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What is body-jet liposuction?

Body-jet liposuction is a proven body contouring method that uses the gentle power of water to remove fat cells from the body. Unlike conventional liposuction techniques, body-jet water-assisted liposuction gently detaches fat from the tissue structure by means of a flat, fan-shaped water jet, with less trauma to surrounding tissue, nerves, and blood vessels.

Am I a candidate for body-jet liposuction?

If you have stubborn areas of fat that you can’t seem to lose, no matter how much you diet and exercise, body-jet water-assisted liposuction can help. This revolutionary procedure can help with:

  • Belly flab
  • Bra bulges
  • Love handles
  • Saddlebags
  • Inner thighs
  • Upper arms
  • Double chin
  • Male breasts

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How is body-jet liposuction performed?

Body-jet liposuction (also known as water-assisted body sculpting) is a minimally-invasive, cutting-edge liposuction technique. The surgeon uses a pressurized stream of water to dislodge and remove fat cells, while at the same time infusing anesthetic, which makes the procedure more comfortable for you. The water is introduced into the body through a water jet attached to the end of a cannula, inserted through very small incisions.

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What is recovery like after body-jet liposuction?

This liposuction technique is so efficient that there is little to no bruising, and less swelling during recovery than with traditional liposuction. You can expect to experience less discomfort, with a significantly reduced recovery time. Most patients can return to many normal activities within a day after the procedure and assume their full routine within the first two weeks.

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What makes body-jet liposuction so innovative?

Discover the latest liposuction treatment for a leaner, trimmer you! At Mueller Surgery Center in Austin, Dr. Leeman employs body sculpting techniques using body-jet water-assisted liposuction to wash away fat. In fact, Mueller Surgery Center is a recognized training facility for body-jet liposuction procedures. What makes this liposuction procedure so innovative? A spray of saline water helps loosen and prepare excess fat cells for removal. It is both gentle and effective, with less discomfort and smoother results than traditional procedures. Compared to traditional liposuction, this procedure can achieve superior results with less bruising and swelling, and virtually no patient downtime.

What are the advantages to body-jet liposuction?

  • No need for heavy sedation or general anesthesia.
  • Reduced risk of skin dimpling, skin laxity, or irregular skin surfacing that can occur after other types of liposuction. Also improves appearance of cellulite.
  • Minimal swelling both during and after the procedure for more precise contouring and increased comfort.
  • Very little post-procedure discomfort, with most patients completely pain-free by day four.
  • Ability to resume most normal activities only a day after the procedure.
  • Fat cells harvested with the Aqualipo system can be injected at various depths into the tissue of other parts of the body to enhance volume on face, breasts, or buttocks.

Which areas of the body can be treated with body-jet liposuction?

This liposuction technique can be used on any area of the body where you have unwanted fat, and anywhere liposuction is needed in a body-contouring procedure, such as a tummy tuck, arm lift, body lift, or male gynecomastia surgery. As with other liposuction techniques, body-jet water-assisted liposuction works best in patients who do not have a significant amount of loose, excess skin.

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We are open for you! Nothing is more important to us than your health and safety. With that in mind and in keeping with local and federal guidelines, we have resumed elective surgeries. We are taking all precautions and increased rigorous sanitation protocols to ensure we provide the safest environment possible for all patients and staff! We are filling up our summer surgery schedule fast, please call us or contact us today.

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