The Aesthetic Guide May/June 2010 : Page 1

Due to consumer demand for a more aesthetically pleasing silhouette, liposuction has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures offered since its inception. Several advancements have spurred its growth considerably, including the wet technique, the advent of tumescent anesthesia and laser-assisted lipolysis – which helped usher in the era of ener- gy-assisted techniques. Ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL) is reportedly safer, gentler and easier to use than other energy- assisted methods, and features the unique ability to remove large amounts of fat, as well as provide more precise body contouring. Additionally, considering the resurgence of autol- ogous fat transfer (AFT), UAL helps to effectively harvest viable fat for transplant to other areas of the body. continued on page 5 May/June 2010 Circulation 20,000 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 1269 LONG BEACH, CA

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