Category Archives: Liposuction

24-hour Liposuction: REAL or FAKE?

Are you considering liposuction, but worried about the recovery time? If so, you're not alone. Liposuction is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure that involves removing excess fat from various parts of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, arms, and hips. While liposuction can be an effective way to improve the contours of your body …

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Is a Mommy Makeover Safe?

It’s not surprising that people thinking about combining multiple elective surgeries in a single operation have questions about whether doing so is safe. When a patient asks, “Is a Mommy Makeover safe?” I can answer confidently as a board-certified plastic surgeon who has conducted extensive clinical research on the safety of combined surgeries. It’s important …

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Dangers of a Mommy Makeover: What You Need to Know.

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. One of the questions we frequently receive from both patients and writers out there is: What are the dangers of going to a surgeon who may not be the best at mommy makeover surgery in particular? Well, first, it's important to understand what a …

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Liposuction or Tummy Tuck: Which Procedure Is Better for You?

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. A question that patients frequently ask our practice is, "tummy tuck versus liposuction, which should I have? well, it depends on what your needs and goals are. In general, if you're going to perform liposuction only, you need to have adequate skin elasticity to tighten up …

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Tips with Dr. David Stoker

Dr. David Stoker board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles. I'd like to give you some mommy makeover recovery tips. Number one, prepare in advance. We like you to be as healthy as possible; that includes being as close to your ideal weight as you're realistically able to be. We like you to exercise a lot. …

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What Is the Best Liposuction Technique for You?

For years, liposuction has been one of the most popular cosmetic surgery treatments among both men and women in the U.S. But if you’re just embarking on your search for the best liposuction options in Los Angeles, be prepared to encounter a bevy of terms and phrases that describe different types of liposuction techniques. Online …

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What is a Mommy Makeover, and What is Included?

I'm Dr. David Stoker, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Los Angeles, with a question that I often receive in our practice. What is a mommy makeover? It's an excellent question involving three different procedures: a tummy tuck, breast surgery, and Liposuction. This treatment varies a lot depending on the person. For instance, there are different …

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Arm Lift or Liposuction?

As a body contouring specialist, I've performed many skin reduction procedures such as arm lift surgery at my Los Angeles practice for patients who have lost significant weight. Upper arm skin often sags after weight loss, and it can be quite frustrating for men and women who have dedicated themselves to losing weight. Not all …

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Which Type of Liposuction Procedure Is Right for You?

Since the use of tumescent solution revolutionized modern liposuction in the 1980s, technology has been steadily advancing and producing new ways to make the body contouring procedure less invasive and more effective. Patients considering liposuction at my Los Angeles practice may be surprised to learn how many varied approaches to the procedure exist today. Each …

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