Liposuction in Charlotte, NC
Excess fat can be removed with liposuction. Plastic surgeon Dr. Broc Pratt offers liposuction for men and women in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas in North Carolina.
What is Liposuction?
Lipo is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat from problem areas on the body. Dr. Pratt recommends lipo for men and women who have tried to tone areas through diet and exercise.
What is Laser Liposuction?
Lipo uses several methods for dislodging and melting fat so that it can be easily removed through suction. Laser liposuction relies on high intensity light energy to destroy fat cells to enable to removal through a suction device. Carolina Age Management Institute offers SmartLipo™ laser liposuction.
What is Lipo Sculpting?
Rather than remove all fat from an area, lipo sculpting aims to sculpt the fat, such as in the abdominal area to create the look of defined abdominal muscles or in the chest area on men who want a more masculine appearance.
What is Awake Lipo?
Some men and women want liposuction but prefer to not undergo general anesthesia. Awake lipo may be an option. Local anesthesia is all that is needed.
What are the Benefits of Liposuction?
- Used on common problem areas
- Removes stubborn fat
- Precision control over the amount of fat
How is Liposuction Performed?
Small incisions are made in the treatment area. The incisions are small enough as to not require sutures, and this means that the scars are barely visible. A thin, flexible tube is inserted into the incision to remove the fat.
How Do I Prepare for Liposuction?
Lipo is not a weight loss solution, so you should be near your ideal weight and dedicated to a lifestyle that includes eating healthy foods and being active. If you have lost weight, we recommend that you wait at least 12 months before having liposuction.
What is Recovery Like After Liposuction?
The incisions heal rather quickly, yet you may experience tenderness, swelling and bruising in the treatment area. You will need to restrict your activities as you heal.
How Much Does Liposuction Cost in Charlotte, NC?
Liposuction is customized to the patient, so the cost varies. At the time of your consultation, we provide a cost to you, and we explain our financing through CareCredit®.
Is Liposuction Right for Me?
If you have tried to tone an area of your body and had little success, you may be a good candidate for lipo.
Do I Need a Liposuction Consultation?
We recommend that you meet with Dr. Pratt for a consultation to learn how lipo may help you contour areas of your body. He explains the benefits of liposuction for your case and what results you may expect from the procedure.
At Carolina Age Management Institute, Broc Pratt, MD, offers liposuction for men and women in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas of North Carolina. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.