Fat deposits can stubbornly remain long after you have achieved your goal weight and size. When diet and exercise lose their effectiveness, patients turn to liposuction to remove unwanted fat deposits. Dr. Granzow uses targeted liposuction or mini-liposuction to contour your body by removing fat deposits for a more defined shape and balanced proportion.

Liposuction Our Practice

Everyone has problem areas where fat tends to settle. Over time these fat accumulations can be more difficult to get rid of and prevent you from attaining your ideal body. Liposuction is a treatment developed to remove excess fat on your:

  • Abdomen
  • Hips
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Knees
  • Upper Arms
  • Chin

To get the most benefit from liposuction, you should be close to your ideal weight and view the procedure as the final stage in your body improvement.

Our Approach to Liposuction

Dr. Granzow makes a small incision and inserts a thin tube, called a cannula, to suction fat deposits. The fat layer deep beneath the skin is broken up and vacuumed using the cannula. If you need volume added to another part of your body then Dr. Granzow will adapt this technique to preserve fat cells for fat grafting. Fat grafting is performed at the same time as liposuction and requires little to no additional recovery time.

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Liposuction and Fat Grafting

Performed in two parts of the same procedure, fat removed during liposuction is used to restore volume or enhance your certain body contours such as the breasts and buttocks. A popular alternative to implants, fat grafting has a high success rate when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon.  Please visit our Fat Grafting webpage for more information about Fat Grafting.

What Results Can I Expect?

While the general idea of liposuction itself is straightforward, Dr. Granzow uses a detail-oriented approach in all stages of the procedure to achieve optimal results for his patients. Dr. Granzow grounds his liposuction procedures on:

  • Assisting you to find your ideal body proportions.
  • Specifically adapting instruments and techniques to the areas of your body you want to target.
  • Relationship-centered patient care to ensure optimal healing and recovery.

Concierge Approach to Plastic Surgery

At Manhattan Beach Plastic Surgery, Dr. Granzow takes time to know each patient that comes to his practice. Dr. Granzow uses this concierge approach because he and his office can:

  • Provide patients with longer appointments and one-on-one care.
  • Develop care and treatment for your unique needs and procedure.
  • Spend more time on comprehensive care before, during, and after your liposuction procedure.
  • Help you make travel arrangements if you need to travel for surgery.

Dr. Granzow is a board-certified plastic surgeon with substantial experience specializing in body contouring treatments. He has received the patients’ choice and most compassionate doctor awards.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Granzow to find out if liposuction is right for you. Contact our office at (310) 882.6261.