What is the Difference Between Liposculpture and Liposuction?
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"A rose by any other name...Shakespeare" Liposuction = Liposculpture
Would you rather be sucked or sculpted? The answer is obvious. The term liposculpture arose as a preferred alternative to liposuction primarliy to connote a better overall impression of sculpture versus suction. In the early years, some practitioners used this term to delineate a practice of lipoetching or superficial liposuction in which more delicate contouring (with a higher risk of creating contour irregularities) is carried out in the upper layers of the fat.
The difference between liposculpture and liposuction
The difference between these two techniques may depend on who you ask. In our practice, liposuction is the technique that we perform when we want to remove a significant volume of fat. Liposculpture is the technique that we use when we want to remove less fat but want to shape the remaining fat so that it mirrors the underlying muscles. Liposculpture will create a toned and more athletic appearance rather than just the bulk of the area of volume.
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Liposculpture and Liposuction are the exact same to docs who specialize in it.
Liposculpture has a fancier name.
Liposuction vs liposculpture
Lipo: Suction vs Sculpture
Liposculpture describes the use of fat removal using purely tumescent techniques (no general anesthesia) to contour the body into a more favorable silhouette. Liposuction is a more broadly encompassing term often describing the use of larger cannulas to remove fat, often performed under general anesthesia.
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