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Tumescent Liposuction

Serving San Diego, Oceanside, Carlsbad, & Nearby Areas of Southern California

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If you experienced a sudden weight gain or have always struggled with fat deposits affecting specific areas of the body, then the best way to get rid of the extra pounds will be to start exercising and having a balanced diet. However, there are some of us who are genetically predisposed to storing fat in some parts of our body. Since it’s genetics, no amount of dieting and working out at the gym will help us get rid of the unwanted fat on these areas.

For this reason, Avalon Lipo & Aesthetics is offering its most advanced liposuction procedure: tumescent liposuction.

Tumescent liposuction is the use of a local anesthesia called lidocaine for performing the liposuction procedure. It is currently the most performed technique in the US for the following reasons:

  • It provides adequate numbness on the target area.
  • It has less downtime as compared to undergoing general anesthesia
  • Possible complications after surgery are minimized
  • Recovery period is around two to three days after having surgery

Tumescent liposuction allows you to remain awake during surgery yet feel no discomfort. It also aids in healing and eliminates any complications associated with general anesthesia, including severe digestive problems. Please read the paragraphs below to gain a deeper understanding of tumescent liposuction. For more information about this advanced fat removal procedure, you can also call Avalon Lipo & Aesthetics at 619-494-3678 today.

The Tumecent Liposuction Procedure

The only discomfort that you may experience during the procedure is when a thin needle is used for anesthesia administration. It is inserted on the subcutaneous or fatty layer of the skin and feels just like a small injection you may receive at the dentist’s office or during immunization. The anesthesia makes the area totally numb in less than a minute. It also helps slightly separate the fat layer from the muscle layer. If you are nervous, we can give you an oral sedative to help you relax.

Once the anesthesia has fully taken effect on the target areas, Dr. Tirgari will make small incisions and insert the laser liposuction device to melt the fat cells. This is done by inserting and pulling the liposuction device until all fatty areas are broken up. Once this step is done, a small cannula is used to suction the fat out of the body. The remaining fat is processed through the liver after liposuction.

At Avalon Lipo & Aesthetics, we combine the laser liposuction device, known as Smart Lipo surgery, with the tumescent technique, allowing us to treat our patients safely and with minimal discomfort or prolonged recovery, all while delivering excellent body slimming and skin tightening results.

Post-Operative Results and Recovery

As mentioned above, our advanced liposuction surgery techniques allow you to recover quickly with minimal discomfort. Of course, each patient is different and results as well as recovery time will vary. However, in general, most of our patients are able to fully recover and return to their normal activities within jut a few days compared to several weeks and months after traditional liposuction surgery.

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Once you surgery is completed at our accredited medical facility in San Diego or Carlsbad, you will be able to go home as soon as you feel well enough. As you head home, you will be given all of the necessary post-operative care instructions and information as well as a schedule for your follow up visits with Dr. Tirgari.

Lipo with Reduced Pain - Tumescent Liposuction CarlsbadThe results you will notice will be immediate and will continue to improve as you begin to heal and return to your normal activities. It is important that you adopt a healthy lifestyle post-surgery in order to maintain your beautiful body sculpting results.

Are You Ready for Tumescent Liposuction?

Dr. Tirgari performs the tumescent liposuction in his offices in Carlsbad and San Diego, both of which include accredited surgical facilities. Dr. Tirgari was trained under the original founder of tumescent liposuction, which is why we are confident that he can deliver outstanding results. His expertise in the field of cosmetic surgery is well complemented by the competency of his staff, particularly his nurse assistants. You can be sure that you are handled by extremely professional and caring healthcare providers.

If you are having difficulty in figuring out what kind of liposuction procedure is best for you, then we are happy to assist you. You can call us at 619-494-3678 to book an appointment with Dr. Tirgari so you can discuss your concerns. We take care of our clients with concern and understanding of their needs. One of our friendly staff members is ready to take your call today. We are very sensitive to your needs and treat you just like family.

Tumescent Lipo FAQ's

What Is Tumescent Liposuction?

Tumescent liposuction is considered the gold standard of liposuction surgery. This technique offers more safety, less recovery time and minimal risks and complications for the patient. Tumescent lipo is done by administering local anesthetic agent into the target area to make it numb and to loosen the fat for easy removal.

How Many Areas Can Be Treated in One Session?

In most cases, it is safe to treat one to three areas in one session. Should you need to treat more areas, you will be advised to return after a month of recovery.

What Areas Can Be Treated with Liposuction?

Popular areas include:

But, essentially, any area can be treated.

What Risks Are Associated with Liposuction?

Any type of invasive surgery poses some risk. With regular tumescent or laser liposuction, risks can include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Uneven contouring
  • Difficulty healing
  • Change of skin pigmentation
  • Temporary blisters
  • Scars
  • Nerve injury
  • Reaction to anesthesia

Smokers may be at higher risk for complications so your surgeon will ask that you stop smoking six months prior to undergoing laser liposuction.

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