Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

The Art Behind Plastic Surgery


Seattle Liposonix Treatment

Dr. Richard Baxter now offers the Liposonix treatment. Liposonix is the new FDA-approved, non-surgical, fat reduction procedure that uses high-intensity ultrasound to get rid of targeted fat around your waistline. Backed by over a decade of research and testing, the treatment is completed in just one office visit and lasts about one hour. With little to no downtime or aftercare, you can resume your active lifestyle right away.

Following are the most common questions on the Liposonix treatment:


How does Liposonix work?
The Liposonix system delivers high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) energy that can disrupt subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT); to provide a non-invasive approach to body contouring to achieve a desired aesthetic effect.

What kind of results can I expect?
On average, you can expect to lose one clothing size. Studies show an average waistline reduction of at least one inch.

How long does the procedure take?
Typically Liposonix treatment is completed in about one hour. You should consult your doctor to discuss treatment areas and time.

How fast can I see results?
Most patients see maximum results in 8 to 12 weeks. This is the time it takes for the body to naturally remove the fat cells that were destroyed during treatment.

Is the Liposonix treatment safe?
You can have confidence in the science behind the Liposonix system. The treatment has been extensively studied, with more than a decade of research and testing behind its development.

Are there any side effects?
Since Liposonix treatment is non-invasive, there is little to no downtime. Many people go back to work or resume normal activities the next day. During treatment, you may experience discomfort, pain, cold, prickling, tingling or warmth. After treatment, you may experience temporary redness, bruising, discomfort, and swelling.

Will I need to do anything after the Liposonix treatment?
You don’t need to do anything out of the ordinary. There is no special post-care required, but we recommend that you maintain the same diet and active lifestyle before treatment – if not better! Your doctor places the head of the Liposonix device on the area to be treated. High-intensity ultrasound energy is then focused on the targeted fat.

Skin is not harmed as fat tissue just beneath the skin is permanently destroyed. The body naturally removes the treated fat, leaving you with a thinner, more contoured waistline. The Liposonix treatment uses high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to reduce your waistline without surgery.


Looking for Liposonix in the Seattle area?

Dr. Baxter is a nationally recognized plastic surgery expert providing Liposonix in an accredited, private surgical facility in the Seattle area. To schedule your Liposonix treatment, just use our consultation form to request a consultation or call us at 425-776-0880.



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