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Best Body Contouring Procedures for People Looking to Lose Fat or Tighten Skin 

The last decade has seen significant advances in the field of outpatient body contouring and skin tightening procedures.  With the arrival of these revolutionary devices, cosmetic surgeons are able to offer outstanding results with less downtime and a more comfortable post-op recovery than traditional surgical procedures.

Awake Liposuction

Unlike “traditional liposuction”, our “Awake Lipo” is performed right in the physician’s office, using only local tumescent anesthesia. A large volume of tumescent liquid (a saline solution mixed with anesthetics) is injected into the body area being treated, engorging the area with fluid. This creates more room between the skin and the subcutaneous tissue, helping to separate the fat cells, and allowing the cannula to move more easily through the fat. 

Since its inception, tumescent liposuction has established an excellent safety profile with less trauma to the body while still producing exceptional results!  Dr. Craig Schwartz prefers the Tickle Lipo modality, but can also offer Vaser Liposuction, as well as Laser Lipo. This is a “one and done” treatment, with someone immediate results that only improve as the swelling subsides over the following two months. Many patients choose to add on our Renuvion Skin Tightening treatment for tighter, tauter skin.

Before & After Photo Gallery

*Individual Results May Vary

Real Patients. Real Results. View before & after images of vein and cosmetic procedures in our photo gallery.

Renuvion Skin Tightening

Skin tightening has long been the holy grail of body contouring surgery, but in the past, the only reliable skin tightening procedure was with very invasive skin excision surgery, with a long recovery period and very noticeable scar. The introduction of Renuvion, formerly known as J. Plasma, has revolutionized skin tightening.  

This minimally-invasive skin tightening procedure can achieve dramatic skin tightening results comparable to traditional excisional skin surgeries but without weeks of downtime and painful recovery. Renuvion is a perfect “gap procedure” for patients that require more than non-invasive skin tightening modalities, such as Venus Freeze, but aren’t ready to undergo face and body-lifting surgical procedures.

This procedure is performed under local tumescent anesthesia. Whether performed alone or in combination with our in-office liposuction (the most popular combination of procedures in our practice), this procedure is very popular to deliver noticeable skin tightening in the abdomen, face, and more! This procedure is not a good excision surgery alternative for patients that have lost significant weight and are left with a great volume of extra skin. 

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To learn more, schedule your consultation with Dr. Schwartz by filling out the form on this page or by calling his practice at 913-451-8346. Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz serves patients throughout the Kansas City metro.

Sculpt Body Contouring and Cellulite Treatment

While CoolSculpting® revolutionized the body contouring/fat reduction industry, offering, for the first time, a non-surgical body contouring alternative to those not wanting to undergo liposuction. The treatment modalities have only improved over time, offering patients who wish to avoid surgery gentler, yet effective treatments to reduce inches and the appearance of cellulite. 

Using microwave energy, Sculpt has emerged as our favorite non-surgical body contouring device.  Safer than laser or radiofrequency energies and their risk for burns, while also more comfortable and safer than the freezing technology used in CoolSculpting®, The energy, technology, and flat-panel applicator means that 80% of Sculpt™ energy is absorbed in the fat layer instead of the skin, destroying fat cells and the fibrous bands in the dermis that cause cellulite “dimples.” 

The other 20% of the energy is used in the upper layers of the skin, tightening and contracting skin to improve its appearance. Thanks to this distribution of energy and the built-in dermis cooling system, the skin is not heated, reducing the risk of inflammation and discomfort. A series of treatments are typically required for desirable cosmetic results.


*Individual Results May Vary


Read from real patients about their experiences with Dr. Schwartz and his team at Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz.

Take the Next Step

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Craig Schwartz, Kansas City’s premier cosmetic surgeon providing outpatient body sculpting and skin tightening procedures, if you’d like to learn more about your options!  Please call us at (913) 451-8346 or complete our online contact form, and one of our trusted staff members will reach out to you. Premier Vein & Body is located in Kansas City, MO, and proudly serves Overland Park, Johnson County, and the entire Kansas City metro area.

** This blog provides general information and discussion about medicine, health, and related subjects. The words and other content in this blog and any linked materials are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. If anyone has a medical concern, they should consult with an appropriately licensed physician.

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