Liposuction in Santa Clarita, CA
The number of fat cells in your body are predetermined, which is why diet and exercise alone do not always provide people with the look they desire. If you’re one of them, liposuction from Dr. Howard Hu of Valencia Plastic Surgery could be the answer.
What Is Liposuction?
Liposuction is a type of cosmetic procedure in which fat in the body is broken up and suctioned out. To do this, Dr. Hu will use a hollow, thin instrument called a cannula, which is attached to a high-pressure vacuum. This type of procedure can be performed on many different body parts such as the thighs, neck, calves, chin, abdomen, and buttocks.
Benefits of Liposuction
Liposuction is a minimally invasive medical procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis. Among liposuction’s other benefits are the following:
- Removes stubborn excess fat that won’t disappear with diet and exercise
- Sculpts problem areas to restore balance in body proportion
- Improves body image
If you would like to reduce fat deposits throughout your body, you may be a good candidate for liposuction. Click above to view before and after photos of patients who have had liposuction performed on various parts of their body. Keep in mind that not every patient achieves the same results, as age, anatomy, and the amount of fatty tissue that is present will all affect the outcome. Our Santa Clarita patients have been very pleased with their liposuction results from Dr. Hu at Valencia Plastic Surgery.
How Is Liposuction Performed in Santa Clarita?
Prior to liposuction surgery, Dr. Hu will mark the area to be worked on with a marker. This will help him determine where to make an incision, in addition to guiding him in the sculpting process. Next, you will be given a local anesthetic so you can avoid discomfort during the procedure. Dr. Hu will make a small incision in the area to be worked on and then insert a thin tube. The tube is connected to a vacuum-like machine that works to remove excess fat. This also allows Dr. Hu to contour the area so you can have a more toned appearance.
The tumescent liposuction technique involves Dr. Hu giving the patient an injection under the skin. This injection contains salt water that includes lidocaine, small amounts of adrenaline, and a general anesthetic. This combination of elements works to break up fat cells and results in less bleeding and bruising than traditional liposuction.
How Much Does Liposuction Cost in Santa Clarita?
Valencia Plastic Surgery is committed to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals. We work with reputable and user-friendly healthcare financing companies that can make plastic surgery more affordable.
CareCredit® offers a variety of no-interest and low monthly payment plans to help make the cosmetic surgery procedure you’re interested in more affordable. CareCredit® works just like a credit card, so it’s easy to use for additional procedures without having to re-apply. Click here to visit our financing page.
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Why Choose Dr. Howard Hu for Liposuction?
If you are considering liposuction, Dr. Howard Hu should be your surgeon of choice. Dr. Hu was drawn to this profession because of the artistic elements involved in sculpting his patients’ bodies to a more pleasing shape. He also listens to every one of his patients and will always consider your goals when performing a procedure.
If you are unhappy with certain body parts and find that exercise and weight loss have provided you with unsatisfactory results, you could need liposuction to help you gain the figure you dream of. To find out more, schedule a consultation with Dr. Howard Hu of Valencia Plastic Surgery by contacting us at 661-222-1122.
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