Vaser Liposuction

Why choose Vaser Liposuction? | What is Vaser Liposuction? |Leyla Arvas, MD

Today, the classical liposuction method is replaced by more comfortable techniques requiring minimum surgical procedures, thanks to the advanced technology. Vaser Liposuction is the procedure of removing fat from certain parts of the body by using ultrasonic sound waves. Fats are broken with the help of ultrasonic sound waves, and taken out in liquid form.

What is Vaser Liposuction?

Vaser LiposuctionLiposuction is a surgical procedure that removes the fat deposits located under the skin. There are many forms of liposuction and the Vaser Liposuction is one of the most popular techniques of liposuction. 

The word Vaser is an abbreviation of vibration amplification of sound energy at resonance. It is an advanced and innovative liposuction technique that uses ultrasound waves to generate the heat and the heat breaks the chain between the fat cells and makes it easy to remove the fat gently. The liquefied fat can be removed out by the cannula, which leads to less damage across the tissue close to the procedure applied area and the treated area skin after the procedure can be tightened as a result of the Vaser liposuction. 

With the Vaser Liposuction technique, patients can achieve more reshaped and defined figures of the body and contour by getting rid of the stubborn fat from the many parts of the body. Our doctors achieve definition and contour in the abdomen and other areas of male or female patients to gain the ideal body contours. The incisions of the Vaser liposuction are very small and hidden incisions that stay inside the bikini areas.

The Vaser Liposuction technique is the most popular and practical technique among both doctors and patients. It is a technique preferred by many patients because it is a practical procedure, the healing process goes very well and the results are more successful than other techniques.

Vaser Liposuction in İSTANBUL

Vaser Liposuction method is widely applied today. It adds a new dimension to the liposuction operation. Fats extracted by Vaser Liposuction method can be used as filling material in the desired areas of the body. The permanence rate in the area where the fat injected, is approximately 80%. With Vaser Liposuction, the face, legs, breasts and hips can be shaped with the fats taken in the same session. You can contact us to have Vaser Liposuction in Istanbul.

Vaser Liposuction

How is the Vaser Liposuction Procedure Done?

If we explain step by step, as we mentioned above, the fat deposits that are liquefied with the

ultrasound waves energy in the Vaser Liposuction are removed under the skin area. The ultrasound waves break the fat cells and

 liquefy the fat cells, it makes the process more comfortable and easier to extract the fat from the body. The processed and liquefied fat absorbed by the cannula can be aspirated under the skin safely and gently. This procedure can be performed under general anesthesia under the control of the anesthesiologist.

After removing the excess fat from the body, in the same session, the doctor can shape the body with the fat transfer and give the defined lines.

With Which Anesthesia Technique is Vaser Liposuction Applied?

  • In Vaser Liposuction, multiple areas such as abdomen, back, legs and jowl are worked together. General anesthesia is preferred for patient comfort. In less and smaller areas, sedation or regional anesthesia may be preferred.
  • One week before the Vaser Liposuction operation, ideally 3 weeks before the use of substances such as blood thinners, herbal teas, vitamin E is stopped.
  • The intake of food and drinks is stopped at least 7-8 hours before the Vaser Liposuction operation.
  • Smoking and alcohol use are stopped at least one week before the operation.
  • Before the Vaser Liposuction operation, routine blood tests (complete blood count, biochemistry, bleeding-coagulation tests, hepatitis markers, etc.) are performed.
  • If the patient has a chronic or additional disease, tests and consultations are carried out.

The Advantages of the Vaser Liposuction Over the Other Liposuction Techniques

Most doctors and patients prefer the Vaser Liposuction because it is a more practical technique;

  • This technique causes less trauma and damages nearby the procedure area and the bruising is much less than in another liposuction technique. 
  • The recovery process is more comfortable thanks to the accuracy and the innovative technology of this technique. It takes less time to recover, the patients may need just a few days of rest, not a long period as weeks or months. 
  • Also compared to traditional liposuction techniques, the Vaser Liposuction technique is minimally invasive. 
  • There is less bleeding than in other techniques. 
  • Another advantage of the Vaser Liposuction is that it does not only remove the fat it is also tighten the skin near the treated area. The ultrasound technology heats the area during the procedure and this process contracts the collagen in the skin. This helps the patients who have a skin problem and the patients who have sagging skin after weight loss. 
  • Also, the Vaser Liposuction makes the skin smooth as the heat liquefies the fat cells before the removal. It can also be improved after using compression garments and applying lymphatic massages.

After the removal of liquefied fat, these techniques possess more beneficial fat than traditional techniques to be transferred to other parts of the body such as the breast, the buttocks, etc.

Who is Suitable for Vaser Liposuction?

vaser liposuctıonThe ideal candidates for the Vaser Liposuction are patients at their normal weight with a BMI less than 30 and the patients who have stubborn fat which is not going with a good diet and sport. 

The patient’s age also is an important factor, in older patients, the skin quality is not as good as young patients and relatively the older patients results may not be the same as the young patients. 

Patients with previous medical history problems such as heart disease, blood pressure, injectional diseases, lung diseases, and other risky conditions are not good candidates for the Vaser Liposuction, having the Vaser Liposuction procedure may put their health in danger.

The patient should know that the Vaser Liposuction is not a weight losing procedure, it is the procedure for reshaping the body and the Vaser Liposuction works for the removal of fat stubborn pockets which were not responding to diet and sport. 

The patients should keep in their minds that they should follow a healthy diet and active lifestyle after the procedure so as not to gain weight again. Of course, the fat which has been removed from the determined areas will not come back in the same amount of bulk but residual fat cells can be enlarged with the fat gain and undo the results. In order to keep the result long-lasting, the patient should maintain their weight after the Vaser Liposuction.

Which Body Areas Can the Vaser Liposuction be applied?

The Vaser Liposuction targets many areas in the body starting from the chin to the ankle. If you have stubborn fat in any part of your body then this area can be the targeted area for the Vaser Liposuction procedure.

Neck and Chin Liposuction

Neck and Chin Liposuction

The Vaser Liposuction technique is a safe and gentle technique for the facial areas such as the neck, the chin and jowls. The procedure can be combined with Neck Lifting and Face Lifting surgeries for the needed conditions. 

The typical collection of the fat located beneath the chin can cause you to look older and less esthetic. Some patients name this area as a double chin and the fat located in this area can be resistant and stubborn to exercise and a healthy diet. 

For this reason, Vaser Liposuction became the most popular method for treating this area. After the procedure in order not to gain fat again, patients should follow a healthy diet and should exercise regularly. Also, it is necessary to wear a compression garment after the procedure, some of the patients refuse to wear the garment for the neck or for the chin after the procedure but they should know that wearing compression garments can improve the result percentage.

Abdomen Liposuction

Abdomen Liposuction

The most common and wanted area for Vaser Liposuction is the Abdominal area as the upper and lower abdomen. This area can be treated by Vaser Liposuction both for male and female patients. 

Pregnancy, gaining weight, genetic factors and other reasons can cause fat collection in the abdominal areas. After fat removal from the abdominal area, few procedures as mini or full Tummy Tuck, Six Pack surgeries can be performed at the same session in one go. Removing fat makes it easy to work on sagging skin to tighten it or to give the lines or sculpt for the abdomen area.

Arms Liposuction

Arms Liposuction

The other most preferred area for the Vaser Liposuction is the arms; most of the patients are satisfied with the results of the Vaser Liposuction for the Arms. 

Getting rid of the extra amount of fat from the arms is one of the difficult targets with exercise, exercise and dieting may not be efficient for the arms area. Most of the women do not prefer to do exercise for the arms and make them masculine by gaining muscles with weight exercises. 

The easy way for the women to have slimmer and thinner arms can be done by the Vaser Liposuction procedure. Beautiful arms make female patients feel more comfortable, less self-conscious when wearing short sleeve tops.

Male Chest Liposuction

Male Chest Liposuction

Vaser Liposuction is very beneficial for male patients suffering from gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is an overdevelopment or enlargement of the breast in male patients.

The breasts become larger. They often grow unevenly. It’s often caused by changes in levels of the feminine hormone (estrogen) and therefore the male hormone (testosterone). 

With the Vaser Liposuction doctors can remove as much as fat tissue from the area to create a more defined and masculine appearance. In the case of the chest area, there may be more glandular tissue compared to fat tissue then it may require surgical removal to get better results.

Flanks or Side Areas

Flanks or Side Areas

Sometimes we call this area or sides or flanks or love handles. There are stubborn fat cells collected in these areas for both male and female patients. Treating this area with the Vaser Liposuction can improve the overall proportion of the body. The female patients can get more feminine belly and curves and the male patients can feel more confident after the removal of fat deposits from the sides.

Thigh Area

Thigh Area

Vaser Liposuction can be applied for the inner and outer thighs at the same session and it is very effective for achieving the contour for the legs. 

The fat deposits in the outer thighs can show the patient’s body size is bigger than the current size and because of this reason patients find themselves buying larger sizes of clothes for their lower body. After the Vaser Liposuction, they can get rid of these fat deposits and can gain balance in their body.

Knee Calf and Ankle Liposuction

Knee Calf and Ankle Liposuction

Vaser liposuction treatment for the knee and ankles is ideal for improving the aesthetic look of legs and making legs slimmer, it is also an important procedure for maintaining the proportion in the legs.

Preparation for the Vaser LiposuctionVaser Liposuction

There are few pre-operative rules for the patients who will have the Vaser Liposuction procedure. The day before the surgery you should get a good night’s sleep and rest. 

It is also important to keep yourself calm and not stressed. 

Minimum two weeks before the surgery you should follow the doctor’s advice closely. Some medications, supplements, and multivitamins, herbal teas, blood thinners as aspirin, ibuprofen, birth control tablets may cause bleeding in the surgery process and increase the risk of postoperative complications such as bleeding, high blood pressure, poor healing, etc. 

Minimum two weeks prior to surgery you should stop smoking and drinking alcohol. Smoking before the surgery increases the risk of complications after surgery, delaying the healing process.

The Recovery Process After the Vaser Liposuction

During your recovery, you will be able to expect some swelling, bruising, and lumpiness. After the Vaser Liposuction procedure, we will provide you with a surgical garment to wear for 4 to 6 weeks. You will stay one night after the procedure in our clinic under the doctor and nurse control. If you need a private nurse, we are able to arrange this in our clinic.

You can expect some mild pain that’s easily managed by prescription painkillers tablets, oedema tablets and you will still experience swelling and bruising yet. 

The bruising will subside after per week, but the swelling could take a period of time to abate completely. Most of our patients take a week far away from work and avoid exercise for a month after the procedure.

You should walk short distances for the first few days after the Vaser Liposuction to encourage proper blood circulation which is required for healing. Our doctors will monitor your recovery closely after surgery.

Your meals after surgery should be light and simple to digest. You should wear the compression garment for 24 hours up to six weeks after the surgery, you can remove the compression garment while having a shower or changing your clothes. It is very necessary to wear a compression garment after surgery to get better results.

It is important to continue to have lymphatic massages for improving the surgery results and to get rid of oedema after the procedure. Also, massages help patients to heal fast.

You will have controls with your doctor a few times after the surgery and follow-up controls within the first and second weeks and after four to six weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions About Vaser Liposuction

Is Vaser Liposuction a permanent method?

Weight gain after the Vaser Liposuction method is a very curious question. In humans, the number of fat cells does not increase after the age of 16, and weight gain is due to an increase in the volume of existing fat cells in the body. In the areas where Vaser Liposuction is performed, the number of fat cells decreases, and in the future, in case of irregular diet and weight gain, the fat cells in these areas are affected by this situation, but it is an advantage because their number decreases.

Some patients may gain weight after Vaser Liposuction by not paying attention to their eating habits and diet. However, this weight gain is equal in all parts of the body. A fit appearance is achieved by eating a healthy and regular diet.

When Can I return to Normal Life After Vaser Liposuction?Vaser Liposuction

Special frequency sound waves are used in Vaser Liposuction operation. With this method, it does not damage the nerves, veins and connective tissue that it only affects the fat tissue, and the recovery time is fast. 

Less bruising, bleeding and edema are seen in Vaser Liposuction compared to other liposuction methods. It is possible to return to daily life in 3 or 4 days. Removal of edema varies from person to person and takes about 3-6 weeks. At the end of this period, the result becomes clear. 

Massage can be applied for rapid removal of edema from the body. After the procedure, some more fat is broken down, so in order to accelerate the process, it is of great importance to eat less protein-rich carbohydrates to get results.

What is the Effect of Vaser Liposuction in Gynecomastia Operation?

Gynecomastia is the name given to excessive development of the male breast. It can be seen in the neonatal period, adolescence or old age for reasons described as physiological. 

Excision of breast tissue is a frequently used method in the treatment of gynecomastia, but; It causes disadvantages such as scar formation, dimple formation in the breast and late return to normal life.

Patients treated with Vaser Liposuction in the treatment of gynecomastia can return to their routine life almost the next day, and the operation takes approximately 1-2 hours with only a 1 cm incision. Since this operation is performed with millimetric cannulas, the patient can go home the same evening.

How Long is a Aressure Garment Worn After Vaser Liposuction?

After Vaser Liposuction, it is recommended to wear a pressure garmeny for 2-3 weeks after the operation, depending on the person’s needs and skin elasticity. These pressure garments, which are dressed after the operation, are special breathable medical corsets, they are not visible under the clothes. Patients’ corsets can be worn easily. 

After Vaser Liposuction, the patient can usually take a bath within 1 or 2 days. The corset can be removed during the bath, washed and worn again. After the Vaser Liposuction operation, the first controls are on the 2nd and 14th days, and the next controls are in the 3rd and 6th months.

In Which Body Parts is Vaser Liposuction Preferred Most Often?

Vaser liposuction can be applied on all body parts. It is a method that is frequently applied in the abdomen, waist, hips, legs, back, under the bra and jowl areas, especially in women. It is mostly demanded in the hips, upper-lower legs, abdomen, waist (bagel), back, jowl, calf, knee and breast (gynecomastia) regions in men. Vaser liposuction; It is highly preferred to create a beautiful, athletic and fit shape appearance in unformed body parts.

Is It Necessary to Stay in the Hospital After Vaser Liposuction Operation?Vaser Liposuction

If a small amount of fat is removed after Vaser Liposuction in a limited area (chin, breast-gynecomastia in men, arm region, inside the knee), patients can go home a few hours after the operation, provided that they come for a check-up the next day. 

However, if large areas have been worked (abdomen, legs, etc.), it is appropriate to stay in the hospital for 1 night. Staying overnight in the hospital is important to be under control by supplementing with serums.

The post-operative process is not painful. In the hospital, the patient is supported with effective painkillers. The pain that occurs in the following days is similar to the muscle pain felt the next day after doing a heavy sport. The patient can walk and walk around a few hours after the operation and can sleep comfortably at night without pain

How Much Does Vaser Liposuction Cost in Turkey?

Vaser Liposuction Prices are determined according to the areas to be applied on the body and the experience of the applying doctor. Vaser Liposuction application is performed under fully equipped hospital operating room conditions. 

Depending on the area to be applied and the amount of fat to be removed, the patient can be hospitalized for 1 night in the hospital. Vaser Liposuction Istanbul Price is determined according to the content of the operation to be performed.In this case, the cost of the surgery may vary. 

It is not possible to talk about a standard cost for the Vaser liposuction. Fats taken with Vaser Liposuction can be used as a filler in the face area, and for breast lift in suitable patients in the breasts. In tummy tuck surgeries, the whole body can be shaped. As a result of Vaser Liposuction, very good results are obtained. 

For Ministry of Health-accredited centers, it is not legal to specify prices on their website. Therefore, please dial 0212 241 46 24 to contact Quartz Poliklinik and get information on Vaser Liposuction Prices İSTANBUL, TURKEY. 

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