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Tumescent Liposuction

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When tumescent liposuction is done correctly (not excessively) it is a very safe procedure. For example, there have been no reported deaths associated with tumescent liposuction totally by local anesthesia. Even when general anesthesia is combined with the tumescent technique, liposuction is quite safe provided the volume of fat removed and the number of areas treated during a single surgery is not excessive. The dilute epinephrine contained in the tumescent anesthetic solution profoundly shrinks capillaries and thus virtually eliminates surgical blood loss.

Smoother Cosmetic Results
The tumescent technique permits the use of microcannulas which in turn yields smoother cosmetic results. Traditional liposuction cannulas (stainless steel tubes) have a relatively large diameter and remove fat rather quickly. However with the use of large cannulas (diameter greater than 3 millimeters) there is an increased risk of irregularities and depressions in the skin. Microcannulas, with a diameter less than 3 millimeters, allow fat to be removed in a smoother and more uniform fashion. Some surgeons prefer larger cannulas because it allows liposuction to be done more quickly.

Rapid Healing
After tumescent liposuction there is a certain amount of blood-tinged local anesthetic solution that remains under the skin. This excess fluid is either slowly absorbed over several weeks into the blood stream, or it can be rapidly removed by drainage through skin incisions and absorbed by special absorptive pads (HK Pads).

Rapid Drainage
Rapid drainage of blood-tinged anesthetic solution out of incision sites, accelerates the rate of healing, and reduces post-operative pain swelling, and bruising. Post-liposuction drainage of blood-tinged anesthetic solution can be maximized by 1) leaving incision sites open and not closed with sutures, 2) placing several adits (1.5 mm tiny round holes) in the skin to encourage drainage, 3) placing HK Pads on the skin to absorb the drainage, and 4) wearing spandex compression garments to encourage drainage.


Chin, cheek, jowls$3,000
Thighs (inner/outer) $5,000
Abdomen $3,500-$4,000
Arms $3,000
Male Breast $3,000
Female Breast Reduction
*pre/post mammogram required
Waist $3,000
Buttocks $3,000
Back $3,500-$4,000

Confidential consultations about Tumescent Liposuction can usually be arranged within two or three weeks simply by calling us at (336) 659-2663 or our special toll free BOTOX® Cosmetic line at 1-877-WE BOTOX (932-6869). Treatment or a skin test can be done the same day as the consultation, if you wish. No referral is needed for Tumescent Liposuction.

Schedule a consultation or call us now at 877 WE BOTOX or 336.659.2663!
Saturday appointments available.

*All prices for treatments or products are subject to change without notice

Dr. Anne White Carolina Laser and Cosmetic Center Winston-Salem North CarolinaDr Anne L. White, Carolina Laser and Cosmetic Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has trained internationally in the latest techniques of non-invasive, no downtime cosmetic and dermatology treatments.

A Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Dr. White has specialized in cosmetic laser treatments for more than 10 years. She is an expert in laser treatments for the face and body including laser liposuction for fat removal and body contouring, laser cellulite removal, laser facelift and neck contouring, laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, BBL phototherapy IPL, laser ProFactional Therapy for skin resurfacing, microlaserpeel, Limelight Photofacial, Laser Genesis, laser skin rejuvenation , laser skin resurfacing, laser treatment for age spots, sun damage and pigmentation, laser treatment for spider veins and varicose veins, as well as the procedures Thermage for Eyes Face and Body and Ultherapy ultrasound facelift and sclerotherapy.