Dermatology, Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery in New York City (NYC) and Manhattan

If you are at or near your goal weight but are still unhappy with your figure, liposuction may be able to help by targeting unsightly bulges of fat that prevent you from achieving the svelte, attractive look you desire. Belly fat, love handles, bra rolls, thigh fat, and other stubborn fat deposits that do not respond to diet and exercise can be removed with liposuction.

This page can help you understand liposuction and what it can generally achieve, but specific recommendations can only be made after a personal consultation that includes an evaluation of the desired treatment area. Please call (888) 610-3133 or email us today to schedule an appointment at our practice in central Manhattan.

What Liposuction Can Accomplish

Liposuction is a great procedure for removing excess fat from one or more areas of the body to improve the overall appearance of your figure. Liposuction can be used to treat many areas where fat commonly accumulates, including:

  • Neck/chin
  • Upper back/ bra rolls
  • Enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia)
  • Underarms
  • Upper arms
  • Lower back
  • Waist (love handles/muffin top)
  • Belly
  • Thighs
  • Back of the knees
  • Calves

And other areas. Virtually any area where fat accumulates can be treated with liposuction. For more information about the liposuction procedure, please visit  Questions about Liposuction, which contains detailed information about liposuction surgery.

Liposuction vs. SmartLipo

SmartLipo is a variation on the traditional liposuction procedure that can improve results for many people. One limitation of liposuction is that it only removes fat from the treatment area, and then we depend on your skin to contract smoothly over the reduced fat. SmartLipo uses laser energy not only to help remove fat from the treatment area, but to stimulate the skin to contract properly to give a smooth, attractive contour. SmartLipo can also help shorten liposuction recovery times and reduce liposuction risks.

The results from SmartLipo are so good and the benefits so clear that at Juva Skin and Laser we believe there is no reason to use traditional liposuction any more.

Why Choose Juva Skin and Laser Center

Your choice of surgeon will greatly influence the results of your liposuction procedure. The board-certified doctors at Juva Skin and Laser Center have extensive experience with liposuction procedures, which we perform in our AAAHC-accredited facility. Dr. Bruce E. Katz was the first dermatologist in the US to use SmartLipo, and his experience with the procedure is unparalleled. The Juva Skin and Laser Center has also been selected by the manufacturers of SmartLipo as a training center for other doctors in the use of this liposuction treatment technology. You can also look at our Before and after gallery to see the quality of results we achieve for our patients.

To learn more about how liposuction at Juva Skin and Laser Center can help you achieve the figure you desire, please schedule a consultation at our central Manhattan location.

Bruce E. Katz, M.D., Director
60 East 56th Street, Suite 2,
New York, NY 10022-3204
212.688.JUVA (5882)or MediSpa: 212.421.9501
Fax: 212.421.9502

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