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Liposuction is an effective way to remove stubborn pockets of fat that have been resistant to diet and exercise, helping you achieve a more toned, sculpted figure. One of the most common questions Dr. Chiaramonte hears during consultations involves how much fat can be removed during a liposuction procedure. While there are general guidelines for the upper limits of fat removal, this is ultimately a decision that must be made on a case by case basis according to the unique needs and goals of each patient.

In general, it’s best to remove no more than 6,000 ml (approximately 12 lbs.) of fat/fluid during a...

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Why is Liposuction Still One of the Most Popular Plastic Surgeries?There are many types of cosmetic surgeries—one for almost every part of your body—but liposuction continues to be one of the most popular procedures. In 2016 alone, 235,237 Americans had liposuction, but why is it still so popular when other options such as CoolSculpting® are emerging? There are several reasons, but the main one is that it works. Lipo effectively rids you of...

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History of the Bella Body Lift: Lipo & Tummy Tuck | MarylandLiposuction and abdominoplasty are two of the top five plastic surgeries in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of men and women go under anesthesia each year to obtain a leaner, firmer figure. Our board-certified plastic surgeon at Bella Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Michael Chiaramonte, has performed both procedures many times over his tenure, and...

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CoolSculpting® is an FDA-approved fat-reduction technique in which fat cells are actually frozen. Once frozen, your body will naturally remove the cells leaving you with a thinner appearance. CoolSculpting is meant for fat-reduction and not for weight loss, but can deliver amazing results. Find out more in this presentation:


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differences between liposuction and coolsculpting national harbor maryland plastic surgeonAt Bella Cosmetic Surgery, in the National Harbor area of Maryland, we offer many body contouring options to sculpt your physique. For those who are looking to get rid of stubborn areas of fat we recommend either liposuction or CoolSculpting®. While both of these procedures...

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liposuction cost - Fairfax, AlexandriaIf you're considering liposuction to address stubborn areas of fat, but are concerned about the cost, we have solutions for you. At Bella Cosmetic Surgery, we understand that procedures like this don't always fit into your budget, but we want to help you look and feel your best. That's why we offer financing plans to make this decision easier for you.

If you're near your ideal weight but have some pockets of...

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Since 1997, cosmetic procedures for men have skyrocketed, increasing more than 325 percent, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The leading procedures for male cosmetic surgery have been nose surgery, eyelid surgery, male breast reduction, facelifts, and especially liposuction. Some cosmetic surgeons are crediting the ever-changing workplace for the upward trend. As companies continue to value youth and energy, they believe many men are attempting to turn back the clock with cosmetic procedures.


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3 Places to Get Liposuction You've Never Thought of | MarylandLiposuction remains one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures across America. There are more than a dozen body areas you can have liposuction performed to permanently remove fat cells, and you’ve likely never thought of some of the smaller places liposuction can be done.

The abdomen, thigh and “love handles” are some of the most common places to have liposuction, but these three...

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Have you been considering having a procedure to remove excess fat? At Bella Cosmetic Surgery, we offer liposuction so you love your look in all of your troublesome areas. Please view this infographic for more information about liposuction:

How Does Liposuction Work | Washington D.C. Plastic Surgeon

To schedule a consultation about liposuction, please contact Dr. Michael Chiaramonte today by calling (301) 567-6767. We are proud to serve...

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CoolSculpting Vs. Liposuction | Maryland, Washington D.C.CoolSculpting and liposuction are both great body contouring methods that can help you achieve the look that diet and exercise couldn't give you. They each have something different to offer though. CoolSculpting is great for those looking to reduce small areas of stubborn fat, while liposuction can surgically remove larger fatty areas. The best way to know which one is right for you...

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