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Liposuction Can Provide Lean Contours and Youthful Definition

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Are you frustrated by stubborn fat deposits that just won't respond to diet or exercise? Dr. Dennis Hurwitz provides traditional, ultrasonic, and radio frequency liposuction to eliminate excess fat tissue and help you achieve the lean contours you desire. He uses very small incisions resulting in minimal scarring to give you attractive, natural-looking results. To learn more about how liposuction performed at our Pittsburgh, PA, practice can help you achieve a slimmer profile and a boosted self-image, please contact us today.*

Liposuction Candidates 

Liposuction is not a weight loss solution. Instead, it is designed to help patients within 30 percent of their ideal weight achieve lean, defined contours. Ideal candidates are non-smokers in good overall heath with realistic expectations who wish to reduce unresponsive fat deposits in the:

  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Calves
  • Abdomen
  • Waist
  • Back
  • Breasts
  • Buttocks
  • Neck
  • Face

During your initial consultation, Dr. Hurwitz will discuss the procedure with you in great detail and take note of your goals to determine if liposuction is right for you.

The Liposuction Procedure

Dr. Hurwitz provides traditional liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction, and radio frequency-assisted liposuction. Each requires small incisions in the treatment area that allow Dr. Hurwitz to remove fat tissue using a long hollow tool called a cannula. Ultrasound-assisted liposuction uses ultrasound energy emitted through the cannula to separate fat cells so they can be more easily extracted. Radio frequency-assisted liposuction achieves the same effect using radio frequency.

All three types of liposuction can create beautiful results. The ultrasound- and radio frequency-assisted methods are good options for areas that have more tightly compressed fat, such as the back. These methods can be especially effective for treating gynecomastia. They usually result in less bruising and discomfort following surgery compared to traditional liposuction. Dr. Hurwitz will help you determine what type of surgery is best for your needs.*

Liposuction Recovery

Liposuction is an outpatient procedure, and you will be able to return home the day of surgery. Dr. Hurwitz may provide a compression garment to facilitate healing as your skin adjusts to your refined contours. You may experience some bruising and swelling that will subside over time. Dr. Hurwitz will advise you concerning the best way to cope with any physical discomfort, and he will monitor your recovery during follow-up visits. It can take several months for the extent of your results to become fully apparent. Dr. Hurwitz will provide explicit instructions for your recovery to ensure you heal properly and experience the maximum benefits of liposuction.*

Trust Your Care to a Leader in Plastic Surgery

Dr. Hurwitz is an innovator in his field who has not only helped many patients to achieve beautiful results through plastic surgery, but also helped many of his colleagues to refine their skills and provide better results. If you are considering liposuction, the surest way to achieve the results you desire is to trust your care to an experienced and credentialed surgeon. Contact Hurwitz Center for Plastic Surgery to learn more about how Dr. Hurwitz can help you refine your contours and start a confident new chapter in your life.*

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I honestly never thought of myself as a serious candidate for elective surgery ... but I’m already feeling and looking so much better.* Jill's Story

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