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How Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia is Perfect for Manhattan’s Busy Bees


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by Dr. Steven Wallach

The fast-paced rhythm of Manhattan life can be thrilling, but with a packed schedule, how does one find time for personal beauty and wellness? Aesthetic enhancements like liposuction have traditionally been associated with lengthy recovery times. But what if there was a way to reap the benefits of liposuction without setting your life on hold? Thanks to liposuction under local anesthesia from Dr. Steven Wallach, MD, patients in Manhattan can enhance their figures without downtime.

What Is Liposuction

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure aimed at reshaping and slimming specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits that diet and exercise do not seem to address on their own. This results in an improved body contour and proportion. This might bring to mind a major surgery with significant downtime, but when performed with local anesthesia, this procedure presents a quick recovery with amazing results.

Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia

Liposuction under Local Anesthesia is an innovative method that provides numerous advantages over traditional liposuction. Unlike general anesthesia, which induces full unconsciousness, local anesthesia only numbs the area to be treated. This means less risk, less downtime, and less disruption to your busy Manhattan lifestyle.

Benefits of Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia

Not only does Liposuction under Local Anesthesia allow for quicker post-procedure recovery, but it also minimizes the risk associated with general anesthesia. Quicker recovery times mean you can get back to tackling your Manhattan hustle quicker than you would with traditional methods, making it a favorite among those who don’t want to pause their fast-paced lives.

Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia Procedure

Liposuction under local anesthesia involves numbing the specific area to be treated with a local anesthetic, allowing the patient to remain awake and comfortable during the procedure. A small incision is made, and a thin tube called a cannula is inserted to break up and suction out the excess fat. The process is generally less invasive than traditional liposuction, resulting in a shorter recovery time, less bruising, and minimal downtime. Patients can typically go home the same day and resume normal activities within a few days.

Who Is a Candidate for Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia?

Candidates for liposuction under local anesthesia are typically individuals who are in good overall health, have localized areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise and have realistic expectations about the results. Ideal candidates are usually within 30% of their ideal body weight and have good skin elasticity. This type of anesthesia is suitable for smaller, targeted areas like the abdomen, thighs, arms, or chin. It is often chosen by those who prefer a quicker recovery time and reduced risks compared to general anesthesia.

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If you’re a busy Manhattan bee looking to get back to your daily buzz post-haste after your liposuction, local anesthesia could be the perfect solution for you. To learn more, schedule a consultation with Dr. Steven Wallach today by filling out an online contact form.

I Love Dr. Steven Wallach, hands up with praise and his receptionist Ashley and other staff is amazing. I love my new Wallach body if I could rate 100 stars I would.

Melisa G.

New York, NY

I got Lipo 360 and Lipo done to my inner thighs and it was honestly the best experience . Everyone in the office including him make sure I knew everything that was happening and honestly I love the results so much !!

Brittani P.

New York, NY

I’m so happy with the results from the Botox shots that Dr. Wallach performed on me. He spent a lot of time talking about the different fillers that would make my face look the most natural and youthful.


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