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Why Liposuction Might Be Your Biggest Fitness Ally

Confident, thin woman exercising with her husband after liposuction

There’s a common misconception that liposuction is a fitness “quick fix”—that it removes large amounts of fat to give people an “easy way out” when it comes to weight loss. This myth couldn’t be less accurate. In reality, liposuction at our Torrance practice near Redondo Beach, CA, isn’t a weight loss procedure at all. It’s a body contouring boost that doesn’t take the work out of fitness; instead, it highlights the hard work that has already been done. In this blog post, we’d like to …

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What Should I Look for in Liposuction Before-and-After Photos?

Woman looking at before-and-after photos

For men and women considering liposuction in the Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach areas, looking through before-and-after photos is an essential step in the research process. Photos of a surgeon’s work speak volumes, not only about their skill in a given procedure, but also about considerations such as attention to detail, experience working with diverse body types, and more. In this blog post, we'll share a few key things you should look for as you browse liposuction before-and-after photo galleries while researching potential surgeons. Inconspicuous …

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CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction: Which Is Right for You?

Two people in a pool after having body contouring procedures

When it comes to body contouring, CoolSculpting and liposuction are the go-to treatments for our Torrance, CA, patients. Both options offer powerful fat reduction results that help the men and women who visit us feel more confident in their skin. However, these treatments do very different things and involve very different treatment experiences. The choice between them is ultimately a personal one, but it’s important to know the key differences between each approach. Which body contouring treatment is right for you? In this blog post, …

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Your Liposuction Recovery Timeline

Woman relaxing on couch during liposuction recovery

Liposuction can be an exciting solution for those who have struggled with stubborn fat deposits. If you’re considering liposuction at our Manhattan Beach-area practice in Torrance, knowing what to expect during recovery is a great way to feel even more empowered and excited about your next step. This blog post will discuss the factors that influence the recovery timeline and explain what you’ll experience through each step of the liposuction recovery process. Recovery Time Factors In reality, there is no single recovery timeline for liposuction …

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Dad Bod? Here Are Your Options to Look Trimmer by Summer

Slim dad walking on the beach with his son.

While some men love rocking the “dad bod,” not every man is crazy about the pockets of unwanted fat that accumulate with age. It’s a common concern for dads who want to feel confident and youthful, especially when they hit the pool or beach in the summer. There’s good news: Body contouring procedures performed at our Torrance practice, such as liposuction and CoolSculpting®, can help Manhattan Beach-area men look and feel better than ever. In this post, we’ll look at the most common dad bod …

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Shapewear or Surgery? When to Hang Your Spanx® and Choose Liposuction

Woman Trying on Dress After Liposuction

When it comes to unwanted bulges and bumps, many people turn to Spanx® for help. The shapewear garments are famous for their ability to smooth out a silhouette and have you looking great in a little black dress. But they’re also famous for being itchy, uncomfortable, and impossible to get in and out of. There’s a better way: liposuction. At our Torrance practice near Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach, liposuction offers a body contouring solution that is customizable, long-lasting, and effective even in swimwear. In …

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Unwanted Fat or Sagging Skin? Your Best Options for Each

Woman with slim stomach buttoning pants

When it comes to contouring your body, it can be difficult to know where to start—especially if you're not sure whether your concern is caused by excess skin or excess fat. Although both issues are common, they're often treated in very different ways. Understanding what's causing your problem area is key to treating it effectively. Options for Unwanted Fat Most people, no matter how fit, have some areas of unwanted fat that just won't go away. Fat accumulation patterns are unpredictable and largely related to …

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4 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Liposuction

4 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Liposuction

is one of the most gratifying cosmetic procedures we offer our Manhattan Beach plastic surgery patients. That’s because liposuction can sculpt and slim areas of the body that diet and exercise sometimes can’t. (We all know the frustration of trying to “spot treat” our trouble zones.) With relatively little downtime and results that can last several years, it’s no wonder so many people choose this popular body contouring procedure. Once you’ve decided to have liposuction, it’s important to choose a provider who is qualified to …

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VASERlipo®: A Gentle Liposuction Alternative

VASERlipo® at South Bay Plastic Surgeons

Multiple liposuction techniques are available these days, making your choice more complicated than simply deciding to get the procedure. Traditional manual liposuction remains an effective option for many patients, but South Bay Plastic Surgeons is excited to now offer VASERlipo, a gentler and versatile alternative for fat reduction. Women and men considering liposuction from throughout the South Bay, including Manhattan Beach, can now travel to our practice in Torrance to have VASERlipo performed. What Is VASERlipo? VASERlipo uses precisely controlled ultrasonic energy to break up …

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