Body contouring procedures have become increasingly popular and can help men and women recontour their body in adulthood. If you have stubborn areas of fatty accumulation that are more resistant to diet and exercise, you may be a candidate for body sculpting liposuction performed at Kare Plastic Surgery in Santa Monica. Liposuction remains one of the most popular procedures in cosmetic surgery and allows patients to slim and toned their waist line, back, arms, and legs using this minimally invasive and highly coveted procedure.
The double board-certified plastic surgeon at Kare Plastic Surgery can help you uncover a more youthful body contour and slimmer waist line with liposuction. Sometimes a healthy diet and consistent exercise  are not enough to reduce areas of stubborn fatty deposits on the body. This may lead to frustration and an inability to re-contour the body naturally. Liposuction was developed decades ago to provide a less invasive surgical option to remove excess fat using small incisions that are placed within the skin. The overall results are excellent patients respond well to to liposuction in specific areas of stubborn fat.
our plastic surgery office remains committed to the highest levels of safety and professionalism in plastic surgery and we have curated specific liposuction treatments such as liposculpture and Laser assisted liposuction to provide you with exceptional results and plastic surgery. To learn more about liposuction, contact one of our patient coordinators today to see if you are a candidate for this treatment.
Choosing liposuction versus a body lift procedure such as abdominal plasty is not always an easy task. Our double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Rafi Karamanoukian, can help you navigate through the different choices for liposuction. Liposculpture and high DEF Lipo are both excellent options that not only remove  excess fatty deposits, but also work to tighten the skin. By combining different procedures, we may be able to improve your long-term aesthetic outcome and improve your confidence in your body. High DEF liposuction is an ideal treatment to sculpt the abdomen and stomach line so that it looks more natural and  toned. When you come in for a consultation with Dr. Karamanoukian, he will begin his examination with a thorough medical history and also a determination of whether you are a candidate for liposuction versus a tummy tuck. If you have small areas of stubborn fat, you may be a good candidate for a mini liposuction  procedure.
Among the most common areas to have liposuction performed is the waist line and stomach area. This makes liposuction an excellent alternative to a tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck. If you have had fluctuations in weight, you may benefit by recontouring the waistline and abdomen using liposuction. Patient with excessive skin in the lower abdomen from childbirth or from excessive weight loss may not respond well to liposuction because the extra skin will continue to hang. In these patients, and abdominal plasty procedure is preferred.
Hi DEF liposuction is also an incredible procedure to tone and shape the waist line. Dr. Karamanoukian performs a meticulous and purely aesthetic procedure known as abdominal etching in which the abdominal muscles are recontoured to make them more visible and toned. If you compare liposuction to a body lift procedure, liposuction is much more tolerated as it is less invasive and requires less healing time with the incisions. Patients may opt for lymphatic massage after their procedure  to speed up the rate of recovery and healing.
The ideal patient for liposuction is one who continues a normal and healthy diet regimen, regularly exercises, and continues to maintain their body shape. Your target weight should be a steady mile stone before and after the procedure. Attempts to lose large amounts of weight before or after  often do not help in the long term success of the procedure. Liposuction is designed to recontour the body and remove excess fatty deposits that are less responsive today and exercise.
Both men and women are good candidates for liposuction procedures. Adult metabolism may change when compared to the teenager adolescent years and this may cause resistance to metabolic  attempts to lose excess fat. A consistent diet and exercise regimen followed by liposuction may be the best option for an adult male or female who wishes to re-contour and firm their body.
Our goal is to help you realize your ideal body contour with predictable and safe procedures  designed to reduce excess body fat. If you have a condition known as lipedema, Dr. Karamanoukian is a specialist in this field and can help you remove those areas of stubborn fat in the legs and thighs using a similar technique.
If you are considering traveling to Los Angeles to undergo your liposuction procedure, our office can facilitate travel arrangements and also the feasibility of your procedure. Dr. Karamanoukian and staff are happy to assist you and realizing your aesthetic goals and scheduling your surgery.

Non-Invasive Body Contouring

There are many surgical procedures that are commonly performed in patients requesting liposuction, including a Brazilian Butt Lift, tummy tuck, mini-tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and breast lift. Non-surgical procedures performed with liposuction include the Brazilian Cellulite Treatment, stretch mark removal, skin tightening, Ultherapy, and Coolsculpting. Our dedicated Beverly Hills plastic surgery office can help you determine which combination of surgical and non-surgical options are right for you.

Stretch marks are a common concern after puberty, pregnancy, childbirth, periods of growth, or weight gain. There are several different types of stretch marks and all of them can be treated with laser therapy in our office. Dr. Karamanoukian is a specialist in stretch mark treatment and uses combination platforms to help achieve results with stretch mark removal. Our most popular lasers include microfractional ablation or CO2 laser.

If you are considering stretch mark lasers, we recommend a series of treatments that can help improve your skin tone, contour, and collagen. Downtime varies depending on the severity of the laser therapy and the depth of laser penetration. Schedule a consultation with one of our specialists to discuss stretch mark removal before or after liposuction.