SmartLipo® is a revolutionary advance in liposuction technology. It has all of the advantages of conventional liposuction while involving minimal incisions and using only local anesthesia. It also has a significantly faster recovery time.Dr Klainer is the first surgeon in Virginia and the Washington D.C. area to perform body SmartLipo® procedures. SmartLipo® allows for the permanent removal of unwanted and exercise resistant fat with little if any 'downtime'. It is safer and gentler than traditional liposuction and is done in Dr Klainer's office under a local anesthetic. Areas such as the abdomen, 'love handles', inner thighs, outer thighs, neck, chin and upper arms are ideal regions for SmartLipo treatment.
One of the most commonly performed surgical procedures, breast augmentation surgery has the goal of creating larger but at the same time soft, proportionate and naturally appearing breasts. The different incisions, placement position of implants, and type of implants are always discussed at the time of the initial consultation. Dr Klainer always performs breast augmentation surgery in a hospital setting with the patient under general anesthesia.
Tummy Tuck surgery reshapes the abdomen through the removal of excess fat and skin and the tightening of the underlying muscles. Otherwise known as Abdominoplasty, Tummy Tuck surgery is designed to help contour the abdominal wall. After pregnancy eighty percent of women will have weakness or separation of the central abdominal wall muscles. This gives the abdomen a more prominent appearance. By raising the abdominal wall skin with Tummy Tuck surgery, the underlying muscles can be repaired and then the excess fat and skin removed. The Tummy Tuck surgery procedure is also valuable for both men and women who have excess fat and/or skin to the extent that liposuction would not achieve the desired results or body shape.
Large volume liposuction is done using the tumescent technique with the assistance of Ultrasound. When a patient has many areas of concern, large amounts of fat to remove, or are they are uncomfortable with doing a procedure under local anesthetic Ultrasonic Liposuction is an excellent choice. The procedure is done in a hospital setting under general anesthesia. The amount of fat, the expectant results and the patient's expectations are addressed during their initial consultation.
Improvement of the Aging Face
Over time gravity affects all of us. The Facelift is one of the many procedures designed to "set back the clock" by removing excess skin and fat, tightening the underlying muscles, and then re-draping the skin of the face and neck to give a more youthful appearance. There are also other procedures to help with the "tired looking" eyes, the facial wrinkles that come with getting older.
Unwanted hair, wrinkles, spider veins, and more can have a significant effect on your self esteem. Thankfully there is a solution. Laser procedures have been proven to be an effective method of mitigating fine lines, removing unwanted hair, and treating spider veins of the face or legs. If you want to look as young as you feel enlist the help of Dr. Peter Klainer. He is one of the leading experts in the use of lasers in the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC area.