Pros Removal of excess fat without dimpling or asymmetry, less traumatic as it requires less suction pressure than the potentially bruising back-and-forth motion of liposuction
Cons Risk of cutting muscle and soft tissue
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liposhavingCosmetic surgery A technique used to layer off subcutaneous fat, which may be better than liposuction for facial procedures. Cf Liposuction.
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Liposhaving involves removing fat that lies closer to the skins surface by using a needle-like instrument that contains a sharp-edged shaving device.
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