M. Christine Lee, M.D.
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Dr.Christine Lee
Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

Experienced surgeon in Walnut Creek describes liposuction

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Experienced Surgeon Describes Liposuction
Love handles. Muffin top. Donut. We have affectionate names for those stubborn pockets of fat that we just cannot lose with diet and exercise. Although the names are cute, the rolls are not. Thankfully, for residents in the Walnut Creek area, Dr. Christine Lee from The East Bay Laser & Skin Care Center is an experienced liposuction surgeon.

What is liposuction?

One of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures, liposuction, or lipo, slims areas of the body. Fat deposits are removed to contour the body. Liposuction is not a weight loss system. It is ideal for patients with small pockets of fat that just will not go away without help. Common treatment areas include the abdomen, flanks, thighs, knees, buttocks, arms, and neck.

Treatment options

Dr. Lee offers different treatment options. Tumescent liposuction and ultrasound-assisted or laser-assisted liposuction are both effective, affordable treatment options. With tumescent liposuction, small incisions are made to insert a small tube called a cannula that vacuums out the fat cells. Ultrasound or laser-assisted procedures utilize advanced technology and energy to liquefy and suction out the fat.

Expected outcomes

Having a realistic outlook is important for any procedure. Regardless of which liposuction procedure you undergo, the recovery is similar.
  • Following the procedure, a compression garment is worn to help with swelling.
  • Bruising and swelling may exist for a few weeks.
  • There may be restrictions on movement or exercise.
  • Fat cells that are removed with liposuction will not grow back in the same area.

Liposuction is not a replacement for diet and exercise but it may help you eliminate those stubborn fat pockets. Ask Dr. Christine Lee about your options for liposuction to get the body you want. Contact The East Bay Laser & Skin Care Center Walnut Creek, CA today at (925) 500-1180.

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