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AquaShape Liposuction

Advantage of AquaShape Liposuction – Lunch Break Lipo

  • No hospitalization, No general anesthesia
  • No oral or intravenous sedation
  • 30 to 45 minutes for each area treated
  • Minimal bruise and swelling
  • Return to normal activities immediately

If you find yourself constantly struggling to lose stubborn areas of fat and tone up your body, the AquaShape Liposuction with Body-Jet®  system may be the perfect solution for you.  Whether it’s a tummy pouch, flabby thighs or love handles,  the AquaShape Liposuction with Body-Jet® system can help without leaving you swollen, bruised and sore for weeks like other aggressive liposuction techniques.

AquaShape Liposuction is a revolutionary water liposuction technique that utilizes a gentle, water-based fat removal system called Body-Jet®, a ground-breaking method of combating excess fat to sculpt your body that leaves you looking younger, slimmer, and more toned than ever before. The AquaShape Liposuctionwith Body-Jet® system provides stellar results with far less patient discomfort, downtime, and medical risk than traditional liposuction.

Traditional liposuction involves applying a cannula that uses a strong suction to violently attack and purge body fat; this typically leaves patients swollen, bruised and sore for many weeks. AquaShape Liposuctionuses the innovative and precise Body-Jet® fat removal system to gently flush out fat from the body, allowing patients to see significantly better skin tightening and dramatically less bruising, swelling and bleeding. There is no need for general anesthesia, causing less medical risk for the patient.  Furthermore, there is virtually zero downtime, meaning patients can immediately return to regular activities following the procedure. The AquaShape Liposuction Body-Jet® technique not only permanently eliminates fat cells, but also promotes skin tightening for superior, more sculpted results.

By harnessing the pulsations of a water-jet, this system gently and efficiently dislodges fat so that it can be aspirated out of the patient's body. Because Body-Jet® gently separates tissue within the fat compartment, the suction cannula can move freely without causing damage to surrounding muscles, blood vessels, and nerves. In aggressive traditional liposuction, trauma caused during the aspiration process could result in bleeding, nerve damage, a lumpy appearance, and the rupture of septal attachments between deeper structures and the skin.  With the water-jet, septal attachments are largely preserved, trauma is limited, and patients experience a dramatically smoother recovery.

Futhermore, the Body-Jet® system uses far less infiltration fluid than is typically required by traditional liposuction, limiting the amount of bloating and swelling while still presenting exciting possibilities for fat transfer.  With the water-jet, the removed fat can be immediately transferred to augment and rejuvenate another part of the body. With traditional liposuction techniques, suctioned fat was not ready for transfer until first going through an extensive centrifuge process to remove the excess fluid.

Because the AquaShape Liposuction Body-Jet® technique does not require sedation, most patients won’t experience feeling whoozy or any discomfort after the procedure.  In fact, some people refer to AquaShape Liposuction as the “lunch break lipo” since it can be done in less than an hour, allowing patients to continue with their regular activities that same day. This office-based procedure typically takes 30 to 45 minutes for each area treated.

AquaShape Liposuction is not meant for patients who are extremely overweight or obese.  It is better suited for patients who wish to target areas of excess fat and flab around the face, neck, arms, bra area, abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, and buttocks.

Procedure

Because the AquaShape Liposuction with Body-Jet® procedure is safer and more gentle than traditional liposuction procedures, patients will experience a smoother and less stressful procedure day and post-procedure period.

Most patients only need local anesthesia, which limits the medical risk and post-operative discomfort associated with general anesthesia.  Some may choose to take anti-anxiety medication to increase comfort during the procedure.

Prior to the procedure, your doctor will mark the areas that you wish to have treated before numbing the skin and making a tiny incision to create access to the fat layer. Numbing fluid will be infused through this incision and is usually painless. Your doctor will then gently wash away the targeted fat in both the deep fat compartment and the area right under the skin, using a powerful spray that will also promote skin tightening in the surrounding areas.

The procedure typically takes about 30 to 45 minutes for each treated area, and patients are usually discharged within 15 minutes after finishing the procedure. Most are able to return to regular activities immediately.

AquaShape Liposuction Results

The AquaShape Liposuction with Body-Jet® system permanently removes fat cells, so patients can expect exceptional, long-lasting results that can be prolonged through healthy eating habits and exercise.

What is Aquashape liposuction with Body Jet technology?

AquaShape is a revolutionary new liposuction using body jet technology that uses gentle water-based fat removal system. The technique permanently removes fat cells, but also promotes skin tightening for superior, more sculpted results. The system provides excellent results, with less bruising and swelling, and minimal patient downtime.

What areas can be treated with AquaShape liposuction?

Just about any area with excessive fat can be treated with AquaShape liposuction. The most common areas to address problem areas are the abdomen, back, hips, thighs, arms and under the chin. More than one area can be treated during the same visit.

How much does AquaShape cost?

AquaShape is approx $1000-$1500 per zone. Abdomen is 4 zones, arms are 2 zones, inner thighs are 2 zones, and outer thighs are 2 zones.

Where and how is AquaShape performed?

AquaShape is performed with body Jet technology in our state of the art surgical suite. It is performed in a sterile environment under local anesthesia with oral or IV sedation, so there's no need for general anesthesia!

How long does AquaShape take?

An AquaShape procedure actually takes less time than traditional liposuction because there is not a lengthy infiltration phase. For most patients, the entire process can be done in just 30 to 45 minutes for each area treated. Usually patients do more than one area, so it is most likely that the whole procedure will be done within a couple of hours.

How long does it take to recover from AquaShape liposuction?

AquaShape using Body Jet technology is a minimally invasive procedure and as a result patients experience much faster recovery times than patients who undergo traditional liposuction. In fact, many AquaShape patients report being almost pain free after just a couple of days and are thrilled at how quickly they can return to normal activity such as work or exercise.

What are the risks of AquaShape liposuction?

As judged by current worldwide experience, liposuction is amazingly safe. The tumescent technique and body jet technology minimizes these risks such as bleeding and infection. Compared to other liposuction technologies, AquaShape liposuction is less associated with certain common side effects such as pain, bruising, swelling and temporary numbness and irregularity.

Is AquaShape permanent?

Fat cells removed with Body Jet do not grow back. Typically, any future weight gain is distributed throughout the body.

Is AquaShape right for me?

The ideal candidate for AquaShape is in pretty good health. Patients with localized, exercise resistant fatty areas will obtain the best results. AquaShape could be right for you if you are looking to shed fat with a more minimally invasive procedure than traditional liposuction.