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Category: Liposuction

“Staycation” Cosmetic Surgery: Short Down Time, Amazing Results

Summer is here and it’s time for a break! A vacation should be a time to relax and improve yourself, and what better way to improve yourself than by enjoying the amazing results you can achieve with summertime plastic surgery procedures. Summer is the perfect time to take a break to refine your appearance, and …

SmartLipo for Arms

Thin, sculpted arms can increase the overall appearance of a thinner body, but unfortunately, most are exercises do not effectively target the fat that can accumulate on and around the arms as you age. Sagging skin also can contribute to an aged appearance that many patients wish to reduce. SmartLipo may be the solution that …

Liposuction: Preoperative Nursing Care At Burnett Plastic Surgery

Liposuction, also known as Lipoplasty, or simply Lipo, is the process of removing fat and fluid from under the skin using a suction assist device in the operating room or doctor’s office. Most patients are concerned about small pockets of excess fat around their tummy, back and thighs. The ideal patient is at or near …

Liposuction: Post-Operative Nursing Care At Burnett Plastic Surgery

Liposuction, as I described in my last blog is the removal of mostly fat and fluids from the body using a suction cannula (long flexible straw like tube). In the immediate post operative period, Dr. Burnett’s main concerns are the potential development of Deep Vein Thromboses (DVTS), Seromas at the sites of the liposuction cannulas …