What is Vaser Liposuction?
No matter how much you diet and exercise, you may still have stubborn fat that prevents you from feeling confident in your body. Dr. Barker at Peak Plastic Surgery Center offers the latest techniques to safely remove fat from the body, including in office VASER liposuction. VASER liposuction is a high-definition body contouring liposuction treatment that reduces pockets of fat from areas of the body that will create a more contoured and defined appearance.
During your consultation with Dr. Barker, he will listen to your concerns and help you design a customized treatment plan that helps you reach your aesthetic goals. If VASER liposuction if right for you, Dr. Barker will work with you to understand your ideal goals and make an in depth plan to give you the results you want and deserve.
Vaser Liposuction Reviews
"Dr Barker and his staff are really professional. I always thought about liposuction but I was always afraid of doing it. They made me feel secured and made the decision same day!... Also, thank you for the post-op flowers their we're beautiful. I did not expect it!"- M.G. / Google / Jul 11, 2022
"This facility and team are fantastic! I have been seeing Kendall for a few years for Botox and she creates the most beautiful and natural results…truly an artist! I shared my desires about liposuction and she discussed the beautiful body contouring that Dr. Barker achieves with Vaser Lipo. I booked that week and cannot stress enough how amazing my results are!! Dr. Barker did such a phenomenal job and my new shape gave me the boost I needed! If you are looking for maximum results with a minimally invasive technique, Vaser lipo is the way to go! Thank you to all the wonderful staff at Peak!!"- H.R. / Google / Jul 20, 2022
"I had a blepharoplasty and neck liposuction with Dr. Garrett Locketz and the results are amazing! I love my new eyes and no more double chin! Is like taking 20+ years off. Dr. Locketz made sure that I was very comfortable and addressed all of my questions and concerns. The procedures were quick and painless. The swelling was minimal and no bruising. I was able to return to work the following day. I am extremely grateful and thankful to Dr. Locketz for improving my appearance and giving that extra boost to my self esteem. I’ll recommend him in a heartbeat."- W.R. / Google / Nov 24, 2021
"I will recommend Dr.Locketz for Rhinoplasty and neck liposuction he did an amazing job with me. Dr.Locketz takes his time with all his patients and listen to them! He's an amazing and wonderful doctor! Also it was not painful I was able to return back to work in 2 days!!"- C.G. / Google / Dec 24, 2021
What To Expect From Vaser Liposuction
VASER liposuction is an excellent body contouring option for patients who maintain a healthy weight but have stubborn areas of fat that are difficult to eliminate with diet and exercise alone. Patients interested in VASER liposuction should also have good skin laxity, but with the technology provided by VASER liposuction skin tightening and redrapping will be expected as well. Dr. Barker will help determine if this procedure is right for you and design a customized surgical plan tailored specifically for you during your consultation. Once you have the customized treatment plan in place, we will schedule your surgery when it is convenient for you.
The procedure is preformed in office and does not require general anesthesia. Dr. Barker will administer local anesthesia to provide a comfortable setting to complete the surgery. This is the safest way to preform liposuction, and Dr. Barker's patients will attest that this is an overall pleasent experience from beginning to end of the procedure.
Vaser Liposuction FAQs
What is the difference between VASER and traditional liposuction?
VASER is an acronym for vibration amplification of sound energy at resonance. This ultrasound technology uses powerful waves to disrupt the bonds between fat cells allowing the surgeon to remove the fat in a more uniform and gentle manner. By doing this, VASER liposuction provides a more powerful method to obtain more drastic body contouring results through liposuction. In all, VASER liposuction offers the surgeon more precision and the ability to be gentler when performing the procedure. Due to the technological benefits of VASER, a patient's recovery following treatment will be more comfortably and typically will experience much less bruising and swelling.
Does liposuction improve cellulite and loose skin?
Traditional liposuction surgery only addresses excess fat in the body, while VASER liposuction also provides some skin tightening due to the ultrasound technology. If a significant amount of loose skin is present and VASER liposuction alone will not be sufficient, it is also often performed with skin tightening surgery, such as a tummy tuck, arm lift, or thighplasty, to give you your best results. There are many nonsurgical and minimally invasive treatment options to correct cellulite, VASER liposuction may be a good option for some, but Dr. Barker will go over this in detail during your consultation. Talk to Dr. Barker about all your concerns, like loose skin and cellulite, so your ideal and customized treatment plan is created in your consultation.
Will I have scarring after liposuction?
Since liposuction is a surgical procedure, small 5mm incisions will be made. This will cause scars, but Dr. Barker does his best to minimize their appearance. This starts with making thin incisions in the natural folds of your body or less visible areas. After your surgery, Dr. Barker or a member of his team will explain how to care for scars — so they heal properly and fade.
Will my results from liposuction last?
Your results from liposuction do not disappear, they are lasting. However, you can still gain and lose weight after your procedure as you did before. Before liposuction, it's important to be prepared to maintain your results. Dr. Barker recommends that after your procedure to do your best to remain within 5 – 10 pounds of your post-surgical weight.
Look Fit and Toned with Liposuction
VASER liposuction at Peak Plastic Surgery Center offers men and women the chance to eliminate stubborn fat almost instantly. Without liposuction, it can feel frustrating to attain your cosmetic goals. Depending on your needs, we offer various options for VASER liposuction treatment. We invite you to contact our office in Denver, CO, and schedule a consultation with Dr. Eric Barker.
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