Is There a Surgeon in LA That Specialises in Ankle Liposuction?

I live in London but plan to fly to LA for ankle liposuction. Is there a surgeon known to perform them or do most surgeons perform them? Most surgeons have a few before and after pictures of ankle liposuction so I am worried it is because they do not perform it often.

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Is There a Surgeon in LA That Specialises in Ankle Liposuction?

Hello dear, thanks for your question and provided information as well.. This is the surgical procedure that revolutionized cosmetic surgery becoming one of the most performed cosmetic procedures. Subcutaneous tissue or fat is removed in order to contour the body in a way that is harmonious and pleasing to the senses. It can be performed in almost all regions of the body such as the neck, chin, abdomen, back, buttocks, thighs, arms and ankles. Usually done through a small incision in the skin through which a cannula connected to a vacuum is applied, it can be performed alone or in combination with other procedures. After liposuction your body is going to be really swollen for at least 2 to 4 months after your surgery. It is important for you to wear your compression garment for at least 6 months, the first 3 months 24/7 and then the last 3 months at least 12 hours per day for your body get use to not having the faja for so many time. When you remove it, your body can get swollen and also you can have pain. Remember to also compress your body to prevent a seroma which is an accumulation of liquid that has to be drained, it is hard to touch and also really painful. Bruises are completely normal for almost 3 months from surgery, that’s why is better for you to use a bruising cream and apply it all over your body 3 times a day. To prevent bad circulation and swollen legs, use compression socks. Brazilian butt lift can be performed with the same procedure and for a month it will be swollen and it will drop a little bit without losing it’s shape if you use your garment.. If you’re going to perform liposuction on your inner, outer, anterior, lateral, postetior thighs, be careful and consult with your surgeon what’s best for you, sometimes we have more extra skin than fat, that can cause severe sagginess on our legs, which can be only be reversed performing a thigh lift….


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Liposuction of the calves in Los Angeles

Our office uses very small cannulas for ankle liposuction and this procedure can be performed under tumescent liposuction.  The treatment is great for 'cankles'

Raffy Karamanoukian, Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
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Ankle Liposuction

    Ankle and calf liposuction are rarely requested and are appropriate for even fewer patients, but they can be performed.  The risk of contour irregularity is greater for these areas, and very small cannulae are used.  You will probably not find a plastic surgeon who specializes in ankle liposuction due to lack of volume.  Find the plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of liposuction procedures each year.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

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