set realistic expectations.

Surgical Technique

At Tulsa Surgical Arts, we complete this treatment as an outpatient procedure and use general anesthesia. To start your treatment, we make a punch-hole incision through the skin so we can place the cannula. A cannula is a special tool that loosens fatty tissue, which allows us to vacuum it out. After eliminating the fat, Dr. Cuzalina will close the small incision. Based on the number of sections we treat, your surgery could take 1 – 3 hours. In the separate recovery area, your post-op nurse will help manage any pain and care for your treated areas until your discharge.

What to Expect

For several weeks, you will need to recover at home. The recovery period depends on the amount of fat we removed and how many areas we treated. Typically, patients experience bruising and swelling for 1 – 2 weeks. Around 7 – 10 days after surgery, we will need to take out your sutures. To ensure you heal correctly, the most important part is to give your body time to rest and recover. You should slowly work yourself back into a daily routine and stick to walking and light workouts. Remember, you may notice some improvements after six weeks, but it will take 6 – 10 months until your new body shape and contour are attained.

Look Fit and Toned

Liposuction at Tulsa Surgical Arts offers individuals the opportunity to have unwanted fat eliminated almost instantly. Without liposuction, it can feel frustrating to try and achieve your desired cosmetic goals and a tighter figure. During your consultation, you will receive a personalized treatment plan that outlines the procedure, costs, and if any financing is available. We welcome you to contact our practice in Tulsa, OK, and schedule your appointment with Dr. Angelo Cuzalina.

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