Vaser Liposuction
True or False? The surgeon answers

All questions about Vaser Lipo

Vaser Liposuction: True or False

Naples - Friday 17 Apr 2020 - Dr. Francesco Somma

Is it true that Vaser Liposuction liquefies fat making it like butter?

. Vaser Lipo is a surgical procedure that, using a special and innovative ultrasound probe, "melts away" excess fat, then allowing it to be suctioned off more easily and gently. The result is a permanent reduction in stubborn fat deposits and a significant improvement in body contour

Is it true that traditional liposuction is more painful than Vaserlipo?

. Ultrasound from the innovative Vaser probe, "melts" excess fat, making it easier and gentler to suction, with less trauma and less tissue damage than traditional liposuction. Less trauma means less pain, less swelling and less bruising, with faster recovery.
Most patients are pleasantly surprised by how little pain they experience after surgery. Postoperative pain and discomfort are easily managed with prescribed pain relievers and anti-inflammatories.

Vaser Lipo is a treatment for obesity.

FALSE. The Vaser Lipo does not treat obesity but eliminates those accumulations that are resistant to diet and exercise because they are congenital, constitutional or have accumulated over the years. However, up to 5 liters of fat can be eliminated in obese patients thus helping them in their weight loss journey.

The risks for Vaser Lipo are greater than for regular liposuction.

FALSE.As with all surgical procedures, there is always a risk of developing complications such as irregularities, infections or more serious issues. However, the rate of these complications is very low.

Vaser Liposuction Treatment is performed under general anesthesia.

. The surgery is performed under spinal anesthesia or deep sedation, without pain and, deep sedation practiced, with complete amnesia of the time spent in the operating room.ria.

Is it true that multiple sessions are always needed to achieve the desired results?

Generally, a single procedure is sufficient, however, when there is a lot of excess fat or many areas are to be operated on, additional sessions may be needed.

The duration of the surgery is several hours

FALSE. Typically, the procedure takes 1 to 4 hours depending on the amount of fatty tissue that needs to be removed.

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