The Vital Connection
…is a surgical procedure providing a more toned and curvy physique.
What is the purpose of this procedure?
Fun Sculpting™ is a type of high-definition liposuction, and it’s our premier service at VCMD. It’s the only kind of liposuction that will not rip, cut, tear, heat, or freeze tissue. This type of liposuction uses vibration to decrease discomfort and tightens the skin by stimulating it. Many patients who are offered a tummy tuck or arm lift, for instance, may not require one if they have Fun Sculpting™. This procedure is minimally invasive, and we use no general anesthesia. Downtime is also minimal, so expect to get back to work within a few days. Fun Sculpting™ requires no sutures or drains, and because it does not damage the tissue under the skin, it is suitable in areas of the body where classic liposuction is not. Areas that can be treated include the chin, arms, male chest wall, bra rolls, abdomen, flanks, inner/outer thighs, knees, and calves. Dr. Gregory is the lead surgeon and head trainer for Fun Sculpting™ in the United States. You can also find Dr. Gregory discussing this procedure on Bodyologie’s national website, www.funsculpting.com
What steps are involved during this procedure?
with FUN SCULPTING™
VCMD offers fat transfers as an added procedure to your hi-def liposuction procedure. What’s amazing about our fat transfers is that the retention rate (which is life-long) is over 80% compared to fat transfers seen with classic liposuction, which is more commonly less than 50% of fat retention. Fun Sculpting™ fat transfers are better because there is no destruction of the tissue under the skin, and the fat cells are much more viable and remain in a sterile container before transfer. Fat can be transferred to the face, breasts, and buttocks, also known as a Brazilian butt lift (BBL). Fun Sculpting™ is an excellent alternative to implants because you get to use your body fat, rather than an implant, to enhance an area.
Before & After
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Who’s The Doctor
The practice of Dr. Bilge Gregory, MD, located in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. We provide high end services in a spa environment that is designed to not only help you feel great, but look even better.
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What can I expect with Liposculpture?
Following your procedure, you will see a generalized improvement in the contour of the treated area. The high-definition liposuction device’s vibration gently removes the fat while still preserving the connective tissue, nerves, and vascular bundles that all help support your skin to the muscle wall. Additionally, hi-def liposuction stimulates collagen production for up to 6 months post-treatment.
Immediately Following your procedure, you will be dressed in a compression garment that should be worn for 4 weeks, with best results seen if worn for 6 months. Since no general anesthesia is used, after the procedure you will be able to walk on your own. However, we will provide assistance to your transportation after surgery. Most patients feel tender and sore in the treated areas as if they had rigorously exercised. Nonetheless, this discomfort resolves within days after the procedure. Most patients feel well enough to return to work within 48 hours.
Excessive skin folds with large volumes of fat removed often tighten up considerably during the recovery period, and most patients have excellent results with liposuction alone (without tummy tuck surgery). However, hi-def liposuction will not necessarily improve irregularities (e.g., stretch marks) in the skin that were present before the procedure. Vital Connection MD offers skin tightening and skin lifting procedures that are non-invasive or minimally invasive. In addition, we offer packages that smooth the skin on the torso and legs. We can lessen the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks and address small fatty deposits not appropriate for surgery. Furthermore, we have natural injectables for diuretic purposes—lastly, an exciting new service for us, vitamin C injections, which can lift the buttocks. Ask our staff for more information.
What is vibration-assisted liposuction (high-definition)?
Vibration-assisted liposuction is a type of high-definition liposuction. While this is new to VCMD with our practice, the technique has been widely used in Europe since 1997.
High-definition liposuction uses gentle vibration to increase patient comfort, decrease procedure time, increase skin tightening, and improve the results’ smoothness over other liposuction technologies. Many physicians in the US alone are still using archaic liposuction equipment, associated with higher complication rates, tissue damage, and longer recovery times. VCMD chose the newest technology for you because we recognize how important it is to stay current in the field of cosmetic procedures.
Is Liposculpture painful?
After treatment with high-definition liposuction, most patients experience very little pain and describe the recovery as comparable to the soreness felt after a high-impact workout. The patient is given oral medications before the procedure. Lidocaine, the primarily used anesthetic, provides the patient with significant, if not almost complete pain-relief once the tumescent fluid is infused. We can easily answer these questions in more detail during your consultation.
How much does it cost?
Once you have attended your consult, we will design a custom quote for you. You can also receive an estimated quote by using our “Price Estimator” feature below. Please do ask about our current specials and promotions.
What makes VCMD liposuction different?
VCMD liposuction is different because it uses high-definition vibration technology. This technology uses gentle vibration to increase patient comfort, decrease procedure time, increase skin tightening, and improve the resulting smoothness over other liposuction technologies.
VCMD is not like any other cosmetic clinic on the west coast. We will not perform body sculpting and send you on your way, only to return once or twice for a few photos and some conversation. We offer Colombian Post-Operative Care in single sessions or packages. We recognize that liposuction is NOT a procedure, it is a journey, and we are here to help you optimize your results; to maintain them for as long as possible.
How long is the recovery time for liposculpture?
Most patients feel tender and sore in the treated areas as if they had rigorously exercised, but this discomfort resolves within a few days to weeks after the procedure. Patients feel much better faster with VCMD post-operative care. Most patients are well enough to return to work within 48 hours. Surgery is a journey for ALL patients. We are here to accompany you on this journey, answer your questions, and take care of your post-operative needs. It is important to understand that you will not have your sculpting’s final results for at least 6-12 months. You can expect to see most of your results by 3 months, but scar tissue takes months to reorganize. Please be patient with your body and with us as you go through this process.
Does the fat come back after liposculpture?
No. After your High-Definition Liposuction treatment, the fat cells will never regenerate in the treated area. However, dietary habits and a lack of attention to post-operative body contouring profoundly impact your results. We will discuss ways in which we can help you maintain your liposuction results for years to come.
How long do we wear the garment after liposculpture?
Generally, 24/7 for a total of 4 weeks. For best results, wear the garment or Faja for 6 months and a looser garment for sleeping.
What are the benefits of high-definition liposuction?
- Gentle vibration
- Increased patient safety
- Less bruising and swelling
- Smoother, more beautiful results
- No general anesthesia needed
- Vibration decreases pain and trauma for the patient
- 40% faster procedure – More efficient for the physician
- Physician ease of use
- No risk of burns
- Faster recovery
- Superior re-adaptation of skin/mechanical skin tightening
- Respects tissue integrity
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Vital Connection MD
8550 E Shea Blvd #120
Scottsdale, AZ, 85260
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“I would highly recommend Vital Connections for body sculpting! Dr. Gregory is experienced, professional, thoughtful and efficient. She listens and tries to accommodate your schedule and concerns.”
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“My first visit with Dr. Gregory was a great experience. She is very knowledgeable and is willing to go the extra mile to find the appropriate treatments suited for my medical needs. I was nervous about doing Botox for migraines, but she made me feel comfortable and very welcome. I had the same doctor for years and finding her was the best decision I’ve ever made. I highly recommend her services!”
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“I been fortunate to meet Dr. Gregory! She’s extremely passionate about elevating others and the world to become a healthier place. She’s knowledgeable on so many platforms and modalities. Her staff is amazing and i know it’s because they are a reflection of her. I highly recommend working with her!”
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Colombian Post-Operative Care
Maintain and enhance your surgical results with the West Coast’s only Colombian post-operative care facility.
Rejuvenate your face with a variety of injectable products including, Restylane® and Botox®.
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IV therapies offer several great benefits to your overall health.
Offering services, such as facials, facial peels, dermaplaning, facial massage, and microneedling.
High-definition liposculpting is a minimally invasive procedure that safely transforms your body.