Ultrasonic liposuction in Atlanta is also known as Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction, Ultrasound assisted liposuction, ultrasonic assisted lipoplasty, or UAL. Ultrasonic liposuction uses sound waves to remove unwanted fat. Ultrasonic assisted liposuction is very effective in removing fat from fibrous areas of the body such as male breast, the back the tummy area (abdomen), and hips. It can be used in other areas of the body.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF ULTRASONIC ASSISTED LIPOSUCTION
Ultrasonic liposuction has many advantages over traditional liposuction.
- There may be less bruising and swelling following ultrasonic liposuction compared to traditional liposuction
- Effective for revision liposuction due to scar tissue
WHAT ABOUT ANESTHESIA
Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia, twilight (Sedation), or under General anesthesia. For your safety, you will be monitored by a Board Certified Anesthesiologist during your procedure if you choose sedation or general anesthesia.
TYPES OF ULTRASONIC LIPOSUCTION
There are types of Ultrasonic assisted Liposuction
1) Internal Ultrasonic liposuction
2) External Ultrasonic liposuction
The internal Ultrasonic liposuction uses a cannula inserted in the body to deliver sound waves to breakup fat.
The external Ultrasonic liposuction uses a hand held device to deliver sound waves to breakup fat. This is a fairly new non-surgical way to remove fat.
Ultrasonic liposuction devices are manufactured by many different company all using sounds waves. The common names are Vaser® and Lysonix®.
HOW IS IT DONE?
We offer both awake, twilight sedation, and general anesthesia with ultrasonic liposuction. Some people prefer to go to sleep for their liposuction. Dr. Okoro will discuss all of this options with you during your consultation.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The cost of ultrasonic liposuction varies based on the extend of your surgery and the cost of any additional surgery. The average cost of liposuction is around $3000. Remember, the total cost depends on the number of areas needing liposuction. Everyone is different. The best way to know the cost of your liposuction is to be evaluated during a consultation. To make liposuction affordable for you, we offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.
Most health insurance plans will not cover liposuction, related complications or another surgery to revise the appearance of your body. Please review your health insurance policy.
YOUR SATISFACTION INVOLVES MORE THAN A FEE
When choosing the best cosmetic surgeon for ultrasonic liposuction, remember that the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of the surgery. Dr Okoro takes his time to understand your goals and desire for the best long term outcome. Your safety and satisfaction are very important to him.
WHAT IS DR OKORO’S EXPERIENCE WITH LIPOSUCTION?
Dr. Okoro has performed over a thousand liposuction procedures. Due to his previous experience with liposuction surgery, Dr. Okoro is exceptionally qualified to present you with safe liposuction options during your consultation, and you will leave our office with a clear understanding of any proposed treatment plan. You will have the opportunity to review photos of his previous patients. Dr. Okoro is an expert on liposuction. On average, he performs about 10 liposuction cases per week. He probably does more liposuction than the majority of plastic surgeons in the Atlanta area.
WHY COME TO DR. OKORO?
- Dr Okoro is an experienced board certified Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon (Not just a cosmetic surgeon. Did you know that any physician can call him / herself a cosmetic surgeon without any formal training) Click here for more information.
- Dr Okoro is an expert in Liposuction (He performs about 10 – 12 Liposuction cases per week)
- Our Assurance policy is unbeatable
- We provide cosmetic insurance (CosmetAssure Participating Physician)
- Our Safety profile
- We have no hidden fees.
- Your fee includes all follow up and care
- We will treat you like family
For more information about ultrasonic liposuction or to schedule a confidential consultation please call us or email us today!
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