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Tumescent Technique

Tumescent Technique

The tumescent anesthesia was developed by a dermatologist named Dr. Jeffrey Klein in 1982. Since then, significant improvement to liposuction has been recorded through history. The tumescent technique refers to the liposuction procedure involving large volumes of diluted solution of lidocaine (a local anesthetic) combined with epinephrine – enabling the capillaries to shrink and reducing the sedation needed …

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