Benefits of Ultrasonic Liposuction

by | Mar 25, 2015

Benefits of Ultrasonic Liposuction

At the offices of Dr. Richard J. Brown, we offer two types of liposuction for those who are looking for a way to rid themselves of stubborn, unwanted fat and tissue. Traditional liposuction was first developed over 30 years ago and remains one of the most effective ways to address unwanted fat deposits. We also offer Ultrasonic liposuction, which is relatively newer, but still very effective. For those who are not familiar with Ultrasound Liposuction, there are some key benefits that we feel are important for you to know.

Dr. Brown will usually make a recommendation to a patient about which procedure would be best after discussing desired results and the medical history of the patient. It is not a question of which method is better, but more about what part of the body will be addressed during the procedure.

What is Ultrasonic Liposuction?

To understand Ultrasonic Liposuction, it is first important to understand what ultrasound is. Having been used for over 40 years now, ultrasound is the use of sound waves at a very high frequency. These sound waves create an energy that, when focused, can eliminate tissue. Doctors have used ultrasound to remove cataracts and tumors in the past and experts are continuing to find new ways to use the technology.

With Ultrasonic Liposuction, these high-frequency sound waves work to dissolve or melt the fat at the target site. Once the fat has been sufficiently broken down, a doctor uses a small tube called a cannula to completely remove the fat once and for all.

How is This Better or Different From Traditional Liposuction?

The biggest difference between the two types of liposuction offered by Dr. Richard J. Brown is what parts of the body they can be used. Because ultrasonic liposuction works by first breaking the fat down, it can be used in places where traditional liposuction is impossible, such as the neck, face and arms.

Ultrasonic liposuction has been extremely effective in helping patients who want to see a change in their bodies, but are unable to make that change by diet and exercise alone. This procedure eliminates fat and has the potential to break up cellulite. It leaves the patient with a more positive self-image.

To learn more about ultrasonic liposuction and to find out if it is the right choice for you, call our offices today at ​480-568-3804 to set up a consultation. Dr. Brown will discuss your goals with you and make suggestions as to which procedure would be the most beneficial.