Double Chin Liposuction- Video

May 24, 2016

Warning- Not for the faint of heart! In this video, I am using traditional liposuction for the double chin area. You don't hear that much noise in the background. It's because I am NOT using the power assisted liposuction device. My hand is going back and forth rapidly to break up and suction out the […]

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Liposuction Aspirate- A Close Up of “Liquid Gold”

May 24, 2016

Warning- Not for the Faint of Heart! Pictured here is the liposuction aspirate coming out and into the storage container. You can see that the good stuff being auctioned out is mainly yellow to white in color- liquid gold. This liposuction aspirate can be thrown away, or it can be filtered and processed to get […]

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Liposuction- Removing “Liquid Gold”

May 24, 2016

Warning- not for the faint of heart! "Hey, this is Dr. Roy Kim in the operating room. You can see if you wait long enough with tumescent fluid, what I'm sucking out is pure fat. There's no redness, there's no blood, it's just pure fat. If you have any questions, let me know." In this […]

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Tumescent Fluid- the “Secret Sauce” of Liposuction

May 24, 2016

Warning- May be NSFW/ not suitable for work. "You can see what we call 'peau d'orange' or 'orange peel', which is what we want in tumescent fluid before we start the actual liposuction." I am injecting the fat with tumescent fluid before starting the actual liposuction. This fluid slows down bleeding, allowing me to remove […]

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Luxe, the Valet Parking App For My Office

April 23, 2015

As a plastic surgeon in San Francisco, my office location is truly awesome for people who work in downtown San Francisco, and public transportation access is amazing-  I’m only 1 block away from MUNI and BART, and 2 blocks away from Market St.  However, some of my patients occasionally have a difficult time visiting me […]

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