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LipoSonix™ Non-Invasive Fat Reduction

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Women and men who want to remove stubborn pockets of fat, but prefer a non-surgical alternative to traditional liposuction in Mississauga or Toronto now can benefit from LipoSonix™. This non-invasive, high frequency ultrasound treatment targets only specific areas of fat at precise depths beneath the skin. This focused ultrasound beam destroys the targeted fat, and the body's natural cleansing processes eliminate it over several weeks.

To learn more about LipoSonix, a non-invasive liposuction alternative, call our office at 905-273-3045 (Mississauga) or 416-207-9090 (Toronto) or request an appointment onlinerequest an appointment online. Dr. Michael J. Weinberg looks forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve your aesthetic goals.

A Better Non-Invasive Fat Removal Procedure

Dr. Weinberg was involved in the early training sessions for LipoSonix in Canada, and his patients participated in studies of the machine. As such he offers:

  • Knowledge – He is very familiar with the machine and how it can be used to achieve your goals.
  • Experience – As a long-time liposuction and tummy tuck surgeon, he can advise as to which procedure is right for you.
  • Safety – Dr. Weinberg personally marks out the area to be treated prior to your procedure, and only his specially trained registered nurse and medical aesthetician administer the treatment.

Dr. Michael J. Weinberg is a Royal College certified plastic surgeon, and is committed to helping you achieve a youthful and vibrant appearance.

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LipoSonix Procedure

The areas that can be treated with LipoSonix include:

  • Abdomen
  • Hips and flanks
  • Inner and outer thighs

Typically LipoSonix requires only 1 procedure, and takes about 1 hour. This is an advantage over other fat reduction machines that require multiple treatments. Because the ultrasound is focused, higher energies can be used than in other machines, which allows for more fat reduction. During the treatment, patients may experience a sensation of cold, warmth, prickling, or tingling. By adjusting the intensity of the ultrasound settings, discomfort can be managed. Premedicating with oral analgesic medication or injecting local freezing into the area to be treated also can be done to improve comfort. Additionally, no incision is required, and no damage is done to the overlying skin.

Because it is non-invasive, the degree of fat reduction is usually not quite as great as with other body contouring methods such as liposuction or tummy tuck for Toronto and Mississauga patients. On average, patients can expect to lose around an inch off their waist, which means one pant or skirt size. Potential complications specific to your procedure will be discussed in detail at your consultation.

LipoSonix Cost & Related Procedures

LipoSonix is a cost-effective alternative to liposuction and it does not require general anesthesia. Cost depends on which and how many body areas are to be treated. It can also be used in combination with other procedures including injectable fillers or Botox Cosmetic®, among others.

After Your Procedure

After the procedure, patients may experience some redness, discomfort, and bruising. However, there is very little downtime, and patients can promptly return to work and normal activities. Complete results can be seen in about 8 to 12 weeks after treatment. The results are permanent provided a reasonable diet is maintained.

Dr. Weinberg will discuss and answer questions about specific possible side effects and complications in detail during your consultationyour consultation.

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TPSC

The Toronto Plastic Surgery Clinic
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Toronto, ON M5R 3N8
(416) 207-9090

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The Mississauga Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Clinic
247 Queensway West
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B9
(905) 273-3045