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Vaser Liposuction Procedure

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The Vaser Liposuction procedure is performed using ultrasound therapy to remove fat from the body. Some of us have that stubborn fat that we cannot get rid even with a healthy diet and regular excise. Dr Lanzer can target specific areas of the body to enhance the shape.

Frequently asked Vaser Liposuction procedure questions

What is the technology of the Vaser liposuction?

Fat is made up of lipid containing cells. The Vaser Liposuction involves an extra step of passing the Vaser through the fat before the suction. The Vaser is a third generation ultrasound device. It creates an ultrasound wavelength that specifically targets the fat cells so they melt. The fat that is subsequently sucked out with the Vaser liposuction is softer and more liquid like.

What areas of the body can be treated?

Many areas on the body can be treated with the Vaser liposuction like the inner and outer thighs, hips, buttocks, Male and female breast reduction, flanks, back, abdomen, chest, arms, knees and chin.vaser liposuction procedureWhat is involved with the procedure?

The vaser liposuction procedure can be performed while the patient is awake with a local anesthetic or asleep under a general anesthetic. Your skin is cleaned with an antiseptic solution as this is a sterile procedure. Then small incisions are made into the skin to allow access to the fat in that specific area. Dr Lanzer tries to make these incisions in folds or creases in the skin so they are less noticeable once they have healed. A Tumescent saline solution is then injected into these incisions. This not only numbs the area but it also shrinks the blood vessels and reduces bruising and blood loss. A small probe with ultrasonic waves is inserted into the incisions down to the subcutaneous fat layer.

This helps to break up the unwanted fat cells. This is then performed over the whole area that is being treated. Minimal blood loss and trauma is caused with this procedure as it is less invasive than other methods of Liposuction. A cannula is inserted to remove the fat by gentle suction. Dr Lanzer will continuously be assessing the area to make sure that the correct amount of fat is taken out to ensure a smooth end result.

Who is suitable?

Males and Females of all ages, shapes and sizes are suitable for Vaser Liposuction. It is a body shaping procedure that is suitable for those with stubborn fat pockets that are not in proportion with the rest of their body.

What are the possible side effects for Vaser Liposuction?

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks but they are very rare in qualified cosmetic or plastic surgeon’s hands. Some of these risks are blood loss, bruising, swelling, reactions to an anesthetic, blood clots, pain, change in skin sensation, numbness, scarring, infection, uneven or rippling area, loose skin, skin or nerve damage, skin discoloration, fluid loss or accumulation, allergic reactions, poor wound healing.

Discover Vaser Liposuction Procedure Advantages!

An increasingly large amount of patients now opt for Vaser Liposuction procedures. Generally after the procedure the incisions are left open so the fluid can drain from the body. In some cases some may need to be closed with stitches. You will leave with a compression garment.

If you’re looking to remove fat from your body, get a free consultation at Vaser Liposuction procedure clinic with Dr Lanzer.

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Do I need to wear a garment afterwards?

Dr Lanzer recommends that patients wear a garment full time for 2 weeks post surgery and ½ a day for another 2 weeks. This helps to reduce swelling, to helping with the healing and to ensure you get the best final result.


For anyone considering Vaser Liposuction procedure a consultation is a great way to start. Dr Lanzer and his staff offer a thorough consultation where they will discuss your medical history, health, weight, medications, previous anesthetics and your areas of concern. They will be able determine if this is achievable and if other surrounding areas can be done the achieve the best results.

What is the Cost?

The cost of the Vaser Liposuction procedure will vary depending on which area of the body and how many areas are being treated. Other factors that will influence the pricing is whether you are having a local or general anaesthetic. All pre and post-operative appointment are included in the pricing. You will need to wear a compression garment afterwards which is not included in the price. Prescriptions and vitamins may also be recommended. We advise that patients have a consultation with Dr Lanzer to determine the full cost.vaser liposuction procedureHow long is the recovery?

The recovery period will vary between patients and will depend on the areas that the patient treated. Some people may have as little as a few day off work if they only treated a small area or those that have a larger or multiple areas done may take one week off work. Patients should wait 2 weeks until they resume back to any strenuous physical activities.
The small nicks with the Vaser liposuction procedure can be slightly larger than the regular liposuction and may require a suture.

What are the specific indications with Vaser liposuction?

These include:
– hi def Vaser liposuction procedure which has its goal to create the athletic 6 pack look in men and the so called sexy groove on females.
-for the athletic appearance of the arms
– the vaser liposuction procedure can also be used for hyperhydrosis which is excessive underarm sweating. The Vaser destroys the glands which are then removed with the suction
– cellulite which is the small dents and bumps on the skin can be treated with Vaser liposuction or the cellulase liposuction.

How does Vaser liposuction differ from laser lipolysis?

The difference is one uses an ultrasound sound wave energy and the other a laser.
Why do not all surgeons use these devises? That is an interesting question that is relevant to many areas of cosmetic and general medicine. These machines often cost over $150,000 and involve s new learning curve. It’s not so easy to take on new procedures when there are these factors.

How did you get trained in Vaser Liposuction Procedure?

Dr Lanzer was the first Australian to travel overseas to receive the specific training in the Hi Def Vaser Liposuction procedure. It involved first being trained in how the Vaser liposcupture works and then understanding the anatomy of the muscles under the fat. The fat is initially dissolved in particular areas and layers depending on each persons individual make-up.

Does Dr Lanzer give free opinions about the Vaser Liposuction?

Yes and there is no obligation. It can be in person , on the phone or Skype. Patients have travelled from all over the globe to benefit from Dr Lanzer’s experience and skill.

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