Vaser Liposuction is an advanced body-contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. An alternative to the harsh techniques of traditional liposuction, Vaser Liposuction uses state-of-the-art ultrasound technology designed to gently reshape your body. What distinguishes the Vaser Liposuction procedure is its ability to differentiate targeted fat from other important tissues such as nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. Innovative Vaser technology breaks up fat while preserving these other important tissues to promote smooth results and rapid healing.
What happens during a Vaser Liposuction procedure?
First, the area to be reshaped is filled with a special saline solution (tumescent Lidocaine) that helps numb the site and shrink the blood vessels ( to minimize blood loss and reduce bruising). Next, a small probe transmits sound energy (similar to that used for cataract removal from the eye) to break apart fatty tissue on contact, while preserving other important tissue. Finally, the liquefied fat is removed through a gentle suction process designed to minimize damage to surrounding tissues.
Is Vaser Liposuction right for me?
Vaser Liposuction is for healthy patients who are frustrated by the resistance of certain body areas to diet and exercise, and seek a fast, low-pain solution.
Patients who say they would have never considered traditional liposuction are now finding that the Vaser Liposuction procedure is a gentle alternative for body shaping. Dr. Macri can assist you with your decision about potential areas for contouring, anticipated results, and the recovery process.
What Patients Are Looking For Is VASER® Wide Awake Liposuction
- Minimally Invasive
- No General Anesthesia Required
- Little to No Downtime
- Minimal Bruising & Swelling
- More Affordable in Today’s Economy
A Typical VASER Liposuction Procedure
- VASER Liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia as a wide-awake procedure.
- Unwanted fat is treated with VASER Liposuction ultrasonic energy and gently removed from the body. The procedure may take from one hour to several hours depending on the number of areas being treated.
- Patients are provided with special compression garments to help their skin conform to their body’s new contours. A short period of rest (typically 12 hours) is recommended, followed by two to three weeks where strenuous activities should be avoided.
- Results begin to appear immediately after the VASER Liposuction procedure, and continue to improve with time as the tissues in the treatment area heal. Final results are typically seen in about three to four months.
Considering a Fat Transfer Procedure?
A hot trend in body sculpting, fat transfer procedures use your own fat (removed from one area of your body) to volumize or contour another part of the body. VASER Liposuction treated fat is typically higher-quality, and easier to transfer for these types of procedures.Transferred fat gives the additional benefit of Stem cells and Human Growth Factors which have been shown to improve the appearance of the skin and tissues.
What is VASER Liposuction? How does it differ from traditional liposuction?
VASER Lipo is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. An alternative to the harsh techniques of traditional liposuction, VASER Liposuction uses state-of-the-art ultrasound technology designed to gently reshape your body.
What distinguishes the VASER Liposuction procedure is its ability to differentiate fat from other important tissues – such as nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. This innovative technology breaks up fat while preserving all other important tissues, and promotes smooth results and rapid healing.
How much fat can be taken? Can you treat multiple areas at once?
VASER Liposuction allows Dr. Macri to treat multiple body areas at one time. Dr. Macri will be able to give you a better idea of what is right for you, and how much fat will be taken out during your procedure.
Bear in mind that this procedure is not intended as a weight loss solution. The goal is to create a slimmer, more proportionate silhouette. You may not notice a significant amount of weight loss, but you should be pleased with your slimmer new shape.
How soon will I see my results? What is the recovery time?
This varies with the extensiveness of the procedure: the amount of fat removed, the number of areas treated, and so on. Many patients report that they see results immediately after the procedure, with the final result around three to four months. Dr. Macri can help you establish realistic expectations.
What about future weight gain or fat migrating to other areas?
This is a common misconception. If you experience weight gain or loss after your VASER Liposuction procedure, it will tend to be proportionately distributed over your entire body.
Once you have fat removed, it is gone. Assuming a healthy lifestyle of proper diet and exercise, it will not return or migrate. However, because fat is necessary to a healthy body, some essential fat layers in any given area remain untreated.
If you do gain a significant amount of weight, the remaining fatty tissue will expand. Normal aging changes can also be expected.
How can I be certain VASER Liposuction is right for me?
If you are frustrated by the resistance of certain body areas to diet and exercise, VASER Liposuction may be the solution. If you are healthy and seeking a fast, low-pain way to lose stubborn fat deposits, the VASER Liposuction procedure could be your answer.
Although there are limits to the amount of fat that can be removed, Dr. Macri can assist you with your decision about potential areas for sculpting, anticipated results, and the recovery process.
Patient Testimonials for VASER Liposuction
“I had VASER Liposuction, and my result is nothing less than spectacular! I went from a 14 pant size to a size 4/6. It is hard to imagine I am the same person when looking at my before-and-after photos.”
“The incisions were very small. I just felt great! Following my VASER Liposuction I could instantly see a change in my body’s shape. It has gotten curvy! The difference between VASER Liposuction and liposuction is you can see immediate results without the pain — all I needed was Tylenol®. Following my Tuesday procedure, I was back in the office on Thursday.”
“I am extremely pleased with the results of my VASER Liposuction procedure. My torso looks 20 years younger! I now eat better and exercise more because I get better results than before the procedure. I never experienced any significant pain. It was more of an irritation, comparable to what I experience after a hard workout. I only missed one day of work, and that was the day of the surgery. I would definitely recommend VASER Liposuction for anyone who is not able to achieve the fat reduction they want by diet and exercise.”
“The VASER Lipo technique has given me a smooth result that just keeps getting better. My self-confidence has risen dramatically – there’s just no describing how good it feels to get rid of that one thing you really dislike about your body.”
“I never liked my neck. It went from the tip of my chin straight down to my collar bone — like a turkey’s neck. In every picture, I appeared to have a double or triple chin. I decided to have the procedure done to not only look better, but to feel better. I had little pain and minimal discomfort following the procedure, and I am thrilled with the results! I look and feel 10 years younger, and my friends and family agree. The change is dramatic, yet subtle. I feel wonderful!”
“I have always worked out and eaten a healthy diet, but I could never lose what I refer to as my ‘spare tire’ – that lovely fatty area on my lower abdomen and lower back. I also could never get rid of the fatty area that causes ‘bra rolls.’ I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results. I have dropped from a size 12 to a size 4! I saw results within a few days and was back to my normal exercise routine within a few weeks. I finally have the body I’ve worked so hard for and can actually see my abdomen muscles for the first time. I always knew they were under that spare tire, and with the help of VASER Lipo I am proud to show them off!”
– Kristin (NJ)
“My overall results are amazing! I love having a flat stomach, thinner thighs, and a more sculpted chin and neck. If I had to do it all over again, I would without hesitation.”
Contact the MacriMD Liposuction and Laser Center of New Jersey to schedule a consultation today. You can call our Bergen Country office at (201) 358-2922 or you can submit our easy online contact form here.