Seroma from Slim Lipo?

Is it possible to get seroma after having Slim Lipo done?

Doctor Answers (3)

Slim Lipo and Seromas

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Although seromas are a real potential complication with any liposuction procedure, my experience, thus far has been no increased risk with the use of Slim LIpo.  I have not had any seromas with the Slim LIpo technology, but, again, it is a real potential, yet minor complication.


Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

I have seen seroma after Slimlipo combined with tummy tuck but not with Slimlipo alone

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I have used Slimlipo for 18 months and have not seen seromas following the procedure when doing SlimLipo alone. other users have reported seroma following very large volume liposuctions on overweight people, however this happens with all forms of liposuction-not just Slimlipo.

I have seen seroma twice in patients who had Slimlipo combined with a mini-tummy tuck. This is easily managed by inserting a drain under the skin for a few days.

Brooke R. Seckel, MD, FACS
Boston Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 31 reviews

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