- You are here »
Vaser liposuction is touted as being more precise than other ultrasonic methods of liposuction. The benefits of precision are less swelling, less damage to surrounding nerves and tissue, as well as enhancement of open-drainage methods. Online review site realself.com gives vaser liposuction a 88% worth it rating, based on 313 reviews in the last 24 months. The average price is $6,175- about £4000 (price correct 14/12).
But, no surgery is totally free from side effects. Let’s take a look at some of those that sometimes occure with VASER lipo.
Vaser liposuction can cause second or third degree burns. Vaser is also not a skin tightening procedure, meaning further work must be done to the area. There can also be discolouration of the skin, which adds to the recovery time.
The other side effects are common with all types of liposuction, and by extension surgery. Although a local anaesthetic is commonly used there are still instances of a general anaesthetic being used. Fat clots or blood clots may form and these have the potential to migrate to the lungs or brain, which can be fatal.
Infections may occur during any surgery. Liposuction techniques include open draining. which can be susceptible to infection. Toxic shock syndrome, or necrotising fasciitis (tissue eating bacteria), are potentially life threatening consequences.
Specifically with regard to vaser liposuction there is a possibility of the ultrasound energy penetrating deeper and damaging the tissue. Experienced surgeons are less likely to make mistakes with tumescent fluid. Too much may cause it to collect in the lungs. Seromas, a pool of yellow liquid where tissue has been removed, may form.
A lot of fat issue is removed during the treatment. At the same time, surgeons require large amounts of fluid to be injected. This can cause a fluid imbalance which can manifest as excessive fluid in the lungs, or it may affect kidney function as they work hard to maintain a balance.
Bruising is common and can take several weeks to fully subside. Data suggests 50% of patients are free from bruising 13 days after treatment and 90% after 24 days. Swelling is another factor to account for. It is mitigated by using compression wraps, or garments which must be worn for a month. Some doctors posit that the longer the compression is applied the better; gradually reducing the degree of compression. 50% of patients have subsided swelling 14 days after treatment. Numbness tends to linger for around 3 weeks. Medical data shows that 50% of patients have no numbness 15 days after treatment.
The aftercare routine and lifestyle changes that are prescribed following treatment require planning and consideration too. Dietary changes are necessary, and an exercise routine must be followed in order to achieve the optimal results.
The risks associated with liposuction take time to understand and as the procedure is not medically necessary- in most cases- you should take your time in deciding to commit to the treatment. Complications are a real risk so it is important to have made a decision with a clear head having considered the possible outcomes. Serious side effects are very rare. Speak to a vaser lipo surgeon, who can give full and frank explanation of the risks.
- VASER SHAPE MC1: Effective Solution Against Cellulite
- Is Vaser Liposuction Permanent?
- Prepare Yourself for a Lipo Treatment
- Side Effects and After Effects of Vaser Liposuction
- How to Tighten Skin After Vaser Liposuction
- Vaser Liposuction for Arms
- Vaser Liposuction For The Abdomen/Stomach
- VASER Lipo Advantages Over Traditional Liposuction
- What is Vaser Lipo?
- What to Eat After Lipo
- VASER Lipo 360 Leg Contouring
- What is the difference between Vaser Liposuction & the Other Methods of Liposuction
- Vaser Liposuction and Breast Cancer, All You Need to Know
- Vaser Lipo: A Great Alternative for Fat Removal
- Scars After Vaser Liposuction: What to Expect
- Post-pregnancy and Vaser liposuction: Getting your body back
- Male Chest Reduction – Gynecomastia Vaser liposuction
- How Much Fat Removal Is Safe With Vaser Liposuction?
- Back Fat and Vaser liposuction
- Vaser Liposuction: Anaesthesia challenges
- Why Should You Get Vaser Liposuction on Your Face?
- Liposuction vs Gastric Bands
- 5 Vaser Hotspots That You Never Considered
- What Areas Of My Body Can I Target With Liposuction?
- Top 5 Myths about Liposuction
- Why Should You Get Vaser Liposuction On Your Arms?
- Why Should You Get Vaser Liposuction On Your Abs?
- How Much Does Vaser Liposuction Cost?
- VASER: What It Does, How It Works, And How You’ll See Great Results
- Men and Liposuction – A Fact Sheet
- Five Celebs that have Undergone Liposuction
- Five More Celebrities You Never Knew Had Liposuction
- What Are The Benefits Of Having Liposuction
- Vaser, Recovery And Compression Garment
- Which Type Of VASER Should I Choose?
- Are You A Good Candidate For Vaser Liposuction?
- What You Need to Know about Liposuction
- Is VASER Lipo Safe?
- Vaser Lipo for Six-Pack Abs
- How to Choose a Vaser Lipo Surgeon?