Fat Removal
AirSculpt® vs. Traditional Liposuction Minneapolis

Minneapolis Liposuction Options and Alternatives: What You Should Know

Over time, our bodies become quite stubborn with natural fat-burning processes, making it very tough to get rid of those troublesome areas that seem to multiply as you get older. 

Liposuction is a method that specializes in removing these areas of stubborn fat and contouring the body for your desired figure. Different types of liposuction are recommended depending on the size of the area treated. Continue for more on the liposuction variants:

Syringe Liposculpture

It's designed to remove fat from small, delicate areas. A unique, thin cannula is used with small syringes attached to its suction fat from lower cheeks and neck areas.  The tools are useful for measuring how much volume is being treated and assisting in forming symmetrical results. 

Tumescent Liposuction

Tumescent liposuction requires the use of general anesthesia to place incisions around the area. Once the patient is asleep, saline fluid is injected into the treatment area. The solution has lidocaine, a numbing agent, and epinephrine, a blood vessel constrictor to mitigate blood loss. The fluid also has antibiotics to prevent infection.

The solution allows the treatment area to become tumescent, meaning that the fat is ready for extraction because it's swollen and dislodged from the skin. Once the fat is prepared, cannulas are used to target the fatty tissue.

Laser Liposuction Treatments

This variant is quite popular amongst patients who are opting for liposuction in Minneapolis. It consists of injecting the tumescent fluid to numb the treatment, as explained before. Afterward, a cannula designed with a laser-emitting device placed inside it is inserted to melt and liquify the fat. The cannula simultaneously suctions out the fat. 

Ultrasonic Liposuction

Another frequently used procedure by Minneapolis liposuction surgeons is ultrasonic liposuction. The cannula used within this process emits an ultrasonic frequency, rather than laser energy, to dissolve the fatty tissue. 

The Optimal Minneapolis Liposuction Procedure

If you think it's any of the above, then you're mistaken. The best liposuction alternative is developed by Elite Body Sculpture, the founders of AirSculpt® technology.

AirSculpt® allows you to remove and even transfer fat from your body without using a scalpel, needle, or general anesthesia. 

These benefits, alongside its precision and automated cannula, no other liposuction procedure in Minneapolis, will offer you such precise results.

It's also important to mention that the traditional forms of liposuction will have you recovering for months, while you only have a downtime of 48 hours with AirSculpt®. Read more about AirSculpt® vs. Traditional Lipo.

How Does AirSculpt® Work?

It goes as follows:

  1. The surgeon numbs the treatment area with an AirPen, a device that uses pressurized air to administer topical numbing medication.
  2. A two-millimeter opening is formed with a biopsy punch, and laser technology is applied to prepare the fat for extraction.
  3. The patented AirSculpt® cannula plucks the fat from the treatment area, cell-by-cell, while also tightening the skin.
  4. The entryway is left to heal naturally, only leaving a freckle-sized scar. 

Elite Body Sculpture Minneapolis prides itself on not only optimally sculpting your body but your confidence too! Continue along to our website to get your first consultation!


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