VASER Liposuction Singapore: A Less Invasive Form of Liposuction
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Understanding fat reduction treatment options between VASER Lipo & Fat Freezing
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How to find the right VASER Liposuction doctor in Singapore
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Why is arm fat a much bigger problem in women than in men?
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COMMON REASONS WHY WE CAN'T GET RID OF FAT

Common reasons why we can't get rid of fat
  • Due to DNA, fat may accumulate on the tummy, hips and thighs

    Due to DNA, fat may accumulate on the tummy, hips and thighs

  • Unhealthy eating habits such as overindulging in junk food and dessert

    Unhealthy eating habits such as overindulging in junk food and dessert

  • Sedentary lifestyle

    Sedentary lifestyle

  • Hormones wreaking havoc in your body, causing weight and fat gain

    Hormones wreaking havoc in your body, causing weight and fat gain

  • Stress hormone (cortisol) directly effects fat storage and weight gain

    Stress hormone (cortisol) directly effects fat storage and weight gain

  • Fat stored during pregnancy that you can’t lose after giving birth

    Fat stored during pregnancy that you can’t lose after giving birth

  • Lack of quality sleep and rest

    Lack of quality sleep and rest

  • Body is more prone to store fat and lose muscle mass, due to ageing

    Body is more prone to store fat and lose muscle mass, due to ageing

  • Yoyo dieting, which inevitably slows down metabolism

    Yoyo dieting, which inevitably slows down metabolism

  • Change in body composition from menopause

    Change in body composition from menopause

Liposuction for different body parts

We understand that no one body shape is the same, and each patient requires a tailored approach

Arms

Female Patient:
Bingo wings with loose skin

Bra Bulge, Waist, Hip

Female Patient:
Fat around bra area, waist and hip

Outer Thighs

Female Patient:
Fat on outer thighs, with cellulite

Male Chest

Male Patient:
Enlarged male breasts

Double Chin, Neck

Female Patient:
Fat around the chin and neck

Inner Thighs

Female Patient:
Fat on inner and outer thighs

Stomach

Female Patient:
Bulging abdomen

Complication on abdomen

Male Patient:
Paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH), a fat freezing complication

Different Types of Liposuction

Understanding the different types of liposuction technologies and methods available in the world

VASER Lipo

A form of ultrasonic assisted liposuction, it eliminates unwanted fat by using VASER technology to selective fat tissues without causing any damages to the surrounding tissues. Fat grafting is performed for those who opt to use the fat removed to further enhance their breasts, face or buttock.

SmartLipo

A laser-assisted liposuction that breaks down stubborn fat cells into liquified fat which are then removed through suction. Suitable for delicate areas such as a the armpit, face and neck. The laser energy stimulates collagen production in the skin resulting in skin firming.

VASER Hi-Def Lipo

VASER Hi-Def Lipo begins where standard liposuction leaves. It involves removing fat from areas such as abdomen, flanks and male chests, while strategically leaving a thin fat layer of fat over underlying muscles to create a more athletic look.

Tumescent Liposuction

The most commonly performed form of surgical fat removal procedure around the world. It is less painful than traditional liposuction and has a quicker recovery time. It is performed as an outpatient and does not require general anaesthesia.

historical timeline
of liposuction

The evolution of liposuction, the world’s most popular surgical body sculpting procedure, from 1921 to date

1921

Body Contouring

Charles Dujarier, a French surgeon, had the idea to create a body sculpting procedure by removing fat. Unfortunately, his idea was dismissed when one of his patients developed gangrene post-op.

1974

Blunt Tunnelling

It was decades later when the lipo concept was revisited. After many failed attempts, Dr Arpad and Giorgio Fischer invented cannulas (blunt, hollow surgical tools) for the blunt tunnelling lipo technique.

1982

Illouz Method

Due to many lipo cases that resulted in blood loss and nerve damage, Dr Yves-Gerard Illouz designed a technique that uses a blunt-tipped cannula which has a better and safer procedure outcome.

1985

Tumescent Lipo

A dermatologic surgeon, Dr Jeffrey A. Klein, invented tumescent liposuction. It utilises tiny microcannulas that reduces risks of irregularities which are associated with larger cannulas.

Early 2000s

VASER Lipo

Dr Alfredo Hoyos introduced VASER (Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance) liposuction. It utilises ultrasound technology to break down unwanted fat tissues gently.

2008

VASER Lipo in Singapore

Dr Ivan Puah is one of the 3 doctors to first introduce it in Singapore in 2008. Dr. Ivan Puah is a VASER Certified Physician and an accredited liposuction doctor by the Ministry of Health, Singapore.

Early 2000s

VASER Liposuction

Dr Allnek Hoyos introduced VASER liposuction. VASER stands for Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance, and it is a form of ultrasonio assisted liposuction, it utilises ultrasound technology to break down unwanted lot tissues gently. Dr Ivan Puah (image above), is one of the 3 doctors to first introduce it in Singapore in 2008. Dr. Ivan Puah is a VASER Certified Physician and an accredited liposuction doctor by the Ministry of Heath, Singapore.

FROM FAT REMOVAL TO REVOLUMISATION

Love the fat that you once hate!
Reuse and upcycle unwanted fat pocket with our 2-in-1 treatment

Buttock Fat Grafting
(Brazilian Butt Lift)

FOR MEN & WOMEN
Upon doing a liposuction procedure to remove fat deposit from an unwanted area such as the stomach or thighs, the fat is then transferred and redistributed into the gluteus-maximus area, giving the buttocks, a Brazilian butt lift.

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Facial Fat Grafting
(ADR-C Facial Enhancement)

FOR MEN & WOMEN
Fat will be removed from predetermined body areas via syringe liposculpture. Next, the fat tissues removed are cleansed and re-injected into the facial lines and hollowed depressions using micro-cannulas. Procedure is about an hour.

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Breast Fat Grafting
(ADR-C Breast Enhancement)

FOR WOMEN
Breast fat grafting is an alternative to breast implants for those seeking to increase their breasts' volume more naturally. This procedure also helps achieve better breast symmetry and improves or corrects breast shape in women.

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OUR RESULT DIFFERENCE

Finding the right doctor with an aesthetic sense is essential in achieving the desired outcome in terms of silhouette and true results. Like how an artist uses a tool to craft his masterpieces, Dr. Ivan Puah uses the same approach to body contouring to achieve an ideal result.

Believing that it is 70% art and 30% science, he makes use of technology and his years of experience and mastery to help his patients achieve a sculpted physique that is natural-looking. It takes meticulousness and great aesthetic sense to know how much fat needs to be removed and where it should be removed from.

Body Sculpting is our forte
• We offer a full range of liposuction techniques such as VASER Lipo, VASER Hi-Def Lipo, tumescent liposuction and SmartLipo

Personalised liposuction surgical approach
• Dr. Ivan Puah will work with you to create an ideal, personalised treatment plan according to your body shape, targeted fat volume removal and desired body goals during your private consultation.

Achieving a sculpted and aesthetically pleasing result
• Dr. Ivan Puah has developed two proprietary body sculpting approaches known as 360® Glandular Tissue Dissection (360® GTD®) to treat gynecomastia and MDC-Sculpt® Lipo for a smoother contour and body.

In compliance with MOH guidelines in Singapore, we are not allowed to post before-and-after images on our website and social media platforms. However, we are more than willing to share such images during your in-clinic consultation with us.

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VASER CERTIFIED PHYSICIAN

DR. IVAN PUAH

Dr. Ivan Puah has been performing body sculpting and enhancement procedures for more than 15 years. He is accredited by the Ministry of Health Singapore to perform liposuction and is the Lipo Peer Review Committee Chairman in Singapore. His passion and earnestness in body sculpting have propelled Dr. Ivan Puah to learn and train under well-known surgeons around the world. He is a VASER® Certified Physician and has received dedicated surgical training in gynecomastia surgery in the USA.

For more than 15 years, Dr. Ivan Puah continuously refined his skills and developed two proprietary body sculpting approaches known as 360° Glandular Tissue Dissection (360°GTD®) and MDC-Sculpt® Lipo.

Dr Ivan. Puah is known to patients as a pragmatic gentleman – managing realistic expectations, not overpromising and under-delivering results.
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LipoSUCTION FAQs

What is this unique combination of VASER lipo with MDC-SCULPT®️ technique?

VASER Lipo, our signature treatment since it was launched in Singapore in 2007,  is one of the most widely performed body contouring procedures because of its safety and results.  A form of ultrasonic-assisted liposuction, VASER provides a safer and more efficient tool for doctors to separate and emulsify only targeted fat tissues Liquefied fat is subsequently removed via a specially designed suction cannula.

The technological advantage of VASER, along with his proprietary approach known as MDC-Sculpt® Lipo technique, allows Dr. Ivan Puah to perform a more thorough fat removal and precision sculpting that constitutes an aesthetically pleasing and natural body shape for his patient. This unique treatment approach is developed through continuously honing and perfecting his skills over the last 15 years of his practice. This is our Vaser Lipo difference.

How does VASER Lipo compare with traditional liposuction?

There are many advantages of VASER Liposuction over the traditional liposuction method:

• A one-time procedure that targets only fat tissues.
• Bulk volume removal and body sculpting all in one.
• Smoother body contouring results with added benefits of skin tightening.
• Lesser downtime, bruising and pain.
• Faster recovery with minimal disruption to your daily activities.

How much fat can be removed? Can you treat multiple areas at once?

VASER Lipo allows multiple body areas to be treated at one time. However, the Ministry of Health Singapore has strict limitations on the total amount of fat that can be removed in one surgical session, which is a maximum of two litres.  

This requirement, which we strictly adhere to, is to protect your health and safety. Dr. Ivan Puah will assess your clinical condition, and advise on the estimated amount of fat that may be removed during your procedure.

Where is VASER Lipo performed?

Singapore is one of the world's strictest countries to regulate liposuction. All accredited liposuction doctors have to ensure that the procedure is performed in an MOH accredited operating theatre, with anesthesiologist, surgical trained nurses.

Our patients' safety means everything to us. We uphold our accreditation from the Ministry Of Health Singapore and cases are performed in our accredited Operating Theatre.

Our anesthesiologists offer comfortable twilight sedation (no GA) to minimise anesthesia's side effects, allowing the best possible care, safety, and monitoring for you during the procedure.

How soon will I see my results?

Patients who have had VASER Lipo by Dr Ivan Puah report that they can see results immediately after the procedure with the final result setting in around 3 to 6 months.

How much does VASER Lipo cost?

In Singapore, liposuction cost varies and is dependent on several factors, including the doctor’s experience and skills. A highly experienced doctor will have performed a significant number of procedures and these include in addressing complex ones and procedures of the corrective kind.

At Amaris B. Clinic, we plan our approach to suit your unique body shape and needs when it comes to body sculpting. Without an in-person consultation and clinical assessment, it is impossible to provide accurate costing. The total costs will vary depending on your needs, the complexity involved, extensiveness of the procedures and the number of body areas to be treated.  

Do you offer fat grafting to enhance the face or body?

Yes we do! In fact, facial fat grafting (ADR-C Facial Enhancement) and breast fat grafting (ADR-C Breast Enhancement) are very popular offerings at our practice since 2007.

Facial fat grafting is an excellent option for those who want to slow down the ageing process and maintain their youthful look. Breast fat grafting (ADR-C Breast Enhancement) is a natural, effective solution for women who are bothered with saggy, droopy breasts, especially postpartum mums and women who are facing the ageing process.

By using your own fat source removed during VASER Lipo, you can increase breast size, improve skin texture and enhance breast shape, while achieving a sculpted body shape all at once.

How much weight will I lose with VASER Lipo?

VASER Lipo has successfully transformed many body shapes, but this procedure is not meant for weight loss. For patients whose objectives are to lose weight and fat at the same time, we will map out a more holistic plan, combining Austrian developed Exercise Therapy with Vaser Lipo.  While you can expect localised fat to be efficiently removed with VASER Lipo, Amaris B. Exercise Therapy will assist you with weight management.  

It is a unique system, developed and patented by an Austrian sports scientist, and is scientifically proven to  improve lymphatic drainage, promote metabolism, improve cell health and achieve weight loss in a more holistic and healthy manner.

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Unique Services

Whatever your reasons are to seek face, body, skin and health improvements, we get it. Because we believe Health is Beauty and Beauty is Health. We are here with you at every step of the way from the start of your treatment till recovery.

Personalised Care

No one body is the same. You are unique, and so are your concerns, needs and desires. This is why every treatment plan varies for each different patient. We listen to what you want before designing your personalised plan to meet your goals.

Patient Safety

Our patients' safety means everything to us. We uphold our accreditation from the Ministry Of Health Singapore. Cases are performed in an accredited Operating Theatre, with a team of anaesthesiologists and surgically-trained staff nurses and clinical team.

MOH-approved Operating Theatre & Post-recovery Center

Our yearly-audited MOH-approved OT is equipped with modern surgical equipment and European monitoring systems with private suites and 12-bed recovery units. It has direct hospital access and blood transfusion facilities.

Our Esteemed & Experienced Panel Of Anaesthesiologists

Performing surgeries at an accredited facility with our panel of anaesthesiologists and offering comfortable twilight sedation (no GA) allows the best possible care, safety and monitoring for you during surgery.

Dedicated Patient Care, Quality Assurance & Delivering Results

Integrity, ethical, and commitment, that's our pledge to you. Dr Ivan Puah is known to patients as a pragmatic gentleman - managing realistic expectations, not overpromising and under delivering results.

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