History and current concepts of lipoplasty.


Lipoplasty accomplishes the opposite of classic plastic surgery results. Instead of a long incision, there is a tiny one; instead of undermining, tunneling is performed; instead of redraping and resection of the skin, lipoplasty uses skin retraction. Retraction versus traction is the key principle of liposuction. The history and principles of lipoplasty are… (More)


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@article{Illouz1996HistoryAC, title={History and current concepts of lipoplasty.}, author={Yves G{\'e}rard Illouz}, journal={Clinics in plastic surgery}, year={1996}, volume={23 4}, pages={721-30} }