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DESCRIPTION

Liposuction is an outpatient surgical procedure performed by Dr. Vinyard to remove unwanted fat deposits from specific areas of the body. This will improve body contour and create better proportions. Excess fat deposits can occur in the face, neck, upper arms, back, abdomen, hips, flanks, and thighs and are common areas for treatment. Liposuction is ideal for those who have lost weight with diet and exercise and have good skin tone. Liposuction can be performed on many “problem” areas. Commonly the upper and lower abdomen, flanks (“love handles”) and outer thighs are treated. Many areas of the body can be stubborn despite your efforts to work out and eat a healthy diet. Liposuction provides a solution to balancing the body’s fat deposits. After liposuction, you will notice that your clothes fit better and you appear more proportionate both in and out of clothing. The best candidates for liposuction are those who do not have loose skin covering the problem area and are otherwise close to their ideal weight. One of the common misconceptions about liposuction is that it will result in weight loss. Although liposuction may result in the loss of a few pounds, it does not significantly change your weight. Fat in your body does not weigh that much when compared to muscle that occupies the same space. Instead, it is a method to even out the proportions of your body to achieve a smoother contour and shape.Photo Gallery

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CONSULTATION FAQ

How do I schedule a liposuction consultation with Dr. Vinyard?

Please contact our office at 256-571-VIPS (8477) and any of our team members will be happy to schedule an appointment at a time that is convenient for you.

Is there a liposuction consultation fee?

Yes. There is a $100 consultation fee that can be applied to the total cost of your liposuction procedure.

What can I expect in the liposuction consultation?

Dr. Vinyard values the time spent in consultation with each patient and the communication that occurs during your visit here. You can expect that he will spend quite a bit of time with you himself. Initially, you will be greeted with a smile by our receptionist who will offer you the beverage of your choice and provide you with the necessary paperwork to complete. You can now enter your own demographic information and medical health history at the convenience of your own home through our state-of-the-art SAFE Internet-based Patient Portal on our website.Then, you will be escorted upstairs to our new patient floor and into a consultation room. Once there, you will be oriented about your visit with us and escorted to the professional photography suite. There, you will have your 2-D and 3-D photo taken with our Vectra X-3 3D camera. Next, our nurse or patient care coordinator will take your detailed health history. In some cases, we will be able to simulate your anticipated surgical outcome in 3D. Lastly, you will meet with the patient care coordinator who will explain your liposuction quote to you. This quote is designed based on the plan that you and Dr. Vinyard have decided upon together.

How long will my liposuction consultation last?

Please allow for approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours for your liposuction consultation with Dr. Vinyard. This is a vital part of your journey with us and can be considered time that you are dedicating to yourself.

PROCEDURE

Where will my liposuction procedure be performed?

Dr. Vinyard will perform your liposuction procedure in his state-of-the-art Cosmetic Surgery Center in Guntersville, Alabama. In addition, he also has hospital privileges at both Marshall Medical Center North near Arab, Alabama and Marshall Medical Center South located in Boaz, Alabama. Therefore, you may choose the location where you would feel the most comfortable.

What type of anesthesia is required for my liposuction procedure?

Although certain physicians perform liposuction with light sedation or even awake, Dr. Vinyard feels that your comfort and your result will be much better when the procedure is performed under general anesthesia.

How long will my liposuction procedure take?

The amount of time required for liposuction varies depending upon the number of areas treated, as well as, the amount of fat needed to be removed in each area. Dr. Vinyard will discuss the expected length of time needed for your liposuction procedure after he has evaluated your areas of concern.

Can my liposuction procedure be combined with other procedures?

Yes. It is commonly performed with an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) or breast procedure. In the case where you have a combination of liposuction with an abdominoplasty, patients frequently request liposuction of the flanks (love handles) or outer thighs. Liposuction can be performed with breast procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lift (mastopexy), or breast reduction.

Is my liposuction considered an outpatient procedure?

Yes. You will be able to return to the comfort of your home with a responsible adult the same day of your liposuction procedure.

RECOVERY

Where will I stay the night of my liposuction procedure?

You will be able to return to the comfort of your home with a responsible adult the same day, unless you combine your liposuction procedure with an abdominoplasty. In that case, Dr. Vinyard strongly recommends that you stay in a local hotel with our Plastic Surgery Sitter overnight so that she can monitor your progress that first night.

How long will it take to recover from my liposuction procedure?

You may return to sedentary work in 3-7 days after your procedure. You will be wearing a compression garment 24 hours a day for 3 weeks to reduce the swelling in the areas treated with liposuction. This garment can easily be concealed by your clothing. You will experience persistent soreness that subsides greatly in the first week to 10 days. You will need to avoid repetitive motions such as heavy cleaning (mopping, sweeping, wiping) for 3 weeks. You may return to the majority of your normal activities within 6 weeks of surgery.

How long can I expect the bruising last after my liposuction procedure?

Bruising can persist for up to 3 weeks after liposuction. You can expect the area to be multi-colored in appearance and occurs in the majority of patients. This bruising is usually covered by your garment and clothing. Should you have micro-liposuction of the face in the jowl or submental region, this bruising is usually more minimal and can be covered by concealer.

How long can I expect the swelling to last after my liposuction procedure?

Swelling persists for approximately 6 weeks and is almost all gone at 3 months. The majority of your swelling will subside around 3-4 weeks after your liposuction, but can worsen when you do too much too soon. Wearing your surgical garment can help with minimizing the swelling.

When can I expect to see the final result from my liposuction procedure?

You will be very close to your final result from liposuction at 3 months. Your shape will continue to improve throughout the 1st year if you maintain or lose weight. In addition, the tissues will continue to soften over the first 3-6 months.

When do I follow up with Dr. Vinyard after my liposuction procedure?

Dr. Vinyard likes to keep a close watch over his liposuction patients. You will see Dr. Vinyard in the clinic for the first time one day after your liposuction procedure, then at 1 week, 2 weeks, 3 weeks, 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, and 1 year.

FINANCING

How much will my liposuction procedure cost?

Liposuction has a few variables that impact the overall cost of your procedure. This is because the total cost involves the time required for the case, number of areas that you are having treated, and the volume of fat that needs to be removed. Therefore, once you come in for a consultation with Dr. Vinyard and your treatment plan has been determined you will be provided a detailed quote for review.

What is included in the cost of my liposuction procedure?

Your liposuction quote includesDr. Vinyard's professional fee, anesthesia fees, facility fees, and garment are included. Dr. Vinyard's professional fee includes your initial consultation, your pre-op visit and all follow up visits.

When do I pay for my liposuction procedure?

Since liposuction is a cosmetic procedure, the total cost of the procedure is due in full 2 weeks in advance. The initial 50% of the total cost of procedure is due 1 month prior to your surgery.

Will my insurance cover my liposuction procedure?

Liposuction to correct the unwanted deposits of fat on the body is considered an elective cosmetic procedure and is therefore not covered by insurance.

Are there financing options available for my liposuction procedure?

Yes. Our practice participates with Care Credit although we do not directly finance any procedures. You may also want to research options through your bank of choice. We also accept all major credit cards including VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.