Gynaecomastia (Man boobs)

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At Skinnotion, we are now offering the next generation Liposuction/Liposculpture procedures using the latest patented VASER® technology known as VASER® LipoSelection.

Every body type has areas that are predisposed to fat storage and, even with a rigorous diet and exercise, those unwanted bulges may often persist.

VASER® LipoSelection Liposuction is clinically proven to be a better alternative to traditional Liposuction. The reasons being, this technology gently removes unwanted fat and improves skin contraction to reveal a smoother new shape with faster recovery time.

VASER® Liposuction uses specific ultrasound waves to selectively break up the fat cells first, which are then removed using a gentle Liposuction technique.

VASER Liposuction in SydneyInitially, small incisions are made in the natural skin folds or creases near the areas which have to be treated. Then a tumescent fluid, being a special numbing saline solution, is injected into the targeted area to numb it followed by shrinking the blood vessels to minimise blood loss and reduce bruising.

The fluid also expands the volume of the targeted area, which allows the VASER® to work and ease the removal of fat tissues later.
Next, a small VASER® probe which resonates at a high ultrasound frequency, is passed into the target area subcutaneous fat layer through the incision site.

The ultrasound frequency breaks apart fatty tissue and loosens the fat cells on contact while, preserving other important tissues including blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue.
Finally, the liquefied fat is removed through a gentle suction process designed to minimise damage to the surrounding tissues.

This innovative VASER® technology breaks up fat (liquefied or emulsified) while preserving the other important adjacent tissues leaving a far smoother and superior result that accelerates rapid healing.

Is VASER® Lipo right for me?

VASER® Lipo is for healthy patients who are frustrated by the resistance of certain body areas to diet and exercise, and seek a fast, low pain solution.

Patients who say they will have never considered traditional Liposuction are now finding that the VASER® Lipo procedure is a gentle alternative for body shaping.

VASER® Liposuction vs Conventional Liposuction and SmartLipo

VASER Liposuction in SydneyVASER® Liposuction uses state of the art ultrasound technology designed to gently reshape your body.

What distinguishes the VASER® Lipo from other procedures, is its ability to differentiate targeted fat from other important tissues such as nerves, blood vessels and connective tissues.

Whilst concentrating its efforts to only break up fat, it preserves those important tissues to promote both smoother results and rapid healing.

A SmartLipo procedure uses energy laser beams to break down fat tissue, however, it may damage nearby blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. In addition, it can accidentally burn through the skin as well as the bowel.

Conventional Liposuction uses a suction device to tear the surrounding tissue in order to remove unwanted fats. This may damage nearby tissue, blood vessels and may lead to pain, discomfort and bruising plus a possibly longer recovery period.

Advantages of the procedure

VASER® Liposuction is less traumatic than conventional Liposuction with less downtime.

Sydney South West Vaser LiposuctionThe surgeon can precisely target unwanted fat using VASER® Lipo Selection, allowing the surgeon to perform Liposuction and Liposculpture with precision on specific areas of the body which may not be possible using other methods.

A VASER® Liposuction procedure allows superficial skin draping giving a smoother result and better skin contraction postoperatively.

A VASER® Liposuction technique is effective in reducing blood loss. This allows the treatment of areas, which have more fibrous tissue, areas that had Liposuction done previously and could potentially lead to higher blood loss.

What areas can be treated with this Technique?

Almost all body areas can be treated with VASER® Liposuction as follows:

  1. Face: reduce the full-face appearance;
  2. Jaw: define the jaw line, removal of jowl fat;
  3. Cheeks: reduce the buccal fat pads;
  4. Breasts: VASER® breast reduction in women and men (Gynaecomastia);
  5. Neck;
  6. Arms;
  7. Back;
  8. Abdomen;
  9. Thighs;
  10. Buttocks;
  11. Knees; and
  12. Legs.

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VASER Hi Def and VASER 4D Sculpt

Skinnotion we are offering highly advanced body liposculpting techniques called VASER Hi Def and VASER 4D Sculpt for people want a more defined, contoured and natural athletic look. It is no doubt the most significant body contouring surgical procedure in recent years.


What is it?

VASER Hi Def is a state-of-the-art body sculpting procedure which allows the creation of a more contoured and athletic appearance as compared to traditional VASER LipoSelection liposuction. The procedure removes both superficial and deep fat from around the musculature of the abs (six pack), pecs, obliques, lats, as well as other muscles of the trunk to give that ripped athletic look.

The Procedure

During the procedure, a local anesthesia is administered in the treatment area to numb the area and shrink the blood vessels. Ultrasound waves are then passed over the fat using a VASER probe to gently break down the fat cells. The surgeon then sculpts the muscular anatomy using a gentle suction process with minimal damage to the surrounding tissue.

The Results of VASER Hi Def

VASER Hi Def aims at making the underlying muscles more visible and well defined by chiseling out the muscle structures. The result is a well defined and sculpted body area, such as a highly defined upper and lower back, outlined abdominal flanks, 6 pack abs and prominent pectorals and upper arms. As oppose to men, women often prefer a soft athletic look like a defined muscles along the borders of the stomach, from the bust down to the groin, without the horizontal lines, waistlines can be sculpted into hour glass figures, and improve definition around the breasts.

VASER 4D Sculpt

What is it?

VASER 4D Sculpt is a newest highly improvement version of a popular VASER Hi Def, VASER 4D Sculpt integrate significant surgical artistic, anatomical and advanced technology.

It is a highly advanced body contouring procedure aimed at removing fat, shifting fat, defining underlying muscles, and taking into account natural muscle movements in relation to fat and connective tissues to give a youthful and natural dynamic athletic look.

VASER 4D Sculpt can help to transform and enhance your body permanently as it can be used on all body parts. It is very effective in sculpting upper arms, chest, abdomen, back, buttocks, and upper and back of legs.

The Procedure

During the VASER 4D Sculpt procedure, tumescent fluid is administered in the treatment area to numb the area and shrink the blood vessels. Ultrasound waves are then passed over the fat using a VASER probe to gently break down the fat cells. The surgeon with artistic eyes and knowledge of anatomy then sculpts the body in order to reveal the natural curves and defining the muscles. The removed fat may be used to inject into areas such as buttocks and chest to add volume and definition.

The Result

VASER 4D Sculpt results in a highly sculpted body with enhanced natural curves and athletic look. The result is expected long lasting.

What is the difference between VASER 4D Sculpt & VASER Hi Def?

Sydney South West Vaser LiposuctionBoth VASER 4D Sculpt and VASER Hi Def are highly advanced body contouring techniques allowing you to have a more defined and athletic look. The subtle differences between them allow VASER 4D Sculpt to give a natural look to the body as compared to a bulky sculpture of VASER Hi Def.

VASER Hi Def does not take into consideration the natural progression of the body in motion, thus giving the body an etched appearance instead of a natural six-pack abs look. VASER 4D sculpt fixes this problem by taking into account the height, depth, width, and the dynamic motion of the muscles.

VASER Hi Def does not take into account that each body is unique and needs a customized procedure. VASER 4D Sculpt takes care of this problem as it takes into account various factors such as age, gender, predicted weight loss, body type, and muscular motion. This consideration of the patient’s unique body allows the surgeon to give every individual a natural look.

How soon will I see the results?

You would see instant results after your procedure. The results would further enhance over a period of about three months.

How much does it cost?

The cost of VASER liposuction depends upon the area being treated and the type of treatment being taken:

  • Traditional liposuction cost from $2500
  • A conventional VASER liposuction procedure cost from $3,500
  • VASER Hi Def cost from $5,500.
  • VASER 4D Sculpt cost from $8,500.

Lipo procedure Reviews

VASER liposuction has received very positive reviews with about 85% of the patients who have undergone the procedure being very happy with the results.

Procedure for Men – Gynaecomastia (man boobs)

VASER® Hi Def and VASER® 4D Sculpture enable men to create the following:

  • Abs 6 pack; and
  • Accentuate the serratus muscles of the lateral chest and muscles over the pelvic rim to achieve a desired V-shape and rippled athletic look.
  • Sculpt Gynaecomastia (man boobs), also known as moobs – into a firmer chest.

Before & After

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Want to know more about VASER Liposuction?
Contact Skinnotion now on 02 4655 6638.

Pre-op care

Prior to undergoing VASER® Liposuction, a thorough test is carried out to determine if, you are healthy enough for the procedure.

You should discuss your present medical history and medications including over the counter medicines, vitamins and herbs with your doctor.

To shorten the recovery time and reduce any chances of complications, you should stop taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory tablets e.g., Ibuprofen Naprosyn, St John’s Wart, Gingko, Fish Oil, Vitamin E and blood thinners.

Prior to stopping any medications please seek advice from your doctor.

Stop smoking for at least 2 weeks before and after the procedure.

Do not drink alcohol in excess for 2 weeks prior.

Drink lots of water in the days leading up to your procedure.

Pre-op Lipo body, hair and nostril chlorohexidine wash instructions:

Chlorhexidine 2-4% can be purchased from a chemist or please speak with your doctor.

Its purpose is to minimise common skin pathogens that may cause wound infection postoperatively.

How do I use Chlorhexidine?

You should start using Chlorhexidine 4 days before your procedure.

Chlorhexidine should be used undiluted as a liquid soap.

Apply it directly to wet skin with your hands or a cloth.

You should leave it on your skin for at least a minute.

You should apply Chlorhexidine all over your body.

You should pay particular attention to the areas around your nose (nostrils), between your legs (genitals and anus), under your arms and feet.

After the first application repeat the steps outlined above however, this time, use Chlorhexidine as a shampoo to wash your hair.

Hair should be rinsed well afterwards. Whenever possible, hair must be washed twice weekly.

You can wash off the Chlorhexidine either in a bath or shower.

You should dry yourself with a clean towel afterwards and put on clean clothes.

Post-op care

Arrange someone to take you home and take care of you for at least the first day and night.

Fill your prescriptions and place them within easy reach.

Have plenty of pillows, towels and spare compressions for nearby drainage.

There will be some bruising, swelling and pain after the procedure, however, if there is severe pain, you must contact us immediately.

Excess tumescent fluid will most likely drain from the access incisions for the first couple of days. The fluid’s colour is blood tinged.

After the first day you can shower.

It is necessary to neither work or engage in normal activities for approximately a week.

Wear compressive garments for at least 6 weeks to help reduce swelling and improve results.

Avoid high impact activities and jogging for around 6 weeks.


What happens if I gain weight after VASER® Liposuction?

Your treated areas should look good and retain their sculptured shape for as long as you remain the same weight. If you gain weight, you will generally gain it in areas that were not treated. The fat cells that are removed during a VASER® Liposuction procedure cannot be produced by the body again.

Excessive weight gain may lead to the expansion of other fat cells which will adversely affect the results of VASER® Liposuction.

Are there any side effects of VASER® Liposuction?

You may experience common side effects such as bruising, soreness and swelling after VASER® Liposuction.

What happens to the fat emulsified by VASER® Liposuction?

Most of the fat is suctioned out as it is the last step during the VASER® Liposuction Treatment.

The fat cells which are not suctioned on the day of the procedure are eliminated by the body naturally over the next few weeks.

The fat taken out may be injected into other areas to add volume if required.

Can I be treated with VASER® Liposuction on the same day as my consultation?

No, you cannot be treated with VASER Liposuction on the same day as your consultation. The reason is that, despite being a minimally invasive and low-risk procedure, VASER Liposuction is a medical procedure. You should consider all alternatives and risks before going ahead with the procedure.

Will the skin be flabby?

The skin will not be flabby as it is generally very elastic and tends to contract back.

The degree of skin contraction depends on an individual basis. VASER® Liposuction allows the best chance of skin contraction.

What happens to the excess skin?

Normally the skin shrinks back, however the amount of shrinkage varies individually. VASER® Liposuction allows the best chance of skin contraction.

Is there any age limit for the procedure?

There is no age limit to undergo this procedure as long as the adult is above the age of 18.

Does it hurt?

You will not feel any pain during the procedure as the area is numbed with local anaesthetic. However, you will be given analgesia and a sedative if needed.

How long does a VASER® Lipo procedure take?

On average about 3 hours, depending on the type of procedure and areas to be treated.

Are there any complications?

VASER® Liposuction is a safe procedure and the chances of complications are very low. This will all be discussed during your pre op health check.

Will I get skin irregularities?

Skin irregularities are rare after a VASER® Lipo procedure due to its advanced technology.

Will there be bruising or swelling?

There may be bruising and swelling which eases off in a few days.

Are bandages applied?

Thin strips of sterilised bandages are applied at the point of incision. However, if they come off, they can easily be replaced with a band-aid.

You may also need to apply sterilised absorbing gauze at the drainage sites.

How long do I wear the support garment?

For the first week you will have to wear a pressure support garment throughout the day.

After the first week, you will have to wear it for at least 12 hours a day for the next 4 to 6 weeks.

Do I need to take time off from work?
It is advisable to take time off work for 5 days although, there are people who start working the next day depending on the number of areas treated.
When can I do exercises?

You can start exercising in about 2 weeks after the surgery.

During this period you should go for leisurely walks to enable the removal of excess tumescent fluid.

When can I go out in the sun again?

You should protect the treated area from direct exposure to the sun for around 2 to 3 weeks.

Should I follow a special diet?

There is no need for a special diet but a healthy diet is recommended.

As some swelling is inevitable, you should avoid carbohydrates and sodium and eat foods rich in protein.

Are the results permanent?

The results are permanent because the removed fat cells cannot be reproduced.

However, excessive weight gain may lead to the expansion of other fat cells.

Will scarring occur?

The chances of scarring after VASER® Lipo are extremely low. The small incisions are usually placed in hidden areas of your body.

Can I drive home after my VASER® Liposuction surgery?

You should not drive for at least 24 hours after your VASER® Liposuction surgery.

Will I have to return for post-op care?

It is recommended that you visit your doctor a day, a week, a month, 6 months and 12 months after the surgery, in order for the doctor to monitor your progress.

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