Who doesn’t have a little pocket of fat that just won’t go away? For the gals, it’s the tummy hiding behind the Spanx or the muffin top peaking over the low-riding jeans. For the guys, it’s the late-blooming love handles or the all embarrassing man-boobs.
What if you could just wash those problems away? Read on to find out how you can do just that.
TV shows, magazines and online articles tell you that eating the right foods and working out will magically shape your body. But:
- Between taking care of kids, work stress, grabbing a quick bite or skipping a meal, there’s just no time.
- Hormones very subtly and continually feed our “fat storage” areas over time.
- Our bodies change as we get older and yet we still want to look sexy.
To remove fat permanently there are many options: freeze it, heat it, or even inject chemicals to dissolve it. You don’t really care how it’s done, just as long as it gets the job done and it’s safe.
- Freezing fat works, but only about 10-15% of the fat cells burst and you won’t see results for 3 to 4 months.
- Heating fat can melt the fat but can be uncomfortable and could cause burns.
- Chemicals injected into the fat, which is popular in Europe, can dissolve fat but is painful and requires more than one injection.
What about traditional liposuction? It’s been around for almost 50 years and it works. The problem is that it’s not gentle. You get bruised and can swell and for the first few days you leak fluid like a wet sponge.
The Real Secret
Enter water-assisted or water jet liposuction: literally the fat is washed away. A small tube is introduced through a slit in the skin and a jet of fluid dislodges fat cells to remove them from the body permanently. Advantages include:
- Immediate results
- No anesthesia required
- Gentle technique with minimal bruising
- Quick recovery
Who knew that getting a better body was as easy as doing a load of laundry?
Dr. Ditesheim is a plastic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina who is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. To become board certified, a physician must complete a minimum of 5 years of surgical residency training, including at least 2 years of training specifically in plastic surgery, as well as pass rigorous written and oral examinations.
In addition, Dr. Ditesheim is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, an honor reserved for surgeons who have demonstrated highest professional standards for competency, ethical conduct, and training.