The History of Liposculpture

Coleman III, William. P.
December 1990
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Dec90, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p1086
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the history of liposculpture. In 1974, Dr. Giorgio Fischer and his father developed the technique of blunt closed liposuction surgery. These two innovative aesthetic surgeons had been interested in improving the techniques of body contouring. They converted a large villa outside of Rome into a surgical facility. The Fischers' new technique employed blunt tunneling through the fat, removing avulsed cells through suction. They designed a series of crisscrossed tunnels from three 5-mm incisions, ushering in the modern era of blunt closed liposculpturing.


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