- Body-Jet can be performed without general anesthesia.
- The procedure does not cause as much trauma to surrounding tissue, so there is less swelling and bruising.
- Body-Jet limits post-procedure discomfort.
New technology has provided several enhancements to traditional liposuction. San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos and other Bay Area residents trust plastic surgeon Dr. Daryl K. Hoffman to keep up on the latest innovations. Body-Jet® is a liposuction technique that uses a spray of fluid to help loosen fat for easier removal. In addition to causing less trauma to surrounding tissue, reducing discomfort, and providing attractive body contouring results, Body-Jet has an additional benefit - it can be used to harvest fat for fat transfer procedures such as a Brazilian Butt Lift or natural breast augmentation.
To learn more about Body-Jet or other forms of liposuction, request your consultation with Dr. Hoffman online, or call us at (650) 325-1118 (Palo Alto) or (408) 292-1118 (Los Gatos) to schedule an appointment.
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Body-Jet differs from traditional tumescent liposuction in that it uses a spray of fluid to gently loosen the fat from the selected area. With this technology, Dr. Hoffman does not need to manually break apart the fat cells, the gentle pulses of fluid flushe them out instead. These loosened fat cells are then removed through a thin tube called a cannula.
For men and women who are interested in augmenting other areas of their bodies with their own natural fat, Dr. Hoffman can use Body-Jet as a preliminary step. This process is called fat transfer, and can be used to enhance facial features, the buttocks, or breasts. For fat transfer, fat cells are first removed from one area with liposuction. The fat cells are then carefully purified and prepared, and can subsequently be injected into other areas of the body. Body-Jet is a great first step for fat transfer because it leaves the fat cells intact, and therefore more viable for placement elsewhere in the body.
Recovery and Results
This minimally invasive procedure usually only requires a few days of downtime. There are several reasons why Body-Jet patients can get back to their usual routine more quickly:
Dr. Hoffman's patients have often expressed how much they love their slim new figures, and how pleased they were with the quick recovery from their Body-Jet liposuction.
In addition to Body-Jet and fat transfer, Dr. Hoffman performs a variety of body contouring procedures and can help you select the technique that will accomplish your goals. He offers several liposuction options, including Smartlipo™ (laser-assisted liposuction) and VASER® LipoSelection® (ultrasound-assisted liposuction), and Cellulaze™, a new treatment similar to liposuction that can smooth cellulite on the thighs and buttocks.
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