VASER Liposuction on Abdomen and Sides

Eating right and regular exercise are not always enough to reflect the amount of hard work you’ve put into taking care of your body and health. If you have stubborn fat that just won’t seem to vanish, know that you do have options. Thanks to state of the art VASER ultrasound technology, Dr Beldholm can help patients achieve a more sculpted stomach, six-pack abs or that tapered waist they’ve always wanted. The procedure is perfect for those who crave a more contoured appearance or athletic look.

Dr Beldholm with Patient Interview

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The Advantages

VASER Liposuction is the most advanced form of liposuction. It offers patients a faster recovery, less downtime and smoother results. Far superior to traditional liposuction, this technique lets Dr Beldholm easily target specific areas of the body in order to produce results that are truly transformative. When used on the abdominal region, it can reveal incredible definition and muscle tone that patients didn’t think was possible.

To enhance the patient’s overall appearance, this highly-advanced liposuction technique can also be used to sculpt their sides, resulting in the elimination of that unflattering muffin top, those love handles and other unwanted fat. VASER of the sides is also ideal for patients who desire a more defined waistline or hourglass figure.

Ideal Candidates

VASER is suitable for both men and women who have met their target weight. Patients who tend to be great candidates for VASER lipo are those who are already committed to a healthy lifestyle and consistently exercise as well as eat a healthy diet. They should also possess durable skin tone and be in good health. Patients should also have realistic expectations and fully understand that VASER lipo will not help a patient lose weight or keep it off.

The Process

Unlike traditional lipo, VASER lipo uses soundwaves to liquefy the fat before it is removed from the body. During the procedure, patients will receive general anesthesia to numb the area where Dr Beldholm will make small incisions around the area being sculpted. Following surgery, patients will be required to wear compression garments for several weeks around the treated areas, in this case the patient’s abs and sides.

The Risks

As with most surgeries, there’s always the possibility of complications–some which can be serious. Some of these risks can include infection, serious bleeding or swelling after the surgery. Dr Beldholm and his staff will discuss the full range of potential risks before a patient makes the decision to undergo VASER liposuction.

The Recovery

How long it takes to heal will ultimately vary from person to person. For most patients, recovery can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks. Although the procedure is less invasive than traditional lipo, patients should expect some degree of bruising, swelling and pain. Most patients can also expect to take about a week off from work following surgery. Even though patients will notice immediate results, the final results can take up to 4-6 months. It’s important to note that proper diet and exercise will be necessary to maintain the these results.

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