Liposuction of the knees and ankles removes excess fat from these regions, enhancing the contours of your lower legs.
Lumpy knees can easily ruin the aesthetics of your well-toned legs, but liposuction can eliminate their swollen appearance. Thick ankles can be reduced in size by liposuction to create more balance.
With the use of the tumescent technique, knees/ankles lipo can achieve lasting results. The minimally invasive technique guarantees faster healing and less downtime.
If you want to remove the fatty deposits from your knees or ankles, then you may be an ideal candidate for this type of liposuction procedure. You can reduce unwanted shadows and bulk in these specific areas to attain a toner and slimmer physique.
You have to be in good overall health and with realistic expectations before you undergo this procedure. Ideally, you are a non-smoker or are willing to quit.
If you have arthritis, you may not be a good candidate for this procedure.
During your consultation with Dr. Ralph A. Massey, a physical examination of your knees and ankles will be performed. Express your concerns and desired results so that a personalized treatment plan will be developed for you.
You will be asked about your medical history, including past surgeries, underlying conditions, and current medications.
Dr. Massey employs a revolutionary technique and will carry out the procedure without the need for general anesthesia. Local anesthesia may be administered before the procedure.
A tiny incision will be made. Then, a thin cannula will be inserted into strategic sites on the target areas. The thin tube suctions out the fat cells to reshape and resize your knees and/or ankles for better contours.
Due to the minimally invasive technique, the recovery time is short. You are advised to wear compression stockings for up to two weeks. You may experience bleeding, bruising, and swelling, but these are minimal. You may be able to return to work after a week.
The cost of knees/ankles lipo differs from one patient to another due to its highly individualized nature. The overall price reflects the anesthetic fee and extent of the work performed.
Find out more about knees/ankles lipo in Santa Monica and how it can help you get gorgeous legs. Contact Dr. Massey today to schedule your consultation.
"Dr Massey, you are a rarity today and a fine representation of what a doctor should be… caring for the patient above all else. Thank you most deeply for your beautiful work on my nose. Thank you most especially for seeing me through a very traumatic experience with outstanding care, sensitivity and professionalism."
For Dr. Massey safety is the first priority with any surgery. He has personally performed hundreds of liposuction surgeries, and none of his patients has had any type of serious complication. Indeed in a recent study of over 15,000 patients treated with tumescent liposuction there was not a single serious complication.