Vaser liposuction is a special form of liposuction (liposuction) used to remove body fat. The name “Vaser” stands for “Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance” and refers to the technology used in this process.
Unlike traditional liposuction, vaser liposuction uses ultrasonic energy to emulsify and remove fat cells. The procedure usually includes the following steps:
Local anesthetic: The area to be treated is injected with a local anesthetic to minimize pain during the procedure.
Insertion of the Vaser probe: A special Vaser probe is inserted through small incisions in the skin. This probe emits ultrasonic energy that converts surrounding fat cells into liquid fat.
Liposuction: The emulsified fat is gently suctioned off using suction cannulas. These cannulas are thin and flexible, resulting in smaller incisions and less trauma to tissue.
Post-treatment: After the fat is removed, the incisions are closed and the patient may be given compression garments to promote healing and reduce swelling.
Vaser liposuction has the advantage of being more precise than traditional liposuction and causing less trauma to surrounding tissue. It can be used on different areas of the body including abdomen, thighs, buttocks, arms and chin. This procedure is often used as an aesthetic treatment to improve body shape and remove stubborn fat.
It’s important to note that vaser liposuction is a surgical procedure and can carry risks. Anyone considering it should seek the advice of a qualified plastic surgeon or board-certified aesthetic medicine physician and carefully weigh the pros and cons, potential risks and outcomes.