Liposuction San Diego

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If you have excess fat deposits in your abdomen, upper arms, and thighs that just won’t go away even with diet and exercise, getting liposuction done in San Diego could be right for you.


Both SmartLipo Laser Sculpting & ThermaLipo are available in San Diego

If you have excess fat deposits in your abdomen, upper arms, and thighs that just won’t go away even with diet and exercise, getting liposuction done in San Diego could be right for you. Laser liposuction surgery is a popular treatment for people who wish to get rid of those annoying pockets of fat. The procedure is now safer and more effective than ever.

Tumescent liposuction removes unwanted fat and improves body contour, giving you a slimmer figure. Moreover, the procedure minimizes risks associated with traditional liposuction. Dr. Nowak strives to provide the best care possible for his patients. You will be the main priority of the day, as Dr. Nowak limits his Ultimate Laser Body Contouring and Skin Tightening procedures to one a day in order to provide you with his full attention and care, ensuring optimal results.

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  • Amazingly safe treatment for eliminating unwanted fat deposits in virtually any location on the body.
  • Performed under a local anesthetic, we liquidize the fat deposits and extract them in a liquid form.
  • Little to no downtime.  Patients can often return to work after a short weekend!


  • Local anesthesia is used instead of IV sedation or general anesthesia, eliminating IV-related side effects and complications
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Less fluid and blood loss with no need for IV fluid replacement
  • Smoother result, minimizing need for a follow-up treatment
  • Less swelling and bruising after the procedure
  • Smaller incisions resulting to lesser scarring


Healthy men and women who are not able to lose stubborn fat even with diet and exercise are good candidates for liposuction. Liposuction is for people who want to have a leaner body and are searching for a safe treatment that comes with minimal downtime.


Swelling or bruising may be present after treatment, but they are only temporary and gradually fade away. Some of the numbing liquid used during the procedure is absorbed by the body and some may drain from the incision site within 24-48 hours. The fluid may be reddish or pink in color but has little to no blood. It normally takes six weeks for a patient to fully recover from a liposuction treatment, but improvement is noticeable almost immediately after treatment.

Furthermore, patients are encouraged to walk and get moving a day after treatment. It is often known as a “weekend procedure” where the patient can get the procedure on a Thursday or a Friday and go back to work on Monday or Tuesday. A pressure garment may have to be worn for days or weeks after the procedure to help skin contract and hasten the recovery process.


SMARTLIPO™ LASER SCULPTING This advanced liposuction technique melts fat and tightens skin. It is particularly effective in removing fat deposits in smaller areas of the body, such as the neck, chin, jawline, knees, and more.

THERMALIPO™ This non-invasive procedure improves body contour and reshapes specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, waist, upper arms, and face. It also reduces stretch marks and scars.

If you desire more shape and contour to your body, then Liposuction by Dr. Nowak is the choice for you.

Contact our office today at (619)651-9651 in Eastlake Chula Vista to learn more about Liposuction.

Treatment Type Body Contouring
Treatment Problem or Condition Unwanted or Stubborn Fat
Size N/A
Color White

During tumescent liposuction, a mixture of local anesthetic and epinephrine is injected into the treatment area. The solution numbs the area and constricts blood vessels minimizing risk of bleeding. General anesthesia is not needed in tumescent liposuction. A relaxant may also be administered to reduce anxiety. Patient comfort can be increased by injecting a pain medication.

Dr. Nowak uses the power-assisted technology, at his office in Chula Vista, which swiftly moves through the tissues and removes small amounts of fat at a time. The movement creates a vibration that most patients describe as similar to getting a massage, increasing patient comfort.

After the area has been infused with tumescent solution, a small tube called a cannula is inserted into one or more tiny, inconspicuous incision and the unwanted fat is suctioned away.

The procedure does not require stitches because incisions are so small and close up naturally. The entire procedure takes 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the areas being treated.

In addition, Dr. Nowak utilizes the power-assisted technology which rapidly moves through the tissue removing small amounts of fat at a time. This movement creates a vibration that some patients describe as being similar to a massage providing greater patient comfort.

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If you're interested in finding out more about your cosmetic surgery options simply book your cosmetic consultation with Dr. Nowak online or call our office at (619) 367-9109.

Dr. Nowak will listen to your concerns, conduct a comprehensive evaluation, and suggest a course of action to give you the results you want.