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Vaser Liposuction

Do you have stubborn areas of the body that won’t shape up no matter how much you diet and exercise? Vaser liposuction can melt away your problem spots, giving you a sleek, shapely figure you can be proud of. Patients at Zormeier Cosmetic Surgery & Longevity Center, with locations in Noblesville, IN, Shelbyville, IN, Danville, IL, Healdsburg, CA, and Ukiah, CA, love the great results they’ve gotten with this advanced form of liposuction.

What Is Vaser Liposuction?

Vaser Liposuction is similar to traditional lipo, but it’s gentler on the body and offers better results. This treatment relies on ultrasound energy that helps break up fatty tissues, making them easy to siphon out of the body. It can be used to tackle problem spots all over your figure.

The ultrasound technology behind Vaser allows us to precisely and naturally sculpt the body. The energy associated with this treatment also tightens up the skin. This treatment won’t damage the nerves, blood vessels, and tissues in the area, and because the incisions are tiny and the tube used to siphon out the fat is small, the recovery time associated with this type of liposuction minimal.

How Does It Work?

During a Vaser liposuction treatment, the part of the body that is being targeted is filled with a saline solution that both numbs the area and causes the fat cells to expand, making them easier to remove. Next, an ultrasound probe is passed under the skin through a small incision. Without hurting the surrounding healthy tissue, the ultrasound energy helps separate fat cells from the muscle.

Those cells, and most of the saline solution, are then siphoned out through a small tube known as a cannula. This treatment is performed under anesthesia.

What Type of Recovery Is Involved?

Vaser is done on an outpatient basis, which means you’ll be able to head home after your treatment. Patients usually spend the rest of the day resting and begin to get back on their feet after several days. During your initial recovery, you’ll want to drink plenty of fluids to help flush away the anesthesia.

You also may be asked to wear a snug-fitting compression garment over the treatment area. This garment will help the skin conform to the new shape of the body and facilitate your recovery. We may also ask you to refrain from vigorous exercise for a couple of weeks.

How Soon Will I See Results?

Your body will need a period of time to recover and heal. Most patients start to see improvement in about six weeks, with their full results developing in three to 12 months.

How Is This Different From Traditional or Laser Lipo?

For years, traditional liposuction was the gold standard for fat removal. Laser and Vaser lipo are two newer versions that incorporate different forms of energy to loosen and remove fat, making the treatment easier on the body and resulting in more refined results.

Traditional Lipo

During traditional lipo, a cannula is used to physically manipulate and loosen fat before suctioning it out of the body. An incision is made to allow the cannula to reach into the area of unwanted fat.
The physicality of this treatment, and the fact that the cannula and incisions are larger than what is used for Laser or Vaser treatments, mean that traditional lipo is a more invasive option with a longer period of recovery.

Laser Lipo

Laser Lipo, which is also referred to as Smart Lipo, operates much like traditional liposuction, but the cannula used is smaller and is equipped with a laser tip. As the cannula gently sweeps beneath the skin in the treatment area, the laser heat liquefied fat cells, making them easy to siphon out.

The heat associated with the laser also stimulates collagen production, which leaves the skin in the target area tighter and smoother.

The smaller cannula that is used, the fact that incisions can be smaller, and the comparable ease in removing fat cells that have been liquified make this an easier treatment for patients than traditional lipo.

Am I a Candidate for Vaser Liposuction?

The best way to determine if you’re a good candidate for this treatment is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Michele Zormeier, our owner and physician. Dr. Zormeier has more than 20 years of surgical experience and is double-board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Anti-Aging.

During your consultation, Dr. Zormeier will review your medical history, evaluate your area of concern, and talk with you about your cosmetic goals. She’ll determine if this is the right treatment for you. There are several early signs that you may be an especially good candidate.

You’re in Relatively Good Health

The best patients are in fairly good health and are able to bounce back after a treatment that involves anesthesia. Individuals with a history of seizures or bleeding disorders may not be candidates for this type of liposuction. Those who are pregnant or breastfeeding also are not candidates. It also helps if you don’t smoke, as smoking hinders blood flow and can slow your recovery.

You Can Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

This treatment offers patients amazing results, but the one thing it won’t do is prevent you from gaining weight in the future. The best patients are committed to a healthy lifestyle that will help preserve their results long term.

Your Skin Still Has Elasticity

One of the benefits of this treatment is that it subtly tightens skin in the treatment area. But the best patients still have a fair amount of elasticity in their skin, which ensures that their skin is able to bounce back after treatment and acclimate to the body’s new shape.

We can assess your skin’s elasticity during your initial consultation. Patients should have firm, elastic skin and good muscle tone.

Take the First Step Today

Are you ready to put those problem spots behind you once and for all? Vaser liposuction can help you rein in stubborn areas and finally achieve the silhouette you’ve been working so hard for. Take the first step today and give us a call to schedule your consultation!

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Amanda Roemer
Amanda Roemer
I had lip filler done over the weekend and had a great experience. Dr. Zormeier and her assistant were wonderful.
Brooke Mullen
Brooke Mullen
Dr Zormeier and her team are amazing! They listened to my concerns and developed a plan of treatment to fit my desired results. I’m addition, Dr Zormeier personally encouraged me in my journey to better overall health for myself! I am extremely satisfied with my results and will trust my ongoing care to this team. But the best part are the compliments I get from friends and family, telling me that I look amazing!
Melissa Rivera
Melissa Rivera
The ending result made it all worthwhile. Dr Zormeier I’d highly skilled and does amazing work. She is very caring and wants pics every day the first couple weeks to ensure you are doing well. Very impressed with her work!! Eyes were done perfectly!!!
Jennifer Tobian
Jennifer Tobian
Dr. Michele gave me a lower blepharoplasty and laser resurfacing in April 2022. My undereye bags were very large, and genetic and I always looked tired before. This weekend I met up with all my long distance family and friends for Thanksgiving, and everyone wants to know my secret. They ask if I’ve lost weight or have a new sleep schedule. Nope! My results are natural, beautiful and permanent. I highly recommend Dr. Michele’s skill and her nurses warm bedside manner made me feel super comfortable the whole time.
Blaise Shuman
Blaise Shuman
Great results. Great staff. Highly recommended.
vildana R
vildana R
I have had Botox, fillers, and IPL laser. I’m 38 and was noticing that I often look tired, with under eye bags, a bit of smile lines, and slightly droopy eye brows. I noticed right away that the Botox did great with lifting up my brows. The fillers gave me some cheeks and disguised the under eye bags.. my laugh lines are much less noticeable. I still have 2 more sessions of the IPL laser but so far I’ve noticed much less redness and discoloration and look forward to the final result. I did feel like Dr. Zormier cared about making sure I was comfortable. I noticed that some of the reviews mentioned that she wasn’t sensitive to pain- that was not my experience at all. If I had any criticisms- I feel like there might be a bit more fillers than I would have liked in my cheeks.. this was my first experience getting work done so perhaps I didn’t communicate with DR. zormier as thoroughly as I should have. I didn’t know what to communicate so I pretty much let her do what she thought was best. Next time I have fillers, I will ask for about 25% less than what was injected. Also, for the fillers , Botox , and IPL laser, I spent $6000 . Very expensive . I’m hopeful that maintaining is much less than this .
Melissa Rivera
Melissa Rivera
I had a blepharoplasty done to excess skin that was bothersome and also co2 fractional laser done to face and neck. There is an amazing difference and at 4 weeks I’m feeling in awe at the difference. Dr. Zormeier did a beautiful job!
James Graham
James Graham
Great Dr and Team, laser treatment worked like a charm and I would highly recommend!
Dianne Wylie
Dianne Wylie
I am very impressed with Dr. Zormeier. She gives you her full attention and makes you feel at ease and does amazing work. I am so happy with my results. Her staff is very friendly and welcoming as well. Her work is second to none. I would highly recommend her.