Category Archives: Liposuction



Options After Weight Loss

Published: June 14, 2017

Weight loss in our society, and especially massive weight loss has been increasing due to increasing use of bariatric surgery. Oftentimes, the skin does not snap back to the original appearance and consistency because of the stretching that has occurred when overweight. In this circumstance, correction of skin excess and skin sagging is often necessary. … Continue reading Options After Weight Loss

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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

Published: September 13, 2016

Tummy tuck and liposuction are two very different operations, but they may help to achieve the same goal as both may be necessary. Liposuction is used to decrease localized areas of fat excess. A tummy tuck is used to remove skin excess of the abdomen, and also to tighten the muscle wall underneath the abdominal … Continue reading Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

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How to Choose the Best Body Contouring Procedure

Published: June 20, 2016

According to, body contouring is “any procedure that alters the shape of different areas of the body.” Patients in the Houston and surrounding areas who wish to correct or improve the shape of their body can choose from a selection of body contouring procedures offered by Dr. Wiener. However, oftentimes more than one procedure … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Body Contouring Procedure

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How to Maintain Results after Liposuction

Published: June 9, 2016

Liposuction is a procedure for removal of excess localized fat. Common areas for treatment are the tummy, the hip area and the thighs. When liposuction is done to improve the body contour, the idea is to maintain this improvement in your body image and your body shape. The way to do this is by following … Continue reading How to Maintain Results after Liposuction

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How much weight will I lose with liposuction?

Published: April 29, 2016

When I do a liposuction consultation, a frequent question is how much weight will I lose. Although some weight loss will occur because the fat is being removed, the surgery is not specifically for weight loss. The surgery is to improve the contour or the shape of the body, and to reduce localized excesses of … Continue reading How much weight will I lose with liposuction?

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3 Benefits of Liposuction

Published: July 16, 2015

Liposuction, or suction assisted lipectomy, is removal of fat through a small incision with a device called a cannula. There are benefits to this procedure. The major benefit is of course an improved body contour. Liposuction is not a weight loss technique, so a total body liposuction, even though there are some plastic surgeons who … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Liposuction

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Dr. Wiener Remembers Dr. Yves-Gerard Illouz

Published: January 21, 2015

Yves-Gerard Illouz, prominent French plastic surgeon has passed away. Dr. Illouz developed the modern technique of liposuction, and presented this in 1982. I was lucky enough to have been at one of the first lectures he did in the United States around 1987 here in Houston. Back then, the tumescent technique of liposuction, in which … Continue reading Dr. Wiener Remembers Dr. Yves-Gerard Illouz

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Liposuction: laser, ultrasonic, tumescent, Smartlipo, which one?

Published: September 2, 2014

Liposuction is a method of fat removal to improve body contour in areas of fat excess. There are a number of different instruments and techniques to do this, and sometimes it can be confusing to figure out what to choose based on the advertising. The classic method of liposuction is called the tumescent technique, which … Continue reading Liposuction: laser, ultrasonic, tumescent, Smartlipo, which one?

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