What is the difference between liposuction and abdominoplasty?

Liposuction is a procedure which removes excess fat through small metal cannulas inserted into the skin. A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is a procedure that involves a surgical incision across the lower abdomen to remove excess skin and fat. A good candidate for liposuction is someone who is relatively young (<40) with good skin tone and no stretch marks. A good candidate for a tummy tuck… READ MORE

Tummy tuck vs. Liposuction

Patients will often wonder if they should have a tummy tuck Beverly Hills or liposuction Beverly Hills. The answer depends on the quality of the skin and distribution of fat. Basically, women who have had one or more pregnancies and have stretch marks and loose skin will benefit from a tummy tuck. A tummy tuck removes the loose skin and tightens the abdominal wall. Liposuction… READ MORE

Beverly Hills liposuction: who is a good candidate?

Liposuction is a great procedure to remove excess fat in problematic areas. The surgery is not intended as a weight reduction procedure but more as a re-contouring procedure. The best candidates are relatively young (<45) and must have good skin tone (elasticity). If a patient has loose skin and/or stretch marks, they may not have a very good result. The procedure is typically done under… READ MORE