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This young American lingerie and swimsuit model in her early-20s, weighing just 100 lbs, had thighs liposuction done in Los Angeles a year ago. However, she did not like the result. Most of the fat which had been bothering her was still there. Almost a year after her initial liposuction, she went back to see her surgeon to express her unhappiness with the still persistent fat, and was advised that there was no more fat left to be removed. She found Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie on the internet and flies to Medan to see him. Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie assesses her thighs and finds that there is still a lot of fat to be removed. The reason she is unhappy with the result is because her previous surgeon only performed limited liposuction on very small areas of her inner and outer thighs, leaving all the other areas untouched. Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie practices 3-dimensional liposuction where the entire length and entire circumference of the thighs, from hips all the way down to knees, are addressed. Such extensive liposuction carries higher risk of complication of skin necrosis, especially if performed with machines. Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie performs liposuction with only a plastic syringe and micro-cannulas with diameter of 2 to 3 mm, which is the safest way of performing liposuction as it produces the least trauma. Dr Arthur Tjandra of Elixir de Vie proceeds to perform a revision liposuction for her, removing 2.2 liters of fat out from her thighs! It is amazing that 2.2 L of fat could be removed from a very slim model who weighs just 100 lbs, isn’t it? And that’s after another surgeon in Los Angeles advised her that there was no fat for him to aspirate! She has to fly all the way to Indonesia as the result!

Video 1: Result of thighs liposuction in Los Angeles.


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1 Comment on “Patient No. 458: Result of thighs liposuction in Los Angeles

  1. Pingback: Patient No. 458: Revision thighs liposuction – L'Elixir de Vie, by Arthur Tjandra (曾华浚), M.D., FICS (Plastic Surgery)

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