Tickle Liposuction in Charlotte

North Carolina Tickle Lipo Surgeons – Dr. Robert Graper and Dr. Garrett Harper

What is Tickle Lipo?

Tickle Lipo is one of a new generation of minimally invasive liposuction techniques that quickly and safely remove unwanted fat from multiple areas of the body. The revolutionary Tickle Liposuction technology was originally developed in Europe as Nutational Infrasonic Liposculpture (NIL) and is now available at Graper Harper Cosmetic Surgery in Charlotte – the first practice in North Carolina to offer this Tickle Lipo.

Tickle Lipo offers several unique benefits to liposuction patients seeking beautiful body sculpting results, including:

  • Increased patient safety
  • No general anesthesia required but still may be recommended
  • Permanent and quick removal of fat cells
  • Immediate results
  • Superior body sculpting outcomes

How Does Tickle Lipo Work?

The FDA-approved Tickle Lipo involves the use of small incisions and a vibrating cannula that simultaneously delivers local anesthesia while breaking up and vacuuming unwanted fat from any part of the body. The vibrating cannula produces a tickling sensation, thereby greatly reducing any discomfort during this revolutionary, minimally invasive fat removal treatment. In fact, the vibrating cannula was specifically designed to act as a pain blocker by activating nerves that do not transmit pain signals. As a result, rather than experiencing pain, most patients giggle during the procedure. Furthermore, the infrasonic energy of the Tickle Lipo device ensures minimal damage to the surrounding tissue, allowing for a swift recovery and better skin retraction after the procedure.

What Areas of the Body Does Tickle Lipo Treat?

Tickle Lipo can be used to reduce unwanted fat cells from essentially any part of the body. The device features customized cannulas that are used on specific areas for the best results. Some of the most popular body areas treated with Tickle Lipo include the face, chin, back, ankles, knees, stomach, buttocks, thighs, waist and arms. Tickle Lipo can also be used as a touch up treatment after traditional liposuction or tummy tuck surgery.

Tickle Lipo Recovery and Results

Tickle Lipo requires little or no recovery and excellent results can be achieved in as little as one hour. Although daily activities can be resumed right away, compression garments are recommended for up to three weeks to facilitate skin retraction and optimal results. Mild swelling is common around the incisions, which heal quickly. Postoperative results are generally obvious right away and continue to improve for up to three to six months. Tickle Lipo permanently removes fat cells, allowing patients to keep their new, slim and more attractive figure for good.

Tickle Lipo Complications

Tickle Lipo complications are extremely rare and treatable. A small percentage of North Carolina Tickle Lipo patients may experience poor skin retraction or uneven fat redistribution after the procedure, both of which can be successfully corrected.

Am I a Candidate for Tickle Lipo?

Tickle Lipo is not a weight loss procedure and is best suited for patients looking to improve their figure by losing a few inches of fat from body areas resistant to exercise and diet. We will inform you of the risks and benefits associated with this procedure and determine your candidacy.

Please contact Graper Harper Cosmetic Surgery at (704) 375-7111 to schedule your Tickle Lipo consultation.

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Graper Cosmetic Surgery
2915 Coltsgate Road, Suite 103
Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: (704) 375-7111

Monday through Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm