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VASER Liposuction

Here you can find information to help you better understand your options if you are considering VASER liposuction!

Below is the basic knowledge of Vaser Liposuction, you can click on the topic to read more.

VASER Liposuction

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What is VASER Liposuction (Vaser lipo)?

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Vaser liposuction, also known as Vaser lipo, LipoSelection or Liposuction, is an advanced body contouring procedure that selectively removes unwanted body fat. An alternative to the harsh techniques of traditional liposuction, Vaser lipo uses state-of-the-art ultrasound technology designed to gently reshape your body.

What distinguishes the Vaser lipo procedure is its ability to differentiate targeted fat from other important tissues - such as nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue. Innovative VASER technology breaks up fat while preserving these other important tissues to promote smooth results and rapid healing.


What body areas can be treated with VASER Liposuction?

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VASER Liposuction can be used to treat stubborn fat pockets in many parts of the body including:

  • abdomen
  • arms
  • back
  • buttocks
  • chin
  • hips
  • knees
  • face
  • love handles
  • male chest
  • neck
  • saddlebags
  • thighs

How much does VASER Liposuction cost?

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As you may have guessed, liposuction fees vary a lot and rarely will you get a quote over the phone because so many variables are involved. At Bangkok-Phuket Institute of Cosmetic Surgery, the average cost of VASER Liposuction ranges from about 80,000 THB to 250,000 THB (2014 Only) depending on:

  • The experience of the surgeon
  • Parts of the body
  • The size of the area treated
  • The technique of surgical
  • The cost of the facility where it is done differs
  • Anesthesia and operating time


Why VASER Liposuction prices are different for different surgeons?

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  • Age and experience of the surgeon
  • The technique of surgical
  • The cost of the facility where it is done differs
  • Anesthesia and operating time


How does VASER Lipo work?

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How does VASER Lipo work?

  1. The physician makes a tiny incision in the targeted area, and infuses a saline solution mixed with lidocaine and epinephrine to help shrink blood vessels and numb the area to be treated.
  2. The physician then inserts a small patented probe that emits ultrasonic waves to selectively break up fat deposits, leaving important tissues relatively intact.
  3. Once the fatty tissue is emulsified, it can be removed through the small incision with massage and/or controlled suction designed to be gentle. Any residual fatty tissue not removed from the body is either absorbed or smoothly reshaped to the patient’s contour.


How is VASER liposelection different from liposuction and SmartLipo?

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Liposelection only by VASER is a new way to precisely and efficiently remove unwanted fat. An alternative to the harsh techniques of traditional liposuction. Liposelection uses state-of-the art ultrasound technology to reshape your body. Only the Liposelection procedure used the patented VASER System to first liquefy and then remove fat from the body providing smooth results. Patients report low to minimize pain, swelling and bruising.


What are potential VASER Liposuction side effects and risks?

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Every surgical procedure has risks and potential side effects, include liposuction surgery. The plastic surgeon and/or staff will explain in detail the risks associated with surgery. You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure you will undergo and any risks or potential complications.

Possible liposuction risks include:

  • Bleeding (hematoma)
  • Blood clots
  • Deep vein thrombosis, cardiac and pulmonary complications
  • Infection
  • Anesthesia risks
  • Excessive fluid loss or fluid accumulation
  • Uneven contours
  • Rippling or loose skin
  • Skin or nerve damage
  • Irregular pigmentation
  • Fat clots
  • Unfavorable scarring
  • Change in skin sensation
  • Skin discoloration or swelling
  • Asymmetry
  • Pain, which may persist
  • Damage to deeper structures such as nerves, blood vessels, muscles, lungs, and abdominal organs
  • Persistent swelling in the legs
  • Possibility of revisional surgery
  • Poor wound healing

Our team and our plastic surgeons take every precaution possible to prevent and minimize the risks of surgery. However, much of the responsibility for risk avoidance rests with the patient as well.


What to expect during your VASER Liposuction consultation?

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The success and safety of liposuction depends very much on your complete candidness during your consultation before surgery. The plastic surgeon will ask you some questions and talk about your health, desires and lifestyle:

  • Why you want VASER Liposuction surgery, your expectations and desired outcome
  • Use of current medications of you, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco and drugs
  • Medical conditions, drug allergies and medical treatments
  • Previous surgeries

The plastic surgeon may also:

  • Evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
  • Take photographs for your medical record
  • Discuss your options and recommend a course of treatment
  • Discuss likely outcomes of VASER Liposuction and any risks or potential complications


What you need to do before VASER Liposuction?

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Several weeks following to the night before your surgery, you will need to prepare yourself and your body for the actual surgery procedure. During this time, there are several important considerations to be reminded of.

  • Stop anti-platelet medicine around 10-15 days before the surgery.
  • Stop smoking well in advance of surgery
  • Take certain medications or adjust your current medications
  • Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding
  • If you are over 40 years old, get lab testing or a medical evaluation, such as an EKG test, chest X-ray, and complete blood count check.



  • This information should not be used as a substitute to consultation from a physician. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.
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