LifeSculpt (Liposuction) AT DERMACARE SAN DIEGO

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Dermacare’s LifeSculpt Results!

A current client was kind enough to share with us her LifeSculpt experience.  LifeSculpt is the laser assisted liposuction technique that takes advantage of the Palomar Technologies “SlimLipo” laser.  **** I wanted to comment on the recent SlimLipo (LifeSculpt Procedure) I had there and also thank you ALL so much for patiently helping me get a “better body” I…

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It’s Not Just Fat

Whether it is Botox, Juvederm, a laser treatment, or most recently our LifeSculpt (Laser assisted liposuction) I continue to be amazed at how profoundly affected people are by the outcomes of a procedure.  LifeSculpt, in particular has been transforming for people.  Repeatedly, people talk about how their life has been changed.  More specifically, their outlook…

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Body Sculpting

Our cosmetic practice has been expanding over the last couple of years. This has been in part because of our own growth and progression as a clinic and a provider, and also as a result of advances in the field. Historically, the cosmetic field was a surgical specialty. The tools that were available were limited;…

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Is Lifesculpt For Me?

One of the questions I am often asked about Lifesculpt (or any of our other body shaping procedures) is, “am I a good candidate?” Well, the answer isn’t always straightforward. There are several things that we consider when we are evaluating someone who’s interested in Lifesculpt. This includes their overall health, their current and past…

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LifeSculpt (Laser Assisted Liposuction) and Weight Loss

One of the more common lines of questions that come up during a LifeSculpt consult is about the effects of weight loss on the liposuction procedure. Is there an ideal weight? Should I lose weight first? How will weight loss affect the procedure? Etc. The ideal candidate is at a healthy weight with a stubborn…

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Growing by Shrinking

We have been reviewing our LifeSculpt procedures (laser assisted liposuction) and have found that we are averaging 15 LifeSculpts per month, since we introduced LifeSculpt in January of last year.  Patients are noticing chin lines are improving, arms are looking more toned, pant sizes are about 2 sizes less and their “muffin tops” are gone.…

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LifeSculpt vs. CoolSculpt: Which is Right for Me?

Body contouring comes in a wide variety of packages today. While this allows plastic surgeons to customize treatment to the unique needs of the patient, it can also pose more choices than the average patient is prepared to make. For example, LifeSculpt and CoolSculpt are two popular procedures available at Dermacare Laser and Skin Care…

CoolSculpting Patient

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CoolSculpting: Where Does the Fat Go?

At Dermacare Laser & Skin Clinic of Rancho Bernardo and Carlsbad, a CoolSculpting certified practice, Dr. Jeff Birchall and his team are delighted to offer CoolSculpting procedures to patients in the greater San Diego and Carlsbad areas. Since its introduction, CoolSculpting has quickly become a popular treatment for patients and with good reason. It can…

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Tumescent Local Anesthesia and LifeSculpt

Dr. Louis Habbema recently published an article in the Dermatologic Surgery (2009;35:1728-1735) reviewing 3240 cases using the tumescent anesthetic technique for liposuction. (Tumescent anesthesia is when a dilute solution of lidociane is infused in the treatment area.) This review confirms the safety of this procedure, noting that there were no significant complications (i.e. no deaths…