Tag: liposuction
Neck Lift DC

What can I do about sagging neck skin?

The neck is anatomically complex and patients first need to understand the various layers so they can understand where their ‘problem area’ lies, and in turn, understand what procedure is necessary to fix it. The surgical  layers of the neck are (from superficial to deep), the skin, the superficial fat, the platysma muscle and the […]

Can cosmetic surgery be done under just local?

Can cosmetic surgery be done under just local?

Patients sometimes ask me this question, and the short answer is ‘yes, sometimes.’ Most minor plastic surgery procedures can be performed under local. The most common procedures performed at Austin-Weston are breast augmentations, liposuction, and facelifts, and 99% of those procedures are not performed under local anesthesia, as they are not minor operations. Our surgeons […]

Hip Liposuction

Hip Liposuction

In hip liposuction, a couple of small incisions are made to insert a metal cannula while the patient is asleep. The fat is suctioned out of the hip region allowing the skin to contract back to a smooth, even contour. When considering hip liposuction, it is important to know what is defined as the area […]

Northern Virginia Liposuction

What happens if I gain weight after liposuction?

Patients frequently ask me this question during consultation, and my answer usually surprises them. There is a common misconception among patients that they should be as ‘fit as possible’ at the time of surgery to get the best result. This is wrong for a couple reasons. Before going into detail, you need to understand some […]


How much Lipo is too much Lipo?

As liposuction technique has evolved, plastic surgeons have been able to safely remove more and more fat. In the early days of liposuction, the limiting factor wasn’t the amount of fat, it was blood loss. While it is standard of practice nowadays to first inject a solution into the fat to minimize bleeding, this wasn’t […]

Liposuction Testimonial

I highly recommend Dr. Knotts. A number of years ago, I went to another plastic surgeon in the tri-state area for liposuction and breast reduction. I was  happy with the results, kept the weight off and felt great. Then “life happened” and I made the decision to get liposuction again. During my consult with Dr. […]