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Body Contouring LipoSculpture

Dr. Palumbo is one of the few physicians worldwide that combines both state of the art procedures, Vaser Lipo Sculpture & Smart Laser MPX, into one body contouring technique.

Vaser Assisted Liposculpture utilizes ultrasonic energy to break up unwanted fat deposits. The use of Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction (UAL) allows safer removal of larger amounts of fat than with standard liposuction or laser liposuction. This increase in safety is due to the reduced amount of blood removed with UAL. This means that UAL can be very useful to moderately overweight individuals even though UAL is not a weight loss method per se.

How Does Vaser Liposuction Work?

Vaser liposuction utilizes ultrasonic technology to melt fat. Unlike the standard form of ultrasonic liposuction, however, vaser lipo is conducted on a much smaller scale. This makes it much more precise and eliminates the need for the patient to be unconscious during the procedure.. After the fat has been melted by the ultrasonic device it is removed from the body using a very small, very precise cannula (suction device). Essentially it does for ultrasonic liposuction what smart liposuction does for laser liposuction, but vaser lipo is capable of removing more fat than smart lipo.

The Advantages of Vaser Liposculpture

The advantages of vaser assisted liposuction over standard liposuction procedures are obvious. Only a local anesthetic is used, so the risks and post-operative discomfort are greatly decreased. Vaser liposuction is being called 'walk in, walk out' surgery because you can be back at home within hours of undergoing the procedure and back to work the next day. These advantages are also true of smart liposuction, however vaser liposuction is capable of removing larger amounts of fat and will leave blood vessels undamaged, reducing bruising, swelling and post-operative discomfort even further. Because vaser lipo is such a quick and easy procedure, it is also much cheaper than traditional liposuction techniques.

Results Gallery

**All Vaser Liposculpture performed by Dr. Palumbo. Improvements in skin contraction and remodeling will GREATLY INCREASE with time until 8 mos. to one year.**

Liposcupture of the abdomen
Abdomen and Flanks Before After 7 wks
Liposcupture of the abdomen
Back and Flanks Before After 7 wks
Liposcupture of the abdomen
Abdomen, Flanks and Inner Thighs Before After 7 wks
Liposuction of the obliques
Abdomen, Flanks and Inner Thighs Before After 7 wks
Liposuction of the obliques
Abdomen, Flanks and Inner Thighs Before After 7 wks
Liposcupture of the back
Abdomen, Flanks and Inner Thighs Before After 7 wks
Back liposuction before and two months after surgery
Back Before After 2 Mos
Abdomen lipo before and two months after surgery
Abdomen Before After 2 Mos
Abdomen liposculpture before and two months after surgery
Abdomen Before After 2 Mos

Front and inner thigh liposuction before and eight months after surgery
Front and Inner Thighs Before After 8 Mos
Back and inner thigh lipo before and eight months after surgery
Back and Inner Thighs Before After 8 Mos
Inner arm liposculpture before and six weeks after surgery
Inner Arm Before After 6 Wks
Liposuction of the outer arm before and six weeks after surgery
Outer Arm Before After 6 Wks
Liposuction of the outer arm before and  six weeks after surgery
Outer Arm Before After 6 Wks
Liposuction of the obliques before and 1 month after surgery
Abdomen, Chest and Back Before After 1 Month
Liposuction of the outer arm before and  six weeks after surgery
Obliques, Abdomen and Chest Before After 1 Month
Liposuction of the outer arm before and  six weeks after surgery
Abdomen and Chest Before After 1 Month
Liposuction of the outer arm before and  six weeks after surgery
Back Before After 1 Month