Beyond the Waistline: How Liposuction Helps with Cholesterol Levels and Diabetes

When we think of wanting a slimmer figure – who doesn’t? – we think that we mainly need to lose weight. It often comes as a surprise to liposuction patients that it has nothing to do with weight loss. It’s simply about the removal of fat. But while liposuction is not a weight loss program per se, it often can be a kick start to positive lifestyle changes. Blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes – learn about the health benefits of liposuction! “I had liposuction performed on my chest, stomach [...]

2018-11-06T10:41:34+00:00November 6th, 2018|Aqualipo, Liposuction|

Can Visceral Fat be Removed With Liposuction?

When patients come to see us for body contouring, their belly is often the main area of worry. Most of us would be happier with a flatter stomach, and fortunately there are several plastic surgery and non-surgical treatment options for belly fat removal. However, not all fat is created equal. Today we talk about visceral fat as opposed to subcutaneous fat, how to tell the difference, and what can be done about either one of those. The Difference Between Visceral Fat and Subcutaneous Fat Many patients who [...]

2018-10-16T22:58:59+00:00September 27th, 2018|Aqualipo, Diet, For Men, Liposuction|

Fat Removal: Why We Don’t Offer CoolSculpting

When our patients come to us for a consultation about fat removal, they often ask us about CoolSculpting. Our answer has always been that we don’t offer CoolSculpting (also known by its scientific term, Cryolipolysis), because in our experience it is much less effective than liposuction. It doesn’t remove the unwanted fat in one go but rather requires repeat treatments, it can be rather uncomfortable if not painful, and it simply doesn’t yield great results like liposuction. (Read more about liposuction vs CoolSculpting here.) In addition, we [...]

2018-10-02T16:40:58+00:00August 28th, 2018|Liposuction|

What Michelangelo’s David Can Teach Us About Liposuction

Liposuction has been around for a long time. And as old things go, it may not be the most exciting offering on the block. Are there still any reasons to get liposuction in this day and age, considering some of the newer options for body fat removal? Let's take a look at some of these newer options, as well as the history of liposuction, to answer this question. Shinier "Objects" Than Liposuction It's true - much newer and shinier objects than liposuction have caught our attention in [...]

2018-10-02T16:39:43+00:00July 19th, 2018|Liposuction|

Top 5 Reasons to Get Liposuction

So you want to lose weight. Who doesn't? A common misconception about liposuction is that it helps you to lose weight. In fact, liposuction is not a weight loss program. Studies have shown that liposuction has no discernible long-term or even medium-term impact on a patient's weight. If it isn't to lose weight, are there any reasons to get liposuction? Over years of listening closely to our patients' stories when they first come to see us, we have learned a lot about their goals and hopes for [...]

2018-10-16T23:05:09+00:00July 12th, 2018|Liposuction, Mommy Makeover|

Surgical versus Nonsurgical Fat Reduction Treatments: What Works Best?

In this day and age, plastic surgery has become much more commonplace than it used to be. More and more women, and increasingly also men, are eager to give themselves a younger and more vital appearance by getting a little help from a plastic surgeon’s bag of tricks. However, the word “surgery” still has a negative ring for many would-be patients. There are several reasons for this. For one, there is the fear of pain. Secondly, there is the fear of possible stitches or other visible marks [...]

2018-10-02T16:37:52+00:00June 12th, 2018|Liposuction, NuBody Lipo|

Getting Rid of Flab: The Secret to Toned Arms

It’s yet another rite of passage, along with getting your AARP letter in the mail and scheduling your first colonoscopy. You stand in front of the mirror with your arms raised to do up your hair, and you realize with horror that you have the arms of your mother: Loose, flabby skin hanging from your upper arms and sagging so much that everything jiggles when you move. Despite all the exercise you so diligently visit the gym for, you do not have the toned arms you think [...]

2018-10-02T16:31:31+00:00May 28th, 2018|Liposuction|

Lose Your Fat Without Freezing It

Diet and regular exercise remain the best tools to maintain a healthy and beautifully contoured body. However, even the most disciplined women and men often retain pockets of stubborn fat, particularly around their waistline. Fat freezing is the latest trend in the non-invasive removal of such fat. Also known as CoolSculpting, it is heavily marketed to women and men who want slimmer waistlines without traditional surgery. But how well does fat freezing work? How Fat Freezing Works What CoolSculpting aims to achieve is the destruction of fat [...]

2018-10-02T16:34:27+00:00April 19th, 2018|Liposuction|

Getting Rid of Belly Fat: Weighing Results and Invasiveness

When it comes to unwanted fat on our bodies, belly fat is usually the biggest offender. It seems impossibly hard to get rid of belly fat. Even diet, intermittent fasting, and exercise often reach their limits and leave us with that pesky pouch we all loathe. The one place our fat doesn't seem to want to budge from is our bellies. Ways You Can Get Rid of Belly Fat Especially as we get older, everything that we eat seems to go straight to our bellies and permanently [...]

2018-10-02T16:36:35+00:00March 26th, 2018|Liposuction|

15 Questions Patients Ask About Liposuction

Find Answers to Your Liposuction Questions To this day, liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States. It marks the sweet spot between more invasive surgery on one end of the spectrum, and non-invasive treatments that often don't yield immediate results on the other. At NuBody Concepts, we have performed over 7,000 liposuctions, and we have answered many questions about the procedure. Here we have compiled a list of common liposuction questions and answers: Does liposuction hurt? In contrast to old-school [...]

2018-10-02T16:41:49+00:00January 18th, 2018|Liposuction|

T’is The Season: Get Your Body Contoured Over the Holidays

With winter approaching, you may have shifted to maintenance mode in several areas of your life. If you live in a house, you might have worked on your landscaping – not so much because you want it to look pretty right now, but because you want to get it ready for spring. You might have cut back bushes, planted daffodil bulbs, and covered it all up with mulch so it looks decent while it regenerates itself. When it comes to getting your body ready to look beautiful [...]

2018-10-02T16:44:26+00:00December 12th, 2017|Liposuction, NuBody Lipo, Plastic Surgery|

Body Jet: Well Made European Technology to Make You Look Great

It’s Not a Purse – It’s European! Do you remember the Seinfeld Episode where Jerry carries around a “man-purse” and keeps telling people “It’s European!” so as not to look like a geek? It was so funny because it was also true. Call something European and it’s considered cool, avant-garde, and top-of-the-line. There are European cars, European shampoos, European wax treatments, and I wouldn’t bake a cake without my European kitchen appliances. Many great products were developed in Europe, and we trust them like no other to [...]

2018-10-02T16:32:45+00:00November 30th, 2017|Body Jet, Liposuction, NuBody Lipo|

Where Does the Fat Go After Liposuction? This May Surprise You.

Liposuction Removes Fat Permanently. Why You May Want it Back. Liposuction is one of the oldest and most popular aesthetic procedures in the history of plastic surgery. It is used to remove fat from an area of the body that does not respond to diet and exercise. A medical instrument called a cannula is used to suction fat from the abdomen, thighs, arms, back, or waist. It can even be used on smaller areas, such as those pesky love handles, bra bulges, and muffin tops everyone loves [...]

After Liposuction: What You Need to Know When You Get Home

You’ve had your liposuction procedure – congratulations. Even though it’s minimally-invasive, making up your mind to have your fat removed was a big decision which most likely was months in the making. Having the procedure behind you is likely to make you feel relieved. But now that you’re done and back home after liposuction, you’re not quite finished. The liposuction results you long for are in your hands from here on out, so it’s important that you follow all the instructions. Making the Best of Your Liposuction by [...]

2018-10-17T18:39:51+00:00October 16th, 2017|Liposuction|

5 Ways to Maintain Results after Liposuction Procedures

Having liposuction gave you the fat-removing, slimming results you desired. But now, how do you keep your belly flat and your arms looking slim and fit at the same time without putting the flab back on? Here are five prime ways to stay slim, firm, and maintain results after liposuction. 1. Drink Water Increasing the amount of water you drink can help you lose weight as well as keep your weight stable. For the best outcome, the website Healthline recommends that you drink about 64 ounces of water per [...]

2018-10-15T20:53:35+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Aqualipo, Liposuction|

Is Fat Freezing the Same as Fat Gone?

What You Should Know About Non-Invasive vs Minimally-Invasive Fat Removal “I just want that FAT GONE!” Have you ever found yourself saying those words to the mirror in your bathroom? If not, congratulations. You are one of the select few. But if you have, keep reading. Fat Freezing and Other Fat Removal Techniques In this day and age, there are a lot of treatments that promise to make your fat go away. You can laser it, heat it, freeze it, even wrap a block of ice around [...]

2018-10-02T16:47:05+00:00September 12th, 2017|Aqualipo, Liposuction|

If 50 is the New 40, is Liposuction the New Tooth Whitening?

Speaking Up About Having a Procedure Like Liposuction When I think back to the days when my mother was the age I am now, I find it striking how much our willingness to talk about certain topics has changed. Did she get her hair colored? You bet! But was she going to be caught admitting it, or talking about it at all? No way. She’d rather have bitten off her tongue. But with the passing of time things changed. Talking about your hair, who your hairdresser was, [...]

2018-10-02T16:47:51+00:00August 25th, 2017|Liposuction|

Is My Body the Right Type for Liposuction?

Having a Successful Liposuction with the Right Mindset If you're considering liposuction for the first time, then you might be wondering whether you've got the right body shape. The answer to that question depends on a variety of personal factors. At NuBody Concepts, we specialize in helping men and women look and feel their best, but some things are beyond our control. We find that going into body enhancement procedures with the right mindset can be more important than having a certain body type. Before you meet with us [...]

2017-05-07T18:00:36+00:00May 18th, 2017|Liposuction|

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: A NuBody New Body

Has Being a Mom Taken a Toll on your Body? With Mother's Day right around the corner, why not ask for a gift that may change your life forever: a new body from NuBody Concepts. Being a mom is hard work, and it can take a huge toll on your body. If diet and exercise just aren't cutting it, then NuBody Liposuction could be the answer that you've been looking for. We help women look and feel their best with revolutionary techniques that are catered to individual [...]

2018-10-02T16:50:17+00:00May 10th, 2017|Liposuction, Plastic Surgery|

What to Expect with Liposuction

Why Liposuction? Liposuction is a type of plastic surgery that was developed in the 60s and 70s to address a population that was steadily gaining an unhealthy amount of fat. Most everyone, then and now, was prescribed healthier foods and more exercise by doctors to achieve the bodies they wanted, but that simply isn’t enough for everyone. Every body is different, and because of that, one body may have different needs than another body, and may respond differently to diet and exercise. Making it even more difficult, not being [...]

2017-06-03T15:11:15+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Liposuction|

How to Decide Between a Tummy Tuck or Liposuction

Shrinking Your Midsection: Will a tummy tuck or liposuction give you the look you want? Whether it’s because of excess skin, fat, or a combination of both, you may be unhappy with the way your midsection looks. Being unhappy with the way you look and feel can be extremely frustrating and damaging to your self-confidence. It’s especially frustrating when you’ve tried diet and exercise and still can’t seem to achieve the results you want. After a bit of trial and error, you’ve found yourself ready to take a [...]

2018-09-12T23:41:54+00:00January 2nd, 2017|Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|

6 Tips for Keeping the Fat Off After Liposuction

How to Maintain Your New Figure After Getting Liposuction Liposuction is a great way to eliminate  unwanted/excess fat on your body. It’s designed to help you achieve the slimmer, more contoured body you desire. While it’s an effective solution, and can be a permanent one, it requires a bit of discipline on your part to keep then fat off after liposuction. If you have liposuction without adopting a healthy lifestyle, you risk building new fat deposits in the same places you treated with liposuction. We love that [...]

2018-01-02T18:58:08+00:00December 20th, 2016|Liposuction|

Using Smartlipo To Rid The Body of Excess Fat

As they age, both men and women can struggle with a variety of issues in relation to fat on their body. Even with regular exercise and a healthy diet, it can be extremely difficult to lose certain pockets of fat in places like the stomach, hips, legs, and buttocks. When you put in so much effort to take care of your body, it can be frustrating when you don’t get the look you rightfully deserve. This is why people opt to get plastic surgery which will help [...]

2018-08-07T01:29:04+00:00December 15th, 2016|Liposuction|

Is Liposuction Safe?

Having A Safe Procedure With Aqualipo LiposuctionMore and more people who are frustrated with the limitations of dieting and exercise consider the options for getting the body of their dreams. With ever more procedures to choose from, how do you decide which is the best option for you? While many people choose liposuction as a way of permanently removing excess fat, it’s okay to ask the question, “Is liposuction safe?” before choosing this step to change your appearance.Liposuction continues to rapidly increase in popularity as innovations make [...]

2016-11-22T23:14:06+00:00November 15th, 2016|Liposuction|

Men—Liposuction is for You, Too!

Liposuction is Not Just a Women’s ProcedureThe media so often focuses on women’s bodies. We’re told that women should care more about what they look like, which is why it’s been more socially acceptable for them to turn to plastic surgery to improve their appearances.But just because society places more importance on women’s bodies doesn’t mean that men don’t have their own insecurities and aesthetic goals. Though it’s not as widely publicized, plastic surgery for men is a booming industry. In fact, the number of plastic surgery [...]

2016-11-07T18:46:20+00:00November 1st, 2016|Liposuction|

Why You’re Not Losing the Belly Fat & When Liposuction is the Answer

Struggling with losing your belly fat? Liposuction may be the answer.Men and women of all ages and all different body types have struggled with stubborn body fat for ages. We try exercise, diets, and fad products to help us lose the fat we just can’t seem to shed. And for many of us, it’s just not enough. If this sounds like you, here are some of the most common reasons why you might be unable to lose that unwanted belly fat.1. You’re getting older.As we get older, [...]

2016-10-19T18:39:41+00:00October 1st, 2016|Liposuction|

When Diet and Exercise Isn’t Enough: Liposuction May Be the Answer

How Liposuction Can Help You Get the Body You Want You’ve tried going on a diet or two. You’ve exercised regularly. You’ve worn shaping garments. But you still haven’t been able to get your body to the shape you desire. We understand just how frustrating it can be. It seems like, no matter what you try, your body just doesn’t want to cooperate. How are you ever going to get the figure you have in mind? Liposuction may sound like a scary term, but it’s shouldn’t be! [...]

2018-08-07T01:30:19+00:00September 1st, 2016|Liposuction|

How Traditional Liposuction Has Evolved For Patients

Traditional liposuction has been around for a few decades, and the effectiveness is usually very dependent on the skill of a surgeon. Over the years, a demand developed for less invasive but just as effective ways to surgically remove fat from the body. Now, there are different type of liposuction available to patients for fat removal beyond the scalpel. For stubborn fat, patients can choose between procedures like Smartlipo, which uses non-invasive lasers to rupture fat cells, Aqualipo, which uses the power of water to wash away [...]

2018-08-07T01:31:35+00:00August 1st, 2016|Liposuction|

Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, or Both: What’s Best for You?

How to Decide Between a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction So, you’re unhappy with the way your tummy looks. Maybe you’ve been trying for months to lose some extra fat to no avail. Maybe you’ve lost a significant amount of weight after having a baby or other lifestyle changes and are stuck with loose, sagging skin. The tummy is one of the most common problem areas among women of all ages—due to lifestyle factors, genetics, or other causes. If your tummy is causing you grief and lowering your [...]

2018-10-02T16:51:21+00:00March 15th, 2016|Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|
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