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Helping you achieve a toned and young-looking body
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LIPOSUCTION

As part of our aesthetic cosmetic procedures, Regenerative Cell Institute offers “Tickle Lipo,” the most innovative fat removal and body sculpting technique. Internationally known as Nutational Infrasonic Liposculpture (NIL), this FDA-approved procedure provides a safe, comfortable alternative to traditional liposuction.

Dr. Santos performs Tickle Lipo in-office, as an out-patient procedure, and patients remain awake and under tumescent local anesthesia. The Regenerative Cell Institute’s Tickle Lipo body sculpting treatments deliver excellent results, permanently removing fat cells in a safe, comfortable manner.

In addition to the fat removal and body sculpting benefits, Tickle Lipo procedures may be combined with Regenerative Cell Institute’s stem cell therapy treatments. After a patient undergoes Tickle Lipo, the adipose (fat) tissue that is removed can either be used for immediate stem cell harvesting (for use in stem cell therapy procedures) or fat transfer procedures.

Benefits of Tickle Lipo
Tickle Lipo is an innovative, minimally invasive cosmetic liposuction procedure that provides a safe, more comfortable alternative to traditional liposuction. Using a state of the art machine and cannula (the thin tube that is inserted to remove adipose fat tissue), Tickle Lipo uses a low-frequency infrasonic vibration to quickly remove fat cells without damaging surrounding tissue.

Advantages of Tickle Lipo:

  • Meticulous body sculpting.
  • Typically requires no general anesthesia.
  • 25% faster than traditional liposuction procedures.
  • Little to no discomfort.
  • Permanent removal of fat cells.
  • Immediate results.
  • Quicker recovery.
  • Reduced swelling and bruising.
  • Safety features ensure non-fatty tissue isn’t damaged.
  • Infrasonic energy ensures healthy tissues are preserved for better skin retraction.
  • Safe, easy, and affordable.

What to Expect
Before undergoing Tickle Lipo, patients enjoy an initial consultation with Dr. Santos at the Regenerative Cell Institute. During this one-on-one consultation, Dr. Santos personally evaluates each patient and discusses treatment areas, expected goals, pre-existing conditions, contraindication, pain tolerance, and any previous procedures the patient has undergone. After assessing the patient’s current health, body composition, and wellness history, Dr. Santos creates a customized Tickle Lipo procedure plan to ensure each patient receives the best overall medical care and optimal results.

Tickle Lipo procedures are minimally invasive and generally last between 1 – 2 hours. Through small 3mm incisions, numbing tumescent fluid is infused into the patient’s tissue via the Tickle Lipo machine’s vibrating cannula. Once the treatment areas are numb, Dr. Santos activates the Tickle Lipo vibrating suction cannula which is specially designed for body sculpting and fat removal.

After the Tickle Lipo procedure is completed, patients remain in recovery for 30 minutes. Pain is typically minimal but patients who experience discomfort are encouraged to take an over the counter pain reliever such as Tylenol or Advil; patients who experience further discomfort may be prescribed pain medication. Patients are encouraged to walk and resume normal daily activities immediately following the procedure but should refrain from exercise for 2 weeks. Patients are required to wear a medical compression garment for 2-4 weeks to facilitate healing and achieve optimal appearance.

Tickle Lipo results may be seen immediately after initial swelling dissipates (which is generally 2 – 5 days) and continued improvements occur over 3 – 5 months, pending patients, follow a well-balanced diet and exercise regimen.

Our State of the Art Equipment
We use the LIPOMATIC® and EVA®SP RANGE which includes the N.I.L.® technique. The N.I.L.® technique is based on a movement of nutation, which enables the fatty tissues to be removed while respecting the other tissues. This will make the postoperative shorter and less painful for the patient. LIPOMATIC® and EVA®SP range represent a real evolution for the patient and the surgeon. Over the last ten years, this technology has become the reference technique in Liposculpture.

With numerous studies all over the world, including Europe, USA, Brazil and Asia, and without having ever been contradicted, this technique has already convinced thousands of professionals.

Advantages Of The N.I.L® Technique And LIPOMATIC®/EVA®SP RANGE:

  • Less bruising
  • Less edema
  • Better aspect of the skin
  • Shorter post-operative recovery
  • Ability to treat any zones of the body, even the most delicate ones
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FAT TRANSFER

Fat Transfer Stem Cell Therapy In Mason City

Regenerative Cell Institute offers a variety of fat transfer procedures as part of our aesthetic rejuvenation services. Using advanced autologous fat transfer techniques and a proprietary method of combining fat and enriched platelet-rich plasma, Dr. Santos utilizes the patient’s own unwanted fat to effectively fill frown lines, laugh lines, and crow’s feet and rejuvenate other parts of the body by using the fat to add volume to the tissue.

Advantages of Fat Transfer Treatments:

  • Serves as an alternative to invasive cosmetic surgical procedures.
  • Reduced risk of adverse reaction, rejection, or infection.
  • Alleviates the need for foreign materials, implants, and fillers.
  • Renews, repairs, and replenishes damaged, sunken, and aging tissue.
  • Replaces lost volume in many areas of the body.
  • No major incisions or trauma to the body.
  • Involves little to no pain/discomfort.
  • Does not require general anesthesia, with faster recovery and little downtime.
  • Results are longer lasting and natural looking.

Our Fat Transfer Treatments for Aesthetics and Anti-Aging Include:

  • Fill deep frown and smile lines
  • Fill facial age lines
  • Plump thin lips
  • Smooth acne and trauma scars
  • Even skin depressions
  • Breast enhancement
  • Buttocks augmentation
  • Hand rejuvenation

What To Expect
Dr. Santos personally evaluates each patient to assess their condition and determine the best course of treatment. Once the care plan is in place, unwanted fat is removed from the patient’s abdomen and re-injected into the desired area (face, hands, breasts, or buttocks). When needed, liposculpt will be used on specific areas of the body to add volume. Our gentle, non-traumatic methods provide patients with a fast recovery with minimal downtime.

Fat transfer procedures are simple, safe, and completed in-office as an outpatient. Treatments can take anywhere from 2 – 4 hours to complete.

Natural Breast Augmentation
Regenerative Cell Institute’s innovative natural breast augmentation technique uses a simple fat transfer procedure to add natural volume and increase breast size by 1 – 2 cup sizes. This regenerative breast augmentation procedure is used to restore damaged breast tissue, serves as an alternative to traditional breast implant procedures and results in a more natural looking breast enhancement.

Using the patient’s own fat cells, which are a rich source of regenerative cells, Dr. Santos offers the most advanced, completely natural method of non-surgical breast enlargement. Fat cells are harvested from the abdomen, hips, or thighs, and used to enhance breast size and shape using a gentle liposuction technique and technology. This also helps to reshape and contour the area of the body from which the fat is being harvested.

Advantages of Natural Breast Augmentation:

  • Naturally Increases breast size by 1 – 2 cup sizes.
  • Enhances breast volume and shape.
  • Results in a more natural look and feel.
  • Alleviates the need for implants and their associated risks.
  • Advanced method is among the safest, gentlest method available today.
  • Entire process involves little to no pain/discomfort, no general anesthesia, with faster recovery and little downtime.

Brazilian Butt Lift™ and Augmentation
A Brazilian Butt Lift™ is a butt augmentation procedure that uses liposuction to harvest fat from one or more areas of the body, and inject it into the butt cheeks and the outer hips. It can address a range of concerns, including flat or sagging buttocks, asymmetry, or other disproportions sometimes due to massive weight loss. This butt augmentation procedure is completed naturally and requires no silicone or general anesthesia.

Advantages of Brazilian Butt Lift™ and Augmentation:

  • Body’s own unwanted fat is used to add dimension to the buttocks.
  • Defines the natural female curvature providing immediate projection to the gluteus area.
  • Alleviates the need for implants and their associated risks.
  • Results in a more natural look and feel.
  • No major incisions or trauma to the body is involved.
  • Does not require general anesthesia.
  • Faster recovery and little downtime.

The greatest benefit of the Brazilian Butt Lift™ surgery is that the fat cells that survive the transfer will live in their new location forever. Dr. Santos expects roughly 60% of the injected fat to stay in the area in which they were injected; the body will naturally reabsorb and eliminate the rest. The injected fat cells will behave like the rest of the fat in the body and are thus susceptible to weight fluctuations. To have the highest chance of long-lasting results, patients should be prepared to maintain their weight following the procedure, rather than trying to lose weight.

Hand Rejuvenation
Over time, oils in the skin begin to dry out and lose elasticity, and the skin on our hands begins to wrinkle and thin. Aside from the face, the hands are one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging and our hand rejuvenation treatments reduce the visible signs of aging.

Regenerative Cell Institutes hand rejuvenation procedures are specifically designed to take years off the appearance of the hands by naturally restoring the hands’ volume and skin tightness. With this procedure, hollow areas of the hands are plumped up, volume is restored to the bony regions, and structure is regained. Regenerative fat transfers make it possible to plump the skin and maintain a younger, more natural appearance.

This painless procedure takes 30 minutes – 1 hour and is performed under local anesthesia. It is safe, effective, and requires little to no downtime.

To learn more about our fat transfer procedures or Tickle Lipo, or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Santos, please contact the Regenerative Cell Institute.